Disaster Risk Reduction Project Manager

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Location: Ethiopia, Mozambique, and Uganda

Together with the Overseas Development Institute, four of the largest humanitarian non-government organisations (NGOs) have formed a consortium to implement a project to build support for Disaster Risk Reduction/Climate Change Adaptation (DRR/CCA), based on work in three countries: Ethiopia, Mozambique, and Uganda.

In Ethiopia the consortium members are CARE Ethiopia, Save the Children UK, and Oxfam GB Ethiopia.

Oxfam will be working together to build evidence on the effectiveness of DRR and increase the use of this evidence by governments and other development and humanitarian actors in developing and implementing approaches that improve poor people's resilience to climate-related hazards.


  • To manage and coordinate the planning and successful implementation of the Ethiopian component of a multi-country Disaster Risk Reduction/Climate Change Adaptation project.
  • Manage the development of the project strategy, plans, and service agreements between all parties and the donor within the overall programme framework.
  • Develop a solid understanding of the DRR, CCA, and sustainable livelihoods sectors in Ethiopia and deliver high-quality analysis of policy and practice in these areas.
  • Ensure that the programme delivers on the requirements of the consortium members and DFID's monitoring, reporting, accountability and other programme quality standards and that programme learning is captured and shared internally across the consortium and with other key learning networks in the region and globally.
  • Develop and manage the relationships across the diverse cultures of the consortium and ensure that the project is implemented in a consultative and participative manner.


  • Have an understanding and experience of programming and advocacy in the humanitarian and development sector, in particular; on disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, livelihoods and social protection.
  • Have a proven record of policy development, delivering advocacy at a high level,designing,managing and reporting on complex programmes across dispersed locations.
  • Ability to strategically develop and manage complex relationships/ teams across diverse actors, technical areas and reporting on complex programme budgets across various cost-centres is also a requirement.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and be willing to travel on short visits at short notice.

    This is an opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam's values and beliefs.

    Oxfam is committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.

    Deadline: 14th October

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