Programme Partnership Officer (INT6079)
Job Title: Programme Partnership Officer
Hours: 36 hours per week
Salary: Competitive package
Job Family: Programme
Job Type: Fixed Term
Closing Date: 15 November 2019
Contract Period: Fixed Term - 2 Years
Salary: Competitive Package in line with Oxfam Values
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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 in Tanzania envisions empowered citizens with reduced poverty, reduced inequality and injustice with especially women and young people having access to resources and a good quality of life. We want to see evidence of citizens being more aware of and demanding their rights to resources and essential services. We also want to see less policy incoherence and positive changes at national level (policy) and community level (practices, perceptions, ideas and beliefs).
Oxfam GB in Tanzania is looking for a Programme Partnership Officer who will ensure that specialised technical and thematic information are available to all projects and that the projects meets the highest standards
To be successful in this role, you will have the following;
- An under-graduate qualification in Development studies, Food security & Livelihoods, Rural Development, Agriculture, communication, project management, statistics or any related discipline relevant to the requirements or experiences in managing partnership and livelihoods programmes could substitute for a formal qualification).
- A minimum of four years’ relevant experience working in the field of community or rural development or livelihoods and partnership driven programmes.
- Understanding of the political, economic, social and cultural environments impacting on rural livelihoods in Tanzania particularly in the coastal and southern part of Tanzania with proven understanding and experience with fishing and extractives industries communities.
- Support the engagement of partners including contracting, planning, monitoring and management of the partners working in the area.
- Develop key partnerships with the Government of Tanzania and other stakeholders including private sector actors.
- Excellent management skills and experience of managing partners and contracts with confidence and experience in external representation.
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 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.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.
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.
How to apply
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV detailing your experience for the post and include three referees, preferably your current line manager and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile at www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs.
The closing date for applications is 15th November 2019.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted