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Deputy Country Director - Programmes (INT3460)

Organisation: Oxfam

Posted on: 10 May 2017
Application deadline: 24 May 2017

Oxfam works with others to overcome poverty and suffering. As an Oxfam employee, you will join a team of professionals that is part of the international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in 94 countries. As part of a global movement for change, we are working together to end world poverty and injustice.

Oxfam in South Sudan
Oxfam has a dedicated team of almost 450 staff working across South Sudan to rebuild jobs and livelihoods, provide humanitarian assistance and promote active citizenship. We focus on providing clean water, public health and livelihoods support, and work with partners on peace building and governance issues. In 2015, the organisation consolidated its efforts to meet the needs of the most vulnerable and has reached over 1.2 million people across South Sudan with life-saving sustainable assistance. Oxfam’s Humanitarian programme currently operates through 5 field bases in Jonglei, 1 field base in Upper Nile and 2 field bases in Unity State and Oxfam has the capacity to respond nationwide to humanitarian emergencies. The development team currently operates in Western Bahr El Ghazal and Lakes State, and through partners in the Equatorias.

The Role
The South Sudan Deputy Director (DCD) - Programmes is a senior programme leadership opportunity that will contribute to realize Oxfam’s strategic vision in South Sudan. The DCD Programmes will ensure the proper implantation of ‘one programme’ strategies and plans, maintaining the coordination, linkages and synergies within and between the long term and humanitarian programmes as well as contributing to linking these programmes with influencing and ensuring programme quality, protection and gender justice is mainstreamed throughout. The DCD Programmes reports to the CD and is a member of the Country Management Team (CMT). S/he will work closely with other CMT members in the strategic leadership and further development of Oxfam South Sudan Country Strategy.

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