Oxfam OIS-HHP - Head of Humanitarian Policy Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Oxfam OIS-HHP - Head of Humanitarian Policy 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.

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

  • Oxfam International Secretariat is looking for a Head of Humanitarian Policy to effectively influence
    the policy of governments, UN bodies, and other humanitarian agencies in line with the objectives of Oxfam’s humanitarian campaign, helping make Oxfam a recognized authority on humanitarian issues, to provide strategic management to Oxfam’s Rights in Crisis (RIC) campaign’s policy, research and thought leadership.
  • Our next Head of Humanitarian Policy will have comprehensive knowledge of and exposure to a wide range of humanitarian assistance and related human rights issues;
  • in depth knowledge of humanitarian institutions, the Humanitarian ecosystem and advocacy in the Global South;
  • strategic thinking, including ability to analyze and articulate the humanitarian dimension of complex issues that require a coordinated Oxfam response;
  • ability to work independently, flexibly, and under pressure on fast-changing priorities, with limited supervision, and with strong time-management skills.
  • 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.
  • Shortlisted candidates will usually be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date.
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 15th April 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Oxfam OIS-HHP - Head of Humanitarian Policy Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

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