Programme Development and Funding Manager – Oxfam
Deadline: 24 March 2020
Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty. In Zimbabwe, Oxfam work spans across women’s rights, sustainable food systems, policy & advocacy work as well as responding to humanitarian crises as part of the Southern African region. This work is made possible by committed people working in the various functions that make up the country program (Programs, Programs Support, Business Services, and Human Resources).
As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, The Programme Development and Funding Manager will work closely with country program staff, regional platform staff and Oxfam affiliates to catalyze the growth and development of our program through improving quality, effectiveness, and funding in line with Oxfam Zimbabwe’s Country Programme. This position will be responsible for Programme Development and Funding, building systems and integrating learning for quality programming as well as advocacy and influencing. The Programme Development and Funding Manager, over and above the responsibilities described above, is part of the first line of Oxfam responders in the event of a humanitarian crisis being declared, therefore can be assigned to support and/or lead the response as part of our organizational commitment to saving lives while ensuring commitments to donors and beneficiaries on an ongoing basis.
Advanced degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences or relevant qualification, A minimum of 4 years experience in a similar position, Excellent understanding of different aspects of quality programming (for example partnership, participation, accountability, innovation, gender and monitoring, evaluation and learning) and how these can be incorporated into different interventions, Ability to develop program design documents – including strong appreciation of theories of change (logic models, log-frames), contextual analyses (e.g. power, gender), budgets, MEAL plans, Strong technical competence in research, learning and monitoring and evaluation methods theory and practice; and, good critical grasp of latest sector thinking, codes, standards, and practice; Evidence of leadership of impact assessment processes within an INGO or other institution, Strong results orientation, including a track-record of leading program development processes that have resulted in strong programs and quality relationships with partners and funders, Evidence of successfully fundraising and growing programs in an environment comparable to Oxfam, Knowledge of donor environment, understanding of funding issues in relation to Northern and Southern NGOs work in emergencies and development, Experience in and thematic understanding of one or more priority thematic areas in the OCS: Gender Justice, Secure Food Systems, Humanitarian Preparedness, and Extractives Industries.
To find out more about this role and how to apply online, please visit our web page using the reference number and link below: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/12174/description NB: OXFAM DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE FOR ACCESSING ADVERTS, INTERVIEWS OR TRAVEL. Oxfam is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those that are suitable to work within our values are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks. NB: This is a national post and it is only open to individuals with the right to reside and work in Zimbabwe. We particularly encourage applications from people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged groups