Gender Justice Program Officer


Shaping a stronger Oxfam for people living in poverty

Job opportunity

Oxfam in OPT

Gender Justice Program Officer

12 months Fixed term

Deadline for Application 1st January 2023

Oxfam in OPT is looking for a Gender Justice Program Officer that will be a member of the OPT Gender Justice team, PO will contribute towards achieving Oxfam’s Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) Country Strategy objectives, and achieving the Gender Justice Program objectives, in addition to lead on the implementation of the assigned Gender Justice Projects in OPT.

Looking for the following experiences :

  • Advanced academic degree in development studies, social sciences, law or related field, specialization in gender and/or Women’s studies.
  • At least 5 years of work experience in the field of development & humanitarian cooperation preferably with an I/NGO in similar contexts.
  • At least 5 years of work experience in Gender Justice programmes/projects.
  • Extensive knowledge on gender and SRHR in conflict and crisis affected contexts.
  • Knowledge of the context in OPT, more specifically civil society context.
  • Commitment to a rights-based approach and gender equality, women’s rights and feminist thought.
  • Solid understanding of gender concepts and latest developments in Gender Justice policy and practice and proven experience in using different gender analysis frameworks and tools.
  • Experience in organisational analysis & partnership with local civil society organizations, grant management, program development and monitoring, evaluation and learning to support the program development.
  • Extensive experience with donor contract management with complex coordination and reporting structures/processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage workflows and balance competing priorities.
  • Proven experience of successful capacity building.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent level of spoken and written in English and Arabic.

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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.