Influencing Advisor- Women's Economic Empowerment & Care

Oxfam GB, United Kingdom

Skill Required:, Finance and AccountsProject Management
Closing Date for Applications: 
26th May, 2019


Job Description

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

Do you have a strong background in gender and development and experience of working on the care economy?

Do you have significant experience of working in coalition and leading civil society advocacy that has influenced policy change?

Do you have proven ability to motivate, influence and negotiate internally and externally?

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

The Role

We are looking for an Influencing Advisor, Women’s Economic Empowerment and Care to lead on Oxfam GB’s policy and influencing on unpaid care and domestic work as part of a large multi-country programme.

You will lead on OGB’s influencing strategy and approach on unpaid care, representing the organisation at senior level, leading advocacy processes and tools, developing policy positions and recommendations, and supporting networking and alliance building.

What we are looking for

As an influencing advisor, you will bring a strong background in gender and development, proven experience of developing and leading civil society advocacy, working in coalition and high level representation.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to act as key contributor to the unpaid care and domestic work agenda, to build the agenda and profile of this internally and externally and influence policy change.

You will be working with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields. Oxfam GB 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 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.

Please note interested candidates should already have right to work & reside in the UK in order to apply for this role.

How 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 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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