Governance & Accountability Thematic Manager Job at Oxfam

at Oxfam
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted February 7, 2021
Category Management Jobs in Uganda
Job Type Full-time


Deadline of this Job:
19 February 2021

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty, We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. In Uganda, our program is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women's Rights: Governance and Accountability. Resilient Livelihoods and Humanitarian Preparedness and Response. All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness.
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 referent may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finalize checks,
The Role Oxfam in Uganda is looking for a competent persons to join our dynamic, vocative and committed team in the following position:
Governance & Accountability Thematic Manager .

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide thought leadership, undertake/commission organized research analysis and spend time in reflective consideration to develop a comprehensive understanding of the governance & accountability theme in that, how it contributes to poverty ant inequality in the country and ways of dressing these, Convene and broker learning, reviews and such other knowledge management processes around the Governance and accountability theme. This position will require a range of skill; and experience including, Master’s Degree in Law, Public Policy Management, Diplomacy and International relations & Local Governance and Administration. Ability to engage and influence both corporate direction, chili cult to and following it as appropriate and the ongoing development of program policy and quality to enhance the impact of Oxfam's work. Ability to build people's movement around the program theme and inspire followership. Comprehensive knowledge and 5 years experience of implementing governance and accountability programs and initiatives including in public finance management, ideally built on mature understanding of relevant issues derived from field experience. Good understanding of Uganda's public policy processes including budgeting and citizen engagement desired. Strong program management and quality knowledge, with ability to ensure consistent quality against standards and to implement effective monitoring and evaluation systems to assess and adjust performance. Commitment to and good knowledge of working with networks, coalitions and a partnership approach across the spectrum of Oxfam's work, including innovative approaches to capacity strengthening. Good knowledge of and experience in developing advocacy and campaign strategies and plans and successfully achieving external impact and change. Some experience in undertaking media presentations including use of new media.

Job Education Requirements: Master's Degree

Job Education Requirements: 5 years

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Please follow the link below to access the detailed Job Description and submit your application by 19th February, 2021, indicating the position name in time email subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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