Team Leader - Food Security And Livelihood

Oxfam GB, Dhawalagiri, Nepal
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Job Summary

Job Description

The Role:

Under the leadership of Head of FEJ Programme, this role will be responsible for taking lead in designing, planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of Food Security and Livelihoods related projects in line with Oxfam's strategic plans and policy guidelines.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for an exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam's values and beliefs with the following qualification and competencies:

  • A Master’s degree in agriculture/management/development studies or other related disciplines with a minimum of 5 years’ experience with an INGO or any related development organisations implementing food security or related projects.
  • Proven practical experience in managing food security, agriculture and livestock, small business/savings and credit, market analysis, food and cash based interventions, and working with the private sector.
  • Experience in developing and implementing M & E systems related to Livelihoods and Food Security.
  • Experience of EFSVL work including CTP in emergency.
  • Excellent project proposal and report writing skills
  • Along with this, for this role we are looking for someone with a sound understanding of and experience in promoting gender equality in programme work, willing to travel and work in remote areas and a strong commitment to gender equality; and direct experience in supporting women’s empowerment, and rights-based approaches to poverty alleviation.

We offer:

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in Food and Economic Justice Sector and to act as key contributor to its projects.

We offer the opportunity to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their field of Gender, WaSH, Livelihood, DRR and so forth along with the national and international training and development opportunities. Our offer consists of fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Note: We are in the process of signing the project contract agreement with the donor agency, so please note that the offer of employment will be subject to the same. The offer of employment will also be based on satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

How to apply:

If this sounds like you, click ‘apply for this role’ button below.  If you would like to learn more about this role, please refer to job profile. Application for this position can be sent by 10 April 2019.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding:

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and 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.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

About Us

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.