Thought leadership : Adopt a “thought leadership” attitude, stay up to date with the latest thinking, undertake research or analysis that brings new perspectives and insights.
Initiator : actively identify opportunities and initiates actions and processes to address both existing or impending challenges to avert delays, derailments, overlaps, duplication and redundancy of Oxfam’s programs.
Effective Communicator and relationship builder: You must be effective in both oral and written communications to Oxfam staff, partners, supporters and external stakeholders.
Systems thinker: you must understand how your actions, inactions, program work affects Oxfam as a confederation and partners. You must understand the interconnectedness of the work that Oxfam does and the broader change goals it seeks to achieve
You will work closely and report to the Transformative Education Project Coordinator.
You will not have any budget approval authority but will support budget execution of the project under your function.
You must have a Bachelors’ degree and a post graduate qualification in a relevant field. (e.g. Education, Public Administration, International Development, Law, etc.)
Experience and Job Requirements
5 + years of working on education projects; Experience of working in an international organization will be an added advantage.
Excellent knowledge of programme development and delivery approaches, tools, methodologies and best practices;
Excellent Gender analytical lense and conversant with Feminist principles and inclusive approaches;
Excellent research skills and demonstrated publications of opinions, blogs, articles in topical issues;
Knowledge and practical experience on education project management in a diverse socio-political set up and ideally built on mature understanding of relevant issues.
Good knowledge of active citizenship and constraints to citizens’ participation in decision making processes.
Experience of and thorough understanding of a “Rights Based Approach”;