- Closing date: 24th November 2019 @ 23:59 GMT
- Interviews: w/c 2nd December and w/c 9th December 2019
- Location: Nairobi preferred. Other locations where Oxfam has an office (preferably in Europe in locations such as Barcelona, Oxford or The Hague) may also be considered, subject to being able to establish a contract of employment with the hosting affiliate, and where the right to work is already possessed and can be maintained. To view a list of locations where Oxfam works click here - Oxfam International is unable to guarantee the obtaining of a work permit for the role. Candidates must have and be able to retain the legal right to work in the location for which they apply.
- Contract: Two-year fixed term contract (subject to being able to establish contract of employment with the hosting affiliate)
- Salary: in line with Oxfam Values & subject to location
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.
We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and Local Communities
in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Nairobi, with offices in Oxford, Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.
All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click here
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to 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.
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
Oxfam International Secretariat is
currently establishing a Global Case Management System for recording and tracking allegations of misconduct (including safeguarding and fraud/corruption). The post-holder will manage the safeguarding component of this system, and will complement and work with staff throughout the confederation who have responsible for recording, investigating, and reporting on cases of misconduct. They will also produce a wide range of safeguarding-related reporting, undertake Coordination
and broader Information Management
for the safeguarding team.
As an agency undertaking work both nationally and internationally and in Humanitarian Response
, Oxfam takes its duty of care seriously to safeguard children and recognizes that it must meet community expectations and the trust placed in its personnel to maintain the highest standards of conduct with children. Therefore, all positions within Oxfam are required to understand and comply with the Child Safeguarding Policy.
- This role requires Oxfam representation when occasionally visiting the field
- This role requires Access to Information relating to children.
- This role involves making decisions related to information, which may affect children, including volunteers and other supporters under the age of 18.
The post-holder will ensure confidentiality at all times, safeguarding the safety of the survivor / complainant, protect the integrity of the investigations and reporting, and work closely with Global Safeguarding Team to mitigate risks associated with disclosure.
Please see the job description for further details.
What we're looking for
We are looking for an experienced and accountable information management professional, with a high degree of integrity, to join our team.
You will have demonstrated knowledge and solid experience in managing and utilising Information Systems
which meet user needs. This includes experience in Database Management
and maintenance, and in gathering, analysing, presenting on and reporting quantitative and qualitative data. Experience in and understanding of upholding confidentiality is essential, and prior experience in working with safeguarding systems is desirable.
Very good organizational and communication skills including: accuracy, consistency, attention to detail, tenacity, and the ability to work under pressure, are essential. In addition, you will have the ability to workload plan, and demonstrate accountability for outputs, with minimal direct supervision.
Proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others will be critical - including in a multicultural and global team, within a complex and networked organisation. You will have demonstrated experience in training others (especially on systems use) and ensuring the quality and integrity of reporting and use of systems.
As that this is a new team and role, the expectation is that duties may evolve over time.
What we offer
As part of the Oxfam Global Safeguarding Team and the broader Oxfam Safeguarding network, you will help deliver Oxfam’s strategy and program to protect those we work with from sexual exploitation and abuse perpetrated by Oxfam representatives. In this role, you will strengthen Oxfam’s accountability, transparency and contractual compliance.
We offer a fair salary and benefits package and the chance to work with a diverse group of passionate people globally.