1923 - OI Care Project Advisor

Posted: 08/11/2022 12:54
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: In line with Oxfam values & according to locations
Location: Global South preferred, where Oxfam has presence
Level: Technical
Deadline: 05/03/2023 23:59
Hours: 36
Benefits: In line with Oxfam values & according to locations
Job Type: Fixed Term

OI Care Project Advisor

Closing date: 29th November 2022 @ 23:59 GMT/BST/EAT

Interviews: TBD

Location: Flexible: any country with an Oxfam office/ presence, subject to the ability to establish a contract of employment directly or via a hosting Oxfam affiliate.  Global South preferred.

Contract: 2 years 

One Oxfam Grade: C1

Salary and benefits: In line with Oxfam values & according to location; national terms and conditions apply

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 Care Project Advisor to scale for impact Oxfam’s work on care, including the coordination and facilitation of confederation-wide care-related policies, communities, and practitioners to help drive Oxfam's commitment to Gender Justice and Feminist Futures by enabling effective ways of working, communication and relationship building, and representing Oxfam's work on care to both internal and external stakeholders.                                                                              

Please see the Job Description for further details.

Who we’re looking for

  • Prior experience in gender justice, feminist approaches, and women’s rights issues, with demonstrable expertise on the care agenda and of related networks and actors at global and/ or regional levels.
  • Demonstrable expertise in intersectional and decolonial feminist perspectives on care, gender justice, climate justice, and just economies.
  • Ability to digest and present complex issues in a way that makes the accessible to different target audiences.
  • Results-oriented with strong project and information management skills, including the ability to hold complex spaces and coordinate and facilitate diverse groups.
  • Strong people and communication skills, with the ability to work across boundaries and to lead and motivate others.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of feminist and decolonial ways of working.
  • Innovative, creative, and solutions-focused, with the ability to achieve agreed outcomes with limited direct authority.
  • Good understanding of related Oxfam Microsoft Office Tools (Teams, Workplace, Compass).
  • Fluent or with a strong working knowledge (written and spoken) of English with knowledge of Spanish, French, and/ or Arabic a distinct advantage.

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 covering 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.


Our commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. 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.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam International Secretariat also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, if a job applicant has been employed by another member of the scheme, we will request information from that organization 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.