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This position is for Indonesian Nationals only, based in Jakarta Office, Fixed Term Contract for one year (extension possible). And on C level.

Campaign and Advocacy Coordinator for Economic Justice

Job Purpose:
Lead the development and delivery of Oxfam’s  and partners’ national campaign and advocacy works, with a strong link to Oxfam’s global campaign, especially the food justice campaign (GROW Campaign) whose focus, in Indonesia, are on building movement, promoting policy and practice changes and investment to support small-scale food producers. The job holder will also lead the development and implementation of Oxfam works in Indonesia related to ASEAN and other strategic regional and international platform and advocacy issues. The job holder will work closely with Oxfam’s partners, Oxfam staff at area offices and affiliate offices both at regional and global levels. S/he will play a role as programme/campaign manager, convenor and facilitator, and to some extent public and social media campaigner. S/he will also contribute in building the capacity of Oxfam staff and partners in advocacy and campaign and project management.

Key Responsibility:
Campaign Strategy and Delivery
  • Lead the development and implementation of the national campaigns, in particular the food justice campaign (GROW Campaign), which include Climate Change Adaptation/Mitigation component, in consultation with partners and the country programme teams, and in communication with Oxfam’s regional and global stakeholders. 
  • Be responsible for  planning, monitoring, and evaluation, reporting and learning of campaign activities, projects and partnership, with  focus on the GROW Campaign this includes grant management in close coordination with relevant colleagues. 
  • Play a key role in managing and coordinating internal and external financial and other resources to implement agreed campaign strategies and plans
Play a key role in  further strengthening and developing Oxfam’s campaign and advocacy works, including works related to ASEAN and other key global platform and issues relevant to the EJ programme focus areas; this includes the further development of joint Oxfam work as well as acquisition of additional external funds.
  • Help to ensure that the Indonesia program is contributing in an innovative and effective way to the development and delivery of the regional (Southeast Asia/Asia) and global campaign, including representing the country to Oxfam International’s regional and global forum and project groups.
Influencing and Advocacy
  • Represent Oxfam and communicate Oxfam’s views to a wide range of actors, including governments, regional institutions, civil society organisations and media.
  • Lobby external targets in line with the objectives of the campaign and Oxfam’s position in Indonesia, where appropriate.  
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key national actors (CSOs, Government, UN, Donors, Private sector, Media) in Indonesia and to promote joint action on Economic Justice campaign work where appropriate.
Capacity Building
  • Provide support to campaign partners and allies in developing effective advocacy strategies that contribute to the Economic Justice programme and campaign strategies and Oxfam Indonesia’s -OCS (Oxfam Country Strategy) 
  • Build the capacity of national and sub-national/local organisations to engage with policy-making processes on economic justice, networking and facilitating their access to OI campaigns and policy resources.
  • Facilitate learning opportunities at country level for GROW campaign partners and other staff members to map linkages of works and collaboration.
  • Supervise the work of the Campaign and Advocacy Officer in the area of Campaign Strategy and Delivery, Advocacy/Lobbying, Network, Alliance and Capacity Building and Media and Public Campaign 
  • Ensure all Oxfam’s work addresses gender inequality, including assisting NGO/partners in mainstreaming gender equality in the overall programme cycle (planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation) 
  • In collaboration with the EJ team and research staff, contribute to knowledge development on related campaign issues. Lead on development of research TORs and the identification of suitable research partners and participants.
  • Support initiatives to develop and implement the Economic Justice programme communication and media strategy
  • Help to assure further internal Oxfam integration towards One Programme Approach, linking and learning for the further development and strengthening of the joint portfolio on Economic justice and achievement of the OCS goal.
Job Requirements:
At least  5 years experiences in development or advocacy/campaign work
  • Preferably having a post-graduate education in Economics or Development or relevant subjects. 
  • Sound understanding of micro and macro economic policy issues that affect poverty, inequality and food security in Indonesia.  
  • Proven experience and understanding of international development issues, the role of global financial institutions and economic development and poverty in the East Asia region. 
  • Proven experience of public campaigning works, including through the social media. 
  • Proven policy analysis and advocacy work and ability to negotiate and agree policy positions amongst different stakeholders  
  • Proven experience and knowledge of economic justice issues in Indonesia, with an ability to draw on globally relevant skills and experiences in areas on trade, agriculture and climate change.
  • Proven experience of developing, negotiating and agreeing campaign strategies with partners and alliances, with demonstrable skills in planning and implementing campaign strategies.
  • Good insight and contacts with major actors on Economic Justice issues (CSOs, NGOs, Trade unions, journalists, Govt, Private sector) 
  • Ability to prioritise, plan and organise work in a complex institutional setting  
  • Excellent communication skills for lobbying and media work. Ability to communicate complex issues in a clear manner
  • Proven record of development of staff and partners advocacy and policy skills  
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well and flexibly in hard-working, multi-disciplinary teams based at different locations.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, manage complex workloads and deliver outputs to agreed deadlines  
  • Demonstrated competencies in fundraising, financial management of large budgets and reporting  
  • Demonstrable understanding and experience of gender and diversity issues and proven commitment to and evidence of promoting gender and diversity equity.  
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.
Closing date for all applications is: January 19th, 2015
Send your complete application along with your CV to  cc to and mention the position title (CAC-EJ) in the subject of the email. We will offer you a competitive remuneration package.

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