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Oxfam is committed to ridding the world of poverty. We have a conviction that people are well capable of building a livelihood without poverty on their own, once given the chance to do so. Which is why we support local projects in developing countries, why we lobby governments and companies to take into account the interests of the poorest people, and why we campaign to involve men and women also in our work. We work together with other Oxfam affiliates to increase our impact on development issues.
In furtherance of this vision, we are looking to hire:

 

                                                                    OXFAM NOVIB
                                                                      Vancancy 

                                                Head of Influencing & Public Engagement

 

Internal Job Grade                - C1 national
Contract type                       - One year Fixed term (renewable)
Reporting to                         - Country Director
Staff reporting directly to this post - Private & Public Sector Transparency and Accountability Coordinator, Media & Communication Officer, GROW Coordinator 
Location                                  -  Abuja Nigeria


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. 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 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

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 committed to 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 Nigeria is looking for an experienced professional as Head of Influencing and Public Engagement team. S/he will align programme strategy with global campaigns, develop, advise on Country pubic engagement and wider influencing objectives across all areas of programs in line with Oxfam Country Strategy. S/he is responsible for leading the strategic thinking and implementation of Oxfam Nigeria’s campaign, advocacy, media and communication platforms to promote programs and change policies in delivering on Oxfam’s WorldWide Influencing Strategy (WIN) to address the root causes of poverty.  This will include managing high level external stakeholder relationships including funding partners, media; the middle class, leading internal strategic thinking about how to integrate stakeholders wherever possible and devise ambitious media and communication strategies and mobilise the power of people against poverty.

How to apply

To view full job description and apply for this role, follow this link 

Applications close on 25th March 2019. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as due to the urgency of this position applications will be reviewed as received, as such suitable candidates may be shortlisted and interviewed prior to closing date.

Qualified females are strongly encouraged to apply.

To view the full job description please click here


                                                      Media & Communication Officer

 

Internal Job Grade     D1 national
Contract type            Full time one year (with possibility of renewal)
Reporting to              Head of Influencing & Public Engagements
Staff reporting directly to this        None
Location                     Abuja Nigeria 


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. 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 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

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 committed to 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. 

The Role

Oxfam in Nigeria is looking for a Media & Communications Officer to coordinate and deliver resources and processes in support of the media and communication component of our programme. To be responsible for delivering the media part of the Nigeria programme working with partners to achieve impact and improvement in the lives of people in Nigeria on the issues relating to agriculture, food security, trade and climate change. 

The post holder will lead, develop and deliver digital strategies and campaigns on GROW, Right to Food, Climate Change Adaptation, women’s land rights and access to credits, Agriculture budget monitoring and advocacy training and Gender Justice. S/he is required to be a strong team player and contribute to the country programme team work. 

The role requires capacity to conduct power analysis of political terrain needed for developing advocacy and media and digital campaign plans, strategies and tactics. It demands creativity and proficiency in analysing and synthesizing information to understand issues, identify options and support the Oxfam country team in sound decision making.
Moreover, s/he is required to support partners to strengthen their capacity for effective advocacy work, train them on advocacy especially media (new and traditional) and campaigning tools, brief government officials, private sector actors, journalists, campaigners and others on the campaign issues above.

How to apply

Candidates interested in this position should please email an application letter and Curriculum vitae as one attachment to nigeriaoxfamjobs@oxfam.org with the position title as the subject of the email. Completed applications should reach the dedicated email on or before 5pm 15th March, 2019. Applications not sent in the required format will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for assessment and interview.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as due to the urgency of this position applications will be reviewed as received, as such suitable candidates may be shortlisted and interviewed prior to closing date. Only applications sent in the required format will be considered.
Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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. 


To view the full job description please click here