Regional Humanitarian Coordinator - Pacific

Suva | Fiji

  • An exciting opportunity to contribute to the evolution of Oxfam in the Pacific
  • Fixed Term, 2 year position
  • Fiji based

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together for a future without poverty. We work 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.

The Role

The Regional Humanitarian Coordinator will provide technical advice, support, capacity development and leadership in the Pacific region to ensure that Oxfam and its partners, are both ready and able to respond in a timely and professionally competent manner to humanitarian emergencies.

This position will lead on humanitarian response and preparedness in the Pacific region, and will provide leadership to support all aspects of preparedness planning, action and systematic review at country and regional level.

Selection Criteria

The successful candidate will have the following:

· Extensive experience of managing and/or coordinating humanitarian response work in a range of environments – including field-level management of complex humanitarian response programs and all phases of the program cycle

· Demonstrable skills in gender analysis in humanitarian response or preparedness programing, and a clear understanding of the practical significance of gender issues in humanitarian environment

· Experience of identifying training needs and coordinating training implementation and a clear ability to transfer knowledge to others

· Demonstrated facilitation, coaching and capacity development skills

· Training in Disasters Preparedness/Emergency Response

We can offer you

  • A competitive remuneration package.
  • The opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause.
  • A flexible and supportive workplace with opportunities for career progression and development.
  • The chance to meet and work with people who are some of the best in their fields.

Oxfam is committed to supporting the leadership capability of Pacific Islanders in our country and regional programs. Our aim is to support the development of a Pacific regional program that is led by people who think globally and act locally, people who not only understand the local context, but live it. Pacific Islander peoples are therefore strongly encouraged to apply.

Oxfam in the Pacific is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people.

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  • To apply please visit https://www.oxfam.org.au/jobs/
  • To apply, please submit your CV, cover letter and a response addressing the selection criteria outlined above in this ad.
  • Applications close: 13 January 2017
  • Appointment to this position will require a satisfactory clearance of a police check
  • Applicants who have previously submitted applications for this position need not to apply again
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: Oxfam Australia
  • Location: Suva | Fiji
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Humanitarian Aid
    • Humanitarian Aid
    • Humanitarian Aid
  • Closing Date: 2017-01-13

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