OXFAM Vacancy: Emergency Food Security & Vulnerable Livelihood (EFSVL) Officer Right in Crisis (RiC)Programme - Indonesian

 OXFAM Vacancy: Emergency Food Security & Vulnerable Livelihood (EFSVL) Officer Right in Crisis (RiC)Programme - Indonesian
Emergency Food Security & Vulnerable Livelihood (EFSVL) Officer Right in Crisis (RiC)Programme

Based in Jakarta, Indonesia
Fixed Term contract
Starting salary: IDR. 10.800.000,-

OXFAM who are we?
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.

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 envisions an Indonesia where women are equal citizens and everyone can enjoy their rights even in times of shocks and disaster.

Goal for Oxfam in Indonesia
An integrated Oxfam program, with a strong voice based on its collaboration with an extensive network of partners, will make lasting changes in the lives of poor and vulnerable people by influencing changes in policy and practice amongst the most influential decision makers.

Be part of a dynamic working environment. We are recruiting EFSVL Officer to enable Oxfam to assess, analyse and determine the decision quickly the Food Security & Livelihood requirements of an emergency or crisis. The work may involve in preparedness and intervention to the emergency stage, and of all its interventions to meet humanitarian needs, and minimum humanitarian standards. This post will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia for fixed term contract.

The role:
1. To provide technical leadership of EFSVL works in Indonesia in cross division of Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) and Resilience Building (DRR/CCA) in line with Oxfam policies and agreed standards (SPHERE, ARR Global Indicator, OI EFSVL Competency Framework, etc).

2. To develop EFSVL Strategic Paper for Indonesia that reflects an integrated approach in preparedness, response, as well as resilience building (DRR/CCA).

3. To explore innovative EFSVL modalities to enhance OXFAM work in preparedness, response, and resilience building including to scale up and integrate urban preparedness into urban (city) resilience

4. To carry out internal and external representation of OXFAM in Indonesia in EFSVL sector including in technical EFSVL working group and coordination with external parties and internal OXFAM within affiliates, EFSVL regional/global advisors.

5. To explore modalities of public private partnership in enhancing emergency preparedness and response and resilience building,

6. To carry out campaign and advocacy role as relation to EFSVL sector

7. To promote the integration of gender within the EFSVL modalities with specific focus to the women rights.

The requirement:

  • Bachelor degree in social, agriculture, economic, or any discipline relating to food security and livelihood. Experiences in managing food security & livelihood could substitute for a formal qualification. 
  • Two years experience in food security, livelihood, and community mobilisation including using modalities of Emergency Food Security vulnerable Livelihood (EFSVL).
  • Good understanding about urban issues especially in relation to humanitarian sector.
  • Experience in managing response using SPHERE standard with strong reference to humanitarian principle and code of conduct of Red Cross and NGOs in disaster relief.
  • Sensitivity, diplomacy, tact, good communication skills, together with the capacity to remain calm under pressure and not lose sight of strategic priorities.
  • Well developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible in demanding solutions.
  • Good administrative skills in order to work with people at managerial and, on occasions, senior government levels. The post holder should also be at ease in working with local people.
  • The ability to present concise reports, sometimes a short notice, reflecting the problems and possible solutions for particular situations.
  • Good understanding on building resilience and DRR/CCA principles, approach, and practices.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian programmes.
  • Flexibility, willingness to travel at short notice, over the course of the deployment, and to work in difficult circumstances.
  • Good understanding of humanitarian protection standard, Sphere Minimum Standards, gender issues and Code of conduct.
  • A commitment to the aims and objectives of Oxfam International.
  • Sensitivity to working within a divided society and to political, religious or social tensions.
  • Demonstrated experience of integrated gender and diversity issues into food security programmes.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in both Indonesian and English.
  • Strong Computer literacy.
  • Willingness to travel regularly to the field
  • Previous working experience with Oxfam or INGO.
  • Experience in emergency relief and DRR programmes.
  • Mature and professional attitude and approach.
  • Good understanding of health and nutrition will be advantageous.
How to apply
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please apply by send your application to jakarta@oxfam.org.uk

The closing date: July 20th, 2014

Only short listed candidates will be contacted
We encourage women and people with disability to apply