PAP-FSCJA - Food Security & Climate Justice Advisor

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Posted: 02/08/2017 10:35
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: In line with Oxfam values
Location: Flexible
Level: Technical
Deadline: 25/10/2017 23:59
Hours: Full time
Benefits: In line with Oxfam values
Job Type: Fixed Term

Closing date: Wednesday 25th October 2017 

Interviews: TBC

Location: Preferably Oxfam’s global HQ in Nairobi or any other location in Africa where we have Oxfam offices (Subject to being able to establish a contract of employment with the hosting affiliate) 

Contract: 2-year Fixed term contract

Salary: In line with Oxfam values and subject to location

 

Oxfam International is unable to guarantee the obtaining of a work permit for the role. Candidates are required to have the legal right to work in the location of the post.

One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.

Around the world, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.

Oxfam is an international confederation of 20 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries, as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Oxford, with advocacy and campaigns offices in Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.

Team purpose

Oxfam’s Pan Africa program exists to promote active citizenship, effective national governance and the realization and enjoyment of fundamental freedoms and human rights contained in key African Union policy standards and legal instruments. In collaboration with our country programs, we identify and work with networks of social movements, CSOs and their coalitions and alliances, the African Union and Governments to influence, popularize and implement key international and continental policy standards, pledges and human rights instruments. We also support a strong and autonomous pan Africa campaigning force of coalitions, alliances and social movements around their own objectives.

Job purpose

The Food Security and Climate Justice Advisor will provide quality, senior thought leadership and will have overall accountability for the Economic Justice (EJ) pillar – to oversee the strategic development of the food security and climate justice project and deliver results as per set objectives. The position holder has the responsibility to support Program Leads to practically and strategically integrate food security and climate justice into other PAP strategy and pillars. Develop and support a high performing team and partners to integrate and implement key strategies objectives and activities. Lead team and coordinates/support with partners in active and effective advocacy through analysis, lobbying, media and campaigning. Develop and push for joint influencing missions with Oxfam and partners in influencing governments and institutions in the regions. Ensure effective development and delivery of complex projects. Sustain strategic partnerships and strengthen alliances and coalitions to maximize impact of Oxfam International’s Pan Africa program.

Fluency in English required and competence in French and/or Spanish is desirable.

Please see the job description for further details.

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Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity within the workplace.



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