Policy and Advocacy Coordinator

Oxfam in Myanmar is looking for a Policy and Advocacy Coordinator, Rakhine.

The purpose of this role is to advance Oxfam in Myanmar’s rights-based advocacy and influencing in Rakhine State. This position will focus on humanitarian and human rights-related concerns, particularly with respect to the Rohingya crisis and other displaced and conflict-affected communities. The position involves leading gendered analysis of the context and key policy issues, contributing to evidence-based research, maintaining ongoing communication and engagement with affected communities, supporting humanitarian coordination and leading the development and implementation of related advocacy efforts in Rakhine. This position will work closely with the Director of Advocacy and Communications in Yangon and across multiple Oxfam projects in Rakhine, as well as with Oxfam colleagues in the region and globally. They will develop strong relationships with civil society in Myanmar, including Oxfam partners, government, INGOs, donors, UN and impacted communities and will support the leadership team with external representation as relevant.

Given the importance of gender equality to Oxfam in Myanmar’s country programme, this role is expected to have a strong focus on leading gendered analysis and advocacy efforts.

Employment Term:      Fixed-term (1 year)

Level:                          International, C2

Location:                    Sittwe, Myanmar

Closing Date:             10 May 2019

Early application is encouraged as this position is urgently required. This is a rolling recruitment and Oxfam reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate as soon as they are identified.

How to apply:            Please state applied position in email subject line and send CV and cover letter to Human Resources Department through myanmarhr@oxfam.org.uk (OR)

Oxfam office, No. 34, Corner of Aung Taw Mu Street and Golden Hill Avenue Street, Golden Valley Ward 2, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar.

Phone: +95 (0)1 539986, 539987, 539958, 539189 and 504918