Humanitarian Programme Coordinator (INT5989)

from Oxfam GB
Closing date: 21 Oct 2019

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have experience in managing complex humanitarian programme and an understanding of relevant issues in a conflict setting?

Do you have proven programme and project management skills including planning, monitoring, evaluation, budgeting, proposal development and report preparation?

If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you>

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a Senior Leadership role with Oxfam in Yemen. Characterised by fragility, challenging political transition process, and a protracted humanitarian crisis affecting over half the population, Oxfam's Yemen response is one of the Oxfam biggest humanitarian responses across the confederation.

The Humanitarian Programme Coordinator for Yemen will be responsible for strengthening Oxfam's preparedness and response to the Yemen Conflict through supporting the Programme Managers to deliver quality Programmes to affected population of Yemen. This includes Programme design and implementation, coordination and representation. S/he will also contribute and implement Oxfam’s country strategy.
For more details on roles and responsibilities please visit our website:

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for an experienced leader with substantial management experience gained from working in humanitarian Programmes. The ideal candidate will have experience, knowledge and passion for working in the Middle East and will have a proven track record of managing multi-disciplinary teams.

In addition to this, they will have substantial experience of successfully delivering large programmes and working in large and complex humanitarian responses.Contract length: 12 Months

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in Yemen, as a key contributor to Yemen emergency response, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields etc. It offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. 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 post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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, here:
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.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.