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Pakistan: Project Manager - MTBA

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Oxfam GB
Country: Pakistan
Closing date: 13 Dec 2017

(National Post)


Contract Length: One year fixed-term

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 Organisation

Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty: a world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all human beings are valued and treated equally. Oxfam in Pakistan has been working in the country since 1973. In the Pakistan, our goal is to contribute to the eradication of poverty by supporting women and other vulnerable groups in saving lives and building livelihoods, enhancing their resilience to crises, shocks and stresses, and making their voices heard to hold duty-bearers accountable.

The Role

We aim to manage the More than Bride Alliance Project “Marriage; No Child’s Play” and its overall direction, coordination, support partners’ implementation, execution, quality and financial control. Also the monitoring and administration of the MTBA project ensuring consistency with donor requirements, organizational Oxfam goals, project commitments and planned outcomes and goals.

What Skills Are We Looking For

This position will lead, develop and deliver Annual Plans and strategies related complying to all Oxfam systems compliance requirements. Provide strategic input and develop a long-term vision for Oxfam’s Gender Justice Programme. To support Oxfam in The Hague in strengthening its advocacy framework for More than Bride alliance. Provide advice and guidance to the team to ensure efficient and effective functioning of the project team and use of resources. Moreover, to effectively contributes to the Programme reviews including Programme quality reviews.


· Master's degree in a related field from recognized university with 5 - 7 years’ work experience

· In-depth knowledge and first-hand experience of project design and management

· Well-developed skills and demonstrated experience in facilitating multi-stakeholder processes and negotiations

· Excellent understanding and previous work experience in Gender Justice, SRHR Child Early and Forced Marriages, Women rights issues and patriarchy.

· Good influencing and advocacy skills about SRHR, women’s and girls’ equal rights, discriminatory policies and practices resulting in their exclusion.

· Good understanding of democratic governance, civic engagement and gender-mainstreaming

· Possess behaviours, characteristics, skills and understanding for effective people management

· Strong communication and advocacy skills

How to apply:

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Please submit your application online at settings below. OR visit our website using the job reference number INT4007 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: 13th December 2017

Oxfam is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from women, minority and underrepresented groups.

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