INFLUENCING OFFICER

Job Description

Title: INFLUENCING OFFICER

Company Name: Oxfam

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Experience Requirements:
∎ Na

Additional Requirements:
∎ Professional experience in human rights, climate justice, gender justice, economic development, or natural disaster response. Willingness to develop expertise in all these core areas.
∎ Ability to build and manage partnerships, liaise, and network with a wide range of civil society, NGO and government actors.
∎ Strong facilitation skills and ability to conduct workshops, seminars, meetings and capacity strengthening events.
∎ Strong understanding of gender and diversity and the ability to apply this within policy and influencing work.
∎ Sensitivity to cultural differences, and the ability to work collaboratively in a wide variety of cultural contexts.
∎ Strong organizational skills and follow-through.
∎ Excellent information gathering and analytical skills.
∎ High-level of self-awareness, strong interpersonal skills, collegiality, and ability to deal with stressful situations and tight deadlines with good humor. Ability to work as part of a team is essential.
∎ Ability and willingness to travel to rural and remote areas, including during humanitarian emergencies.
∎ Commitment to Oxfam's vision and mandate is essential.
∎ Excellent written and spoken English is essential.
∎ Strong knowledge of human rights and humanitarian principles.
∎ Good contacts with Government, NGOs, academia, humanitarian donors, media and private sector.
∎ Professional experience with communications, campaigning, and social media.
∎ Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities.
∎ Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women's rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work.
∎ Commitment to Oxfam's safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible

Salary:
∎ As per Oxfam national D1 pay band

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Other benefits e.g. medical for spouse and children, contributory provident fund, gratuity, leave & insurance, etc.

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 1 Dec 2021

Company Information:
∎ 20 Nov 2021
∎ Oxfam
∎ Business : Oxfam employs more than six thousand people in 90 countries who share a commitment to work together to end poverty and suffering. It is committed to ensure diversity and gender equality within the organization and welcomes applications from women, person with disability and under-represented groups. Oxfam does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on their HIV/AIDS status. The organization has been working in Bangladesh since the War of Independence and has established a permanent country office in 1972. Since then it has responded to all major emergencies in the country. Oxfam's current program focuses on Economic Justice & Resilience, Gender and Women?s Leadership and Humanitarian Capacity Building and Response.

Category: NGO/Development

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