GRAISEA Team Lead at Oxfam


Level: B2

Duration: Two years fixed term contract

Location: Relevant country within the Asia region. We are particularly keen to hear from candidates in Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Philippines

The Role

The GRAISEA TEAM LEAD leads the Gender Transformative & Responsible Business Investment in South East Asia (GRAISEA) programme, providing vision and strategic direction for the programme. The role will be responsible to drive higher quality programming and learning, promoting more integrated approach to programme delivery and learning by engaging with external institutions for learning and influence. S/he will provide programme leadership and management support to staff within the Programme Management Unit, in Oxfam country programmes and in advisory roles across the Oxfam Confederation.

What we are looking for

The GRAISEA Team Lead will require to be exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs with the following qualification and competencies:

· Relevant degree from a recognized University/college in International Development or any other related area

· Knowledge and relevant experience of market systems development, private sector engagement, agricultural value chains, and women’s economic empowerment and/or gender approaches for value chains

· Substantial experience in leading a team of advisors on technical delivery and practitioner-led knowledge and learning for adaptive management, evidence generation and influencing

· International experience of programme management, including budgeting, planning, programme cycle management, preferably in an international NGO/operational UN agency/equivalent, with a high number of years of supervisory/managerial experience of programme/project management and leadership of large programmes, preferably in developing countries

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam Asia Regional Platform, to act as key contributor to Programme Strategy and Impact Team in Asia, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields, 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 committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. 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.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers 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.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply

To Apply and for more detail, please go to the link.

Application for the above position can be sent by 5 May 2021, Wednesday. If you would like to learn more about this role, please refer to job profile.

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV.

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of 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.

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