Advocacy Manager

 The post is to be based in Yangon and opened to Myanmar Nationals and advertised nationwide.

Oxfam is a leading International NGO with a worldwide reputation for excellence and over 70 years of experience. It’s not unfortunate that people live in poverty. With enough wealth in this world to go around it’s unjustifiable. It’s not just their problem. It’s ours too. Our humanitarian, development and campaigning projects change lives around the world, and with the right support, we can beat poverty and injustice. Thousands of people already commit their time and talents to our campaigning, humanitarian and long-term development projects. Now we’re looking for yours.

The role:                    To provide senior leadership and support to the Director of Advocacy and Communications on Oxfam in Myanmar’s growing advocacy and policy agenda across economic justice, governance and humanitarian; to provide technical support to selected policy leads and progammes across Oxfam in Myanmar’s teams; to provide high level analysis, develop policy and oversee research and produce policy papers on issues central to Oxfam in Myanmar’s programming and influencing; to manage external relations with key national actors including Government and civil society; to provide technical input on advocacy and policy on programme development; to deputise for the Director of Advocacy and Communications. Given the importance of gender equality to Oxfam in Myanmar’s country programme, this role is expected to have a strong focus on leading the gender and women’s rights advocacy agenda.

Level:                         C 1, National

Employment term:      Fixed Term (until 31 January 2019)

Report to:                   Director of Advocacy and Communications

What we offer:            Respectful and empowered working environment,

                                  Life insurance, Medical+ dental + optical benefits,

                                  Competitive salary and Career advancement opportunities,

                                  Generous leave entitlement