Website Oxfam International
Regional Program Support Officer (INT8849)
Location: Nepal – Kathmandu
Salary: As per national pay scale
Job Family: Programme
Grade: National D1
Job Type: Fixed Term
“Applicable for Nepali Nationals only”
Oxfam IBIS is working for a just world in which all people have equal access to education, influence, and resources. Together with our partners, Oxfam IBIS combats global inequality and poverty. Oxfam IBIS, the grant agent for the Advocacy & Social Accountability funding mechanism is looking for dynamic team players in the following position:
The Program Support Officer will ensure that administrative procedures at regional level are carried out in accordance with internal processes and recognized organizational standards and meets GPE/EOL requirements.
What we are looking for
This Program Support Officer will work closely with the Asia Pacific RMU team providing administrative support (MEL and Finance) and communication teams led by the communication focal point in GMU under the guidance of the Regional Program Manager. As a responsible member of the team and manages the administrative functions of the EOL team to provide effective, efficient, and timely administrative support. S/he will also be responsible for managing travel and acquiring updated information on Visa processes and requirements.
- Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years of similar work experience.
- Proficient in spoken and written English and Nepali
- Knowledge and experience in using MS Office and other job-related software
- Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and liaise with the team
- Knowledge of Project Cycle Management with monitoring and reporting experience.
- Must be familiar with report consolidation and uploading in a common repository
- Familiar with online communication and managing broader communication protocol.
- Maintain communication with grantees for verification material collection and other necessary inputs on the periodic reports.
- Experience of working in the similar roles
- Knowledge and experience of working in the development sector
This role will provide you with an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam by working closely with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their field of Gender, WASH and Water Governance, Resilience and Climate Justice, and so forth along with the national and international training and development opportunities. Our offer consists of fair pay and competitive benefits package.
We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. We think this role would work particularly well as a partially home-based role or job share.
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
If this sounds like you, click the apply for this role button below:
Application for the above position can be sent by 6 September 2022. If you would like to learn more about this role, please refer to the 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
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 rights 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 the international confederation of 21 organizations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development, and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
A thriving diverse Oxfam:
It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.
To do that:
- We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
- We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
- We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.
In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.
Job Profile RPSO EOL.pdf (164.32 KB)
Closing Date: 6 September 2022
Source: The Himalayan Times, 24 August 2022