Career Openings at Oxfam Nigeria, 20th August 2019

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Oxfam is a global confederation of 17 organizations (associates) dedicated to making a simply world with out poverty. In Nigeria Oxfam works within the areas of Economic Justice/Sustainable Livelihoods, Humanitarian Programming to save lots of lives, Advancing Gender Justice and Good Governance, adopting a proper based mostly method.

We are recruiting to fill the positions under:


Job Title:
Business Support Manager (5138)
Location:
Abuja, Nigeria
Internal Job Grade: B2, Global
Reporting to: Country Director
Job Family: Finance & Business Support
Contract kind: 1 Year Fixed Term (Renewable topic to funding & efficiency)
Staff reporting to this put up: Finance Managers, Supply & Logistics Manager & ICT Officer
Annual Budget: The Country Office has a funds of Over €15 million
Job Purpose

  • This is a key function on the Leadership Team and can present monetary and danger administration service to Oxfam Country Office in Nigeria by creating enterprise intelligence that helps program choices and efficiency administration.
  • The job holder will present strategic overview and administration of Finance, Procurement & Logistics and Information Communication & Technology; main on enterprise course of reengineering initiatives that may guarantee acceptable integration with person departments.
  • The job holder will reinforce worth for cash standards in shut cooperation with this system and administration items.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Performance Management & Business Intelligence:

  • Steward efficiency administration Lead enterprise intelligence actions, performing proactive monitoring and evaluation to drive strategic enterprise choices and steady enchancment actions
  • Support the event of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and motion planning to fulfill targets
  • Understand the important thing drivers / situations that impression efficiency
  • Analyse the impression of various financing methods on packages
  • Monitor and carry out excessive degree portfolio evaluation of funds vs. precise (BVA).
  • Ensure monetary sustainability of packages and work within the nation
  • Respond to informational requests from the Executing and Partner Affiliates and the West Africa Regional Platform and be the primary contact level for info for all on issues to do with programme assist.

Financial Planning and Information Management:

  • Lead the annual and periodical monetary planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes to make sure effectivity and compliance with all organisational requirements of administration and accountability.
  • Monitor grants and guarantee compliance with all donor reporting necessities, together with proposals, budgets and donor reporting liaising with donors and associate organizations.
  • Provide strategic monetary counsel to the Country Director and Country administration crew, making certain correct and well timed monetary info.
  • Provide direct assist to Programme Managers and/or funds holders on all issues of finance particularly funds preparation, monitoring, management and reporting with a view to making sure good monetary requirements is met.
  • Design and affect adoption by the finance crew of instruments for administration info and reporting functions.
  • Assume a strategic overview of economic administration methods throughout all programme/initiatives, being attentive to altering exterior and inside atmosphere in monetary and financial circumstances.

Grant Management and Donor Reporting:

  • Ensure that the Finance Team offers proactive response to the Programme Team in:
    • Departmental planning and budgeting (in departmental perating plans, budgets, and (re)forecasting and evaluation);
    • Cst restoration by way of proactive and aggressive recharging of core prices and key positions to restricted donor funding
  • Contribute to proposal growth (for Grants and Tenders) and lead the event of detailed inside value fashions and exterior funds / pricing proposals along with the Supply and Logistics Manager.
  • Review and log off all proposal budgets, funds reallocation/addendum and donor monetary reports
  • Manage restricted funds (e.g. EU/ECHO, Dutch MoFA, DFID, SIDA, USAID/OFDA, RockFeller Foundation and many others.)  in collaboration with Funding Coordinator to make sure finest apply for compliance and monetary reporting as required.
  • Review associate grant budgets, exercise plans and partnership agreements to make sure compliance with donor necessities and Oxfam insurance policies and procedures
  • Review and log off monetary accounts, comments and supporting documentation for inclusion in donor reports, making certain that each one donor reporting deadlines are met and that reports adhere to donor necessities.

Procurement & Logistics:

  • Support the Supply and Logistics Manager in design and implementation of efficient provide chain and logistics administration methods working with the Country Director with respect to figuring out required interventions, and the decision of attendant points.
  • Together with the Supply and Logistics Manager handle prices and be sure that budgets aren’t eroded by way of unwarranted procurement bills
  • Support the crew to embed organisational methods, requirements and buildings into logistics & procurement features, together with strategic recommendation, readability on coverage, procedures and ways of working.
  • Exercise approval and signature authority inside outlined limits for all purchases and contract agreements and topic to acceptable approvals.
  • Coordinate proposal growth, significantly with respect to progressive useful resource planning and budgeting and lifelike estimates associated to logistics necessities for assist and different costing for assist features.
  • Exercise value effectivity by way of making certain framework agreements are in place, and be a part of procurement committee.

