Project Officer (Digital Inclusion) - Oxfam
|Job Type||Full Time|
|Deadline||01 December, 2022|
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Do you have a minimum of 2-3 years' experience and training in gender justice work, feminist research, women digital empowerment, skill development, digitalization, qualitative research design, survey, and analysis in social research organizations, development agencies, and NGO/INGO?
Do you have a sound understanding of national and international policies and practices related to the informal sector and information, communication, and technology with graduation in Sociology, Anthropology, Environmental Science, Development Studies, Gender Studies, or a related field?
Do you have strong communication skills in both Bangla and English with simplicity for a wide range of audiences?
If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you!
This position is expected to efficiently coordinate with the Monash University researchers, community and partners, engaging other stakeholders, to implement the PROTIC II research project. The role will ensure the research protocols, including data security, are properly followed and will adhere to Oxfam values. Besides, the position will endeavor to strengthen the digital literacy of Community-Based Organizations dealing with research components as necessary and will uphold a strong matrix relationship with other team members of the GJSI, Climate Justice & Natural Resource Rights (CJNRR) and other portfolios as necessary to deliver.
What we are looking for:
The Project Officer – DI will focus on increased and independent use of information solutions by the domestic workers using "information strategy" to have an enabling information ecosystem that enable them to negotiate with service providers. In particular, the jobholder will advocate for and support the use of the Paroli platform within Oxfam's community engagements. Paroli is a communications platform designed under PROTIC II research project to support Oxfam in running group engagements with participants remotely, over the phone. The following is the outcome area of the PROTIC II research project in relation to domestic workers impact group:
- Outcome: Domestic workers have improved knowledge and capacity to share their challenges, and learn about their rights and ways to claim them using digital technology.
- Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities.
- Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women's rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work.
- Commitment to Oxfam's safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible
This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam Bangladesh, to act as key contributor to Climate Justice & Natural Resource Rights team and Gender Justice and Social Inclusion team to work with a group of passionate people who are specialists in their field and offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.
Location: Dhaka (with field visits as per requirement).
Job type: Fixed Term.
Salary & Benefits: As per Oxfam National D2 pay band with other benefits e.g. medical for spouse and children, contributory provident fund, gratuity, leave & insurance.
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.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Note: All 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.
How to apply:
• Go to: for external applicants: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk
• For internal applicants: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/internal
• Search for the vacancy using the reference number INT9128 complete the online application process
• Ensure you submit your application before midnight (GMT) on the closing date. Unless a different time is specified in the advert.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1 DECEMBER 2022
Oxfam is a global movement of people who won't live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change. And we won't stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty. Oxfam GB is a member of the international confederation Oxfam.