Program Manager Gender and Active Citizenship, Oxfam, Haiti
Program Manager Gender and Active Citizenship (INT1396)
JOB TITLE: Program Manager Gender and Active Citizenship
JOB FAMILY: Programme
LEVEL: National C1
STATUS: secondment opportunity until November 2015 with possibility of extension
Duration: Maximum 2 years from extension period after November 2015
Other conditions: Regular travel around Oxfam project location
OXFAM PURPOSE: To work with others to overcome poverty and suffering.
TEAM PURPOSE: To help shape Oxfam strategy and programs and support their implementation
JOB PURPOSE: To lead and coordinate Oxfam programs related to Gender and Active Citizenship in Haiti.
Post holder reports to: Program Management team
Staff reporting to this post: Need basis
BUDGET RESPONSIBILITY: Yes
·Coordinates and delivers agreed plans or strategies.
·Represents Oxfam in coordination meetings and some external relationships.
·Impacts and influences the job mostly within the program unit (ie country/region) but occasionally also in other parts of Oxfam and/or with an external audience.
·Usually plans and manages resources of one or more sub-units and over a broad spectrum of programs or geographies.
·Specific competencies and skills are required to achieve the job’s objectives eg geographical, thematic, and managerial.
·Helps shape local level objectives within in a specific team.
·Provides specialist guidance or specific skills to their team or program unit.
·Plans and objectives are developed to contribute to country, region and broader program strategy and can involve collaboration with other program units (e.g. other affiliates in-country or colleagues in different country program) or departments (e.g. head office).
·Management tasks are complex and non-routine within their specialist unit or function.
·Requires the ability to analyze and communicate complex information to a wide audience.
·Decision-making requires significant levels of judgment based on technical and management experience, generally actively supported by line management or the program team.
·Role is variable with well-defined targets and/or minimum standards and is both proactive and reactive.
·To play active role in lobby and advocacy on issues related to gender and protection programmes through personal contacts and co-ordination of allies.
·To take part in public campaigns based on agreed plan of action and objectives.
·To produce clear and quality reports (financial and narrative) that demonstrates good accountability.
· Providing professional advice to senior managers on areas of work covered in their remit.
· Provide capacity building and institutional support for staff and local partner agency
· Develops solutions to diverse and complex problems within organizational policy.