Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Oxfam has an emergent area of work considering our role in how open and connected societies or movements benefit equitably from opportunities in an increasingly digitally connected world. We have an exciting role in our digital in programme team responsible for exploring and supporting the ways in which digital technologies can enable Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning processes.
Are you able to provide specialist advice and support to country teams on technical, digital skills in MEL to strengthen programme design and delivery?
Can you represent Oxfam externally in specialist areas to further influence policy and practice and thought leadership?
If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you.
As Digital MEAL advisor, you will work with programme MEAL Officers around the world to improve the use of data-driven processes through the programme lifecycle. You will also contribute to Your Word Counts – a programme of work about feedback and accountability to the communities with whom Oxfam works.
You will be responsible for exploring and supporting the ways in which digital technologies can enable Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning processes, a key entry point for programme data.
What we are looking for
We are looking for someone to work with MEAL staff to explore and support the role of digital technologies through the data life cycle. This post will play a key role in coordination, support and advice on relevant projects that use digital tools to improve programme monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL) processes.
As a successful candidate, you will research and analyse appropriateness of available Digital in Programme tools to influence advice provided and to drive improvement of programme quality
This post sits in the Programme Strategy and Impact Team (PSIT) within the International Programmes Team, and focuses on harnessing more value from data to achieve long term development and humanitarian goals.
Oxfam in a Digital Age is a strategic area of work focused on rights and inclusivity in an increasingly digitally connected world. We consider the role Oxfam can play in how open and connected societies or movements benefit equitably from digital opportunities.
We contribute to programme quality by working with country teams to troubleshoot digital tools to use, uphold responsible data in practice and ensure effective design of solutions.
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 GB 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.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
How to apply
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
We encourage applications from candidates with right to work in countries where Oxfam has registered offices.
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.
Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.