Location: Zimbabwe – Harare
Region: Southern Africa
Job Family: Programme
Job Type: Fixed Term
Closing Date: 23 August 2020
Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty. In Zimbabwe, Oxfam work spans across women’s rights, sustainable food systems, policy & advocacy work as well as responding to humanitarian crisis as part of the Southern African region family. Thousands of people already commit their time and talents to our campaigning, humanitarian and long-term development projects. Now we’re looking for yours!
This position has an important task of delivering first-hand information from the community. Post holders will work closely with the MEAL team to support community sensitisation and mobilisation for various project strategies and processes. The purpose of the role is also to conduct community-based targeting, beneficiary registrations & verifications with Oxfam team members and service providers, data collection in the targeted wards for specific project needs, Recognize and give an account of problems in collecting data or any other challenges encountered, support post distribution monitoring as well as capturing complaints and feedback from beneficiary communities
What We Are Looking For:
- Strong enumeration skills
- Post A Level educational qualification (university education desired)
- Strong verbal and written communication skills including report writing
- Team working skills and ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
- Basic understanding of technology such as mobile phones and computers
- Expertise to enter, transcribe, record, maintain data/ information in written or electronic forms (previous experience in enumeration preferred)
- Sympathy with the aims and objectives of Oxfam
- Familiarity and commitment to humanitarian principles: core Humanitarian Standard, SPHERE principles and Oxfam International procedures and other regulatory codes
- Should be based in Harare
Deadline for Applications – 23 August 2020
NB: This is a national post and it is only open to individuals with the right to reside and work in Zimbabwe. We particularly encourage applications from people living with HIV/AIDS, people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged groups.
Please note that this is an emergency deployment therefore applicants will be on rolling basis as they come, therefore the advert may close If suitable candidates are found before the due date.
NB: OXFAM DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE FOR ACCESSING ADVERTS, INTERVIEWS OR TRAVEL.
Oxfam is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those that are suitable to work within our values are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks.
Please call 04- 2918473 for more information.
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 (please edit ‘how to apply’ as required)
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. OR
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and respond to three key questions related to your experience in xxx. Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV and your responses to the above questions. You need not comment on your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
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.
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