EFSVL Advisor


Job Description

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

The Role

We are looking for EFSVL Advisor to ensure implementation of Food Security activities and contribute to livelihoods recovery of the population affected by the crisis in Syria with the aim of building resilience among communities.

What we are looking for

EFSVL Advisor to provide strategic and Technical Support to the EFSVL teams and Area Managers in the Design, implementation and monitoring of Oxfam’s EFSVL strategy in Syria. This will involve contextual Analysis, EFSVL sector assessments, planning, internal and external Coordination/representation, supporting the implementation/follow-up of Oxfam’s EFSVL strategy in Syria and integrating EFSVL into multi-sectoral programming with WASH, gender and protection. The role will influence strategic decision-making within the EFSVL strategy in line with the Oxfam’s overall strategy for Syria. The country team has recently finalised the Country Strategy for the next three year focusing on building resilient communities through live-saving and Early Recovery interventions. Hence, the post holder will therefore lead the implementation of the strategy from the EFSVL perspective.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference , to act as key contributor to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields etc, 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 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.

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.

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 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

Due to the urgency of this role, we will be reviewing CVs and interviewing candidate in advance of the closing date. For this reason, interested candidates are asked to submit their application as soon as possible. In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.
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