Programme Officer (Interim) - Oxfam, Bangkok

Closing date:  17 Dec 2011
Programme Officer (Interim)

Based in Bangkok, Thailand

Temporary 6 month contract for maternity cover

National Post - THB 47,112 to 52,000 gross per month

Oxfam Great Britain Asia Region

Oxfam GB is a leading aid, development, and campaigning charity with a worldwide reputation for excellence and over 60 years of experience. Our purpose is to work with others to overcome suffering and find lasting solutions to poverty. As an organisation Oxfam is committed to gender equity and putting women’s rights at the heart of all we do. We believe in empowerment and are an accountable and inclusive organisation. Be part of our dynamic new Region – Oxfam GB Asia.

The Role
As a team member of Thailand programme, you will work with the team and partners in managing projects – project cycle management (sustainable agriculture in relation to climate change, food security and women economic leadership) and monitor relevant policies that impact the poor communities in Thailand for providing policy analysis. Taking part in the campaign on economic justice, you will actively look for opportunities for effective lobbying, as well as build up partnerships and alliances to ensure public mobilization, advocacy and campaigning.

The Requirements
To succeed, you’ll be able to draw on three years’ of experience in project management in the above field with good knowledge and understanding of climate change adaptation. You’ll have to build up a good understanding of international development policy issues that impact both at national and regional level. Understanding and ability to work with partners and community is a must. English and strong report writing skills are essential. Ability to travel in the country and outside the country.

About Oxfam
A simple, inescapable truth underlines everything we do at Oxfam. There’s enough wealth in this world to go around. It’s not unfortunate that people live in poverty. It’s unjustifiable. It’s not their problem. It’s ours too. And with the right support, we can beat poverty and injustice. Thousands of people already commit their time and talents to our campaigning, humanitarian and long-term development projects. Now we’re looking for yours.
How to apply: 
To find out more details and apply: Please Visit Our Website using the job reference number INT5057. The closing date: 17th December 2011. 

Oxfam is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. We welcome and encourage applicationms from women, minority and under-represented groups.