Employment Opportunities at Oxfam in Zimbabwe

Employment Opportunities at Oxfam in Zimbabwe

Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change, and we won’t stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty. In Zimbabwe, Oxfam work spans across women’s rights, sustainable food systems, policy & advocacy work as well as responding to humanitarian crisis as part of the Southern African region family.  This work is made possible by committed people working in the various functions that make up the country program (Programs, Programs Support, Business Services and Human Resources). The Zimbabwe Country Programme is looking for qualified staff to fill the following positions: 

Regional Women’s Rights and Gender Justice Coordinator (C1 Grade) INT4554

About the Position: The Regional Women’s Rights and Gender Justice Coordinator will work closely with the Regional Connectors and country programme staff to catalyse the growth and development of the Women’s Rights and Gender Justice programme and ensure gender mainstreaming across other programmes. The position also provides leadership and effective coordination in developing and delivering on related policy influencing initiatives while participating in resource mobilisation in line with Oxfam in Zimbabwe’s Programmatic Strategic Framework 2016 - 2020.

This position will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of a sound Women’s Rights and Gender Justice programme, in line with the Country Strategy to leverage evidence gathered through humanitarian and development work for influencing work (policy, campaigning and advocacy) working with partners and networks. Provide and share regular analysis on political and programme developments from a gender lens. Establish and maintain functional relationships with policy makers, government officials, political parties, civil society, development partners and other interest groups who can either be targets or alliance partners of our gender related advocacy and influencing work. The Women’s rights Justice and Gender Programme Coordinator, over and above the responsibilities described herein, is part of the first line of Oxfam responders in the event of a CAT 1 or CAT 2 humanitarian crisis being declared, therefore can be assigned to support and/or lead the response as part of our imperative to saving lives while ensuring commitments to donors and beneficiaries on ongoing work.

What We Are Looking For:

       Advanced degree in Gender Studies, Development Studies, Social Sciences or relevant qualification

       Minimum 3 of years working experience in similar post at a regional level

       Experience of building alliances, networking around gender issues and delivering impact advocacy on women’s rights

       Proven experience in designing and implementing advocacy strategies and campaigns on gender justice and women’s rights


Please follow below the link for more information about the rolehttps://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/8875/description

Deadline for Application is Friday 13 July 2018. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.


Disaster Risk Reduction Officer (D2 Grade) INT4555

The role of the Disaster Risk Reduction Officer is to assist in developing strategies to manage emergency response and early recovery projects and to assess and build capacity of communities in the Matobo district to better prepare and respond to emergencies. The incumbent’s responsibilities will include, complement and support the Humanitarian disaster risk management and humanitarian strategy development and implementation, developing links between Oxfam’s short-term humanitarian and longer term development work in the area of Disaster Risk Reduction, lead on needs and impact assessments.

What We Are Looking For:

       A Bachelor’s degree in Disaster Management, Development Studies or Natural Sciences,

       Minimum of 3 years field experience in disaster risk management, emergency and development programme management

       A good understanding of relevant humanitarian and disaster risk management policy issues

       International NGO experience will be an added advantage

       Clean Class 4 Drivers Licence

Please follow below the link for more information about the role:


Deadline for Application is Monday 9 July 2018. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.


Geographic Information Systems Officer (D2 Grade) INT4557

The Geographic Information Systems Officer will be part of the Humanitarian team, responsible for designing and implementing suitable and scalable geographic information systems data platforms and formulation of hazard maps. Incumbent will also be responsible for map generation and hazard map generation for Matobo district.

What We Are Looking For:

       A BSc degree in Geographic Information Systems and Earth Observation/Geography, Surveying/Earth Sciences, Natural Science and/or Environmental Management

       Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in a similar role

       Experience in hazard mapping and remote sensing

       Prior international NGO experience will be an added advantage

       Clean Class 4 Drivers Licence

Please follow below the link for more information about the role.


Deadline for Application is Monday 9 July 2018. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

NB: These are all national posts and are only open to individuals with the right to reside and work in Zimbabwe. We particularly encourage applications from people living with HIV/AIDS, people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged groups.



 Oxfam is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those that are suitable to work within our values are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks.

Please contact HR for more information on 04-369 603 ext 102 or 136

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