Information Technology:

  • Ensure that IT technique not solely incorporates creating efficient enterprise options and companies with the underlying infrastructure however that it underpins the supply of acceptable know-how enabled options.
  • Ensure steady observe as much as IT course of and day-by-day operation that complies with Oxfam minimal requirements and insurance policies; promote finest practise.

Risk Management:

  • Conduct common efficient danger evaluation (i.e. variance evaluation, tendencies) and opinions for the workplace, making certain correct monetary and operational controls are in place.
  • Regular pattern verify nation workplace and file places of work paperwork to make sure the audit trails are in place
  • Conduct area visits and associate visits in coordination with programme workers and guarantee high quality helps are offered
  • Create methods to mitigate monetary and operational danger, working intently with Country Director
  • Ensure compliance with all authorized and statutory reporting necessities together with offering reports to the related our bodies.
  • Ensure compliance with Oxfam monetary procedures and insurance policies, together with monetary danger administration, cash laundering, worth for cash and many others. and cut back dangers related to the programme round legality and compliance points and alert the Country Director of any imminent dangers.
  • Lead Pre-audits, expenditure verifications, audits and forensic audits making certain that TORs are as much as duties and administration response is correctly coordinated and submitted well timed.

Leadership, Coordination and Capacity Building:

  • As a member of the management crew, assist the event of the nation technique, with a give attention to making certain adequate capability and assist in enterprise operations.
  • To proactively deal with the interface between Finance, IT & Logistics groups to make sure they function successfully and supply assist to  programmes on  value effectiveness, effectivity and compliance with organisational requirements of administration and accountability.
  • Support a local weather of steady skilled enchancment in enterprise assist figuring out key gaps and coaching alternatives for workers.
  • Ensure that the transformation agenda within the nation and its motion plan is successfully carried out, making certain steerage and sufficient assist.
  • Promote and form the One Oxfam tradition by facilitating areas of participation and contribution throughout the varied packages and assist features.
  • Support within the Global Strategy Development Process, offering perception and imaginative and prescient on how you can allow change and create course of enhancements.
  • Support native associate capability constructing in monetary planning, administration and reporting.

Person’s Specification (Essential)
Education:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or intently associated area i.e. within the areas of Project administration, social sciences or a mixed skilled qualification.
  • Full skilled qualification in accountancy (e.g. CA/ACCA/ACA/CIMA/CPA)

Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years “hands-on” working expertise in offering a complete vary of economic companies inside a structured organisation, 5 years of which have to be at strategic degree in an INGO program work, together with area expertise and/or with institutional donors
  • Experience managing marketing campaign and long run program budgets of over €15 million and reporting to related donors.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Proven capability to interpret monetary procedures and requirements and put them into apply and affect others of their implementation
  • Proven success of creating progressive options to resolve intricate issues that impression vital areas of an organisation’s work and making certain the event of requirements, procedures and practices to safe a secure and efficient methods atmosphere
  • Ability to establish and plan for future wants; develop and disseminate finest practices
  • Critical give attention to offering a superior service degree to managers and colleagues and delivering agreed outcomes inside time and funds constraints and to anticipated requirements
  • Excellent communication abilities (oral and written) and report writing abilities
  • Strong analytical abilities and expertise utilizing a computerised info administration system (Ms. Word, Excel, Accounting/Statistical evaluation software program and many others.)
  • Good management abilities: expertise of working in a supervisory place with a crew construction
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities, in a position to work as a part of a dispersed, multi-disciplined, multicultural crew
  • Well-developed conceptual, vital, and analytical pondering with the power to convey complicated info in an easy, attention-grabbing means.
  • Ability to symbolize Oxfam in knowledgeable and competent method with exterior people and organisations
  • A excessive degree of self-awareness, private power, stamina and suppleness.
  • Proven expertise as a crew employee and demonstrably cooperative with members of different groups, responding shortly and precisely to queries and points
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s general goals and insurance policies and expertise of selling girls’s rights and the pursuits of marginalized people in all points of Oxfam’s work
  • Knowledge or appreciation of Nigeria by way of its political, financial and social tendencies plus understanding of the important thing growth and humanitarian points within the area.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge and / or expertise of widespread Oxfam norms objects, requirements and instruments

