Regional Humanitarian Manager

Job
from Oxfam
Closing date: 27 Oct 2019

Location: Asia (home country if Oxfam has an office there) or in Philippines or Indonesia (subject to work permit availability)

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 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

Oxfam works in 14 countries in Asia and has a diverse portfolio of work which includes development, humanitarian and policy and campaigns.

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.

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.

The Role

Oxfam International Regional Platform in Asia is looking for a Regional Humanitarian Manager to act as Oxfam's regional representative on humanitarian matters, coordinating Oxfam's humanitarian resources and leading the region's strategy for the localization of humanitarian leadership, disaster risk reduction, mitigation & response.

Please see the job description for further details.

What we're looking for

You will be an experienced humanitarian professional and thought leader, able to think strategically and analytically and be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to localising humanitarian leadership and gender issues in a humanitarian environment. You will be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team, often in pressured , rapidly-changing situations. You will demonstrate an inclusive and empowering leadership style, being able to facilitate and coach teams and stakeholders within a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment.

What we offer

This role offers the opportunity to be at the forefront of Oxfam's humanitarian work in the Asia region. 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:

If you believe your qualifications meet the requirements, please click here to start the application process.

Please outline in your cover letter how your skills and experience meet our criteria.

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted- usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.