Oxfam Pan Africa Program and Strategic Initiatives for Women’s Rights in Africa (SIHA) are implementing a project entitled “Ensuring accountability for Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) and increased participation of women in Peace and Security in Africa”. This project aims at addressing the consequences of sexual and gender based violence on women as a result of conflict, increasing the participation of women in the Peace and Security agenda in Africa and enhancing their contribution in the implementation of the overall African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA).
Contract type: Fixed Term -2 years
Salary: Competitive Package in line with Oxfam Values & according to location
Location: Any country within the Horn, East and Central Africa (HECA) Region.
Are you an excellent Logistics professional with expert knowledge and experience in the Humanitarian and Development context?
Are you able to influence and develop strategies in consultation with other players that will contribute to the efficiency with which we respond to humanitarian crises?
If so this job is for you!
As part of the regional structure for Oxfam, the purpose of this role is to support Oxfam and its partner organisations at country and regional level in creating and maintaining the Supply and Logistics capacity and capabilities required to fulfil Oxfam’s development and Humanitarian mandate.
You will be expected to spend approximately 30% of your time deployed to support programmes throughout the region.
We are looking for a strategic, dynamic, charismatic and credible individual with significant experience in logistics management with valuable exposure in a senior level strategic management role across various countries and cultural contexts with International NGOs.
You will have a relevant Master’s degree level qualification in Logistics / Supply Chain Management or equivalent and proven experience in both emergencies and development contexts.
(*Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Salary: National terms, in line with Oxfam Values
One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.
Around the world, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.
Oxfam is an international confederation of 19 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries, as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. 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.
Oxfam International Secretariat is looking for an experienced HR Business Partner to work in strategic partnership with Oxfam International's Advocacy and Campaigns and the Pan Africa Program's management teams to lead and deliver on the people aspects of OI’s organizational priorities in alignment with Confederation wide HR and People strategies.
The successful applicant will have a relevant post-graduate HR qualification or equivalent experience and previous experience working at HR Business Partner level as a member of a management team, ideally within an international organization. The preferred candidate will have specialized experience in Learning and Organizational Development. They will have substantial and strong technical HR experience, personal resilience, agility and excellent relational skills with the ability to influence senior managers/directors, all whilst working in a highly virtual environment. They will have a proactive, can-do, problem-solving and solution-oriented disposition and the ability to work through HR policies and processes with a pragmatic and principles approach.
This post will be based in Nairobi and, as such, experience of Kenyan employment practices/law is essential. The role will be a full part of the OI Secretariat HR team, reporting to the Head of OIS HR based in the UK. Clear written and fluent oral communication (in English) with the ability to give clear and effective advice and coaching on a variety of HR issues will be essential.
Competence in French and/or Spanish is desirable.
Please see the job description for further details.
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