Key Behavioral Competencies:

  • Decisiveness: We are snug to make clear choices and to adapt decision making modes to the context and desires.
  • Influencing: We have the power to interact with numerous stakeholders in a means that results in elevated impression for the group We spot alternatives to affect successfully and the place there aren’t any alternatives, we’ve the power to create them in a respectful and impactful method.
  • Humility: We put ‘we’ earlier than ‘me’ and place an emphasis on the ability of the collective, nurture the crew and play to the strengths of every particular person. We aren’t involved with hierarchical energy, and we interact with, belief and worth the data and experience of others throughout all ranges of the group.
  • Relationship Building: We perceive the significance of constructing relationship, inside and out of doors the group. We have the power to interact with conventional and non-traditional stakeholders in ways that result in elevated impression for the group.
  • Listening: We are good listeners who can see the place deeper ranges of ideas and tacit assumptions differ. Our messages to others are clear and take into account completely different preferences.
  • Mutual Accountability: We can clarify our choices and the way we’ve taken them based mostly on our organizational values.  We are able to be held to account for what we do and the way we behave, as we’re additionally holding others to account in a constant method.
  • Agility, Complexity, and Ambiguity:  We scan the atmosphere, anticipate modifications, are snug with lack of readability and take care of a lot of components interacting in numerous and unpredictable ways.
  • Systems Thinking: We view issues as elements of an general system and of their relation to the entire system, relatively than reacting to a particular half, end result or occasion in isolation. We give attention to cyclical relatively than linear trigger and impact. By constantly working towards methods pondering we’re conscious of and handle effectively unintended penalties of organizational choices and actions.
  • Strategic Thinking and Judgment: We use judgment, weighing danger towards the crucial to behave. We make choices according to organizational methods and values.
  • Vision Setting: We have the power to establish and lead visionary initiatives which might be helpful for our group and we set high-level route by way of a visioning course of that engages the group and numerous exterior stakeholders.
  • Self-Awareness: We are in a position to develop a excessive degree of self-awareness round our personal strengths and weaknesses and our impression on others. Our self-awareness allows us to reasonable and self-regulate our behaviors to manage and channel our impulses for good functions.
  • Enabling: We all work to successfully empower and allow others to ship the organizations targets by way of creating circumstances of success. We passionately put money into others by creating their careers, not solely their abilities for the job.  We present freedom; show perception and belief present acceptable assist.

Interested and certified candidates ought to:
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Job Title: Head of Programs (HoP)
Location:
Abuja, Nigeria
Internal Job Grade: B2 – Global
Reporting to: Country Director
Contract kind: 2 Years Fixed Term
Job Purpose

  • A key member of the Country Management Team, the Head of Programs major duty consists of the strategic growth and administration of the nation program.
  • S/he helps Oxfam’s impression regionally, regionally, and globally by way of making certain program alignment to the important thing strategic targets and program requirements.
  • S/he offers oversight for all program budgets and expenditure – over EUR 15m a year. The HOP collaborates with the Head of Influencing and Public engagement on coverage and marketing campaign points.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Strategic Management and thought management:

  • Coordinate programme technique growth; present strategic and technical management within the design, growth, planning  budgeting, and implementation and monitoring of the Oxfam Country Strategies (OCS)
  • Lead the implementation of Oxfam’s ONE Program method in Nigeria making certain it delivers on the OCS imaginative and prescient and targets and championing the brand new ways of working embodied within the OCS
  • Provide excessive degree technical recommendation and assist on all coverage points and facilitate the event and supply of top of the range programmes with sturdy gender justice and MEAL parts throughout all programmes
  • Stay abreast of and modify to altering circumstances and understandings concerning worldwide interventions and practices and anticipate, analyze and handle extremely complicated and numerous public coverage points and programme technique, making certain that Oxfam in Nigeria concepts and approaches embrace the newest pondering
  • Ensure sufficient resourcing allotted inside budgets to scale up influencing at nationwide degree and assist initiatives for useful resource mobilization
  • Reduce publicity to danger, reduce alternative for fraud and institutionalise logs, finance and programme high quality methods and procedures into nation administration
  • Provide direct and shut management making certain that ladies rights and ladies management are at the core of Oxfam’s work in Nigeria
  • Working intently with the Business Development Officer, establish alternatives for funding  to make sure the monetary sustainability of nation programme  of Oxfam in Nigeria

