sharing in governance of extractive industries
Oxfam is hiring a new EI regional advisor for East Africa. See the post HERE and below.
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East Africa Extractive Industries Program Advisor
This is a re-advertisement. Those who had applied earlier need not apply.
Based in Kenya or Uganda
Fixed Term (2 years)
Yes, there is an opportunity to shape a stronger Oxfam for people living in proverty...
As the East Africa Extractive Industries Program Advisor, you will support in development of programming on Extractives industries within the East Africa as well as the neighbouring region (including links to civil society in countries) such as Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa and in Ghana, Nigeria.
Oxfam has advocated for just government policies and corporate practices in the extractive industries and has supported the right of communities to participate meaningfully in decisions about the development of natural resources and the transparent management and use of revenues for over 15 years. The linked contexts of producing and emerging industries in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan and DRC, together with Oxfam’s tested local to global, rights-based approach, offer opportunity to accomplish just that.
The East Africa Extractive Industries Program Advisor will support Oxfam to develop programming on extractive industries in countries across the region as well as the neighbouring region (including links to civil society in countries, such as Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa and in Ghana, Nigeria). The position will advise Oxfam country programs in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan and DRC on strategies, program design and fundraising opportunities. The position will help Oxfam country staff implement and monitor programs, identify and overcome obstacles, facilitate technical and research assistance and help ensure consistency of messaging and approach. The position will help promote intra and cross-regional learning among affiliates to strengthen program implementation.
Work closely with country program staff in supporting the development of new Oxfam country programs on extractive industries in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan and DRC – on a rotational basis.
Position is open to both national and international candidates with a competitive salary
If you are the candidate Oxfam is looking for, please download the full job description and apply online. The closing date is 15 February 2017.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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