Posted on :
22 Sep, 2017
22 Sep, 2017
Oxfam aims to bring lasting solutions for quality access to water, poverty, hunger, and injustice in the Ghana. Oxfam has worked in Ghana since 1986 with the focus on bridging the gap between progress made in the north and south, sustainable agricultural livelihoods, free universal quality education and health care, and promoting accountable governance and transparency in natural resource revenue management
Job Title: Fiscal Policy Specialist (INT3815)
The purpose of this role is to lead fiscal policy and advocacy components of Oxfam in Ghana’s country strategy related to Extractive Industries, Inequality, Economic Justice, Accountability governance among others. S/he will provide policy analysis, research and advocacy to support Oxfam in Ghana’s agenda on tax justice, with particular emphasis as these issues relate to the extractive industries. S/he will work with the Programme Managers to provide policy analysis, research, strategic advice in support of all campaigns as well as to design and lead implementation of advocacy strategies, especially in relation to the extractive industries, inequality, economic justice, accountable governance and taxation agenda.
The Fiscal Policy Advisor will be a core member of the internal Oxfam Mobilizing Progressive Domestic Resources for Quality Public Services (Tax Justice Programme) programme team with a focus to implement the Ghana Tax Dialogue project through piloting innovative programme approaches, building partnerships, coalitions and networks and delivering on relevant research for the project. The person might also be required to lead on relevant research for the Tax Dialogue project as well as establish and maintain linkages with private sector, National Government, Government Institutions, parliament as well as with other Oxfam teams working on tax dialogue, policy influencing, campaigning and advocacy.
What We Are Looking For
We are looking for a strong and experienced Fiscal Policy Specialist with expertise in fiscal regimes analysis, public finance management, revenue sharing schemes, transparency, natural resource and commodities finance, climate finance and governance issues along commodity supply chain.
If you have a proven track record in high-level stakeholder engagements and demonstrated experience in outreach and successful partnership building then this may be an excellent opportunity for you.
Detailed job description, including desired competencies and skills is attached.