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Project Response Manager


Position : Project Response Manager

Location : Colombo with frequent travel to districts in Sri Lanka

Contract : National, 01 Year Fixed Term Appointment

The role will be responsible for the planning, managing and implementation of Oxfam’s humanitarian and emergency response project funded under 3 to 4 donors. He/She will ensure the delivery of the projects is in line with the humanitarian strategy and donor compliance, whilst maintaining highest quality standards.

Minimum requirements:

· A bachelors’ degree or a postgraduate level qualification in disaster management, social science, international relations or other disciplines related to humanitarian action or DRR.

· Minimum of 05 years of progressive experience in leading and managing the successful delivery of multi donor humanitarian and emergency response projects in a similar capacity in an international NGO.

· Proven management and supervisor experience in motivating and leading multi-disciplinary teams.

· Proven skills in project management and monitoring and evaluation.

· Good report writing and administrative skills, including knowledge of developing and reporting on log-frames.

· Commitment/ understanding and sensitivity to gender issues with some experience of ensuring gender is incorporated into project planning, implementation and evaluation.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and in Sinhala and/or Tamil.

· Commitment to Oxfam’s overall aims and beliefs, including diversity and equal opportunities and gender equity in all of Oxfam’s work

The position description can be viewed by logging on to:

Send the CV with a cover letter addressing the relevant selection criteria, and references and contact telephone numbers to or HR Team, Oxfam, No.15, Rohini Road, Colombo 06.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
Or send your application directly to
  • Organization: Oxfam Australia
  • Location: Colombo
  • Grade: Mid/Senior - Internationally recruited position - Mid/Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Public Policy and Administration
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Public Policy and Administration
  • Closing Date: 2016-06-29

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