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Gender Justice Senior Program Manager - Dili Timor-Leste

Oxfam Australia

Oxfam in Timor-Leste is recruiting a Gender Justice Senior Program Manager

Are you passionate about Gender Justice, Women’s Economic Empowerment and supporting gender transformation? Are you an experienced program manager, using feminist leadership approaches? Are you passionate about supporting civil society and communities to create change?

If yes this role may be for you!

  • Senior position (Category 1), reports to Country Director
  • Based in: Dili Timor-Leste with municipal and possibly international travel
  • Contract Type: 2 years with possibility for extension
  • Salary range: Available on request

We offer:

  • Competitive salary and medical allowance, monthly phone and data allowance
  • Generous annual leave, sick leave, and compassionate & cultural leave entitlements
  • Study and learning funding and support for career pathways
  • Flexible work hours, substantial paternity, maternity and carers leave and family-friendly work arrangements

This exciting new position is responsible for the overall management of Gender Justice program and projects. This work seeks to influence changes at the community and organisational levels as well as changes in policies, understanding and practices at the national level. The Gender Justice Senior Program Manager will manage a team and will lead strategic planning, overall budget monitoring, program implementation and MEL for the programs it manages, in line with Oxfam’s partnership approach. This position will lead two exciting new projects; Hakbi’it, a women’s economic empowerment project, and the Women and Land project. It will also lead Oxfam in Timor-Leste’s engagement in the gender justice space internationally.

Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience in leadership, senior management and leading and motivating multi-disciplinary teams, allies and stakeholders (internal and external) in the delivery of program strategy.
  • Extensive senior management experience in leading the design and delivery of strategies for complex programs.
  • Extensive experience and understanding of community development, advocacy, inclusion, gender programming, monitoring, evaluation and learning, with a demonstrated ability to develop and implement relevant strategies.
  • Experience leading funding proposals.
  • Experience and skills in influencing and stakeholder liaison, including with government and in public policy influencing and research.
  • Demonstrated organisational and capacity development and training experience using participatory approaches.
  • Excellent time management, coordination skills and an ability to work across thematic areas. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and deliver quality outputs with competing deadlines.
  • Demonstrated financial management and reporting skills, including experience managing multi donor funded programs.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and facilitation skills including fluent or very high written and spoken competency in English, fluency in Tetum is desirable.

To Apply

Applicants can request a detailed position description from Benigna Martins in the Business Support Team, by e-mailing benignam@oxfam.org.au

This position is open to national and international applicants. A competitive salary is on offer, with international or local medical benefits as appropriate. All other terms and conditions are as per Oxfam in Timor-Leste local arrangements. A full list of arrangements and benefits is available on request

Please submit your application as early as possible.

Questions should be sent to Annie Sloman, Business Development and Program Quality Director, annies@oxfam.org.au

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 and adults. 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. Oxfam is a child safe organisation and successful applicants will be required to sign the Oxfam International Employee Code of Conduct and submit a Criminal register certificate “Bom Comportamento” from the Ministry of Justice or a police check from their country of most recent residence.

Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer. Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Only Short-Listed Applicants will be contacted.

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