Oxfam Is Looking For A Worldwide Campaign Strategist

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    Oxfam Is Looking For A Worldwide Campaign Strategist

    Website Oxfam International

    The Role

    Oxfam International Secretariat is looking for a Worldwide Campaign Strategist who can lead the gender rights and justice influencing work around the world and across the confederation at every level – embedding clear power analysis and theories of change, and delivering effective strategies for systemic change. The Worldwide Campaign Strategist will be responsible for the creation and management of effective project teams and ensure organisational influencing priorities are clearly set. They will oversee the development and implementation of power analyses and theories of change for priority campaigns, and ensuring the appropriate influencing, engagement, policy, advocacy, and programmatic resources are mobilised internally to deliver high impact. They will support the delivery of impactful and coherent worldwide campaigns across the confederation, at country, regional, and international level. Ensuring that campaigns work is developed based on the experiences of country program, allies and partners, and ensuring they are reflective of the inequalities, injustices and lived experiences of people living poverty, and that they are delivered in a non-extractive, decolonised, anti-racist feminist way.

    It will be essential for the Worldwide Campaign Strategist to provide support, build relations and secure partnerships with campaigning partners and movements. While providing creative direction, ensuring we deliver powerful common narrative, engagement and communications with an audience sensitive approach. They will be able to deal with problems that are highly diverse and complex requiring comprehensive analysis of management and programme information from a wide variety of sources.

    The Worldwide Campaign Strategist is responsible for managing campaigners and project teams in an anti-racist, intersectional feminist and supportive manner, in line with Oxfam’s values.

    Please see the full job description for further details.

    Who we’re looking for

    Our next Worldwide Campaign Strategist will have:

    • Self-Awareness
    • Systems Thinking
    • Strategic Thinking and Judgment
    • Decisiveness

    In addition:

    • Excellent project management skills and experience.
    • Experience in managing performance of others and helping people to develop, grow and achieve their potential, including increasing diversity and inclusion in teams and / or workplaces.
    • A proven track record in leading successful campaigns that contributed to policy / practice / behavioural changes. Comfortable with complexity and the need for agility.
    • Strong experience and understanding of developing accurate power analysis, advocacy strategies, and models and theories of change, including awareness of political sensitivities
    • Excellent communications skills
    • Excellent understanding of, commitment to and experience of embedding and continuously learning to embed a decolonial, anti-racist, intersectional feminist and partner led approach in your work.
    • Ability to manage large amounts of work, outstanding prioritisation and time management skills.

    What we offer

    This role will give you an opportunity to achieve systemic change, influence and engage audiences around the world on gender, rights and justice work and fight inequality to end poverty and injustice. At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome. If you have the same opinion, together with the ability to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfilment – as well as outstanding opportunities to develop your career. Oxfam is committed to providing a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment

    How to apply

    Please click on the “apply” button to start the application process. Please upload an up-to-date CV and a covering letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

    Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – usually within 2-3 weeks of the closing date.

    About us

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

    That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

    We are an international confederation of 21 organizations (affiliates) plus the Oxfam International Secretariat, working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in around 90 countries.

    The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Nairobi, with offices in Oxford, Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.

    All our work is led by our core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness, Courage, Solidarity and Equality. 

    Our 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 and adults. 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.

    Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Please note that Oxfam International participates in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Processes within the Humanitarian and Development Sector. Under this scheme, if you have been employed by another member of the scheme, we will request information from that organization on any misconduct history in accordance with the terms of the scheme. For scheme details please click here

    Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

    For more information, please click here.


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