Oxfam OIS-CCPL - Climate Change Policy Lead Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Oxfam OIS-CCPL - Climate Change Policy Lead 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.

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

  • The GROW campaign is about transforming the world’s broken food system so that it works for everyone.
  • It is also about ensuring that the system is fit for a future where unequal access to natural resources and environmental challenges such as climate change, will make feeding the world even harder.
  • This role will lead Oxfam’s policy and advocacy strategy development on climate change issues.
  • Our next
    Climate Change Policy Lead will require a range of skills and experience.
  • You will have significant experience of successful policy, advocacy and research work in a campaigning context and demonstrable experience of impactful work on climate change issues/campaigns.
  • You will be able to demonstrate clear understanding of all campaigning tactics and have worked with community groups/marginalised peoples.
  • You will have experience in people management- supporting your team’s professional development, as well as informal leadership skills- being able to influence effectively in a matrixed environment.
  • Experience of developing and managing budgets is also a prerequisite.
  • You will also have demonstrable ability to ‘speak truth to power’, addressing and analysing power imbalances.

    Our offer to you:
  • This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced policy advocate to lead a globally diverse team to achieve change at national, regional and global levels in support of climate change
  • Please see the job description for further details.

    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.
  • We particularly encourage applications from a diverse range of locations in the Global South since they are under-represented within our organisation.
  • Shortlisted candidates will usually be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date.
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th April 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Oxfam OIS-CCPL - Climate Change Policy Lead Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

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