Head of Programme (m/f)


Oxfam is recruiting a Head of Programme (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. For our country office in Mozambique we are looking for a Head of Programme (Mozambican nationals only)
  • Location: Maputo, with travel
  • Contract Type: Open-ended
Strategic Management and Transformational Leadership
  • Manages the design, development, planning, budgeting, and implementation and monitoring of the Oxfam Country Strategy
  • Changes the style of thinking and programming of the Program Team towards Oxfam 2020 vision
  • Transforms and motivate the Program Team through idealized influence, intellectual stimulation and individual consideration
  • Focus on Team Building, motivation and collaboration within the Program Team to accomplish the Oxfam 2020 vision
Lead program development and delivery
  • Leads the development of quality programming conform Oxfam 2020 vision and Oxfam country strategy
  • Leads the program delivery with demonstrable impact and ensures it is within budgets and donor guidelines
  • Ensure adequate resourcing (finance and HR) to deliver the country programme ambition and ensures efficient management of these resources
People Development and Management
  • Manages Performance and direct the program team to deliver on the OCS. Provides leadership, Inspiration and guidance and ensure that the management of the team is in line with Oxfam’s HR policies and procedures
  • Sets goals and incentives to push the Program Team to higher performance levels, while providing opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • We are looking for candidates who meet the following requirements:
  • Academic degree in a relevant area
  • Good knowledge and understanding the political, economic and socio-cultural context in Mozambique
  • Proposal writing skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience of development programs, humanitarian response and advocacy and campaigning
  • Knowledge of capacity building, learning and development activities and how to create a learning and sharing environment with a strong knowledge management basis
  • At least 10 years of experience of working for international NGO’s
  • Experience leading and performance managing teams
  • Transformational Leaderships skills; inspires, mentors, challenges, empowers, stimulates and nurtures staff to become loyal and high performers
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 18.09.2019
  • Expires 02.10.2019
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