Annoncør: Oxfam IBIS

Ansøgningsfrist: 12/04/2023

Job: Humanitarian and Peacebuilding Advisor

Do you want to work with local humanitarian leadership, Food security, Gender, Women, Peace & Security in humanitarian responses and other fragile contexts? And are you strategic, systematic, and a strong team player?

Our humanitarian and peacebuilding program aims at protecting, supporting, and creating resilient and dignified lives for crisis-affectedpopulations and building increasingly peaceful societies.

We do this as part of the global Oxfam Confederation. Oxfam works to bring together humanitarian, development, and peacebuilding programming to make a joined-up system capable of addressing current crises while delivering deep, systemic, and long-term change at scale. Oxfam IBIS in Denmark has a particular focus on local humanitarian leadership and gender equality in protracted crisis such as South Sudan, Sahel, Syria, and Yemen.

As our new advisor, you will be part of the Humanitarian and Peacebuilding Team and will work in close cooperation with colleagues in Oxfam Country Offices, Oxfam IBIS, and the Oxfam Confederation.

Your key responsibilities

  • Grant management including support on MEAL to specific projects and country programmes.
  • Humanitarian and peacebuilding technical assistance to Oxfam country offices, Oxfam IBIS and the wider Oxfam Confederation.
  • Build strong partnerships and collaboration with Oxfam Country Offices, CSOs and other stakeholders.
  • Contribute to professionally sound project proposals and fundraising initiatives.
  • Contribute to well-founded knowledge management and learning environment in Denmark and globally.
  • Contribute to advocacy initiatives and communication products in Denmark and globally.
  • The specific responsibilities of this position will be formed according to the profile of the selected candidate including a specific regional focus (Central Sahel or HECA).

Your Profile

  • A relevant university degree.
  • 3+ years’ experience in humanitarian and peacebuilding programming, preferably including knowledge and experience of Food security, Gender, Women, Peace & Security and/or local leadership.
  • Experience from country and/or regional offices in the Global South and with local and national civil society organizations.
  • Excellent oral and written English is a requirement, and French language skills would be highly advantageous.
  • Proven experience in developing high-quality project proposals and reporting.
  • Proven ability to work in multi-cultural settings with multiple stakeholders with competing agendas.
  • Ability to travel to conflict-affected settings and humanitarian emergencies.
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills.

About the job

The workplace will be in central Copenhagen at Oxfam IBIS’ offices. Travel can be expected to Oxfam IBIS priority countries, 6 to 8 weeks per year.

Preferred starting date: June 1, 2023.

Salary and working conditions are based on present AC collective agreement. Pay grading will be based on your level of experience[KKL1] .

The right to work in Denmark is a requirement. Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

For further information about the position, please contact Team Leader, Humanitarian Team Katja Kjar-Levin, mail: [email protected]


Please submit your application via the ‘send application’ button and include your cover letter and CV. We look forward to reading about your background and motivation for this position.

Application deadline: April 12 at 23.59. Interviews are expected to take place April 17 and April 20, 2023.

About Oxfam

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect, and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

We are an international confederation of organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development, and campaigning, in more than 60 countries.

We take a feminist approach and work with core values such as accountability and Inclusiveness.

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct.

We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.