Project Officer - Women's Voice And Leadership (INT5383)

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


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Contract Length: Fixed Term-Extendable


Base location: Islamabad, Pakistan.

Benefits: Oxfam offers staff a comprehensive benefits package including annual leave entitlements, sick pay provision, medical cover plus opportunities for learning and development.


The Role


The goal of the Women’s Voice and Leadership (WVL) – Pakistan Project is to support the capacity and activities of local and regional women’s organizations and movements seeking to empower women and girls, advance the protection of women’s and girls’ rights and achieve gender equality. In doing so, Women’s Voice and Leadership-Pakistan aims to assist these organizations and movements in their efforts to eliminate discrimination and rights violations in policy and legislation (including implementation) and the provision of services, as well as harmful social beliefs and practices. The project is led by team lead- Women Voice and leadership under the Gender justice pillar. The PO reports to the Programme Coordinator, Women’s rights expertise, as well as strong communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills will be key success factors for this position.


What we are looking for 


The WVL- Pakistan Project Officer will support Programme Coordinator in ensuring effective project inception and implementation with overall responsibility for reporting and compliance with the donor contract and requirements. The Team Leader is the external face of the Project and responsible for engagement with partners, stakeholders, including (future) donors and Government. The Project Officer will closely work with program team comprised of Program Officers, MEAL officers and Finance Officer.  The PO will support PC in providing key project processes, ensuring performance, quality and compliance standards are met, manage strategic partnerships and efforts to increase for women’s rights in Pakistan. The PC indirectly contributes to further developing Oxfam in Pakistan’s programming on Gender Justice. The Project Officer will works closely with other project team members.  

Women’s rights expertise, as well as strong communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills will be key success factors for this position.


We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in to act as key contributor to the organization, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their respective fields, training and development, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.

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 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.


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


Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.


How to apply


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


Please submit your application online at settings below:

https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/10282/description OR visit our website www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs using the job reference number INT5383. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. In your application please ensure that you address your suitability towards the outlined selection criteria, in order to be shortlisted.



Closing Date: 22 March 2019


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.


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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    Pakistan - Islamabad
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    Competitive salary
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  • Job Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Closing Date:
    22 March 2019
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