Senior EFSVL Coordinator (INT3597)

Oxfam GB, Juba, South Sudan

Job Description

Oxfam works with others to overcome poverty and suffering. As an Oxfam employee, you will join a team of professionals that is part of the international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in 94 countries. As part of a global movement for change, we are working together to end world poverty and injustice.
Oxfam in South Sudan
Oxfam has been working in South Sudan since 1983, devoted to empowering people against poverty. In 2015, the organization consolidated its efforts to meet the needs of the most vulnerable and has reached over 1.2 million people across South Sudan with life-saving sustainable assistance.
Oxfam Humanitarian programme currently operates through 4 Field Bases in Jonglei, 2 Field Bases in Unity State, 1 Base in Upper Nile State and Oxfam has the capacity to respond nationwide to humanitarian emergencies.
The Development programme currently operates in Western Bahr El Ghazal and Lakes State, and through partners in the Equatorias. The current programme expansion phase is to further develop a programme in Juba, and develop a programming base in the Kapoeta’s of Eastern Equatoria State.
In addition to that, Oxfam South Sudan Programme includes Education and Gender Justice programming in both Humanitarian and Development programs.
Oxfam will work through partnerships where possible, increasing the number of women’s rights organizations partnered to 40% by 2019.
The Role

The Senior EFSVL Coordinator is responsible for internal and external coordination, technical guidance and support to design and implementation of Oxfam’s food security activities in all areas of operation. He/She is responsible for ensuring Oxfam in South Sudan is technically strong across the sector through capacity building of staff, coordination and collaboration with other agencies, donor proposals, programme design and strategic planning ensuring high quality intervention, monitoring and accurate data collection, and deliverables within Donor and Oxfam guidelines.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and subsistence benefits
  • Accommodation and utility bills paid by Oxfam
  • Regular paid Rest and Relaxation (R&R) breaks
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Comprehensive medical insurance cover.
  • Various policies supporting staff for pension, maternity, paternity, dependency leave etc.
  • Oxfam also focus on investment in their staff through learning and development opportunities and performance management.

Who we are looking for

  • We are looking for someone who has a relevant academic qualification, coupled with sstrong experience, preferably with NGOs, in Food Security and Livelihoods work in humanitarian and/or development contexts. Someone who has experience of leading teams and representing in external and internal fora. A strategic thinker with willingness to travel and work in difficult circumstances. He/she must be committed to the aims and objectives of Oxfam.
  • For more details on the role see the attached Job profile

To apply

  • If you believe you fit the profile, please submit your application and CV detailing your experience for the post and including daytime telephone contacts and two referees, preferably your current line managers.
  • The deadline for applications is 7th July 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.

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