Oxfam has worked in DRC since 1961 and currently operates in six provinces namely North Kivu, South Kivu, Equateur, Ituri, Tanganyika, and Kasai. Our work is mainly focused on humanitarian and development projects in the most vulnerable communities. In the DRC Oxfam is one of the few organizations that engage in influence and advocacy as drivers of change.
Our vision is a DRC where women and men have a greater capacity to make their voices heard in policies and decisions that affect them, benefit from a responsible government, and access resources to enable them to improve their quality of life.
In full collaboration with the Country Programme team, and with support from Oxfam Teams in the Regional Office and HQs, this role will raise funds for Oxfam in DRC by:-
Job Purpose – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Fundraising and Strategy (40% time spent)
Capacity building (10% time spent)
Management of staff/contracts and information sharing (50% time spent)
Technical Skills, Experience & Knowledge
Key Behavioural Competencies (based on Oxfam’s Leadership Model)
|Decisiveness||We are comfortable to make transparent decisions and to adapt decision making modes to the context and needs.|
|Influencing||We have the ability to engage with diverse stakeholders in a way that leads to increased impact for the organisation We spot opportunities to influence effectively and where there are no opportunities we have the ability to create them in a respectful and impactful manner.|
|Relationship Building||We understand the importance of building relationship, within and outside the organization. We have the ability to engage with traditional and non-traditional stakeholders in ways that lead to increased impact for the organisation.|
|Mutual Accountability||We can explain our decisions and how we have taken them based on our organizational values. We are ready to be held to account for what we do and how we behave, as we are also holding others to account in a consistent manner.|
|Agility, Complexity, and Ambiguity||We scan the environment, anticipate changes, are comfortable with lack of clarity and deal with a large number of elements interacting in diverse and unpredictable ways.|
|Systems Thinking||We view problems as parts of an overall system and in their relation to the whole system, rather than reacting to a specific part, outcome, or event in isolation. We focus on cyclical rather than linear cause and effect. By consistently practicing systems thinking we are aware of and manage well unintended consequences of organisational decisions and actions.|
|Strategic Thinking and Judgment||We use judgment, weighing risk against the imperative to act. We make decisions consistent with organisational strategies|
Location: Kinshasa and geographical area to be covered in the role.
Contract type: Open-ended. Accompanied (Kinshasa base).
Salary and benefits: International package
Reporting to: Country Director
Staff reporting to this post: All Funding staff in DRC
How to apply
Closing date: 7th August 2022 @ 23:59 BST
Please click on the ‘apply for job’ button to submit your application. For this role, kindly submit your application in English, an MS Word version of your CV (maximum 3 pages) and a 1-page cover letter detailing your motivation and how you are suited to this role.
Please name your submitted files with the following reference: OXDRC_FC
Please note that the interview dates for this role will be confirmed with you should your application be successful.
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