UN Drought Response Manager in Ethiopia

Oxfam has been working in Ethiopia since 1974, devoted to empowering people against poverty.

Oxfam has been working in Ethiopia since 1974, devoted to empowering people against poverty.

In 2016-17, the organization consolidated its efforts to meet the needs of the most vulnerable and has reached close to one million people across Ethiopia with life-saving humanitarian assistance.

Oxfam’s Humanitarian programme currently operates through four field bases with more than 150 staff – in the Somali region (Fafan, Jarar, Koraha, and Dollo).

The development team currently operates in Oromia, Amhara, Tigray and Somali region.

Oxfam is currently providing humanitarian assistance in the Somali region of Ethiopia following its response strategy (Programme Focus WASH and EFSVL with gender and protection as cross-cutting).


  • The drought response manager will provide overall leadership of the operational management of the drought response programme, in accordance with Oxfam standards and in coordination with country team.
  • He/she will be responsible for ensuring the elaboration and implementation of a drought response strategy (emergency and sustainable solutions) and decides on adaptation based on needs assessment.
  • He/She will provide a coherent integrated response; financial and human resources security; an appropriate campaign/advocacy dimension.
  • He/she will be overall security responsible and provide support to the wellbeing of staff.

    How to apply

  • This is a great opportunity for a dedicated and dynamic professional. If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application and CV including a day time contact Ref: INT4660 Closing date: August 08, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • For more information and job application details, see; UN Drought Response Manager in Ethiopia

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