Oxfam: Head of Gaza Programme

< An exciting vacancy is now live with us, and we are hoping to identify a dynamic and experienced senior Head of Programme to oversee our work in Gaza.> 

We are looking for someone to lead of our exciting and diverse programme portfolio in Gaza. Focusing on Economic Development, Public Health and Food Security, you’ll help to shape and implement innovative programmes together with a committed and high performing team. You will be an excellent networker and collaborator and work closely with local NGOs and our international affiliates for joined up thinking. The challenges you will face will be diverse, complex and never routine, so you’ll need to constantly monitor and evaluate our programmes to ensure they have the right impact and that we learn from our operations. In addition, you can expect all the essential programme management responsibilities, from budgets and expenditure through to recruitment and staff learning & development. You will also play a lead role in constantly raising programme standards throughout the Gaza programme with a particular focus on gender, accountability, partnerships and monitoring, evaluation and learning. In short, you’ll make sure our work lives up to the high standards that our beneficiaries and donors deserve and expect. 

What we’re looking for

Coming to us with considerable experience of programme management and leadership within local or international NGOs, you’ll have a good understanding of linking humanitarian, development and policy issues ideally in similarly complex context. You will be particularly strong in your ability to support others develop the programme quality components associated with the role. Just as important as your knowledge and experience, however, will be the personal qualities you bring to the role. Flexible, ambitious, creative and determined, you’ll know how to bring out the best in people and draw maximum value from a considerable budget. A strong decision maker and a confident communicator, you’ll be comfortable presenting to a wide range of audiences, including government, UN, donors, and staff.  Above all, you’ll be an inspirational leader who can challenge, motivate and develop teams. And, of course, you’ll have a genuine passion for the work we do. 

<This is a full time 24 months fixed term position with possibility of extension, based in Gaza. It attracts a competitive and comprehensive package. 

More details on the job and how to apply www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs Reference INT2694
The vacancy is live until August 20th 2016