Programme Manager - Legacies (Maternity cover) (INT5538)

Oxfam GB, Oxford, United Kingdom

Skill Required:, Monitoring and EvaluationProject Management
Closing Date for Applications: 
8th May, 2019

Job Description

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

Do you have country and/or regional management and leadership experience ?

Do you have robust programme management experience/expertise especially with complex programmes?

Do you have strong project management skills and the ability to ‘get things done’?

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

The Role

An exciting fixed-term opportunity has come up for a programme manager with a focus on Legacy Programmes in the International Programmes Department with Oxfam Great Britain (OGB).

As a programme manager, you will be expected to deliver high quality programme management support and leadership across Oxfam’s Legacy programmes. Your responsibilities will include;

  • Acting as the organisational focal point for remaining legacy contracts which OGB holds and for these projects until their full completion and closure.
  • Provide programme oversight on legacy programmes in countries and regions including:Specific monitoring and relationship management with country teams and with implementing partners as relevant.
  • Conducting monitoring visits as necessary
  • Monitoring and reporting on key risks and keeping various stake holders informed including PPOD management team, country teams and donors.

What we are looking for

As a programme manager - legacies, you will be highly versatile with robust international programme management experience and a proven track record of working with a variety of programmes in different contexts.

You must have good communication skills whilst maintaining high levels of discretion and confidentiality. You must also be able to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues. Additional languages such as French, Spanish or Arabic alongside Formal training/certification in Project management are a bonus.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to work 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
  • Job Type: Fixed Term – 9 months (maternity cover)
  • Closing Date: 8 May 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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