Humanitarian Processes and Quality Officer - Permanent
Based in Oxford, UK
Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in 92 countries, as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. Our Secretariat is based in Oxford, with advocacy and campaigns offices in Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, Brasilia and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.
This post will be part of the OI Secretariat Humanitarian Department and based in the OI Secretariat Office in Summertown, Oxford.
Oxfam International’s Humanitarian Department is in charge of coordinating the Oxfams’ humanitarian responses. This includes working with the Humanitarian Consortium to provide tighter coordination for humanitarian work within Oxfam International.
We are looking for candidates with a good knowledge of humanitarian work and international NGOs (Non Governmental Organizations) to develop and support implementation of systems and procedures which will ensure the quality and efficiency coordination of Oxfam’s humanitarian preparedness and response.
Successful candidates must have excellent communication, mediation and diplomatic skills with the ability to manage differing agendas and coordinate effective team working. Planning and organizational skills are essential in order to manage complex schedules and achieve deadlines, as is the ability to innovate. We are looking for individuals who are strong team players with an aptitude for leadership and creative in finding and implementing solutions in diverse circumstances.
Fluency in English required and competence in French and/or Spanish is desirable.
To view the job description and how to apply please visit the Oxfam International Website at: https://www.oxfam.org/en/jobs/secretariat
Please note: applications that do not have a Covering Letter and CV will not be considered.
Closing date for applications: 19th August 2012 24:00 BST
Interviews will be held on 24th August 2012