Influencing Coordinator

Oxfam in Nepal

Oxfam has been working in Nepal since the early 1980s undertaking various development initiatives addressing the poverty and injustice faced by women and other socially and economically excluded groups. The level of Oxfam's engagement increased substantially after restoration of democracy in 1990 as it became easier for civil society to work in the new political environment. Over the years, Oxfam…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 5+ years
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    Job Category Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Jun 27, 2022

Job Description

INFLUENCING COORDINATOR

Applicable for Nepali Nationals only

Level: D1

Duration: Fixed term contract until December 31, 2022

Location: Kathmandu with frequent field visits

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

The Role

The Influencing coordinator is a part of Programme team, to be managed by the Resilience and Climate justice thematic lead. The team is responsible for supporting partners for proper implementation of projects, incorporating policy influence and feminist principles, and contributing to portfolio development

What we are looking for

The Influencing Coordinator under the leadership of the thematic lead-resilience and climate justice will design, plan, implement and monitor advocacy and influencing component of SDHS project in partnership with LIBIRD-the partner for the project. The Influencing Coordinator will build and share evidence to influence governments, private sectors, and peer agencies about SDHS model on farmer’s rights. The incumbent will be responsible for development of advocacy materials, policy papers and lesson learned documents; integrating methods and approaches to address systemic constraints; facilitating dissemination events and workshops and building advocacy and learning capacity of the implementing partner etc.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in agriculture or related subjects, master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience (3 years of experience for master’s degree or above) on managing, coordinating, or implementing advocacy and influencing programme related to farmer’s rights on agriculture, natural resource management, biodiversity etc.
  • Experience and capability in motivating and training others (both Knowledge and experience on gender, climate change, and feminist approach
  • Knowledge and understanding on Nepal’s agricultural research and development systems
  • Demonstrable communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills in English and Nepali languages

We offer

This role will provide you with an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam by working closely with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their field of Gender, WASH and Water Governance, Resilience and Climate Justice and so forth along with the national and international training and development opportunities. Our offer consists of fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

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, 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

If this sounds like you, click ‘apply for this role’ please go to this link:

https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/17500/description

Application for the above position can be sent by 4 July 2022. If you would like to learn more about this role, please refer to job profile.

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. Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV.

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.