Economic Justice Campaigns Officer

Oxfam International is a confederation of 15 international organizations working together to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice

They are looking for a Economic Justice Campaigns Officer
Fixed term until 30 July 2012

Oxfam is looking for an experienced campaign person who will take on the responsibility for developing and implementing Economic Justice (EJ) regional campaign and communications plans and advocacy strategies, support country EJ campaign teams and manages partnerships, alliances and various relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

- Lead in the implementation of regional campaign strategies and planned events and/or activities, ensuring they are guided by campaign objectives
- Engage and coordinate with country and global campaigns, and allies and partners where appropriate in planning and delivering campaign strategies and activities
- Build and maintain campaign relations and networks and alliances
- Develop innovative and collaborative ways of working with a broad range of stakeholders
- Provide campaigning advise and generally support country campaign teams in developing and implementing their campaign plans
- Lead and coordinate public campaigning communication work, supporting media and other communications staff, connecting to global public campaigning team, and also with allies and partners where appropriate, facilitating linking and learning on public campaigning towards developing communication strategies and designing campaign communication products
- Monitor activities and pronouncements of relevant influential actors, organizations or institutions on EJ campaign issues, ensuring they are considered where necessary in campaign decisions
- Support planning and implementation of regional learning events intended to build understanding and capacity in the region on EJ campaign issues
- Support development and implementation of a monitoring, evaluation and learning system for the regional EJ campaign
- Manage campaign partnerships involving grant-making throughout the whole project cycle: appraisal, monitoring of implementation, evaluation and exits; ensure that implementation will deliver the desired outcomes.

- Ability to network with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders in a diverse cultural and organizational environment
- High level of creativity
- Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to work with various teams in country and internationally; developed capacity for tact, diplomacy and negotiation
- Self motivated and able to independently solve problems
- Capacity to foster healthy and dynamic policy discussions among various stakeholders, including Oxfam staff, partners and advocacy targets
- Excellent project management skills and management of project budgets
- Ability to work in a team on different projects, often under pressure
- Relevant work experience of at least 3 years in a relevant post, with proven project management skills in developing and implementing successful advocacy and campaign projects
- Highly conversant with the wide range of Economic Justice issues in the region (agriculture and rural development, food security, poverty reduction and economic development, climate change, private sector and economic development)
- Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically
- Organized, with good attention to detail and developed ability to prioritize tasks to mett tight deadlines and organize work in a complex institutional setting
- Fluency in written and oral English, able to write briefing papers, reports and simple public communication pieces
- Ability to travel frequently and at short notice including to remote locations
- Ability to work in a team on different projects, often under pressure
- A relevant educational qualification
- Well developed computer literacy including experience of using MS office application (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)

Interested applicants should submit application letter and CV to:
The Human Resources Manager
Fax: (+63 2) 927-0499  or Email: [email protected]
Deadline for receiving applications : 8 July 2011
Only shortlisted applicants will be informed of interview dates


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Oxfam International
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2011-07-08