Roving Programme Manager

Oxfam GB, United Kingdom

Skill Required:, Project ManagementProject/ Programme Management
Closing Date for Applications: 
22nd February, 2019


Job Description

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

Do you have robust country/regional programme management experience from leading the development to ensuring the delivery of complex programmes?

Do you have programme management expertise, especially with complex large or multi country projects and programmes and excellent professional and managerial judgement?

Do you have excellent people and team work skills?

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

The Role

As roving programme manager you will support the Programme Management Support Team Manager to deliver high quality programme management support across the international programme. You will be expected to provide high quality fully deployable programme management leadership and support to projects and programmes across countries and globally when critical gaps arise.

Your focus will be on the set up and delivery of inception period; gap filling for Programme Managers for complex large scale resilience and development programmes, including Multi Country Projects; coming in as support and embedding good practice on programme management within country programmes; coaching and mentoring of programme managers or country directors. In specific occasions, you will also be required to cover gaps in Country Directors or Deputy Country Directors roles.

What we are looking for

Oxfam is looking for a roving programme manager. 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 be willing to be deployed to countries and programmes as and when needed. You will also need to be flexible and adaptable, with excellent skills in collaboration and networking.

You will be required to have fluency in spoken and written English and French.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to work with a group of passionate people with training and development opportunities, fair pay offer 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.

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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