Programme Development, Management, Delivery and Quality:

  • Lead intensive programme growth that espouses the Oxfam’s one program method, is battle and gender delicate whereas taking initiative to reply to the surprising and producing various ways to attain program outcomes taking into consideration the implication of actions. Oversee the event of program and undertaking enchancment plans, to make sure efficient and well timed implementation of the initiatives and program
  • Ensure the supply of a rustic program with demonstrable impression and worth for cash, and is accountable for general program high quality and studying.
  • Ensure that programmes carried out in a consultative, participative and gender delicate means and meets Oxfam’s high quality requirements.
  • Ensure technical / sectoral integration of programmes, in an OI context, the place acceptable.
  • Provide management to programme groups within the evaluation, planning, design, implementation, monitoring and analysis of programmes and initiatives in step with Oxfam’s values, insurance policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that programmes adjust to donor contractual obligations and that each one reporting is of fine high quality and is finished in a well timed method.
  • Provide oversight to associate portfolio, making certain the identification of each implementing and strategic companions, and making certain the constructing and sustaining of those relationships
  • In coordination with programme groups, guarantee technical programmatic assist throughout the programme, making certain programme high quality components are included in budgets and figuring out separate funding alternatives (inside or exterior) for programme high quality.
  • Provide program high quality assurance and develop, implement and embed,  a data administration system and social accountability, that may make sure the sharing of information throughout this system, different nation packages, and the broader confederation in step with CAMSA necessities
  • Ensure that sturdy planning, design, monitoring, analysis, studying and social accountability methods are in place, adhered to and used as a decision-making device, encouraging consistency and finest apply throughout packages;
  • Provide ongoing coaching and steerage to workers on MEALSA finest practices.
  • Build sturdy synergy between growth and humanitarian programming and coverage advocacy/marketing campaign making certain that resilient pondering, humanitarian planning and as needed response meet Oxfam requirements.
  • Ensure worth for cash for program supply is assured and program effectiveness is the order of the day
  • In coordination with the Country Director, Project Managers, Head of Influencing and  different related workers, lead the identification of latest funding and programming initiatives and alternatives that reply to recognized wants and the OCS
  • Lead the event of solicited and unsolicited proposals and idea notes.

Representation, advocacy/coverage and communication:

  • Promote a tradition shift in how advocacy, humanitarian and long run growth workers convey their abilities collectively to attain change at nationwide degree.
  • Manage exterior relations and public notion along with supporting huge dissemination of Oxfam’s coverage positions, facilitating networking and making certain that the group has the required info to interact in influencing actions,
  • Support the programme to develop efficient networks and partnerships with a number of stakeholders for the efficient supply of marketing campaign targets making certain linkages at regional and world degree.
  • Represent Oxfam externally to Federal and State Government Officials in Ministries, Departments and Agencies, UN companies, donors and (I)NGO boards.
  • Developing good networks and relationships for Oxfam with these companies to create formal and casual alliances in the direction of joint targets
  • Advocate on key points at programme degree and feed into exterior advocacy initiatives, recommend focus areas for advocacy work.
  • Lead and/or take part in efficient communications about programme impression with all related stakeholders (donors, UN, NGOs, beneficiaries, media).
  • Keep knowledgeable of related programme points and provoke and contribute to wider programme studying – additionally by initiating and facilitating programme studying occasions and evaluations.

Security:

  • Ensure that packages are designed and carried out with a transparent evaluation and understanding of safety and security administration priorities.
  • Promote battle sensitivity programming throughout all initiatives and initiatives throughout the nation program
  • Contribute to catastrophe preparedness, mitigation and administration together with humanitarian response actions for Category 2 / three emergencies.

People Development and Management:

  • As a key member of the SMT, assist the Country Director steer organisational studying  for efficient supply considering Oxfam’s new ways of working.
  • Take initiatives to enhance studying and sharing of programme expertise (throughout the programme and past), together with cross-programme studying.
  • Ensures the supply of a rustic program with demonstrable impression and is  accountable for general program high quality and studying.
  • Manage this system crew to ship on the OCS, offering management, Inspiration and steerage and making certain that the administration of the crew is in step with Oxfam’s HR insurance policies and procedures.
  • Provide operational and people line administration, together with efficiency administration of program workers and funds administration
  • Motivate and develops workers by empowering and galvanizing them to wish to do issues, offering acceptable teaching and mentoring helps, appearing as a job mannequin for habits
  • Provide difficult and stretching duties or assignments and supply teaching to assist workers in assembly these challenges
  • Responsible for Talent administration and growth of Oxfam workers.

