Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Working with Oxfam In Ghana
Oxfam aims to tackle the root causes of social and economic inequalities and unaccountable power that violate human rights and drive poverty, injustice, and environmental destruction in Ghana.
We will achieve this by working together with people and partners to address the systemic barriers fueling inequality and poverty. We commit to acting as a safe, feminist and partner-led International NGO.
We work in contexts where we have the greatest impact, channeling our resources to work in solidarity with communities, allies, and partners, to shape transformational programming and influencing at scale.
What We Are Looking For
Oxfam in Ghana is looking for an experienced Ghanaian with a passion for social and economic justice/equity.
A strong team leader with qualification and background in international development or related field of study to join its Program and Influencing Team as Project Coordinator for the ‘’Fair4All Agric and Mining Value Chain Project.’’ The duration of the role is three (3) years fixed term contract.
We are looking for a candidate with a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience and track record in project management and coordination, focused on strengthening civil society, women’s rights, gender and human rights and women economic empowerment in agriculture and mining value chains. You will have strong planning and organizational skills with ability to prioritise, coordinate, control and forward plan several tasks with limited supervision.
Primarily responsible for ensuring quality of design, implementation and monitoring of The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs funded project, including overseeing timely annual planning, budgeting, and reporting in compliance with all Oxfam and donor requirements and standards.
The ideal candidate will have strong commitment to equal opportunity gender equality and the principles of diversity.
Please apply if you want to get this exciting opportunity.
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
Application Closing Date
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter by Monday, 13th December 2021 at 5pm (GMT).
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 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
A thriving diverse Oxfam:
It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.
To do that:
- We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
- We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
- We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.
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