Oxfam International Seeks Tanzania Country Director

We are looking for an exceptional, strategic leader with a passion for Oxfam’s work to head our programme in Tanzania
Four year contract with competitive salary. An attractive package will be negotiated with the successful candidate. This will include a net salary, meaning that Oxfam will pay 100% of any tax and social security liabilities relating to your employment. You will also receive benefits tailored to your individual contract. Based in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Oxfam, one of the leading global development organisations, mobilises the power of people against poverty. We are a diverse confederation of 17 strongly interconnected national affiliates working in over 90 countries, either directly, or with partners to enable transformational change, using a unique combination of long-term development, campaigning and humanitarian programmes.
Tanzania, a country of 47 million people, is regarded as one of the more politically stable countries in the region and the continent. It has a long-term development trajectory framed by the Tanzania Development Vision that aims to transform the country into a middle-income economy by 2025 by focusing on increasing growth and reducing poverty. The country is largely rural and agrarian. The continued neglect of the agricultural sector and marginalisation of vulnerable rural communities such as pastoralists, smallholder farmers and communities in remote areas continue to plague Tanzania. Access to health services for poor people remains a challenge due to mandatory contributions and in the education sector, while enrolment rates have improved, the challenge of inequality still persists. Some of these inequalities are associated with the distribution of income, some with enormous differences between regions in the provision of basic services. Whereas Tanzanian law asserts equal land ownership rights, in practice, discrimination against women reduces their access to, and ownership of land. Tanzanian law does not protect economic rights for women and systematic discrimination based on sex is often built into laws. Oxfam’s strategy is Tanzania is to contribute to a social change process that substantively impacts on the situation of rural poverty, women discrimination, food insecurity, conflict and vulnerability in the country to strengthen poor people’s rights, voices and resilience with focus on poor women and young people.
The Role
You will contribute to and implement Oxfam’s Global Strategy, by providing vision and strategic direction to all of Oxfam’s work Tanzania. This includes Oxfam’s humanitarian responses, long term development programme design and implementation, advocacy and policy and influencing. You will be responsible and accountable for the strategic direction and effective management of country programming ensuring development, continued improvement in quality and impact of programmes and effective financial and human resource management in line with Oxfam Policy.
You will line manage the Country Management Team and manage the work in the country which will include: staff, budgets, funding and programme, ensuring that managers in country are in accordance with Oxfam’s policies and procedures, including but not limited to the Code of conduct, Performance Management, Security, Health and Safety and local legislation. You will ensure that appropriate systems are in place to manage security, brand, financial, and administrative risks in Tanzania.
You will take a lead in representing Oxfam and the country programme nationally and globally; build influential relationships and develop networks for effective change, both internally and externally, and committed to maximising our influencing capability. In particular, you will ensure good relations with donors and will represent Oxfam at high level towards government, UN specialised agencies, other NGOs, as well as local partners and the media.
You will be responsible, with support from change groups and the Regional Director, to implement the Oxfam 2020 Vision in Tanzania which aims to create a stronger Oxfam that is globally coordinated and relevant in every country in which we work. You will be accountable to the Horn East and Central Africa Regional Director, for the delivery, effective management (which includes budgets and plans) monitoring and evaluation, learning from the programme.
The Person
You are an exceptional leader committed to Oxfam’s values and to the success of the Oxfam programme. Your outstanding analytical skills enable you to constantly adapt to an ever-changing context, to think beyond the country programme context and to act within a regional and global framework. You have significant senior leadership and management experience in the development and delivery of high quality programme, humanitarian and influencing strategy, with and through partners or directly, in one or more challenging locations. You have a track record of leading and motivating multi-disciplinary, geographically remote teams and operations across a number of locations. You have experience of managing security, risk and legal compliance within an INGO context and a demonstrable understanding of humanitarian contexts and application of humanitarian principles. The ability to ‘think politically’ understanding motivations, pressures, power dynamics and challenges faced by colleagues, partners, decision makers and other actors. You have a proven track record of success in representing an organisation with partners, government agencies, private sector organisations, media and donors at senior level; nationally and globally, a proven track record of success in negotiating humanitarian access, advocacy and influencing with ability to maximise fundraising from diverse institutions, both local and international. You are committed to promoting gender equity and the interests of marginalised people in all aspects of your work. You have a good level of IT literacy and understanding of how new developments in technology can positively contribute to the aims of an INGO. You are able to successfully communicate in English with a wide range of audiences.
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.
We particularly welcome applications from women and those from the global south, as they are under-represented at senior management level.

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please apply for this role by emailing your CV and cover letter to hr@oxfamireland.org using REF INT2813. For further information on the role please go towww.oxfamireland.org/jobs
The closing date: Wednesday 19th October 2016 at 12.00 noon. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation.
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