Project Officer, Adaptation and Risk Reduction (INT5293)

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


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Contract Length: One year fixed-term


Base location: Islamabad, Pakistan with frequently field visits.

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

We are looking for Project Officer, and this position is to provide support to the programme and project which is funded by Oxfam Australia and DFAT. The position required to coordinate with the partners for project implementation, monitoring and evaluation, internal and external coordination and produced high quality reports to inform management and donor about the progress of the projects. The positon will report to the Programme Manager and closely working with the team particularly project coordinator in delivering the overall project and programme task.  


What we are looking for 

The Project Officer will closely work with the project coordinator in implementing the project activities along with the partners. The project officer will coordinate with the partner in terms of revising their work plans, budgets and collect relevant information when it is needed to the Oxfam management and donor. This role will provide assistance to partner’s staff for implementation of project activities, conduct monitoring and evaluation visits and proactively support to provide information transfer around the project to (potential) donors, co-operation partners, head office and other Oxfam affiliates. We are looking for a person who will ensure logistics and general administrative management in compliance with Oxfam policies, procedures and guidelines and in consultation and coordination with the logistics and administration team who will ensure that sufficient technical, legal and advisory support is provided as required. Working with the programme team, support programme manager in consolidating the reports, whenever required and to provide inputs for theory of change, LFAs and change models at the time of project/programme development. We are also looking that this position will work with programme manager on Project designing, project implementation, developing monitoring tools/strategies, conducting field monitoring exercises and data management and analysis and Liaison with the local partners and government at different level.


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/10153/description OR visit our website www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs using the job reference number INT5293 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: 20th February 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. 


  • Location:
    Pakistan - Islamabad
  • Hours:
    37.5 per week
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary package
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  • Job Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Closing Date:
    20 February 2019
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