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Thursday, October 7, 2010

Vacancy in Oxfam GB East Asia Region

Regional Humanitarian Coordinator
REF : 4129
Level B, Zone 2(Global)

Oxfam Great Britain East Asia Region

Who are we?

Globally Oxfam Great Britain is an agency with a passion and ability to
make
poverty

inequality and suffering a thing of the past. Within East Asia Oxfam
Great
Britain

is recognised as a leading development and humanitarian organisation,
with a
successful track record which stretches over 50 years in Cambodia,
Indonesia,
Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

We are currently looking for a dynamic individual to deliver high
quality
Humanitarian programmes thorough proactive leadership, management,
support to
work

with others, and the lens of the Regional Change Strategy

The Role:

The Regional Humanitarian Coordinator plays a key leadership role in the
region
in relation to Humanitarian response, preparedness and advocacy both at
country
and regional level. It is required to develop long-term vision and
strategic
planning to achieve significant impact in the humanitarian programme
including
leadership on the implementation of the Regional Humanitarian Strategy.

East Asia looks at capacity and response from 2 angles - from a regional

capacity

level with the Regional Centre and Countries contributing and from an
Oxfam
International perspective, ensuring that all Humanitarian activities are
seen
from

a cross affiliate dimension

The requirements:
* At least five years experience of humanitarian response work in a
range of
environments - including experience of field-level management of complex

humanitarian

response programmes; and all phases of the project/programme cycle;
* Demonstrable skills in gender analysis in humanitarian response or
preparedness programming, and a clear understanding of the practical
significance

of gender issues in humanitarian environments;
* Demonstrable experience of policy and advocacy strategy development in

relation to humanitarian response work.
* Demonstrated facilitation, coaching/ capacity building & training
skills,
including the ability to influence teams when acting, as an external
advisor.
* Demonstrated ability to think strategically, a high level of
analytical
skills;
* Excellent interpersonal /team skills, and an ability to work
independently
* Fluent English. Knowledge of other major language of the region would
be
desirable.
* Demonstrated financial management skills;
* Ability to manage competing demands and produce results under
pressure;
* Demonstrated commitment to equal opportunities, including gender
equity;
* Willingness and ability to travel frequently (at least 3 months per
year,
likely to be more at beginning of job, or at times when a major
humanitarian
response is underway).

How to apply?

We will provide a highly competitive salary, accommodation and benefit
package.
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please apply
online at
www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs using the job Reference INT 4129
The closing date: October 22nd, 2010 Only short listed will be
contacted.

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