Humanitarian Programme Manager (Rights in Crisis Lead) Oxfam


Exciting Job Opportunities with Oxfam in Indonesia

Oxfam is an international NGO working in almost 100 countries worldwide to reduce poverty and suffering by supporting development, humanitarian and advocacy work. Currently we are seeking qualified and highly motivated individuals to lead our humanitarian team in Jakarta, and our Coastal Livelihood Project in Sulawesi.

Humanitarian Programme Manager (Rights in Crisis Lead)
Based in Jakarta with travel

As the leader of all Oxfam’s work in Indonesia on the whole disaster management cycle with a strong emphasis on advocacy approaches, disaster risk reduction and women’s empowerment, you will hold one of our most challenging programme leadership posts. You’ll be comfortable with Oxfam’s sectoral areas of focus in emergencies – water and sanitation, emergency food security and livelihoods. You will be responsible for all our disaster risk reduction, emergency preparedness and response programme, from contingency planning, to supporting and capacity building our large range of partners, to strategic networking and advocacy with government. You will oversee a multi-disciplinary team and a substantial budget plus ensuring top quality knowledge and information management, and programme cycle management. Logistics and security will also fall under your remit, and you’ll be keen to look for creative and dynamic ways to raise the quality, impact and sustainability of aid delivered to Indonesia’s vulnerable communities when disaster strikes.

To convince us you are the one to take on this high profile role, you will need at least 5 years experience with international agencies in planning, implementing and managing humanitarian responses on a significant scale (e.g. such as Jogjakarta earthquake, Padang earthquake), including experience of building local capacities to assess, design and manage programmes and a relevant university degree. Your analytical and communication skills will be highly developed, and you will be a confident leader and a competent manager with strong organizational awareness capacity and ability to navigate within complex organizational environments. Your commitment to women’s empowerment will be deep and strong.

Programme Manager Coastal Livelihoods
Post is offered on a fixed term contract based in Makassar

As Programme Manager, you will lead the project team to implement the project in a consultative, participative and gender inclusive way to ensure it achieves the planned results and impact. You will have experience of managing a large scale and complex project, proven experience in people and financial management, as well as proven analytical skills and ability to think strategically.

  • ¬†All our posts require fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and English
  • To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and CV, including the job title in the subject line, to:

Closing date: 8th October 2011

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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Oxfam GB is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and particularly encourages applications from women.

Oxfam works with others to overcome poverty and injustice.

Oxfam is a registered charity in England and Wales (no 202918) and Scotland (SCO 039042). Oxfam GB is a member of International.

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