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Program & Policy Manager-Just Economies


This is a Full-time position in Zambia posted 31/03/2022.

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# Job Description

Program & Policy Manager-Just Economies INT8403

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice
of poverty.

The Role

This is a one year fixed term opportunity to be based in Lilongwe, Malawi. You
must have the right to work in Malawi by providing proof either of a work
permit or national citizen.

A passionate, dynamic, self-starter person with experience in advocacy and
influence work in Southern Africa region. The person will lead the
development, planning, coordination of programmes in SAF in collaboration with
partners and roll out advocacy and campaigns activities for Oxfam in Southern

What we are looking for

• Relevant academic qualifications, preferably in international development,
economics, politics, sociology or humanities, especially at post-graduate
• Proven experience in a complex, dispersed organisation with evidence of
facilitating and integrating a specific area of expertise across a wide
network, providing clarity and focus of vision and impact, decision making,
and the delivery of agreed results
• Experience in working with partners of different types including networks,
and movements.
• Excellent knowledge of the SAF regional environment and issues, desirably
supported by personal exposure through having worked and lived there
• Politically astute, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and
personal gravitas to gain respect and build and maintain strong, credible
relationships, with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
• Strong organisational and personal skills, with ability to
prioritise work issues to meet deadlines with minimal supervision and adjust
to constantly changing situations while maintaining focus on delivery and
• Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, and
ideally Portuguese
• A high level of self-awareness, initiative, sound judgement, personal energy
and flexibility
• Strong programme management and quality knowledge, with ability to ensure
consistent quality against standards and to implement effective monitoring and
evaluation systems to assess and adjust performance
• Commitment to and good knowledge of working with networks, coalitions and a
partnership approach across the spectrum of Oxfam’s work, including innovative
approaches to capacity strengthening
• Good knowledge of and experience in developing advocacy and campaign
strategies and plans and successfully achieving external impact and change.
Some experience in undertaking media presentations.
• Good knowledge of and experience with donor funding environment and good
financial management skills, with experience of project budgeting and
controlling financial risks
• Experience in working with multi-sectoral teams at different levels.
Organizational Values
• Accountability – Our purpose-driven, results-focused approach means we take
responsibility for our actions and hold ourselves accountable. We believe that
others should also be held accountable for their actions.
• Self-Awareness-We are able to develop a high degree of self-awareness around
our own strengths and weaknesses and our impact on others. Our self- awareness
enables us to moderate and self-regulate our behaviours to control and channel
our impulses for good purposes
• Relationship Building-We understand the importance of building relationship,
within and outside the organization. We have the ability to engage with
traditional and non-traditional stakeholders in ways that lead to increased
impact for the organisation.

• Ability to engage and influence both corporate direction; contributing to
and following it as appropriate and the ongoing development of programme
policy and quality to enhance the impact of Oxfam’s work.
• Ability to build a people’s movement around social issues and inspire
• Proven analytical and conceptual thinking, high level research, project
management knowledge and skills and experience using participatory tools and
methodologies for assessment, programme identification, implementation,
monitoring and evaluation.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in SAF, to act as
key contributor to the Just Economies team, opportunities in training and
development, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package. This role is
based on national terms and conditions of service.


We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so
we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might
work for you. We think this role would work particularly well as a partially
home-based role or job share.

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 committed to promoting the welfare of children,
young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. 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.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is
responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding
policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and
appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism
finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct
Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from
job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation,
sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under
investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an
application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these
recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our
organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and
a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria
in the job profile.

About us

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 21 organisations
working together with partners and local communities in the areas of
humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

A thriving diverse Oxfam:

It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global
organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality,
diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and
volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce,
better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.

To do that:

–>We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
–>We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
–>We want and need everyone, and that means we need you .

In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to
travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring
Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of
your role.

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Closing Date : 20th April, 2022.

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