Gender Advocacy Advisor
40 hrs per week – 1 year (possibility to extend based on performance and fund availability)
Estimated start date: ASAP
The position could be based in one of the following locations: Jordan, Tunisia, Lebanon & OPT
Salary & Benefits: National Package - In line with Oxfam values and according to location
(Oxfam International is unable to guarantee the obtaining of a work permit for the role. Candidates must have and be able to retain the legal right to work in the location(s) indicated. We are not able to support the relocation of a candidate to take up the position in an Oxfam location).
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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.
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Purpose of the job:
Oxfam International-MENA is looking for The Gender Justice Advocacy Advisor to provide influencing and campaigning steer on Gender Justice in the MENA region. It will provide a thought leadership and policy advice that support building networks and alliances at the country, regional and international levels. It will ensure promoting and connecting with regional and global campaigns and will work closely with Regional Gender Justice Coordinator, ensuring that together they develop and implement sound gender influencing strategies and plans.
The Regional Platform (RP) of Oxfam in the Middle East and North Africa( MENA) has mandate to:
Provide strategic Leadership, Management & accountability of and to Oxfam Country Programmes in MENA
Deliver regional impact, developing partner relationships, brand and impact in the region through relevant influencing and advocacy work, public engagement and programming
Provide support to Oxfam Country Offices
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Who we're looking for
Someone with A master’s degree in social sciences, development studies, gender studies or equivalent and proven experience in program management of regional programs in international NGOs. You must demonstrate existing relationships, networks and partnerships with influential women’s rights organisations and feminists in the MENA region. You should have proven experience of networking, building alliances and partnerships around gender justice issues and delivering impactful influencing on women’s rights and proven experience in managing key relationships. You should have Solid knowledge and understanding of gender justice and global frameworks such as SDGs, CEDAW and UNCSR 1325 and how to operationalise these for women in the MENA. You should have Proven experience in designing and implementing advocacy strategies and campaigns on gender justice and women’s rights.
What we offer
At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome. If you have the same opinion, together with the ability to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfilment – as well as outstanding opportunities to develop your career. Oxfam is committed to providing a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment.
Please click Here to start the application process. Please upload and up-to-date CV and a covering letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile by no later than 17th February 2021
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.
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