Trans Boundary Rivers of South Asia Program Manager


India 🇮🇳

Nepal 🇳🇵

Bangladesh 🇧🇩

Cambodia 🇰🇭

Posted: 12/01/2023 14:13
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: As per Oxfam pay policy
Location: Flexible (ASIA)
Level: Management
Deadline: 03/02/2023 23:59
Hours: 37.5
Benefits: in line with Oxfam values and according to location
Job Type: Fixed Term

Closing date: 3rd February 2023 @23:59 GMT

Location: The location is flexible within any Asian country where Oxfam has presence and can establish employment contract, preferably India, Nepal, Bangladesh or Cambodia

Contract: 2year fixed-term with possibility of extension

One Oxfam Grade: B2

Salary and benefits: in line with Oxfam values and according to location

Candidates must have and be able to retain the legal right to work in the location of the role. 

Flexible working: We believe flexible working is key to building the Secretariat of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of working arrangements that might work for you

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The Role

Oxfam International, Regional Platform – Asia is looking for a TROSA (Trans Boundary Rivers of South Asia) Program Manager who will be responsible for the overall leadership and implementation of TROSA 2 in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and regionally in Asia. The Program Manager will develop, manage, and support the operational, influencing and policy work of the program to ensure the achievement of organizational goals related to Climate and Gender Justice.

The position is responsible for building powerful alliances, voices and multi-stakeholder partnerships with community-based movements, relevant government bodies, international institutions, private sector, academic and technical allies, partners and networks to achieve improved cooperation in governing shared water resources and strengthened resilience to climate change of selected communities in the GBM basins. The Program Manager will represent the program to external stakeholders and will lead on further program development and fund-raising.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for a Program manager with at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role and 10 years’ experience on Natural Resource Management or Climate related issues preferably in Asia. S/he should have strong knowledge of the Asia context with emphasis on South Asia of social and political dynamics related to water governance and excellent understanding of gender issues in water governance. S/he should have experience in advocacy in regional and international policy spaces relevant to Climate Justice and Accountable Governance with Strong networking, representational, coordination of multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams and high-level negotiation skills.

What we offer

This role will give you an opportunity to lead and implement TROSA 2 in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and regionally in Asia and make a difference in Climate and Gender Justice sector. At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome. If you have the same opinion, together with the ability to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfilment – as well as outstanding opportunities to develop your career.

Oxfam is committed to providing a fair compensation package and to providing a flexible, supportive, working environment

How to apply

Please upload an up-to-date CV and a covering letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted- usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.

About us

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.

We are an international confederation of 21 organizations (affiliates) plus the Oxfam International Secretariat, working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

All our work is led by our core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness, Courage, Solidarity and Equality.

We are committed to ensuring diversity, equity, inclusion and representation within our organization. We believe in equality of opportunity regardless of race or racial group [including colour, nationality, ethnicity, national origins], religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy, maternity and paternity.

Our commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. 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.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam International Secretariat also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, if a job applicant has been employed by another member of the scheme, we will request information from that organization 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.




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