Person’s Specification
Education:

  • Advanced Master degree in International Relations/ Development Studies, Public Administration, Economics, Project Management, Humanitarian Aid or different associated subjects

Experience:

  • At least 10 years of confirmed program administration expertise, with minimal of 5 years senior administration expertise
  • Comprehensive data and expertise of growth packages (agriculture, WASH, Gender), Advocacy/campaigning and Humanitarian packages.
  • Demonstrable expertise in managing multidisciplinary initiatives and programmes with important budgets, from completely different donors, medium-large scale initiatives together with multi-year, transformative financial and social initiatives in a battle context.
  • Experience in representing a corporation with companions, authorities companies, personal sector organizations, authorized advisors and donors at senior degree: regionally, regionally and globally ideally within the West Africa area
  • Experience of managing complicated change processes and relationships involving a variety of each inside and exterior multi-cultural stakeholders; herald and draw on a large INGO and NGO community in Nigeria and/or the West Africa area
  • Experience of creating and managing complicated budgets related to donor and associate budgets
  • Leadership expertise of (probably) distant groups working inside an INGO context; has data and expertise of utilizing teaching and crew working to ship
  • Understanding of managing safety, well being and security and danger inside and INGO

Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong, strategic, analytical and conceptual pondering abilities; in a position to perceive complicated points and translate them into easy, workable actions and plans
  • Strong people administration abilities to co-ordinate the Nigeria program crew to ship on the OCS targets.
  • Ability to educate on the constructing of sturdy, credible relationships with worldwide and native NGOs, authorities associations, enterprise leaders and communities
  • Politically astute, with understanding of key exterior organisations, how they function and make choices, and the nation growth context
  • Excellent interpersonal communication abilities, in written and verbal English, with excessive impression influencing and persuasive abilities. Able to make use of completely different approaches to attain followership.
  • Knowledge of capability constructing, studying and growth actions and how you can create a studying and sharing atmosphere with completely different stakeholders
  • Commitment to and data of making a partner-led operational atmosphere, with a capability to create an inside Oxfam method that’s focussed on creating and supporting associate organisations to attain direct impression and outcomes referring to Oxfam’s targets
  • Proven observe file of constructing sound judgment in unsure and pressurized conditions.
  • Ability to anticipate and handle dangers that would threaten the organizations status, operational viability and safety.
  • Ability to encourage ahead pondering, new concepts and studying from expertise past the nation program context whereas appearing inside a world framework
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s general goals and insurance policies and expertise of selling girls’s rights and people of marginalised people in all points of Oxfam’s work in Nigeria.

Organisational Values:

  • Accountability – Our purpose-driven, results-focused method means we take duty for our actions and maintain ourselves accountable. We imagine that others must also be held accountable for his or her actions.
  • Empowerment – Our method signifies that everybody concerned with Oxfam, from our workers and supporters to people residing in poverty, ought to really feel they will make change occur.
  • Inclusiveness – We are open to everybody and embrace range. We imagine everybody has a contribution to make, no matter seen and invisible variations.

