Oxfam Is an International confederation of 20 organizations working together with partners and local communities in more than 90 countries as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. Oxfam has been supporting the people of Nepal for 39 years with the vision to create a just society without poverty; a society in which all women and men live a life of dignity, enjoy their rights and assume their responsibilities as active citizens of Nepal. Oxfam is looking for a dynamic team player in the following positions for our National program.
Position: Thematic Leader- Gender justice
“Applicable for Nepali Nationals only”
Hours: 40 hours
Salary: As per national pay scale
Job Family: Programme
Grade: National C2
Job Type: Fixed Term
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Thematic Leader – Gender Justice steers the implementation and the development of a portfolio of Gender Justice Program while influencing policies in that theme, developing strong partnerships and generating knowledge.
As a Thematic Leader-GJ, s/he will be responsible for overall management of the program and will be accountable for the delivery of project under his/her portfolio on target, on time, on budget with compliance and quality. The post holder will also be responsible for developing and implementing the thematic strategy for Gender Justice thematic area and mainstream gender justice within other thematic areas. S/he also will be responsible for project design.
What we are looking for
Thematic Leader – Gender Justice 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:
- Master’s Degree in any discipline related to Gender/Gender Justice/Social Science and/or any other relevant field
- Hands on programme management experience with at least 5 years’ experience (strategy development, project cycle management, HR and Financial Management, online MIS, and the use of excel) in relevant field.
- Technical knowledge/experience in Gender, feminist and rights-based programming.
- Proven team leadership and proven track record in achieving great team performance and sound ability to work together with others and independently as required
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.
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.
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Application for the above position can be sent by 5 July 2020. 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.
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.
Last date to apply: 5 July 2020.