Global Conflict and Fragility Capacity Advisor (INT5417)

Oxfam GB, Oxford, United Kingdom

Skill Required:, Project ManagementProject/ Programme Management
Closing Date for Applications: 
15th April, 2019

Job Description

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have understanding of safe programming approaches in fragile contexts?

Are you a content expert on the thematic area of conflict and fragility, relevant toolkits, approaches and training methodologies?

Do you have experience of developing training packages and use of interactive tools for face to face and online training?

If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you;

The Role

As global conflict & fragility capacity advisor you will support the mainstreaming of conflict sensitive and safe programming approaches. You will lead on the development, delivery, dissemination and widespread use of training resources for programming in fragile and conflict affected contexts in both development and humanitarian programmes.

What we are looking for

This is an excellent time to join the team, just as Practice Groups are taking off and we are establishing how best to have the impact we want to make! Will you join us?

You will be a highly-experienced professional known for your knowledge and training expertise on fragility and conflict. With a strong grasp of adult learning methodologies, knowledge dissemination and training processes you will be at your best, supporting individual and team learning in diverse, fragile and conflict affected contexts. A high degree of self-reflection and commitment to Oxfam’s standards on accountability and safe programming will be a given.

You will have proven track record of working and supporting training processes in these contexts, whilst being culturally, conflict and gender sensitive. Having an up-to-date knowledge of the latest thematic developments and toolkits in conflict and fragility, coupled with the skills and capability to impart this to others, will make you an ideal candidate. Other important qualities will be skills in mentoring, partnership building, and engagement. Having experience of working and living in fragile and conflict affected contexts will mean you understand the challenges of implementing development and humanitarian programmes in these contexts.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to with a group of passionate people with 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.

Additional Information

  • Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Competitive – Depending on experience
  • Job Type: Fixed Term 2 years
  • Closing Date: 15 April 2019

How to apply

This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs. If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please download the full job profile and apply online via the link below:

About us

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 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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