OXFAM Job Vacancies: ICT Specialist & ICT Project Officer - Power Up project, Right in Crisis / Humanitarian, Lombok

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OXFAM who are we?

OXFAM INTERNATIONAL VISION:
Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty: a world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all human beings are valued and treated equally.

OXFAM INTERNATIONAL OBJECTIVE:
Humanitarian Assistance: By 2019, supported by the international community and humanitarian organizations, local state institutions and civil society in the most crisis prone/affected countries are able and willing to deliver high quality, impartial and independent assistance to those in need 

Resilience: By 2019, resilience to disasters and conflict is strengthened in high risk countries, through improved disaster preparedness and risk reduction, and building the capacity of civil society groups and communities, in particular women, to manage shocks, stresses and address root causes of conflict.

Women's rights: By 2019 the different impact of conflict and disasters on men and women, and their differing needs, are recognized and addressed by duty bearers and humanitarian organizations, leading to greater gender justice and respect for women's rights in crisis affected countries.

Vision for Indonesia
Oxfam Indonesia has the vision that people in Indonesia will live equitably and free from injustice of poverty, enjoy their rights, and are resilient in times of disasters. By 2020, 2.5 million women and men in Indonesia are empowered to overcome poverty, vulnerability and inequality.

Background
The Power Up-Participation via Technology is a three year (2017-2019), $3 million project funded by Global Affairs Canada and will be implemented in Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB) province in Indonesia. Using innovative and accessible technology it will empower women, men, boys, girls, and marginalized groups to increase their engagement in democratic decision making processes to exercise their rights’ improve their ability to access and understand information, demand improved government accountability, and access improved services.

The initiative will make extensive use of technology platforms based on mobile communication and websites to strengthen active citizen involvement, with special focus on women and especially marginalized women. The initiative responds to the Government of Indonesia’s commitment to the decentralization of decision-making in budgeting and planning to district and village levels, including but not limited to the 2014 Law on Village Development (law 6), which obliges village level government to facilitate effective participation of citizens in budgeting and planning especially for health needs of women.

The project will also work closely with the district and sub-district health offices under the Ministry to Health for better transparency and accountability is ensured at the village level to address the maternal health needs of the women using technology. Oxfam’s partner in developing the project’s innovative technology applications and platforms will be VOTO Mobile. VOTO Mobile is a Canadian technology company with years of experience in developing applications to increase public participation in democratic processes in collaboration with local Indonesian mobile network operators (MNOs). 

The Right in Crisis team’s purpose is to manage the implementation of Oxfam’s strategy in promoting and implementation the project of Power Up:

  • women shaping their future with technology, including partnership and grant management. Furthermore we will play the role as convenor, facilitator, capacity builder and catalyst of change in the sector and issues we focus on. 
  • Be part of a dynamic working environment in information, communications and technology issues. We are recruiting two position for under Power Up project, Right in Crisis Programme with a real commitment to gender equality and International aid and development background.
  • These post will be based in Lombok for fixed term contract 12 months with possible extension.
ICT Specialist - Power Up project (code: ICT Specialist)

JOB PURPOSE:
Responsible for providing implementation support to Oxfam programs and, projects and campaigns in the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for program delivery and innovation. This position will be responsible, in close collaboration with Project Managers and Program Director, to assist and build capacity partners and Oxfam staffs to implement and operational the Power Up activities. He/she is likely to be involved in a particular/special project. He/she will have direct report to Project Manager - Power Up project.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide implementation support for data collection & visualization projects
  • Working with Oxfam Canada and country program staff, support the design, testing, implementation, and evaluation of ICT-enabled data collection & visualization projects
  • Provide targeted support to applicants to the Technology as needed and develop guidance and conduct training on ICT best practices 
  • Contribute to confederation best practices by supporting & refining existing support materials and ICT toolkits
  • Contribute to Oxfam’s portfolio of recommended ICT4D solutions, processes and methodologies
  • Analyze best practices and lessons learned from delivered ICT4D-related projects
  • Support the process by which successful ICT4D implementations are identified and incorporated into the emerging shared services portfolio or catalogue
  • Pro-actively identify, through engagement with peers and the wider ICT4D community, new and emerging solutions, processes and methodologies 
  • Contribute to the emerging ICT4D community of practice within the Oxfam confederation
  • Represent Oxfam in wider knowledge exchange forums when appropriate and collaborate with other departments to achieve common objectives
  • Working with Oxfam Canada, ensure that ICT projects are integrated or moving towards integration with existing infrastructure, data management and security policies
  • Working with Oxfam Canada Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning (MEL) 
  • Network, Oxfam Canada’s ICT in Programme team, and country & Power Up MEL leads, ensure that all ICT projects incorporate adequate MEL to demonstrate effectiveness and impact
  • Stay on professional standards, trends and issues affecting this set of responsibilities, continuously striving for enhanced quality and impact and demonstrating continuous personal learning and development
  • Be creative in supporting the development of ICT approaches to Oxfam’s unique, rights based approach to programming
  • Pro-actively identify objectives and solutions to problems and challenges by performing all duties appropriately for an intercultural environment, and treat all persons with dignity and respect
  • Work effectively and collaboratively in support of building a team-based culture of work, and strive to build the ICT capacity of regional program staff and managers
  • Be available for extensive and frequent travel internationally.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in the technology (preferable), social sciences, international development or related discipline. Exceptional relevant practical experience may be seen as a substitute. 
  • Minimum 5 years experiences with similar issue - working with a local NGO or and INGO working with local NGO partners
  • Knowledge and practical experience of ICT4D and mobile technology with demonstrated ability to integrate ICT into development programming and/or humanitarian emergency contexts
  • Track record of problem analysis and problem solving
  • Proven experience of communicating with customers of various levels of digital literacy
  • Proven experience of working independently and as part of globally diverse and dispersed team
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills and confidence to negotiate with staff at all levels with ability to communicate complex ideas in simple way
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to prioritize and the drive to achieve results
  • An excellent understanding of and commitment to putting women’s rights at the heart of our programming
  • Excellent verbal and written English ability is required (with proven analysis report of ICT4D)
  • Strong commitment to gender, diversity issues, equal opportunities and capacity building
  • Good communication and influencing skills, with proven ability to build relationships with a diverse range of local stakeholders
  • Proven computer literate with some linkage of mobile technology system/program 
Desirable:

