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Consultancy -Organisational Capacities - Naseej (INT8503)


Job Description

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

The Role

We are looking for a consultant -Organisational Capacities - Naseejto establish strengths, areas for further consolidation and key recommendations in terms of organisational development of Naseej partner WROs and CSOs, in view of their contribution to sustaining services and advocacy efforts to end SGBV.

It is meant to provide both a concluding assessment of capacity strengthening undertaken so far, a baseline for future development and strategic advice in that regard.

The activity builds upon the conclusion of trainings and other capacity strengthening actions that have taken place under the project on several thematic areas (see details hereafter), and more generally, on partner assessments to grow as gender-just organisations, positioned and equipped to tackle SGBV as a systemic, gender inequality issue

What we are looking for

Our next consultant will require:

Strong knowledge and experience in providing strategic advice on organisational development to civil society organisations

- Experience with civil society development and capacity assessment and organisational diagnostic tools and methodologies

- Strong understanding of gender dimensions in organisational development, e.g. through experience in gender mainstreaming not only in projects but in structure, gender audits, WRO strategic and leadership support, ...

- Knowledge of project/programme cycle management

- Familiarity with interventions aiming to end gender-based violence in Iraq; overall knowledge of technical standards and organisational requirements for providers of SGBV protection services, familiarity with advocacy efforts on SGBV/against VAWG; understanding of issues of safety, confidentiality and ethical requirements in the work around SGBV

- Fluency in English and Arabic

- Ability to travel

- Familiarly with Oxfams mission; adherence to the organizational code of conduct and safe programming principles

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in career development, to act as key contributor , to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields etc, training and development, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.


We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so were open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. We think this role would work particularly well as a partially home-based role or job share.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

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 committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. 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.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.Oxfam GB also participates in theInter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.In line with this Scheme, we willrequest information from job applicants previous employersabout any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment,or incidents under investigationwhen the applicant left employment.By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply

Interested individuals, with relevant experience and skills based on the ToR, can submit their Expression of Interest (EOI), including the following:

Please submit the EOI and other documents by midnight Iraq time by 29 of May 2022 to[email protected] with Organisational Capacities - Naseej in the subject line. No EOIs will be accepted after the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All questions or clarifications of a technical nature are to be sent to: [email protected] no later than 26 of May 2022, 5 pm. Interested applicants can collect the Terms of Reference (TOR) at Oxfam in Iraq Country Office, starting from May 2022 (during working hours). Alternatively, the Oxfam Logistics team can send the ToR via email upon request.

This invitation to tender has been issued for the sole purpose of obtaining offers for the provision of the services requested in this TOR. Oxfam reserves the right not to enter in or award a contract as a result of this invitation to tender. Oxfam also reserves the right to terminate any contract issued as a result of this invitation to tender as set out in the contract terms and conditions.

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isnt inevitable. Its an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, womens right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we wont stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working togetherwith partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

A thriving diverse Oxfam:

Its people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, were committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.

To do that:

In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.

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