Key Behavioral Competencies

  • Decisiveness: We are snug to make clear choices and to adapt decision making modes to the context and desires.
  • Influencing: We have the power to interact with numerous stakeholders in a means that results in elevated impression for the group We spot alternatives to affect successfully and the place there aren’t any alternatives, we’ve the power to create them in a respectful and impactful method.
  • Humility: We put ‘we’ earlier than ‘me’ and place an emphasis on the ability of the collective, nurture the crew and play to the strengths of every particular person. We aren’t involved with hierarchical energy, and we interact with, belief and worth the data and experience of others throughout all ranges of the group.
  • Relationship Building: We perceive the significance of constructing relationship, inside and out of doors the group. We have the power to interact with conventional and non-traditional stakeholders in ways that result in elevated impression for the group.
  • Listening: We are good listeners who can see the place deeper ranges of ideas and tacit assumptions differ. Our messages to others are clear and take into account completely different preferences.
  • Mutual Accountability: We can clarify our choices and the way we’ve taken them based mostly on our organizational values.  We are able to be held to account for what we do and the way we behave, as we’re additionally holding others to account in a constant method.
  • Agility, Complexity, and Ambiguity:  We scan the atmosphere, anticipate modifications, are snug with lack of readability and take care of a lot of components interacting in numerous and unpredictable ways.
  • Systems Thinking: We view issues as elements of an general system and of their relation to the entire system, relatively than reacting to a particular half, end result or occasion in isolation. We give attention to cyclical relatively than linear trigger and impact. By constantly working towards methods pondering we’re conscious of and handle effectively unintended penalties of organizational choices and actions.
  • Strategic Thinking and Judgment: We use judgment, weighing danger towards the crucial to behave. We make choices according to organizational methods and values.
  • Vision Setting: We have the power to establish and lead visionary initiatives which might be helpful for our group and we set high-level route by way of a visioning course of that engages the group and numerous exterior stakeholders.
  • Self-Awareness: We are in a position to develop a excessive degree of self-awareness round our personal strengths and weaknesses and our impression on others. Our self-awareness allows us to reasonable and self-regulate our behaviors to manage and channel our impulses for good functions.
  • Enabling: We all work to successfully empower and allow others to ship the organizations targets by way of creating circumstances of success. We passionately put money into others by creating their careers, not solely their abilities for the job.  We present freedom; show perception and belief present acceptable assist.

Interested and certified candidates ought to:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Governance and Influencing Coordinator
Location:
Taraba, Nigeria
Reporting to: PROSELL Project Manager
Duration: One Year
Job Purpose

  • To lead the event and implementation of PROSELL undertaking’s advocacy and influencing works in Taraba State linking with native, state, nationwide, regional and world Oxfam advocacy and influencing initiatives. The Position Holder can even lead in neighborhood growth planning in all PROSELL rural communities utilizing participatory approaches.

Major Responsibilities

  • To design and develop PROSELL undertaking’s method to advocacy and influencing work, as a part of Oxfam general technique.
  • To lead the implementation of PROSELL Project’s advocacy, influencing and campaigns working in collaboration and with assist from related items at Oxfam Nigeria Country Office.
  • Developing and implementing sound advocacy and influencing methods focused at principal coverage actors at the State and Local Government ranges in Taraba State in the direction of sustaining the good points of PROSELL within the State.
  • To work intently with different Project Staff (Oxfam and Partners) in making certain that communities are adequately mobilized in the direction of having complete Community Development Plans.
  • Lead within the identification and documentation of tales of change and evidences of modifications on the bottom utilizing case research and different associated approaches, the output of which shall be used for advocacy engagements at all ranges in alignment with the undertaking’s idea of change.
  • Provide assist to different Project Staff (Oxfam and Partners) in the direction of understanding how you can implement neighborhood growth planning methods and stakeholders’ influencing methods.
  • Works with key authorities officers at the state and native ranges who interact on reforming ways of working in related Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to design and implement a technique to attain and observe progress on resilience constructing of goal communities (social safety, early warning methods and National Agricultural Resilience Framework) and participatory funds monitoring
  • Identifies and develops collaborative relationships with key stakeholders in authorities, civil society and at the neighborhood degree, who’re working for, or supportive of, change within the space resilience constructing of goal communities (social safety, early warning methods and National Agricultural Resilience Framework) and participatory funds monitoring.
  • Maps present networks and complementary or cross-sectoral initiatives to assist construct a State degree community of resilience constructing and funds monitoring companions and different girls’s rights organizations, consultants and practitioners targeted on widespread targets.

Key Tasks
Design and growth of advocacy and campaigning:

  • To work with the Project Team in Taraba State within the growth of advocacy and influencing methods which might be appropriate and related to the contexts the place PROSELL is being carried out, acknowledges PROSELL implementation phases and in alignment with Oxfam Nigeria’s advocacy and influencing technique.
  • To take the lead inside PROSELL undertaking for the event and coordination of all advocacy, influencing and campaigning actions.
  • To establish, work with and collaborate, the place needed with related civil society organisations in and round Taraba State on advocacy, influencing and campaigning on bettering meals safety and agricultural governance methods.
  • To set up a monitoring framework that tracks and doc modifications and impacts associated to advocacy, influencing and campaigning actions beneath the PROSELL undertaking in step with Oxfam’s Worldwide influencing Network (WIN).
  • To advise the Project Team on the event of reactive and opportunistic coverage statements as required.
  • To work intently with the IPE crew in producing contents for digital visibility and linking up local- nationwide – world

Lead implementation of advocacy, influencing and campaigns:

