Oxfam International Job Vacancy: GRAISEA Operational Programme Manager, Jakarta - Indonesian


Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty

Are you motivated by the potential that different approaches to business provide to sustainable development?

Do you have the skills to manage a complex, multi-stakeholder program that is working to influence the private sector on women’s empowerment and climate resilience?

If the answer is yes, they would like to hear from you.

The Role
Oxfam GB is looking for an Operational Programme Manager who can manage and oversee the delivery of our multi-country, multi-partner, multi-million program in South-East Asia.

As an operational program manager, you will provide operational leadership, management oversight and support to Programme Management Unit, as well as working closely with staff in Oxfam country programs and in technical advisory roles contributing to GRAISEA. You will act in direct support to the GRAISEA Team Lead.

You will also need to be able to coordinate across 5 countries, working with Oxfam country teams, technical advisers from across multiple Oxfam Affiliates, and multiple national and regional partners. Demonstrated success in complex project management is needed. You will have to have sound financial skills and significant budget management experience as well as sensitivity to a broad range of women’s rights issues.

What we are looking for
Our next Operational Programme Manager will require someone who is able to ensure the effective management of a large, complex and multi-stakeholder regional program; this includes working in support of strong contract management, effective cross-program communication, strong oversight of program accountability and delivery of key outputs.

The successful postholder will lead to the development of common annual work and budget plans and review processes with countries and partners relating to the program. Lead annual resource planning reviews and the development of a culture that supports adaptive management.

This role will work closely with the OGB Sida donor lead and Programme Finance Manager to produce periodic reports to Sida incorporating financial and narrative information.

We offer
This role will give you an opportunity to increase the positive impact of program interventions in support of our aim to alleviate the injustice of poverty. We do this by driving higher quality programming and learning within Oxfam, developing more integrated approaches to programming, by networking across teams and offices and increasing the influence of Oxfam’s leadership on policy and practice internally and externally. PSIT is home to a number of Multi-Country Programmes (MCPs) of which GRAISEA is one. MCPs are a core strategy to realize our ambition.

Through MCPs, we work with country programs to pilot and bring to scale new program strategies in a combination of different interventions which leverages experience and innovation from across the confederation and the broader sector, enables learning across different contexts and to share that learning more widely, and bring evidence to influence policy and practice at a regional and global level.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organization.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please note this role will be based in Indonesia, Philippines, Cambodia, Vietnam or Thailand subject to the post holder's right to work.

How to apply
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.