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09 Décembre 2018 Il y a 4 ans

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunisie

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

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. As a confederation, 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.
We are an international confederation of 20 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

Oxfam’s vision for Tunisia is that citizens, especially women and youth, are active to reduce gender and socio-economic inequalities in a framework of rule of law and an accountable state. The strategy focuses on gender justice, governance of socio-economic policies, economic justice and civil society space protection.

All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click here
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. 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.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. The Role

Oxfam in Tunisia is looking for a Program Officer – Economic opportunities for youth and women

Team Purpose

Based on Oxfam’s strategy in Tunisia, to further refine and implement the organization’s country policy and the one program approach in close co-operation with the local partners, in coordination with relevant thematic colleagues, and in accordance with Oxfam 2020 vision. The position will be the lead and the focal point for the Economic Justice thematic area.

Post Conditions

  • Type of contract: Fixed term contract
  • Contract Duration: One year (renewable depending on staff performance and project funding)
  • Working hours: Full time (40hours/week)
  • Location: Based in Tunis, frequent travels across (and outside of) the country
  • Salary & Conditions: According to Oxfam Salary scale and HR policy and conditions in Tunisia
  • Reporting line: Programs coordinator
  • Staff directly reporting to the position: 1 project officer
  • Starting date: As soon as possible

Job Purpose – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Program development and positioning
    • Lead the development of the economic justice program according to Oxfam’s program lifecycle procedures, working closely with local partners and building relations with other stakeholders in country
    • Ensure the program integrates influencing, in close cooperation with relevant colleagues in country and across the Oxfam confederation
    • Ensure visibility of Oxfam’s programs in institutional communication and fundraising efforts
    • Identify linkages between the program and the other programs in country as well as regional and global campaigns and programs
  • Institutional funding / project development
    • Engage in discussions with partners and other stakeholders on fostering funding opportunities with institutional donors
    • Write/develop/coordinate project proposals, including deployment of resources,
    • Responsible for documenting track records of projects in his/her portfolio
    • Contribute in the identification of potential donors according to the strategic priorities of the country program
    • Responsible for institutional donors’ contract management.
  • Project Management
    • Ensure projects approved by donors are developed and implemented in accordance with Oxfam’s project lifecycle Framework,
    • Ensure supervision of the overall reporting process of projects, in line with donor requirements and Oxfam policies and procedure
    • Set budget and activity monitoring systems against workplans
    • Manage all project related documents and correspondence, respond to project related queries.
    • Ensure uploading of program information and results in Oxfam’s administrative system and that (digital) archiving of project activities is correctly done and maintained
    • Oversee the coordination of partners’ capacity building plan and possible organization and facilitation of capacity development processes for partners.
    • Ensure gender and social inclusion is mainstreamed into all stages of project implementation
    • Work with the team in allocating/analyzing resources and to conduct social inclusion/gender audit
  • Monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning:
    • Design, in cooperation with relevant colleagues, the MEAL framework of the program together with partners according to Oxfam’s standards and donors’ requirements.
    • Ensure implementation of the MEAL at program level
    • Ongoing analysis of social, economic, cultural and political situation of the project areas and their impact on people. Use this and additional knowledge, gained through monitoring and evaluation of progress towards project objectives, in strategic planning and program development.
  • People management
    • Supervise the daily work of project(s) officer(s) in his/her team working with partners to develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate projects
    • Coordinate and motivate project members (consultants and staff) inside and outside Oxfam to deliver on expected results from projects
    • Foresee development plans with staff under her/his supervision, setting of objectives and appraisal system
    • Oversee recruitments of new staff to be allocated on newly awarded projects
    • Recruit and manage consultants on relevant engagements pertaining to the project
  • Thematic and/or influencing priorities
    • Initiate the elaboration and implementation of thematic policy priorities in line with Oxfam’s priorities
    • Explore and implement opportunities to connect to global campaigning work touching on the program,
    • Take part in relevant Oxfam working and project groups, primarily in terms of thematic knowledge and influencing, with input from partner organizations, and is capable of fulfilling the role of project leader.

Critères d'éligibilité

  • Completed an academic degree in a discipline relevant to the specific areas mentioned in relation to development cooperation, such as political science, political economy, sociology. (Essential)
  • Demonstrated at least 4 years of relevant working experience in similar positions in the field in Tunisia and an affinity with international development issues. (Essential)
  • Demonstrated expertise in the fields of youth employment, entrepreneurship, inequality and poverty alleviation, and/or social entrepreneurship, specifically in Tunisia’s rural areas (Essential)
  • Capacity to adapt program and project design to the economic and labor market context (Essential)
  • Experience with an international NGO, including leading the successful delivery of a large complex, including grants management projects involving several countries (Essential)
  • Excellent communication skills in English, French, and Arabic, both written and spoken (Essential)
  • Experience in organizational analysis and partnership, program development, project lifecycle and grant management (Essential)
  • Proven experience in fundraising and Financial management and budget tracking skills (Essential)
  • Strong working knowledge of MEAL and/or other monitoring and evaluation tools (Essential)
  • Strong analytical and writing skills (Essential)
  • Strong social skills – especially when working with community groups (Essential)
  • Excellent people management skills. (Essential)
  • Ability to learn quickly and to share learning with colleagues and partners. (Essential)
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and to work under pressure and with tight deadlines. (Essential)
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s values and ways of working and to Oxfam's objectives to promote gender equity and diversity and the interests of marginalized people in all aspects of its actions. (Essential)
  • Strong command of Microsoft office (Essential)
  • Experience managing complex projects involving several stakeholders is an asset (Desirable)
  • Knowledge of pro poor value chains models (Desirable)
  • Experience in training and coaching (Desirable)
  • Experience in advocacy, policy and campaigning (Desirable)
  • Experience in communication (Desirable)

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