Women's Economic Empowerment- Knowledge Hub Coordinator (INT5875)

Oxfam GB, United Kingdom

Job Description

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

Do you have experience in knowledge management and learning processes, to inspire others and manage a dynamic community of practice across global regions?

Do you have skills and understanding of women’s economic empowerment – the challenges, issues and approaches?

Are you creative in on-line communications, with excellent editorial and writing skills?

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

The Role

  • Since 2014, the Women’s Economic Empowerment Knowledge Hub has promoted knowledge and skills-sharing across 70 countries where the staff of Oxfam International collaborate with NGOs, women’s rights and workers’ organisations, markets development, employers and producer groups, to increase positive impact for women.
  • The Hub profiles the achievements of 800+ members of the community of practice, recently in the global WEE Learning Forum and the SBCC conferences. The Hub coordinates processes to learn about ‘what works’ and doesn’t, for example, about women agricultural producers, young women entrepreneurs, savings programmes, social norms change, and transforming unpaid care.
  • This central role in the Hub is an opportunity to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in policy, program design and research, training and development, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.

What we are looking for

  • As WEE knowledge hub coordinator, you will be passionate about women’s economic empowerment, experienced at curating knowledge and mobilizing diverse stakeholders, and skilled in facilitating, writing, and communicating.
  • You will also have strong conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills along with an ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues at all levels across Oxfam and with external stakeholders.

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 committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. 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.
  • The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
  • We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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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