  • Experience working in Indonesia diversity 
  • Familiarity with gender and protection issues
  • Previous working experience with Oxfam
  • Mature and professional attitude and approach
  • Post based in Jakarta (60%) office. Regular visits to the field (40%) and meeting with partners, authorities and other related bodies
ICT Project Officer - Power Up project (code: ICT PO)

JOB PURPOSE:

  • Responsible for providing implementation support to Oxfam programs and, projects and campaigns in the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for program delivery and innovation. She/he will assist ICT Specialist, Project Managers and Program Director, to assist and build capacity partners and Oxfam staffs to implement and operational the Power Up activities. He/she is likely to be involved in a particular/special project. He/she will have direct report to Project Manager - Power Up project. 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist implementation support for data collection & visualization projects
  • Together with ICT Specialist working with Oxfam Canada and country program staff, support the design, testing, implementation, and evaluation of ICT-enabled data collection & visualization projects
  • Support ICT Specialist in providing actual targeted support to applicants to the Technology as needed
  • Develop guidance and conduct training on ICT best practices.
  • Contribute to confederation best practices by supporting & refining existing support materials and ICT toolkits.
  • Contribute to Oxfam’s portfolio of recommended ICT4D solutions, processes and methodologies
  • Document best practices and lessons learned from delivered ICT4D-related projects
  • Support the process by which successful ICT4D implementations are identified and incorporated into the emerging shared services portfolio or catalogue
  • Contribute to the emerging ICT4D community of practice within the Oxfam confederation and make collaboration with other departments 
  • Working with Oxfam Canada, ensure that ICT projects are integrated or moving towards integration with existing infrastructure, data management and security policies
  • Assist the ICT Specialist to conduct the Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning (MEL) Network, Oxfam Canada’s ICT in Programme team, and country & Power Up MEL leads, ensure that all ICT projects incorporate adequate MEL to demonstrate effectiveness and impact
  • Be creative in supporting the development of ICT approaches to Oxfam’s unique, rights-based approach to programming
  • Work effectively and collaboratively in support of building a team-based culture of work, and strive to build the ICT capacity of regional program staff, ICT Specialist and managers
  • Perform all duties appropriately for an inter-cultural environment, and treat all persons with dignity and respect.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in the technology, social sciences, international development or related discipline. 
  • Exceptional relevant practical experience may be seen as a substitute. 
  • Minimum 2 years experiences with similar issue - with a local NGO or and INGO working with local NGO partners
  • Knowledge and practical experience of ICT4D
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate ICT into development programming and/or humanitarian emergency contexts and mobile technology
  • Proven experience of communicating with customers of various levels of digital literacy
  • Proven experience of working independently and as part of globally diverse and dispersed team 
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills and confidence to negotiate with staff at all levels
  • An excellent understanding of and commitment to putting women’s rights at the heart of our programming with familiarity of gender issues
  • Excellent verbal and written English ability is required 
  • Previous working experience with Oxfam (preferable)
  • Computer literate
  • Post based in Lombok (100%) office. Regular visits to the field and meeting with partners, authorities and other related bodies

HOW TO APPLY
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please apply by sending your complete application to jakarta@oxfam.org.uk and mention the code of the position title (ICT Specialist) or (ICT PO) on the subject of 
the email.


The closing date: July 31st, 2017

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

We encourage women and people with disability to apply promotes equality and diversity

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