  • To develop PROSELL undertaking’s profile with worldwide growth advocacy boards working in shut collaboration with the Project Team and Oxfam Nigeria Country Office.
  • To set up and develop relationships with related excessive profile influencers, together with however not restricted to Commissioners, Permanent Secretaries, Local Government Chairmen, civil servants, suppose tanks, academia, personal sector gamers and respected statesmen and many others.
  • To work intently with the PROSELL Project Coordinators and Oxfam nation workplace in creating advocacy, influencing and campaigns supplies.
  • To be sure that PROSELL’s communication technique and visibility plan are correctly carried out as evident in sufficient visibility of the Donor (European Union), Oxfam and Development Exchange Centre (DEC).
  • Lead within the design and implementation of campaigns round key moments equivalent to World Food Day, International Women’s Day, Davos, International Youth Day and many others to align with Oxfam in Nigeria on-going campaigns.
  • To symbolize PROSELL undertaking at related public occasions and within the media, together with talking at supporter occasions after due clarification from the Project Manager.

Rooting advocacy and campaigning in native partnerships:

  • To work intently with the Project Team to grasp the event wants of PROSELL communities and amplify their ‘voices’ to coverage actors and different related stakeholders utilizing appropriate media.
  • To establish, work with and mentor native implementing companions on advocacy, influencing and marketing campaign actions.
  • To guarantee PROSELL Project advocacy and influencing work supported by way of native companions is included into Oxfam nation workplace advocacy, influencing and campaigning the place acceptable.
  • In affiliation with the related crew members, to establish any potential impression of PROSELL Project’s advocacy or influencing or campaigning on native companions and advise the Project Manager accordingly.
  • To present focused advocacy, influencing and campaigning assist to PROSELL undertaking companions as required.

Community Development Planning:

  • Work intently with the Project Team and Implementing Partners to grasp the developmental phases of every of PROSELL communities, acknowledge their peculiar wants and sources out there of their communities.
  • With helps of the Project Team, interact with Community Leaders, Traditional Institutions and Community-level Project Management Committees to develop plans for every neighborhood in step with their developmental phases, recognized wants and out there sources.
  • Lead within the facilitation of implementation of the event plans developed for the communities.
  • Develop related instruments to watch and observe progress made by the communities in implementing inheritor growth plans.

Reporting again to colleagues and the Board:

  • To present common reports and suggestions on advocacy, influencing and campaigning actions to the Project Manager.
  • To present common updates on the achievements of PROSELL undertaking’s advocacy, influencing and campaigning to the Project Manager.
  • To promote data sharing on advocacy, influencing and marketing campaign inside Oxfam and with implementing companions.

Other duties:

  • To work intently with different members of the Project Team in delivering on all of the targets of PROSELL.
  • To guarantee at all instances that Oxfam’s Policy on Safeguarding is strictly adhered to and supply helps to colleagues and beneficiaries to report any suspicious act of sexual harassment, inappropriate behaviours and fraud utilizing acceptable communication channels.
  • To play an lively half within the bigger PROSELL undertaking crew by providing assist and assist to different colleagues as is perhaps required.
  • To undertake some other duties that could be considered acceptable for a job of this nature throughout the organisation and people to be assigned by the Project Manager.
  • To journey as required and symbolize PROSELL undertaking at acceptable boards, each nationally and internationally.

Person’s Specification
Educational Qualification:

  • University degree or equal in Development Studies, Sociology, Rural Sociology & Extension Services, Development Communications, Agricultural Policy Administration or different related fields, with a minimal of seven (7) years cognate expertise. OR,
  • Post-graduate qualification in Development Studies, Sociology, Rural Sociology & Extension Services, Development Communications, Agricultural Policy Administration or different related fields, with a minimal of 5 (5) years cognate expertise.
  • Relevant trainings on thematic skilled areas can be added benefit.

Experience:

  • Experience of creating and delivering coverage and advocacy methods and influencing coverage change concentrating on completely different classes of stakeholders.
  • Experience of working with excessive, mid and low degree influencers throughout completely different socio-economic grouping and geography.
  • Experience of advocacy and campaigning concentrating on numerous stakeholders in an analogous place.
  • Working with rural communities and facilitation of neighborhood growth plans utilizing participatory methodologies.
  • Experience working with weak rural people, together with girls and younger kids.
  • Working in tough terrains with restricted entry to city services.
  • Cultural consciousness of the northern Nigeria and/or expertise of the socio-cultural and spiritual problems with the area.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Demonstrable negotiation, influencing and relationship-building abilities.
  • Skilled at speaking in a transparent, concise and compelling method to a variety of audiences.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English language. Hausa language proficiency can be an added benefit.
  • Strong written communication abilities.
  • Proven organisational and administrative abilities.
  • Computer literate in Word, Excel and Outlook, tech savvy and abilities in digital marketing campaign
  • Proven capability of planning and finishing up coaching periods.

