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OXFAM INTERNATIONAL VISION:
Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty: a world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all human beings are valued and treated equally.

OXFAM INTERNATIONAL OBJECTIVE:
Humanitarian Assistance: By 2019, supported by the international community and humanitarian organizations, local state institutions and civil society in the most crisis prone/affected countries are able and willing to deliver high quality, impartial and independent assistance to those in need

Resilience: By 2019, resilience to disasters and conflict is strengthened in high risk countries, through improved disaster preparedness and risk reduction, and building the capacity of civil society groups and communities, in particular women, to manage shocks, stresses and address root causes of conflict.

Women's rights: By 2019 the different impact of conflict and disasters on men and women, and their differing needs, are recognized and addressed by duty bearers and humanitarian organizations, leading to greater gender justice and respect for women's rights in crisis affected countries.

Vision for Indonesia
Oxfam Indonesia has the vision that people in Indonesia will live equitably and free from injustice of poverty, enjoy their rights, and are resilient in times of disasters. By 2020, 2.5 million women and men in Indonesia are empowered to overcome poverty, vulnerability and inequality.

Background
The Economic Justice Programme has implementing Oxfam’s strategy in promoting economic justice in Indonesia, including partnership and grant management. We have a growing role to set ourselves to be the knowledge source for the issues within EJ programme scope (e.g. land, food security, palm oil, enterprise development). Furthermore we will play the role as convenor, facilitator, capacity builder and catalyst of change in the sector and issues we focus on.

JOB PURPOSE: The job holder will manage project for third scoping builds on the same context as the first and second scoping phase that is preceding it and that investigated interest in the FAIR partnership concept. While the first scoping is still work in progress, the results are encouraging: prospective partners have shown keen interest from the civil society sector, allied NGOs, knowledge partners, networks and service providers and the private sector. Notable interest from palm oil producers, buyers and investors to take innovative next steps in the sustainability of the palm oil sector, points at an emerging appetite for a more holistic approach to implement commitments of “no deforestation, no peat and no exploitation”.

S/he will work together and support two national CSOs to ensure efficient and effective delivery of this three-year project. S/he will also play a role in linking up Oxfam’s work on Rights to Food in Indonesia and Business and Human Rights. S/he will play a role in influencing on issues related to the promotion of fair, sustainable and inclusive private 
sector.

Be part of a dynamic working environment. We are recruiting one position under Economic Justice Programme with a real commitment to gender equality and International aid and development background. This post will be based in Pelalawan, Riau for fixed term contract 12 months with possible extension.

  • Field Coordinator - FAIR and Green Growth project (code: FC FGG)
JOB PURPOSE:
The job holder will manage project for third scoping builds on the same context as the first and second scoping phase that is preceding it and that investigated interest in the FAIR partnership concept. While the first scoping is still work in progress, the results are encouraging:

  • Prospective partners have shown keen interest from the civil society sector, allied NGOs, knowledge partners, networks and service providers and the private sector. Notable interest from palm oil producers, buyers and investors to take innovative next steps in the sustainability of the palm oil sector, points at an emerging appetite for a more holistic approach to implement commitments of “no deforestation, no peat and no exploitation”. 
S/he will work together and support two national CSOs to ensure efficient and effective delivery of this three-year project. S/he will also play a role in linking up Oxfam’s work on Rights to Food in Indonesia and Business and Human Rights. She/He will play a role in influencing on issues related to the promotion of fair, sustainable and inclusive private sector. He/She will have direct report to Project Manager - FAIR and Green Growth project in Jakarta.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise project implementation on the ground in Pelalawan district, Riau province.
  • Maintain frequent communication with partner, local authorities (village – provincial), and local company in Pelalawan to ensure good quality and timely project delivery. 
  • Provide expertise and advise to partner in dealing with technical problems in project implementation on the ground.
  • Support FAIR project manager to prepare regular reports and updates on the implementation of the project.
  • Build team capacity through coaching, performance feedback and training opportunities especially for SPKS chapter Pelalawan.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key local actors (CSOs, Government, Private sector, Media) in Indonesia and to lobby external targets in line with the objectives of the project that will strengthen Oxfam's campaign and position in Indonesia.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • A university degree in relevant field 
  • At least four years’ relevant experience in development and/or Program and/or project management
  • Knowledgeable on the palm oil value chain issues
  • Skilful on engaging the governments and private sector (growers of palm oil)
  • Familiar with human rights discourses 
  • Demonstrated experience including in contracting, financial management, monitoring and reporting and design of effective activities
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to think strategically in implementing project at the same time coaching partners and communities 
  • Ability to manage complex workloads and deliver outputs to agreed deadlines
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to form productive relationships
  • Experience engaging with local government officials and civil society organizations
  • Demonstrable understanding of gender and diversity issues and proven commitment to and evidence of promoting gender and diversity equity
  • Knowledge of development issues relevant to Oxfam in Indonesia’s Program of work an advantage
  • Good communication and influencing skills, with proven ability to build relationships with a diverse range of local stakeholders.
  • Experience working with people and environment from various cultural and social background (interpersonal skill and team work)
  • Capability to draft effective writing and effective verbal communication skills in Bahasa Indonesia and English - an understanding and fluency in local language would be an advantage.
  • Computer literate
HOW TO APPLY
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please apply by sending your complete application to jakarta@oxfam.org.uk and mention the code of the position title (FC FGG) on the subject of the email.

The closing date: July 30th, 2017

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

We encourage women and people with disability to apply promotes equality and diversity

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