Partnership Coordinator- ASIA
Duration: Two years fixed term contract
Location: The location is flexible within any Asian country where Oxfam has a presence and can establish an employment contract
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Are you passionate about transforming partnership practices, promoting the leadership of partners in Asia and using feminist approaches in partnership?
Do you have experience in brokering diverse partnerships in complex programs with ability to turn experience into learning, to provide strategic guidance, problem solving and to support the transformation of partnership practices?
Do you enjoy working behind the scenes to bring diverse people together and enable others to grow and succeed?
Can you facilitate and communicate creatively with diverse audiences to enable co-creation of knowledge and solutions and to influence others on complex topics?
If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you.
The Asia Partnership Coordinator enables and supports Oxfam in Asia’s ambition to transform its partnerships, working better and differently with others. The role is guided by the Asia Regional Strategy Framework (2018-2030) to contribute to the creation of the most inclusive, sustainable and resilient Asia possible. The role works closely with countries and regional programs in Asia, the Asia regional platform and others in Oxfam’s confederation, across the spectrum of long-term development, humanitarian and influencing interventions, within a high diversity of partnerships and contexts. Key aspects of the role include promoting a transformative and feminist approach in all aspects of partnerships, supporting our localisation agenda across programs, learning and using knowledge for partnership transformation and contributing to Oxfam’s confederation partnership agenda.
What we are looking for
The Partnership Coordinator- ASIA will be an experienced, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs with the following qualification and competencies:
- At least 5 years’ experience in brokering diverse partnerships in complex programs with the ability to turn experience into learning, to provide strategic guidance, problem solving and support for the transformation of partnership practices.
- Ability to enable, challenge and influence others on complex topics, in a diversity of contexts and functions, both internally and externally.
- Understanding of opportunities and challenges in working with Women’s Right Organisations and in applying feminist principles in partnerships, based on practical experience.
- Experience in working in partnerships within diverse donor funded projects with understanding of opportunities and challenges to support partners’ work and leadership.
- Excellent facilitation and communication skills with diverse audiences, remotely and face to face, facilitating and communicating creatively to foster different thinking and co-creation, including when working across different languages.
- Ability to be agile, think strategically, creatively and practically to improve and transform partnerships in complex and diverse contexts and situations.
- Experience in working in knowledge-based way, enabling cocreation and use of knowledge by diverse stakeholders.
- Superior verbal and written communications skills in English
This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam in Asia to act as a key contributor to the larger team, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their technical fields, training and development, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package
We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. We think this role would work particularly well as a partially home-based role or job share.
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 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 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.
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 is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
How to apply
To apply and for detailed JP, please go to this link: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/16935/description
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and cover letter explaining why you are interested in this role and your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV and your cover letter.