Personal Qualities:

  • Self-motivated and in a position to work beneath stress and prioritise successfully.
  • Good crew participant ready to contribute to the general success of the organisation.
  • Personality with a ‘can do’ spirit and quite a lot of consideration to element.
  • Willingness to reside in, perform in depth and frequent travels in northern Nigeria.

Other:

  • Eager and required to stick to Oxfam’s rules and values (click on right here) in addition to the promotion of gender justice and ladies’s rights (click on right here).
  • Understanding of and dedication to stick to fairness, range, gender, youngster security and workers well being and wellbeing rules.

Organisational Values:

  • Accountability – Our purpose-driven, results-focused method means we take duty for our actions and maintain ourselves accountable. We imagine that others must also be held accountable for his or her actions.
  • Empowerment – Our method signifies that everybody concerned with Oxfam, from our workers and supporters to people residing in poverty, ought to really feel they will make change occur.
  • Inclusiveness – We are open to everybody and embrace range. We imagine everybody has a contribution to make, no matter seen and invisible variations.

Key Behavioral Competencies

  • Decisiveness: We are snug to make clear choices and to adapt decision making modes to the context and desires.
  • Influencing: We have the power to interact with numerous stakeholders in a means that results in elevated impression for the group We spot alternatives to affect successfully and the place there aren’t any alternatives, we’ve the power to create them in a respectful and impactful method.
  • Humility: We put ‘we’ earlier than ‘me’ and place an emphasis on the ability of the collective, nurture the crew and play to the strengths of every particular person. We aren’t involved with hierarchical energy, and we interact with, belief and worth the data and experience of others throughout all ranges of the group.
  • Relationship Building: We perceive the significance of constructing relationship, inside and out of doors the group. We have the power to interact with conventional and non-traditional stakeholders in ways that result in elevated impression for the group.
  • Listening: We are good listeners who can see the place deeper ranges of ideas and tacit assumptions differ. Our messages to others are clear and take into account completely different preferences.
  • Mutual Accountability: We can clarify our choices and the way we’ve taken them based mostly on our organizational values.  We are able to be held to account for what we do and the way we behave, as we’re additionally holding others to account in a constant method.
  • Agility, Complexity, and Ambiguity:  We scan the atmosphere, anticipate modifications, are snug with lack of readability and take care of a lot of components interacting in numerous and unpredictable ways.
  • Systems Thinking: We view issues as elements of an general system and of their relation to the entire system, relatively than reacting to a particular half, end result or occasion in isolation. We give attention to cyclical relatively than linear trigger and impact. By constantly working towards methods pondering we’re conscious of and handle effectively unintended penalties of organizational choices and actions.
  • Strategic Thinking and Judgment: We use judgment, weighing danger towards the crucial to behave. We make choices according to organizational methods and values.
  • Vision Setting: We have the power to establish and lead visionary initiatives which might be helpful for our group and we set high-level route by way of a visioning course of that engages the group and numerous exterior stakeholders.
  • Self-Awareness: We are in a position to develop a excessive degree of self-awareness round our personal strengths and weaknesses and our impression on others. Our self-awareness allows us to reasonable and self-regulate our behaviors to manage and channel our impulses for good functions.
  • Enabling: We all work to successfully empower and allow others to ship the organizations targets by way of creating circumstances of success. We passionately put money into others by creating their careers, not solely their abilities for the job.  We present freedom; show perception and belief present acceptable assist.

Interested and certified candidates ought to:
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Note

  • We are dedicated to making sure range and gender equality inside our group. Therefore, people of all gender identities, sexes, sexual orientations, races, colours, religions, cultures, skills, and many others. are eligible for this place.
  • All presents of employment can be topic to passable references and could also be topic to acceptable screening checks, which may embrace felony data and terrorism finance checks, or integrity screenings/references referring to misconduct and disciplinary actions in prior employment.
  • Qualified Nigerians and Female candidates are strongly inspired to use

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