Oxfam OI News Manager - Humanitarian & Regions - Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Oxfam OI News Manager - Humanitarian & Regions - Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

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.

The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Nairobi, with offices in Oxford, Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.

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.


  • 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 International Secretariat is looking for a News Manager to join its eight-person Media and Communications team.
  • The role will provide strategic co-leadership and delivery of media content across Oxfam’s global confederation, specializing in Oxfam’s humanitarian work including around our “Rights in Crisis” campaign.
  • It will also focus hard on growing the effectiveness of Oxfam’s seven regional media teams.
  • Our next OI News Manager (Humanitarian and Regions) will: have a successful track-record in media and communications work; possess a great knowledge of civil society and experience of humanitarian response work generally; be strategically smart, a fabulous writer with excellent news judgement; be a self-starting team-builder, with top interpersonal and negotiating skills.

    How to apply
  • If you believe your qualifications meet the requirements, please click on the "apply" button to start the application process.
  • Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity within the workplace.
  • Shortlisted candidates will usually be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date.
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 4th March 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Oxfam OI News Manager - Humanitarian & Regions - Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

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