Gender Programme Adviser

The post is to be based in Yangon and opened for both Myanmar national and international candidates.

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:                              The purpose of the Gender Programme Adviser position is to lead and support the effective promotion of strategic gender equality and non-discrimination across all of Oxfam in Myanmar’s programmes. This will be done by working with other gender focal points and advisers, all Oxfam teams, our partners, networks and beneficiaries and other stakeholders. Gender Programme Adviser will lead the strategic direction of Oxfam’s gender work, external engagement within Myanmar’s gender networks, analysis of gender differences within new project designs, and facilitate advisory support to project implementation, with a specific focus on women’s economic empowerment within Oxfam’s Economic Justice programme.

Employment term:               Fixed Term (2 years)

Report to:                            Senior Strategic Programme Adviser

What we offer:                     Respectful and empowered working environment,

                                           Life insurance, Medical+ dental + optical benefits,

                                           Competitive salary and Career advancement opportunities,

                                           Generous leave entitlement