Area Programme Manager Papua Oxfam

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Oxfam Great Britain – Indonesia Programme

Area Programme Manager – Papua

Oxfam is a confederation of 14 like-minded organizations working together and with more than 3000 partners and allies in almost 100 countries around the world to bring about lasting change. We work directly with communities and we seek with our partners to influence the powerful to ensure that poor people can improve their lives and livelihoods and have a say in decisions that affect them.

Oxfam has worked for over 50 years in Indonesia and now focuses its efforts on empowering women, building the resilience of those living in poverty to shocks and disasters (including responding to emergencies), and improving the effectiveness and accountability of governance for those living in poverty and especially women.
We are currently looking for a dynamic individual to provide strategic direction and leadership of our area programme in Papua, Indonesia.

As a strategic leader, you will be responsible to lead Oxfam GB programme delivery and implementation in Papua, including major programme design and planning to deliver programme component of Project Implementation Plans, deliver demonstrable impact through direct programme action and advocacy action based on programme experience and outcomes in order to bring about policy and practice changes relating to Oxfam GB’s aims.

Acting as a strong and committed leader, you will shape and support the Papua Area Office Team in implementing operational field based work and the capacity building of the team. This will include managing area budget and ensuring no disruption in day to day programme operation.

You will need at least 3 years proven experience of programme or complex management including managing budgets, staff, and funding of the programme – preferably in Papua area. This is to include excellent project development skills, with a good understanding of team development and proven financial management. You will also need to have a good understanding of community development issues, with experience of or ability to work directly with local NGOs and/or local partners. Knowledge and demonstrate ability to adapt to local culture, and strong commitment in promoting diversity, including gender equity.

To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and CV, including the job title in the subject line, to:

Jakarta@oxfam.org.uk

Closing date: 01st January 2011

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Oxfam GB is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and particularly encourages applications from women.

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