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Re-advertisement: Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihoods (EFSVL) Team Leader


  • Organization: Oxfam International
  • Location: Syria
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Medical Practitioners
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
    • Security and Safety
    • Nutrition
    • Emergency Aid and Response
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

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


Those who applied already do not need to re-apply again as their first application will be taken into account


Do you have experience in implementing market -based emergency food security, livelihood project activities with unconditional Cash Transfers, Cash for Work, vouchers/cash grants, in-kind delivery modalities?


Do you have experience in the use of participatory approaches to deliver emergency food security and livelihoods projects with. community leaders, local authorities, and local partners?


Do you have experience in leadership, Team management and capacity building of teams ?


If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you.


What we are looking for


Our next EFSVL Team Leader of the Eastern Hub (Deir Elzor) will support Oxfam Syria EFSVL program in close coordination with line and technical manager in the implementation of the emergency, Early recovery & resilience Food security and vulnerable livelihoods activities to alleviate the suffering of the vulnerable population affected by the ongoing conflict and recurrent drought and flood following the climate change in Syria. This includes supporting the development and guidance for EFSVL Officers in assessment, implementation & planning, supervision and monitoring to assist area manager in implementation of country strategy. And to support EFSVL Officers in discharging their responsibilities in planning and delivering quality EFSVL activities through data gathering and management and needs assessment, implementation, staff capacity building, as means to improve the food security and livelihoods of vulnerable affected populations.


We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference and act as a key contributor to the quality deliver of the cash, food security and livelihoods intervention to reduce livelihoods vulnerability and enhance the resilience capacity to shocks.


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 through 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 the organisation.


All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.


We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.


How to apply 


As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. 


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 international confederation of 21 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.


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