The position is accountable to the Oxfam Regional Director for Horn, Eastern and Central Africa (HECA) for the delivery, effective management (which includes budgets and planning), monitoring and evaluation, and learning from the country program.
We are looking for a dynamic, charismatic and credible leader with the following :
Master’s degree in relevant field
Significant senior leadership and management experience in the development and delivery of high quality program, influencing and humanitarian strategy, with and through partners or directly, in one or more challenging, fragile and complex locations / contexts
Proven track record of applying new technologies to programming or make use of existing technologies to innovatively influence program design and delivery
Proven track record in influencing and negotiation at grassroots, national, regional as well as international levels
Experience in leading and motivating multi-disciplinary teams, operating in geographically remote and multiple locations
Proven records of successional investment in start-up programming to ultimately achieve impact at scale
Committed to a rights-based approach including an active commitment to putting women’s rights at heart of all we do
Experience of managing complex change processes and relationships involving a wide range of both internal and external multi-
cultural stakeholders across a variety of disciplines and geographical areas
A high degree of self-awareness and an understanding of how to drive and support excellent team performance and individual development in line Oxfam’s values and policies
Understanding cultural dynamics and leading teams that are diverse
Proven track record of success in representing an organisation with partners; government agencies, private sector organisations, media and donors at senior level; national and globally
Knowledge and understanding how institutions such as Humanitarian Aid Commission and their counter-part work and how these impact on Oxfam’s work in Sudan
NGO Sector experience in the country or region, is an asset
Fluent in English and Arabic
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Our offer to you
At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome. If you have the same opinion, together with the ability to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfilment as well as outstanding opportunities to develop your career.
Oxfam is committed to providing a competitive compensation package based on a 36-hour work week.