REGIONAL EFSVL ADVISOR

Closing date : 12 May 2022 23 : 59 GMT / BST / EAT

Location : Preferably Chad, RCA, Burkina, Niger, Mali, or Senegal

Contract : Fixed term (Up to March 31st, 2023

One Oxfam Grade : C1

Salary and benefits : Competitive Package

Oxfam International is unable to guarantee the obtaining of a work permit for the role. Candidates must have and be able to retain the legal right to work in the location.

Oxfam West Africa has been working to promote good governance and active citizenship, support vulnerable populations that have been victims of disasters and conflicts, and contribute to strengthening their food security.

Our vision of change is a fair West Africa Region without poverty, where all citizens (men, women and youth) have the power and means to exercise their fundamental human rights and have control over their lives.

All our interventions are supported by influencing work, actions to promote gender justice, and the development of strategic partnerships with local and international organizations.

All our work is led by three core values : Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click here

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct;

and committed to 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.

The Role

Oxfam International West Africa Regional Platform is looking for Regional EFSL Advisor to lead and directly support the Oxfam West Africa country teams for humanitarian scale up and ongoing support of large humanitarian responses in West Africa and effectively contribute to the development of regional and country level capabilities in programmes that address emergency food security and livelihood vulnerability.

These include programmes that enable food and livelihood insecure communities and households to anticipate, mitigate and recover from food insecurity and also reduce their vulnerability to food and livelihood insecurity.

In particular, the advisor will have a central role in developing and supporting the scaled-up Oxfam response to the food security and nutrition crisis during the 2022 lean season, with a special focus on Niger, Chad, Mali, Burkina Faso and CAR.

Who we're looking for

A person with the following skills and qualificatios :

Essential

Postgraduate qualification (or sufficient relevant experience) in food security, development, climate change or a related humanitarian field of study.

Experience managing food security emergency programmes including in assessment, analysis, and program design; preparedness and early warning;

technical standards and best practices. Proven ability, of working in humanitarian contexts on EFSVL. Fluency (written and oral) in either English or French and working knowledge of the other language.

Enthusiasm for and commitment to Oxfam International’s values and mission, and commitment to promoting gender equity and the interests of marginalised people in all humanitarian and advocacy work.

Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible.

Ability and willingness to travel extensively to remote and conflicting affected areas sometimes for prolonged periods (up to 12 weeks total per year).

Desirable

Knowledge of current trends in the climate change debate, agriculture and livestock; food aid; and / or nutrition in relation to humanitarian crises.

Proven experience of working in poverty-affected contexts, evaluating the impact of livelihoods interventions and of the analytical principles that structure household economic analysis and sustainable livelihoods.

Previous experience preferably within Sahelian West Africa. Demonstrable coaching and capacity-building skills, particularly in a remote working context.

Knowledge of an additional regional language spoken in West Africa

What we offer

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 fair compensation package and a flexible working environment

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

Deadline to apply May 12th, 2022 5pm GMT

Start Date : As soon as possible

To view the full job description, please click here

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.

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.

We are an international confederation of 21 organizations (affiliates) plus the Oxfam International Secretariat, all working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

All our work is led by our core values : - Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness, Courage, Solidarity and Equality.

Our commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct;

and committed to 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.

Note : All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

Please note that Oxfam International participates in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Processes within the Humanitarian and Development Sector.

Under this scheme, if you have been employed by another member of the scheme, we will request information from that organization on any misconduct history in accordance with the terms of the scheme.

For scheme details please click here

Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

Depuis le 28/04/2022

Fermé le 06/08/2022

REGIONAL WASH ADVISOR