OXFAM International Job Vacancies: Regional Seafood Private Sector Influencing Lead - Jakarta, Indonesian OR Bangkok, Thailand


Closing date: 12th October 2018
candidates may be called to interview earlier than the closing date as needed
Location: Bangkok, Thailand/ Jakarta, Indonesia
Contract: 1 year contract. Renewal subject to funding availability
Salary: National terms -In line with Oxfam Values & according to location

Oxfam International is unable to guarantee the obtaining of a work permit for the role. Candidates must have and be able to retain the legal right to work in either Indonesia or Thailand

One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.

Around the world, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.

Oxfam is an international confederation of 20 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries, as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Nairobi, with offices in Oxford, Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.

Oxfam International is looking for a a Regional Seafood Private Sector Influencing Lead. This post will be part of the OI Asia regional platform team and be hosted by the Oxfam Country Office in Indonesia or Thailand.

The Role:
Sustainability in the seafood sector in the Asian region, with an emphasis on worker rights, is a priority area for Oxfam in Asia with multiple country offices working on policy- influencing and programmatic support at multiple levels including working with the private sector, governments, multi stakeholder initiatives and CSO networks. In this context Oxfam in Asia is looking to hire a Regional Seafood Private Sector Influencing Lead to spearhead the private sector engagement in the seafood sector in Asia, with a primary focus on Thailand and Indonesia. The role will support strategizing and engagement by country offices and also work on building private sector engagement and influencing capacity within CSOs and networks in the countries.

The successful applicant will have considerable experience engaging with private sector companies as part of sustainability initiatives and also possess adequate knowledge of the state of seafood sector regulations and sectoral challenges in Indonesia and Thailand. The key deliverables include strategy development, support on implementation and private sector engagement capacity building for partner organizations of Oxfam.

How to apply: 
To view the job description and for information on how to apply please go to the Oxfam International Website, found at CLICK HERE

Oxfam is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those that are suitable to work within our values are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks.

Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity within the workplace.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.