Posted on :
5 Mar, 2019
5 Mar, 2019
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Oxfam aims to bring lasting solutions for poverty, 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: REGIONAL GENDER COORDINATOR – EU ENOUGH! (INT5316)
The Regional Gender Coordinator will play a key role in leading the Project Management Unit and coordinating the implementation of the project and ensure quality delivery of the EC funded project in Ghana, Liberia and Mali. The position will ensure coordination and cross learning among the three countries as well as working closely with Oxfam Denmark who holds the contract with the EU. The coordinator will be the main point of contact with the EU delegation in Ghana who manage the contract on behalf of the EU.
What we are looking for
We are looking for a strong team leader with a minimum of five years’ relevant work experience in coordination and/or international development especially related to issues who is able to engage with multiple teams with cross country coordination. Be comfortable with working within a multidisciplinary, multi-cultural team. Have strong knowledge and understanding of gender (including ending gender based violence), power relations, women’s rights, and at least working knowledge of the project issues in West Africa (particularly Ghana, Liberia and Mali)
Experience in project management and monitoring is essential with strong individual planning and organizational skills with ability to prioritise, coordinate, control and forward plan several tasks at the same time, without supervision and within tight timing constraints.
Fluency in English and French required – written and spoken. Experience with EU projects and delivering capacity building interventions a strong asset The ideal candidate will have strong commitment to equal opportunity gender equality and the principles of diversity.
This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in in the lives of women and men, to act as key contributor to shaping the conversation on gender, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their respective fields fields etc, training and development, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.
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 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.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks
How to apply
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and respond to three key questions related to your experience. Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV and your responses to the above questions. You need not comment on your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. Please quote advert number INT5316
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.
Oxfam GB is a member of the international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.