Project Coordinator - Livelihoods and Food Security

Oxfam GB, Islamabad, Pakistan

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
28th September, 2017

Job Description

Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty: a world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all human beings are valued and treated equally. Oxfam in Pakistan has been working in the country since 1973. In the Pakistan, our goal is to contribute to the eradication of poverty by supporting women and other vulnerable groups in saving lives and building livelihoods, enhancing their resilience to crises, shocks and stresses, and making their voices heard to hold duty-bearers accountable.

The Role

As a key player in the country team on Livelihoods, Food Security and Climate Change related programme we are expecting this role will promote the vision, mission, and strategic goals of Oxfam and the Pakistan Programme. apply a rights-based approach to work, develop and implement programme and campaign strategies, approaches, operational plans and budgets of the livelihoods and climate change programme.

What Skills Are We Looking For

The Project Coordinator take lead in department themes (Resilience, Climate Change and Food security) on Mobilization/initialisation project resources (especially donor-funded projects and others); develop shared understanding about the project goal, outcomes, outputs and major activities with local partners. Moreover, prepare result based work plan along with milestones, budgetary allocation and time line. We are expecting this role will support programme manager on fundraising efforts in livelihoods, foods security and climate change to produce high quality programme design documents (proposals, concept notes) with large budgets.


We are looking for a dynamic, creative and result-oriented person with:

  • Strong knowledge of livelihoods, food security and climate change.
  • At least 3 to 4 years of experience in programme development and implementation
  • Thorough geo-political and socio-economic knowledge of Pakistan and South Asia region; a good knowledge of food insecurity and climate change issues
  • Experience in advocacy and campaigning work; Strong influencing and convincing skills and a track record of achieving advocacy results


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