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Thursday, July 27, 2017

OXFAM Vacancy: Program Manager - FAIR & Green Growth (PM FGG), Economic Justice Programme, based in Jakarta

OXFAM who are we?

OXFAM INTERNATIONAL VISION:
Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty: a world in which people
can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and
assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all
human beings are valued and treated equally.


OXFAM INTERNATIONAL OBJECTIVE:
Humanitarian Assistance: By 2019, supported by the international community
and humanitarian organizations, local state institutions and civil society
in the most crisis prone/affected countries are able and willing to
deliver high quality, impartial and independent assistance to those in
need Resilience: By 2019, resilience to disasters and conflict is
strengthened in high risk countries, through improved disaster
preparedness and risk reduction, and building the capacity of civil
society groups and communities, in particular women, to manage shocks,
stresses and address root causes of conflict. Women's rights: By 2019 the
different impact of conflict and disasters on men and women, and their
differing needs, are recognized and addressed by duty bearers and
humanitarian organizations, leading to greater gender justice and respect
for women's rights in crisis affected countries.

Vision for Indonesia

Oxfam Indonesia has the vision that people in Indonesia will live
equitably and free from injustice of poverty, enjoy their rights, and are
resilient in times of disasters. By 2020, 2.5 million women and men in
Indonesia are empowered to overcome poverty, vulnerability and inequality.

Be part of a dynamic working environment in Economic Justice Programme
with a real commitment to gender equality and International aid and
development background.
Project Manager - FAIR & Green Growth (code: PM FGG)

JOB PURPOSE:

The job holder will manage project for third scoping builds on the same
context as the first and second scoping phase that is preceding it and
that investigated interest in the FAIR partnership concept. While the
first scoping is still work in progress, the results are encouraging:
prospective partners have shown keen interest from the civil society
sector, allied NGOs, knowledge partners, networks and service providers
and the private sector. Notable interest from palm oil producers, buyers
and investors to take innovative next steps in the sustainability of the
palm oil sector, points at an emerging appetite for a more holistic
approach to implement commitments of “no deforestation, no peat and no
exploitation”.

S/he will work together and support two national CSOs to ensure efficient
and effective delivery of this three-year project. S/he will also play a
role in linking up Oxfam’s work on Rights to Food in Indonesia and
Business and Human Rights. S/he will play a role in influencing on issues
related to the promotion of fair, sustainable and inclusive private sector
and will have direct report to Food & Natural Resources Governance
Coordinator. This post will be based in Jakarta with fixed term contract
and possibility to extend.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Management
Coordinate and supervise the over-all project planning, implementation,
and monitoring-evaluation process in communication with the Economic
Justice Campaign and Advocacy Officer, MEL Officer and in coordination
with partners and networks.
Maintain frequent communication with partners, donors, and other key
stakeholders at national and sub-national level in project implementation
to ensure good quality and timely project delivery.
Provide expertise and advise to partners in dealing with technical
problems in project implementation.
Responsible for reviewing partners' financial and narrative reports, and
support partners where needed to ensure high quality reporting, with
support from MEL Project Officer and Finance Officer.
Prepare regular reports and updates on the implementation of the project
for donors with support from MEL Project Officer, Oxfam Reporting Officer
and Economic Justice Program Assistant
Oversee the implementation of financial audit and final project evaluation
process in coordination with Economic Justice Campaign and Advocacy
Coordinator, MEL Project Officer and Economic Justice Senior Finance
Officer

Network and Alliances and Capacity Building
Build team capacity through coaching, performance feedback and training
opportunities
Lead the design/planning and implementation of capacity building
activities for partners and allies to ensure good project delivery
according to the agreed project framework and strategy, and Oxfam Novib
compliance standards.
Develop and maintain relationships with key national actors (CSOs,
Government, UN, Donors, Private sector, Media) in Indonesia and to lobby
external targets in line with the objectives of the project that will
strengthen Oxfam's campaign and position in Indonesia.
Work together with the Oxfam’s media team and Economic Justice Campaign
and Advocacy Officer to disseminate relevant project information and
advocacy messages to the national media and wider public.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Bachelor’s degree in Political Science/International Affairs/Public
Policy/Government with focus on economic and social issues. Advance degree
in related field would be an added advantage.
At least five years’ relevant experience in development and/or Program
and/or project management with international donors.
Substantial knowledge on human rights & palm oil value chain
issues.Skilful on engaging the governments and private sector (growers of
palm oil).
Demonstrated experience including in contracting, financial management,
monitoring and reporting and design of effective activities.
Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to think strategically.
Ability to manage complex workloads and deliver outputs to agreed
deadlines.
Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to form productive
relationships.
Experience engaging with Indonesian government officials and civil society
organizations at national and sub-national level is a must.
Demonstrable understanding of gender and diversity issues and proven
commitment to and evidence of promoting gender and diversity equity.
Knowledge of development issues relevant to Oxfam in Indonesia’s Program
of work an advantage.
Fluent in verbal and written English and demonstrated experience
communicating in these languages with a variety of audiences.

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you are the right candidate, please apply by sending your
complete application to jakarta@oxfam.org.uk and mention the code of the
position title (PM FGG) on the subject of the email.

The closing date: 4th August, 2017
Only short listed candidates will be contacted

We encourage women and people with disability to apply

promotes equality and diversity

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