Humanitarian Advocacy Officer, Oxfam GB, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Deadline: June 12,

Interviews: 19th June

Profile:

  • With experience of emergency and development work, you’ll have a sensitive and mature understanding of the humanitarian situations and challenges created by conflicts, a strong analytical ability, and a track record in lobbying and advocacy (where you will have influenced governments and other organisations through representation).

  • You may have a background in academic field research. You’ll be able to think strategically and be a good communicator and diplomat.
  • Fluency in English and French will be highly desirable.
  • You’ll be a team worker, but also require a low level of supervision, and be able to travel 10 – 12 weeks per year.
  • If you also speak other languages such as Kiswahilli or Lingala, it would be an advantage.

    To apply

    At Oxfam, we have the strong belief 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.

    For details on how to apply and further information on how you can work to find lasting solutions to poverty and suffering around the world, please visit www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs quoting ref INT2233.

    The post is being re-advertised so previous applicants need not reapply.

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