Program Coordinator – Women’ Rights

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The Role

The role is based in Lusaka, Zambia

The purpose of the role is to manage all aspects of ‘Her Future Her Choice’ sexual and reproductive health rights project planning and implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation, budget management in liaison with partners and Oxfam internal staff. Her Future Her choice project is funded by the Global Affairs of Canada (GAC) and managed by Oxfam Canada.

This is a two year fixed term contract with a possibility of extension subject to donor funding.

The person is needed in the role on  1 July 2021 .

Interviews week of  24 May 2021

What we are looking for

  • Excellent personal communication skills
  • A high level of self-awareness, initiative, sound judgement, personal energy and flexibility
  • Clear support and respect to gender equality and equity
  • Ability to build a people’s movement around the program theme and inspire followership
  • Able to handle stress, leading by example and, thus, produce results, meet deadlines and make others to meet their deadlines
  • Strategic management skills, supporting and mentoring the partner team in their professional and personal growth within an intercultural setting
  • Experienced in proposal and report writing

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in the country team,  to work with a group of passionate people and offer training and career 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.

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.  

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.  

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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.oxfam.org.uk .

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