1934 - Regional Director for Latin America and Caribbean

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Posted: 28/11/2022 21:10
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: In line with Oxfam values & according to locations
Location: LAC or Asia region (where Oxfam has an office)
Level: Management
Deadline: 05/03/2023 23:59
Hours: 36
Benefits: In line with Oxfam values & according to locations
Job Type: Fixed Term

Regional Director for Latin America and Caribbean

Closing date: 19th December 2022 @ 23:59 GMT

Interviews: TBD

Location: Any country where Oxfam has an office or presence in LAC

Contract: Fixed term - 4 years 

One Oxfam Grade: A

Salary and benefits: international terms and conditions

Oxfam International is unable to guarantee the obtaining of a work permit for the role. Candidates must have and be able to retain the legal right to work in the location in which they are based.

Flexible working: We believe flexible working is key to building the Secretariat of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of working arrangements that might work for you.

The Role

Oxfam International is looking for a Regional Director for Latin America and Caribbean, to contribute to and implement Oxfam’s Global objectives and Strategy, by providing vision and strategic direction to all of Oxfam’s work in the LAC Region. This includes Oxfam’s humanitarian mandate, long-term development programs, advocacy and campaigns, and influencing as well as operational oversight to line report offices. Provide high-level support and representation for advocacy, fundraising, and any other representational purposes in support Oxfam’s work and interests in the region, ensuring gender justice and feminist principles are adopted in the region. Responsible and accountable for the strategic direction of the LAC Region, ensuring it is based on sound context analysis and political dialogue on regional trends with internal and external stakeholders. Ensures that our strategies are appropriate and agile strategies to face increasingly volatile and complex environments, optimizing the strength and diversity of Oxfam in the region. 

Please see the Job Description in English and the Job Description in Spanish for further details.

Who we’re looking for

Our next Regional Director for Latin America and Caribbean will have deep knowledge of LAC socio-political and economic trends, with a deep understanding of the different dimensions of inequality in a multi-ethnic context and shrinking civic space. S/He will have an understanding of global dynamics as they relate to the LAC region and track record of living and working in LAC, with a wide range of thematic exposure, in various LAC sub-regions, including the humanitarian sector. S/He will have experience in leading and managing complex change processes and relationships involving a wide range of both internal and external multicultural stakeholders across a variety of disciplines and geographical areas.

What we offer

At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome. If you have the same opinion, together with the ability to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfillment – as well as outstanding opportunities to develop your career.

Oxfam is committed to providing a fair compensation package and to providing a flexible, supportive, working environment

How to apply

Please upload an up-to-date CV and a cover letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.

About us

Oxfam is a global movement of people who are fighting inequality to end poverty and injustice.

Across regions, from the local to the global, we work with people to bring change that lasts.

Our vision is a world that is just and sustainable. A world in which people and planet are at the center of just economies. A world in which women and girls live free from gender-based violence and discrimination. Where the climate crisis is contained, inclusive and accountable governance systems allow for those in power to be held to account.

Our work is grounded in the commitment to the universality of human rights. Driven by diversity and founding our asks in evidence and experience, we take sides against poverty and injustice everywhere.

All our work is grounded in our commitment to being feminist in everything we do, and our core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness, Courage, Solidarity, and Equality; and feminist approaches guide all our analysis, action, and interaction.


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