Regional Humanitarian Coordinator

Who are they?
Globally Oxfam Great Britain is an agency with a passion and ability to make poverty inequality and suffering a thing of the past.  Within East Asia Oxfam Great Britain is recognised as a leading development and humanitarian organisation, with a successful track record which stretches over 50 years in Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
They are currently looking for a dynamic individual to deliver high quality Humanitarian programmes thorough proactive leadership, management, support to work with others, and the lens of the Regional Change Strategy 

The Role:
The Regional Humanitarian Coordinator plays a key leadership role in the region in relation to Humanitarian response, preparedness and advocacy both at country and regional level. It is required to develop long-term vision and strategic planning to achieve significant impact in the humanitarian programme including leadership on the implementation of the Regional Humanitarian Strategy.
East Asia looks at capacity and response from 2 angles – from a regional capacity level with the Regional Centre and Countries contributing and from an Oxfam International perspective, ensuring that all Humanitarian activities are seen from a cross affiliate dimension

The requirements:
At least five years experience of humanitarian response work in a range of environments  – including experience of field-level management of complex humanitarian response programmes; and all phases of the project/programme cycle;
Demonstrable skills in gender analysis in humanitarian response or preparedness programming, and a clear understanding of the practical significance of gender issues in humanitarian environments;
Demonstrable experience of policy and advocacy strategy development in relation to humanitarian response work.
Demonstrated facilitation, coaching/ capacity building & training skills, including the ability to influence teams when acting, as an external advisor.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically, a high level of analytical skills;
Excellent interpersonal /team skills, and an ability to work independently
Fluent English. Knowledge of other major language of the region would be desirable.
Demonstrated financial management skills;
Ability to manage competing demands and produce results under pressure;
Demonstrated commitment to equal opportunities, including gender equity;
Willingness and ability to travel frequently (at least 3 months per year, likely to be more at beginning of job, or at times when a major humanitarian response is underway).

How to apply?
They will provide a highly competitive salary, accommodation and benefit package. If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please apply online at using the job Reference INT 4129  The closing date: October 22nd, 2010 Only short listed will be contacted.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Oxfam GB
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2010-10-22