Consultancy-Gender, FPIC and Pastoralism (INT5951)


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

Oxfam is an international development and humanitarian Non-Governmental Organization that works with others to overcome poverty and suffering. Oxfam has been operating in Kenya since 1963. Globally, Oxfam has advocated for just government policies and corporate practices in the extractive industries and has supported the right of communities to participate meaningfully in decisions about the development of natural resources and the transparent management and use of revenues for over 15 years.  

The Role

The overall purpose of this study is to interrogate how Free Prior Informed Consent (FPIC) is best executed in the context of pastoralism and unequal gender and power dynamics in Turkana. To do this, the study envisions a better understanding of the nexus between gender, pastoralism and FPIC.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a Consultant with the following skills and competencies;

  1. At least a Master's degree in Gender Studies, Law, Anthropology, social Science, dvelopment Studies or any other relevant disciplines.
  2. Demonstrated experience in research, particularly gender and/or women's rights-related research, pastoralism, power analysis, contextual analyses and baseline studies.
  3. Excellent analytical and report writing skills.
  4. Fluency in spoken and written English.



Our values and commitment to safeguarding


Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour 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 organisation. All offers of consultancy will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.


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


How to apply 


Expression of Interest that clearly articulates the consultant(s) understanding of the terms of reference, methodology for executing the work including key deliverables and tentative budget and clearly indicating- “Expression of Interest for Consultancy to undertake a study on Gender, FPIC and Pastoralism” can be submitted Kenya.Logs@oxfam.org.uk  on or before 1700 hours local time on 25 September 2019.




Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

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    Kenya - Nairobi
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    As per Oxfam's Consultancy rates
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  • Closing Date:
    25 September 2019
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