Oxfam GB Programmes Manager Job in Juba South Sudan

Job Reference: INT6240
 
Job Title: Programmes Manager South Sudan
 
Oxfam GB in South Sudan, based in Juba
 
An Exciting and Challenging Opportunity to Make a Difference Where It Counts
 
Open-ended Contract; Unaccompanied

Salary Range: GBP. £25,094 - £33,938 net per annum, GBP (£33,179 - £46,826 gross
equivalent) + GBP £4,000 Net Per Annum  Hard To Work Allowance and other substantial benefits.

Oxfam has been working in South Sudan for more than 3 decades in both humanitarian and long term development programming. 
After eight years of relative peace and almost two years after independence, we are moving our long term programming to a new phase, increasing our work through partners, reducing our direct implementation, applying the rights based approach and linking local issues to national, regional and international agenda. 
To achieve these objectives, we are looking for a dynamic and resource person to provide leadership to our long term programmes.
 
The Role
 
The Programs Manager will lead the transition from service delivery to rights based approach and from direct implementation to working through partners.  
Reporting to the Country Director you will manage the teams and partnerships in Upper Nile and Lakes States, the Civil Society Project and the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor, in addition to deputising for the CD, as may be requested, and contributing to the overall  programme strategy, as  a key member of the Senior Management Team.  
You will ensure development and achievement of a high quality programme consistent with Oxfam's standards, values and codes; provide solid management of financial, and other resources; engage proactively with fundraising and grants management; oversee and guide partner identification and good partnership relations; implement gender sensitive programming and,  in  particular promote the full and equal participation of women in all aspects of our work . 
You will ensure excellent people management and development in accordance with Oxfam's performance management cycle and policies and  represent the Organisation in  external fora.

The person
 
To succeed in this role you will have substantial experience in a similar role in a similar context with strong understanding and extensive experience in rights based approach. 
You do not necessarily have a particular technical background, but you have demonstrated capacity to manage programmes and personnel and experience working through partners. 
Your capacity to understand the bigger picture will be unquestionable as well as your analytical and conceptual skills. 
Strong people management skills and experience will be essential; as will be experience on managing programmes through partners.  
Also essential will be excellent communication in English, oral and written; demonstrable project cycle management experience; as well as good monitoring & evaluation skills. 
You will have proven experience in representation, a good sense of judgment and a high level of discretion and diplomacy. 
You will be committed to the beliefs and values of Oxfam.
 
If you think you are the right candidate for the job apply on line at www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs Reference Number INT6240. 
Please ensure you attach a short letter on why you would like this job and work for Oxfam.  
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  
 
Closing date is 09 June 2013.   
Women are encouraged to apply.