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Valuing Women's Work Senior Programme Advisor

Oxford (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

  • Organization: Oxfam GB
  • Location: Oxford (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2021-08-10

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Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have experience in developing organizational strategies?

Do you have experience in strategy design and development, and fundraising targeting institutional and other donors?

Do you have experience in mobilizing internal stakeholders around a vision for a major area of work?

We are looking for a Valuing Women’s work Senior Programme Advisor at a pivotal time of transition and change for the organisation.

What you’ll be doing:

In this role, you will be providing leadership of OGB’s approach to the Global Challenge for the Valuing Women’s Work (VWW) programme team ensuring these approaches are inclusive and gendered. It will do this through its work with country programmes and teams to enhance quality programming and learning.

You'll have:

We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam's mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to the values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do and our feminist principles.

An ideal candidate for the role will also be / have:

  • Substantial technical excellence in at least two of the following i) feminist economics ii) WEE strategies for enterprises and market systems (iii) unpaid care policy and approaches (iv) social norms and wider gender justice strategies (v) WEE monitoring, evaluation and research vi) decent and dignified work or vii) corporate gender policies
  • Experience of developing organisational strategies with a focus on convening and finding synergies between diverse stakeholder groups
  • Experience of mobilising internal stakeholders around a vision for a major area of work and driving change within an organisation
  • Significant experience in strategy design and development, and fundraising targeting institutional and other donors
  • The ability to take a holistic ‘systems’ thinking approach build synergy between technical approaches, and bridge what is ambitious and what is practical
  • Good understanding. commitment and ideally experience embedding and continuously learning to embed decolonised, safe, anti-racist, intersectional feminist and partner led approaches

Flexfam:

Flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding:

Our values and commitment to safeguarding:

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment by complying with our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of our organisation.

Conditional offers made in selection stages may also be subject appropriate screening checks. Oxfam GB participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will take into account any live disciplinary sanctions a candidate may have when making the selection decision.

How to apply:

As part of your online application, please fill in our application form. Please upload a copy of your CV and/or Cover Letter to this role outlining your suitability.

Oxfam GB is a Disability Confident Employer. Should you be unable to submit your application online and would prefer an alternative method please contact our recruitment team (recruitmentteam@oxfam.org.uk). If you also want to discuss your application, please do contact us as well.

About Us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of an international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

A thriving diverse Oxfam:

It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.

To do that:

  • We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.

  • We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.

  • We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.

In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.

Please apply here: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/valuing-womens-work-senior-programme-advisor-0751/14416/description/

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