Humanitarian Desk Officer - MEAN, SAF & Europe


Closing date: 4th December 2016 @ 23:59 GMT

Interviews: TBC – Interviews might start before the closing date

Start date: ASAP – Immediate availability desirable

Contract: Fixed Term to 1 st June 2017 (Maternity cover)

Location: Based in Oxford

Salary: £29,985 – £38,113 gross per annum

The post holder must have the legal right to be employed in the UK.

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.

This post will be part of Oxfam’s Global Humanitarian Team, contracted through OI Secretariat and based in Oxford

Oxfam International is looking for a motivated and dynamic humanitarian to support the coordination and deployment of Global Humanitarian Team resources to Oxfam humanitarian programs in countries throughout the Middle East, Northern and Southern Africa including Europe. They will also contribute to enabling high quality humanitarian programs working towards community resilience and having a joined up package of support in-line with the country’s ambition.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Experience both remotely and in person building capacity of programs and teams
  • Proven experience working in Humanitarian and/or Development context either at a HQ or field level.
  • Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to build good relations internally and externally
  • Able analyze, interpret and communicate complex and fast moving programmatic information
  • Excellent planning, coordination and prioritization skills and proven capacity to undertake varied tasks to tight deadlines
  • Fluency in English required and competence in Arabic is desirable.

Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity within our organization.

To view the job description and for information on how to apply please go to the Oxfam International Website, found at:

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.
  • Organization: Oxfam International
  • Location: London
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Humanitarian Aid
    • Humanitarian Aid
    • Humanitarian Aid
  • Closing Date: 2016-12-04

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