Regional Director – Asia

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Organization: Oxfam
Closing date: 19 Oct 2021

Closing date: 19 October 2021 @ 23:59 GMT/BST/EAT

Interviews: TBC

Location: Any country with an Oxfam office/presence in Asia Region, subject to being able to establish a contract of employment.

Contract: 4 Years fixed-term contract

One Oxfam Grade: A

Salary and benefits: In line with Oxfam international’s pay range. Core benefits. Global benefits for internationally relocated candidates only. Accompanied position**

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.

*The Role

Oxfam International Secretariat is looking for a Regional Director Asia

The Regional Director Asia will contribute to and implement Oxfam’s Global objectives and Strategy, by providing vision and strategic direction to all of Oxfam’s work in the Asia Region. This includes Oxfam’s humanitarian responses and the localisation of humanitarian leadership, long-term development programmes, advocacy and campaigns, and influencing. The post holder will be responsible and accountable for the strategic direction and effective managerial oversight of the Asia Region, ensuring impact through innovation, programme and business development, continued improvement in programme quality and transformative partnership approaches, knowledge and learning, and thought leadership. The role is expected to provide effective management of financial and human resources in line with Oxfam policy, provide high-level support and representation for advocacy, fundraising and any other representational purposes in support Oxfam’s work and interests while ensuring gender justice and feminist principles are adopted in the Region.

Please see full job description for further details

*Who we’re looking for:

A dynamic leader with understanding and experience in humanitarian and long-term development issues as well as an ability to include and lead in the further development of program policy, especially within the Asia region. The ideal candidate must have proven track record of advocacy, strategic analysis, finance and risk management, conflict sensitivity and safe programming as well as knowledge of the economics and political context within Asia and global dynamics as they relate to the Asia region. We look forward to hearing from individuals with significant experience of leading and managing complex change processes and relationships involving a wide range of both internal and external multi-cultural stakeholders across a variety of disciplines and geographical areas.

In addition, if you have a high degree of self-awareness and an understanding of how to drive and support excellent team performance and individual development as well as act as a role model and demonstrate exceptional leadership in line with Oxfam’s values , you are the individual we are looking for.

What we offer

This Regional Director role gives an opportunity to lead on Oxfam’s programming in Asia and contribute to and implement Oxfam’s Global objectives and Strategy as well as a chance to work with a diverse group of passionate people globally. The role gives an individual a better understanding and appreciation of the important work done by Oxfam employees every day to continue fighting injustice around the world. 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 click the Link to apply and 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.