Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, Nepal

About Us

Oxfam International is a confederation of 14 affiliated non-political, non-sectarian, non-governmental, non-profit making, development and humanitarian organisations. In Nepal Oxfam is represented by Oxfam GB with Head Quarters in Oxford, United Kingdom (UK registered charity NO. 202918).

Thematic Leader-Gender Justice

Basic Information

  • No. of Openings 1
  • Job Category NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
  • Job Location Kathmandu
  • Job Level Mid Level
  • Salary As per company policy
  • Education Level Master’s Degree in any discipline related to Gender/Gender Justice/Social Science and/or any other relevant field
  • Province Province No. 3
  • Experience At least 5 years’ experience (strategy development, project cycle management, HR and Financial Management, online MIS, and the use of excel) in relevant field.
  • Expiry date 2020-07-05

Job Description

"Applicable for Nepali Nationals only"

Level: C2

Duration: Fixed term contract until March 31, 2021 with possibility of extension

Location: Kathmandu

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

The Role

Thematic Leader – Gender Justice steers the implementation and the development of a portfolio of Gender Justice Program while influencing policies in that theme, developing strong partnerships and generating knowledge.

As a Thematic Leader-GJ, s/he will be responsible for overall management of the program and will be accountable for the delivery of project under his/her portfolio on target, on time, on budget with compliance and quality. The post holder will also be responsible for developing and implementing the thematic strategy for Gender Justice thematic area and mainstream gender justice within other thematic areas. S/he also will be responsible for project design.

What we are looking for

Thematic Leader – Gender Justice will require to be exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam's values and beliefs with the following qualification and competencies:

  • Master’s Degree in any discipline related to Gender/Gender Justice/Social Science and/or any other relevant field

  • Hands on programme management experience with at least 5 years’ experience (strategy development, project cycle management, HR and Financial Management, online MIS, and the use of excel) in relevant field.

  • Technical knowledge/experience in Gender, feminist and rights-based programming.

  • Proven team leadership and proven track record in achieving great team performance and sound ability to work together with others and independently as required

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 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.

Job Specification

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. 

Apply Instruction

If this sounds like you, click ‘apply for this role’ button below.

Application for the above position can be sent by 5 July 2020, Sunday. 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.

(Apply Here): https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/thematic-leader--gender-justice-int6625/12354/description/