INGO Forum Field Manager

Oxfam Nigeria

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Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations (affiliates) networked together in 94 countries, as part of a global movement for change. Together we are working to achieve our vision of 'a just world without poverty' and to be a powerful partner in global and local communities of people connected for change. 

 

Job Purpose

The INGO Forum Field Manager will have extensive experience in the humanitarian and/or development sectors in Nigeria with a strong familiarity with the political terrain In support to the INGO Forum and it 20 current member organizations.

S/he will serve as an information focal point linking Abuja coordination with up-to-date realities in the NE through proactive engagement with identified personnel and through employment of simplified streamlined information collection and sharing techniques.

In collaboration with field managers of member organizations based in the NE, s/he will help facilitate action-oriented coordination discussions aml identit’ opportunties for improvement, both within INGOs and on behalf of other partners/stakeholders. As a main link between the INGO community and the Nigerian NGO community.

S/he will actively engage with local NGOs to identify opportunities for collaboration and to build high-yielding partnership.

 

Experience and Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Law, Political Science, International Relations, Journalism, Social Sciences, International Development or related technical field.
  • 3-5 years experience in a similar role within an international humanitarian/development system.
  • Experience in facilitating and coordinating meetings in high-pressure professional setting.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.

 

Note: Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Summary

Company

Oxfam Nigeria

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Borno

Specialization

NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type

Contract

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years