• Oxfam
  • Posted date: 1 week before
  • End date: 2024-07-16


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Company: Oxfam

Start Date: 2024-07-03

End Date: 2024-07-16

Job Description


Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the in Justice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty.

Oxfam GB is a member of the international confederation Oxfam.

Iraq context

Oxfam’s program has been established in 2014 in response to the ISIS conflict in Iraq. Oxfam implemented activities during the past few years was built around the delivery of 3 main areas: A) Lifesaving humenitarian assistance b) Recovery assistance, and C) Promotion of Women Rights.

  1. Lifesaving humenitarian assistance: to newly displaced populations residing in camps or host communities. The bulk of this work was done around the Mosul Operation with activities implemented in the governorates of Erbil, Salah Al Din and Ninewa. Activities included: Establishment/rehabilitation of safe water (boreholes, repair of infrastructure); Emergency water supply (distribution of water through trucking and bottled water); Setting up water tanks and networks in camps; Distribution of hygiene items; construction of latrines; Cash for Work opportunities inside the camps to allow construction work and solid waste menagement; and Distribution of emergency winterization kits.
  2. Recovery assistance: to returnees, local host communities and IDPs to recover from the post-conflict and to cope with protracted displacement. The main activities implemented under this area of work included: Rehabilitation of water infrastructure; Supporting local authorities to rehabilitate essential public services (schools and hospitals); Grants to returnees to recover damaged businesses; Provision of livestock to support farmers; Cash for Work opportunities contributing to income for vulnerable families and supporting rehabilitation of infrastructure of public interest (irrigation canals, main roads).
  3. Promotion of Women Rights: through contributing to the implementation of the National Plan for 1325 UN Resolution, and economic empowerment of women through provision of training and grants to establish/rehabilitate businesses.

In order to serve these three objectives, Oxfam work aimed to integrate the following key sectors together for every intervention in a given location:

  1. Water Sanitation and Hygiene
  2. Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihoods
  3. Non-food-Items and Shelter
  4. Protection of lives and rights of civilians
  5. Justice between men and women Justicee
  6. Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning
  7. Advocacy and Media work

JoB Purpose

As part of the Oxfam Justice between men and women team in Iraq, the Justice between men and women Officer will be responsible for supporting activities related to the Justice between men and women Justice programming in Salah Al-Din and Anbar and across all project locations. The Justice between men and women Officer will also support in administrative and logistics menagement of the programs.

Core Details


Anbar and Salah Al-Din

Our package:

Internal Grade:

As Per Oxfam Salary Scale


Contract type:

Fixed Type

Hours of work:

40 hours per week. This is a full-time role; however, Oxfam offers various flexible arrangements which candidates can discuss with the Recruiting Menager at interview stage

This role reports to:

Post holder reports to: NW Area Menager

Staff reporting to this post:


Annual budget for the post:


Key relationships/interactions:

Salah Al-Din and Anbar

DBS checks (for roles based in the UK):


Screening checks:

All successful candidates will be screened through Refinitiv World-Check One to comply with counter terrorism and financial sanctions regulations.

Position Overview:

The Justice between men and women Officer will play a key role in the FEMINACT project, which aims to address food insecurity in Iraq through sustainable agricultural development with a focus on women and youth. The Justice between men and women Officer will ensure the integration of Justice between men and women perspectives in all project activities and promote Justice between men and women equality and women's empowerment across the project's implementation areas.

key Responsibilities:

Justice between men and women Analysis and Strategy:

  • Conduct Justice between men and women analyses to identify barriers and opportunities for women's and youth's participation in agriculture.
  • Develop and implement a Justice between men and women strategy for the project, ensuring alignment with FEMINACT's goals and objectives.

Capacity Building:

  • Design and deliver Justice between men and women -sensitive training programs for project staff, partners, and beneficiaries.
  • Support capacity-building initiatives for women and youth in sustainable agricultural practices and leadership.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Develop Justice between men and women -sensitive indicators and tools for monitoring and evaluating project activities.
  • Ensure the collection and analysis of sex-disaggregated data to assess the impact of the project on different Justice between men and women groups.

Community Engagement and Advocacy:

  • Work with local women's organizations, community leaders, and stakeholders to promote Justice between men and women equality and women's rights.
  • Facilitate community dialogues and awareness-raising campaigns on the importance of Justice between men and women equality in agriculture and climate resilience.

Collaboration and Partnership:

  • Collaborate with consortium partners to ensure coordinated and comprehensive Justice between men and women interventions.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with government agencies, NGOs, and other stakeholders working on Justice between men and women issues in the project areas.

Reporting and Documentation:

  • Prepare regular reports on Justice between men and women related activities, achievements, and challenges for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Document best practices, lessons learned, and success stories related to Justice between men and women equality and women's empowerment.


skills, experience and knowledge


  • Bachelor’s degree in justice between men and women Studies, Social Sciences, Development Studies, or a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Justice between men and women programming, preferably in the context of agricultural development or climate change.
  • Experience working with international NGOs, government agencies, or community-based organizations.
  • Strong understanding of Justice between men and women issues and Justice between men and women mainstreaming in development projects.
  • Excellent training and facilitation skills.
  • Proficiency in monitoring and evaluation of activities.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and advocacy skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural and multi-disciplinary team.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic, Kurdish (written and spoken).

This job description is not incorporated into the employment contract. It is intended as a guide and should not be viewed as an inflexible specification as it may be varied from time to time in the light of strategic developments following discussions with the post holder. The post holder will be expected to work to agreed objectives, which should facilitate the achievements of the key responsibilities in accordance with the Performence Review process.

Key Attributes

  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and Justice between men and women issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities;
  • Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/Justice between men and women mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work;
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible.

Organisational Values

  • Accountability – Our purpose-driven, results-focused approach means we take responsibility for our actions and hold ourselves accountable. We believe that others should also be held accountable for their actions
  • Empowerment – Our approach means that everyone involved with Oxfam, from our staff and supporters to people living in poverty, should feel they can make change happen
  • Inclusiveness – We are open to everyone and embrace diversity. We believe everyone has a contribution to make, regardless of visible and invisible differences

Note to candidates: Shortlisted candidates will be assessed on our organisational values and attributes at the interview stage. The successful candidate(s) will be expected to adhere to our code of conduct. We encourage candidates to read and understand our code of conduct here.

How to apply:

As part of your online application, please upload your up-to-date CV and Cover Letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.


only shortlisted Applicants will be contacted.

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