Women's Economic Empowerment (WEE) - Knowledge Hub Coordinator (INT5479)

Oxfam GB, Oxford (preferable) - possibility of location in other countries where Oxfam GB is registered, 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.

As the WEE Knowledge Hub coordinator you will coordinate, operationalise and further develop the Women’s Economic Empowerment Knowledge Hub and to communicate effectively on WEE, so as to strengthen the Oxfam Confederation’s capacity and knowledge to drive forward women’s economic empowerment.

What we are looking for:

As the 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 have strong conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills and able to collaborate effectively with colleagues at all levels within Oxfam and with external stakeholders.

We offer:

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.

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.

Location: Please note this role will be based in Oxford, UK (preferable), with a possibility of location in other countries where Oxfam GB is registered and where the applicant has an existing work permit.

Additional Information:

Location: Oxford UK (preferable) – possibility of location in other countries where Oxfam GB is registered and where the applicant has an existing work permit

Hours: 36 hours per week

Salary: £30,375-£39,380 gross p.a. – depending on experience

Job Type: Open-ended

Closing Date: 26 April 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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