Oxfam Country Director Jobs in Kenya

Oxfam Country Director Jobs in Kenya

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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.


Since 1963, Oxfam in Kenya has worked with partners in long-term development programmes, humanitarian assistance, peace and conflict resolution programmes and actively engaged in campaigning for better governance and equitable access to services.

The Role

The position is accountable to the Oxfam Regional Director for Horn, Eastern and Central Africa (HECA) for delivery, effective management (which includes budgets and planning), monitoring and evaluation, and learning from the program.

What we are looking for

  • We are looking for a dynamic, charismatic and credible leader with the following:
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field;
  • Proven track record in program design and delivery;
  • Demonstrated experience in influencing and advocacy work at both grassroots, national and international levels;
  • Significant senior leadership and management experience in the development and delivery of high quality program, influencing and humanitarian strategy, with and through partners or directly, in one or more challenging locations;
  • Demonstrated experience in mobilising resources;
  • Committed to a rights-based
    approach including an active commitment to putting women’s rights at heart of all we do as well as the rights of other marginalised people in all aspects of the organisation’s work;
  • Experience in leading and motivating multi-disciplinary teams;
  • A high degree of self-awareness and an understanding of how to drive and support excellent team performance and individual development in line with Oxfam’s values and policies;
  • Experience of managing complex change processes and relationships involving a wide range of both internal and external multi-cultural stakeholders across a variety of disciplines and geographical areas;
  • Proven track record of success in representing an organisation with partners; government agencies, private sector organisations, media and donors at senior level; national and globally;
  • Proficiency in English

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 8th July 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Oxfam Country Director Jobs in Kenya

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