Friday, 13 September 2013

Economic Justice Programme Manager Careers at Oxfam International in Tanzania

Job Title: Economic Justice Programme Manager

Job Ref No: INT6513

Employer: Oxfam International

Duty Station: Shinyanga, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 13th Sept 2013

Roles and Responsibilities:

Provide overall effective leadership, development and management of all aspects of
the Lake Zone Economic Justice programme and staff for high quality program delivery
in the most time and efficient manner.
Responsible and accountable for overall Oxfam’s image and programme resources
including finances, human and facilities.
Provide leadership in Strategic planning of projects in the economic justice programme
for Lake Zone.
Ensure strategic planning of projects in the economic justice programme and
coordinate development of project work plans to se integration of gender, social and
economic justice plans.
Lead in building effective and focused partnership and team – based relationships with
staff, partners and leaders at all levels and contribute to the leadership of work at
district level and national level.
Regularly monitor the drought and food security situation in the district and collaborate
with the programme coordinator to ensure timely assessment an appropriate response
to emergencies.
Lead the Shinyanga team to translate and communicate local policy and advocacy
issues into national and global campaign programme designs and facilitate linkage
with national advocacy organisations and networks.
Plan and coordinate Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and learning activities and
events based on the Economic Justice logic model and indicators.
Ensure mainstreaming of HIV/AIDS and gender into the programme’s work.Coordinate and manage project budgets and track project expenditures in People Soft,
approve expenditures and Liaise with Oxfam finance department in Dar es Salaam on
compliance of projects management in PeopleSoft.

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:

Educated to degree level in Social or Natural Sciences preferred. Postgraduate
qualification is an added advantage.
At least 3-5 year’s experience of management and programme work.
Should have a good understanding of principle of effective planning, time
management, good presentation, networking and influencing skills, good
understanding of gender issues and committed to gender equity and
Should have knowledge on general administration, procurement and asset
management, effective human and resource allocation, creative and strategic
In depth knowledge of at least one programme sector such as agriculture,
water, livelihood and vulnerability, advocacy, gender, etc, gained through
experience and/or qualifications.
A proven record of effective people and programme management
Ability to follow broader programme strategies and apply management
decisions in a remote line management system; proactive and innovative in
communication and reporting.
Strong financial management and control skills.
Sensitivity to cultural differences, and the ability to work in a wide variety of
cultural contexts.
Excellent Team work skills and the ability to build good relations both internally
and externally.
Excellent oral and written communication in English and Swahili including the
ability to write clear and focused reports/proposals;
Familiarity with Civil Society Organisations and agro-pastoralist institutions at
grassroots level.
Experience with Disaster Risk Reduction strategies, drought relief, or cash
transfer programmes.
How to Apply:

We offer a competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with experience.
Please send your CV to:
Human Resources Manager,
P. O. Box 5299
Dar es Salaam.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Oxford reserves the right not to fill the vacancy at this time.