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GENDER OFFICER (INT10247)

Note:

Oxfam doesn't charge any fees for recruitment and doesn't have any relationship with recruitment agencies in and outside of Yemen

:ملحوظة

منظمة أوكسفام لا تفرض أي رسوم على التوظيف وليس لها اي علاقة مع وكالات التوظيف في اليمن وخارجها

 

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

 

Oxfam is a global community that believes poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s rights activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

 

The Role:

The Gender Officer will primarily provide technical assistance and capacity building for the response team to ensure the delivery of humanitarian assistance with strong gender mainstreaming. The post will ensure compliance to Oxfam’s GiE Minimum Standards, feminist approach, and relevant sector (inter-agency) standards.

Support the mainstreaming of gender in emergency in Oxfam's Marib Program under the supervision of Program Manager as line manager and Gender Justice Program Manager as a matrix manager.

 

DIMENSIONS OF THE ROLE

  • Ability to think critically and raise issues in a timely and effective manner.
  • Ability to communicate clearly as well as in eliciting clear communicating from other.
  • High organized and able to adhere to work plans and schedules and self- starting.
  • Ability to facilitates the inclusion of gender aspects into all aspects of programme planning.
  • Ability to facilitates programme specific research, knowledge sharing, and partnership as agreed through gender lines.

Oxfam Yemen is looking for 

  • Ability to think critically and raise issues in a timely and effective manner.
  • Ability to communicate clearly as well as in eliciting clear communicating from other.
  • High organized and able to adhere to work plans and schedules and self- starting.
  • Ability to facilitates the inclusion of gender aspects into all aspects of programme planning.
  • Ability to facilitates programme specific research, knowledge sharing, and partnership as agreed through gender lines.

 

What we are looking for:

We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam's mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to our feminist principles and values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do.

An ideal candidate for the role will also be / have:

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reports to and support Program Manager on gender leadership programmatic, technical, and operational as well as ensuring gender-sensitive workplace.
  • Coordinate and directly work with technical teams (WASH, EFSVL and Protection) in the operation areas to provide technical support on gender mainstreaming and guidance in delivering response programmes in line with Gender in Emergency (GiE) Minimum Standards, feminist approaches, and other Oxfam relevant policies; conduct or follow-up activities that specifically address gender issues in the different technical programmes.
  • Ensure that gender is integrated into MEAL processes; setting of specific indicators for process monitoring and follow-up; advising team in getting gender-specific information through spot monitoring, Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM) and other MEAL processes.
  • Initiate documentation process to capture learning and changes; support team to collect and analyzed sex and gender disaggregated data, utilize gender-sensitive tools and processes of assessments, data collections, and research; initiate regular gender assessments and analysis.
  • Contribute to reporting (e.g., situation report, donor report, project reports, etc.)
  • Staff and partners training, coaching, induction, reflection sessions, field mentoring of Gender in Emergencies to ensure an improved understanding of gender concepts, including feminist principles and their application in humanitarian context taking into consideration the local context. 
  • Proactively contribute to the creation and implementation of gender-targeted actions, and ensure that projects are implemented, and budget utilized as applicable.
  • Coordinate, seek technical guidance, share programmatic and strategic feedback and work with the Country Gender Justice Manager as well.
  • As a focal point/representative of Oxfam on Gender in operation areas for sharing, linking, networking, lobbying, and learning with field teams, as well as Coordination, negotiation, and representation with government authorities, women rights organizations (WROs) civil society organizations, and appropriate regional clusters /sub-clusters and inter-agency coordination groups (e.g., GBV sub-cluster,) as applicable.
  • Provide timely, including written feedback about gender incidents, issues, and aid-related community conflicts to the line and matrix managers an active member of Oxfam’s humanitarian response team; participate in appropriate staff meetings and planning sessions.
  • Other tasks as necessary in agreement with reporting manager. 

Essential

  • University graduate in the field of gender, social sciences, development studies, community development, humanitarian, and other related fields.
  • At least 2 years of experience in working on gender issues in humanitarian and development organizations.
  • At least two-years relevant field experience working directly on gender in an emergency.
  • Demonstrated understanding of concepts, principles, and approaches on human rights and women’s rights, gender equality, feminism, humanitarianism, and international development.
  • ability to influence others to increase their knowledge and skills and take actions in order to address gender issues in their sectors, teams, and the workplace.
  • Skills in collecting and analyzing information using participatory research and assessment methodologies with a gender lens.
  • Proven experience in the capacity building using diverse methodologies and approaches.
  • Strong communication skills with good levels of spoken and written English, Somali and Amharic languages.
  • With a high level of adaptability and initiative demonstrated by having the
  1. ability to work independently and develop solutions to problems.
  2. ability to work in a multi-cultural team which may include colleagues coming from different backgrounds and geographical locations in and outside the county.
  3. willingness to travel to remote field areas for regular support to program teams/partners/ communities.
  4. provide remote support to field teams/partners when required.

Desirable

  • Field experience working on gender issues in WASH, EFSVL, protection, and GBV prevention and response.
  • Field experience in implementing gender-targeted actions in a humanitarian setting.
  • Experience in responding to climate-induced disasters and understanding IDP setting.
  • Experience in organizing women’s groups and engaging with men at the community level

 

Organisational Values:

  • Accountability – Our purpose-driven, results-focused approach means we take responsibility for our actions and hold ourselves accountable. We believe that others should also be held accountable for their actions.
  • Empowerment – Our approach means that everyone involved with Oxfam, from our staff and supporters to people living in poverty, should feel they can make change happen.
  • Inclusiveness – We are open to everyone and embrace diversity. We believe everyone has a contribution to make, regardless of visible and invisible differences.

We offer:

 We offer a competitive salary and a range of additional benefits to staff including flexible working options, generous pension scheme, annual leave, additional leave allowances, company sick pay, life assurance and a range of other benefits. 

From the day you join Oxfam we invite you to stretch and learn in your role. Our wide range of Learning & Development opportunities includes in-house courses, e-learning modules, on-the job learning opportunities, coaching and mentoring, and much more. 

You can read more about all Oxfam has to offer here.

 

Flexfam:  

We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. 

 

How to apply:

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and Cover Letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.  

 

 

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 employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

 

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

 

About us

 

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

 

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

 

A thriving diverse Oxfam:

 

It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.

 

To do that:

  • We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
  • We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
  • We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.

 

 

 


 
  • Location:
    Marib city
  • Hours:
    40 Hours
  • Salary:
    As per Oxfam Scale
  • Region:
    MENA
  • Job Family:
    Programme
  • Division:
    International
  • Grade:
    National D2
  • Job Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Closing Date:
    20 April 2024
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