01 December, 2016

6658 Exciting Opportunities with Oxfam in the Pacific


Non Government Organization
Suva, Fiji
Job Hours:
2 year fixed term
Due Date
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Job Description:
Around the globe, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them.
If this kind of work excites you, Oxfam in the Pacific is recruiting for the following two year fixed term opportunities, based at our office in Suva, Fiji: 

The Country Director will contribute to and implement Oxfam’s Global Strategy, by providing vision and strategic direction to all of Oxfam’s work in the Polynesia/Micronesia cluster. This includes Oxfam’s humanitarian responses, long term development program design and implementation, advocacy and policy and influencing. The role is responsible and accountable for the strategic direction and effective management of the cluster program, ensuring development, continued improvement in quality and impact of programs and effective financial and human resource management in line with Oxfam policy.

The Regional Humanitarian Coordinator will provide technical advice, support, capacity development and leadership in the Pacific region to ensure that Oxfam and its partners, are both ready and able to respond in a timely and professionally competent manner to humanitarian emergencies. This position will lead on humanitarian response and preparedness in the Pacific region, and will provide leadership to support all aspects of preparedness planning, action and systematic review at country and regional level.

Oxfam aims to become a Worldwide Influencing Network (WIN), linking strong country-level influencing with regional and global influencing for greater change. The Regional Influencing Advisor will facilitate the development and implementation of the Worldwide Influencing Network (WIN) and will facilitate strong influencing, advocacy and campaigning across the region in line with Oxfam’s regional priorities. This role will also develop a clear strategy for strengthening and increasing influencing in Oxfam programs, provide support to countries to transform their program strategies, and ensure adequate capacity to facilitate the change.

This role will lead Oxfam’s media and communications work at a regional level with a focus on three key areas – media, social media and content gathering and distribution. The role will profile Oxfam’s work in the Pacific in national, regional and global media and deliver high-quality media projects and compelling story-gathering materials. In addition, the role will provide strategic media, communications and social media advice to senior-level staff at regional and country level on a day-to-day basis in the development of plans, matters of brand risk and to maximise communications impact and will present media skills training to our teams. 
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      How To Apply:
      For more information on any of these roles, including detailed selection criteria, application processes, forms and application closing dates please visit www.oxfam.org.au/jobs/ and look for the roles listed above (identified online as ‘Pacific’). Note that closing dates may differ for roles.
      Oxfam is committed to supporting the leadership capability of Pacific Islanders in our country and regional programs. Our aim is to support the development of a Pacific regional program that is led by people who think globally and act locally, people who not only understand the local context, but live it. Pacific Islander peoples are therefore strongly encouraged to apply. Oxfam in the Pacific is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people.
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                     01-December-16 Direct from Employer

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