Thursday, December 2, 2010

Job: Pan Africa Programme Office: Peace and Security - Governance (Based in Addis Ababa)

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Oxfam Liaison Office with the African Union

Job: Pan Africa Programme Officer
Peace and Security -  Governance (Based in Addis Ababa)

Oxfam works in 100 countries (including 35 in Africa) with partners to bring about lasting change in fighting poverty and related injustice.  We seek to expand our capacity to work with global and regional multilateral institutions including the African Union and African States and hold them accountable to the claims of people living in poverty, suffering and injustice in the African countries we work in. Our Pan Africa Programme is a continental public policy advocacy programme with staff in based Addis Ababa, Dakar, Nairobi and South Africa.

We are looking for someone to lead our work around enabling African civil society organisations to engage African Union policies and power relationships mostly in the areas of Peace and Security and Governance. This aspect of our work has had much impact on a range of pan African alliances and NGOs currently engaging the Peace and Security Council and African Union Commission. You will lead on this work within Oxfam International, coordinate our relationships with key alliances and Oxfam International and be a spokesperson in line with agreed positions.

Are you ready to act with poor people and their allies to make claims on the global and African policy processes? Are you committed to holding African States accountable to their own decisions within the African Union? We are looking for people like you to fill a new position of Pan Africa Programme Officer within the Oxfam International Liaison Office with the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

In addition to a Masters degree in political affairs, international relations, law, or social sciences, you will have over three years of demonstrated experience of public policy advocacy, as well as a proven record of advocacy and communication experience in Africa. Sound understanding of human security, conflicts in Africa, humanitarian advocacy, Governance issues, African Union processes and the working of African non-governmental organisations, multilateral institutions and African states are essential.

Salary: 32,000 – 40,000 ETB (approx. 2000 – 2500 USD) per month depending on salary history, qualifications and experience.

Additional benefits: Health coverage, paid leave, housing, provident funds

Are you ready for a challenge and committed to the values, aims and objectives of Oxfam? Submit your application letter and CV by email to:
The closing date for applications is Monday 20 December 2010. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

No phone call please.

Désiré  Y. Assogbavi (Mr.)
Pan Africa Director a.i.
Oxfam Liaison Office with the African Union
TK Building, Bole Airport area, Suite 304 B
PO Box.: 2333  Addis Ababa

Tel:   + 251 (0) 11 661 16 01(switch board)
         +251 (0) 11 661 2492 (Direct line)
        +251 (0) 911 20 83 32 (Cell.)

Fax:  +251 (0) 11 661 2795 or 3533
Skype: assodesir




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