South Sudan: Programme Managers

Job Title : Programme Managers

Location : various locations across Jonglei, Upper Nile and Unity State

Do you have experience in managing programs? Can you represent Oxfam towards relevant stakeholders, government officials, UN agencies and other NGO staff at field level as appropriate, do you have ability to oversee and coordinate the safe and effective operation and administration of a base; then you are the person we are looking for to effectively manage implementation of our projects

As part of the Humanitarian Programme in South Sudan, you will lead one of our field bases to deliver programmes in accordance with Oxfam GB procedures, values, donor requirements, and South Sudan governmental stipulations. You will take lead in developing donor funding proposals in line with the humanitarian strategy. In particular, you will demonstrate experience of integrating gender, protection and diversity into emergency response programmes, maintain situational awareness including current and upcoming opportunities, economic and political developments, humanitarian risks and challenges. You will also contribute evidence and analysis for the development and implementation of current and future OGB programming. On a daily basis, you will ensure staff safety and security procedures are monitored, updated and implemented. This will include risk- and threat analysis for Oxfam staff and programmes. Finally you will oversee recruitment, management and development of local staff in line with Oxfam policies, including training, disciplinary action, overall work morale, motivation and discipline at base level.

To be successful in this role you will have a Degree in a relevant discipline, including humanitarian or development studies, project management, economics, political science, anthropology, agronomic/agriculture etc, a minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience in the field of program management with local or international NGOs, Demonstrated experience of integrating gender, protection and diversity into emergency response programmes. Understanding of technical issues including any of the following: WASH infrastructure and community programming, homestead farming, irrigation, extension work, fisheries, secondary processing, livestock funding opportunities and needs would be an asset.

Previous applicants to this position do not need to re-apply.

Deadline for submitting your application is 19th April 2016

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