40 hrs. per week (100%)
Estimated start date: ASAP
Based in Jerusalem / West Bank with travel to Gaza
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Oxfam Novib in OPTI is looking for a Gender Justice Program Officer
The Gender Justice Department purpose is to contribute to creating an enabling environment at household, community and national levels in OPTI committed to further protecting and advancing the right to greater and more gender-equitable control over lives and resources in accordance with international laws for poor, vulnerable, and marginalized Palestinian women and young girls, men, boys and youth.
Job Purpose - Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
The PO will contribute towards achieving Oxfam’s Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel (OPTI) Country Strategy objectives, and achieving the Gender Justice Programme strategy under Oxfam’s Gender Justice programme.
The postholder reports directly to the Gender Justice Programme Manager.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (Technical, Leadership, People and Resource management)
Project management (70%):
- Coordinate the planning, implementation, and monitoring of projects’ activities using adequate tools and approaches, in line with the approved projects proposals, budgets, and action plans, in close collaboration with implementing partners, consortium members, and coordination with the GJPM.
- Ensuring that narrative and financial reporting and other donor requirements (such as audits) are met, in line with donor agreements, Oxfam policies, and routing procedures as advised by the Institutional Funding staff;
- Oversee budget disbursal in line with the agreed action plans, targets, and deadlines in close coordination with the Financial Officer/s;
- Following up on partners’ activities under the projects and hold regular follow up and monitoring meetings.
- Providing technical support including capacity building to Oxfam’s implementing partners and facilitate and/or arrange for external technical support if required in close consultation with the GJPM;
- Initiating and facilitating knowledge & information management activities and exchange with implementing partners to strengthen the effectiveness and implementation of the projects based on lessons learned;
- Coordinating and facilitating project meetings and field visits at the country level with project partners and related stakeholders;
- Ensuring that the (digital) archiving is correctly done and maintained.
- Ensuring that the projects adhere to Oxfam Country Strategy, MENA region Gender Justice Strategy, and Gender Justice Backbone Document.
- Supporting and leading on work-related matters based on the guidance of the GJPM.
Contribute to the development of Gender Justice programmes and proposals to institutional donors (20%)
- Engage in proactive fundraising, programme development, and submissions to institutional donors in line with Oxfam’s programme cycle, together with Oxfam’s partner organizations and key stakeholders in full coordination with the GJPM, Institutional Funding staff, and other relevant Oxfam staff.
Manage the relationship with Internal External Stakeholders (10%)
- Representing Oxfam’s work on Gender Justice and Woman, Peace and Security both internally and externally in close coordination with the GJPM.
- Coordinating with a range of internal and external stakeholders and allies to ensure that the implementation of the project is complementary to and in line with Oxfam’s OPTI country strategy, Gender Justice Programme Strategy, and Oxfam’s Gender Justice Strategy in the MENA region;
- When required, you will prepare stories, presentations and/or input for any other written materials for external communication on the projects and communicate complex information to a broad audience;
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Requirements and Qualifications
- Eager and required to adhere to Oxfam’s principles and value as well as the promotion of gender justice and women's rights .
- Understanding of and commitment to adhere to equity, diversity, gender, child safety and staff health and wellbeing principles
Technical Skills, Experience & Knowledge
- Mutual accountability
- Agility, Complexity, and Ambiguity
- Advanced academic degree in development studies, social sciences, law or related field, specialization in gender and/or Women’s studies.
- At least 5 years of work experience in the field of development & humanitarian cooperation preferably with an I/NGO in similar contexts.
- At least 3 years of work experience in Gender Justice programmes/projects, with experience in Woman, Peace, and Security.
- Knowledge of the context in OPTI, more specifically civil society context and space.
- Commitment to a rights-based approach and gender equality, women's rights and feminist thought.
- Solid understanding of gender concepts and latest developments in Gender Justice policy and practice and proven experience in using different gender analysis frameworks and tools, and international instruments to support Woman, Peace and Security agenda;
- Experience in organisational analysis & partnership with local civil society organizations, grant management, program development and monitoring, evaluation and learning to support development programs.
- Extensive experience (at least 3 years) with donor contract management with complex coordination and reporting structures/processes.
- Knowledge of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
- Demonstrated ability to manage workflows and balance competing priorities
- Proven experience of successful capacity building
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent level of spoken and written in English and Arabic.
- Experience and knowledge on gender in conflict and crisis affected contexts.
- Excellent social skills and demonstrated ability to be a team player
- Travel between Gaza and the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) on a regular basis.
- Knowledgeable about the key issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with particularly on its impact on women’s rights and gender justice.
- Knowledge and experience of Oxfam’s programme work and approaches
- Knowledge of partner assessments and management
- Experience in gender mainstreaming and accountability of gender in emergencies;
- Experience in Gender Mainstreaming throughout the programme cycle
- Skills in Word, Excel, Power Point, social networks
- Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities.
- Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work.
- Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible.
The employee will be contracted by Oxfam with a competitive, fair and comprehensive pay and benefits package that is justifiable to our donors. Salary range 126,309- 189,463 ILS gross per annum, for a 40 hour contract. Salary offered will be subject to funding available and competences.
Fixed term one year contract ,renewable subject to funding and performance
Interested candidates can see full job description and apply for the job application through the link; bit.ly/2LKvkV7 by no later than January 2nd 2021 .
Oxfam is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those that are suitable to work within our values are recruited to work for us.