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The AHP Project Officer will support the program coordination and implementation within community level in Solomon Islands working in collaboration amongst AHP partners, Government, Civil Society and Communities. The position will work locally and collaborate regionally and will report to the AHP Project Manager.
This Project Officer will be responsible for the delivery of Oxfam’s AHP project in the provinces and will support the Humanitarian Team Leader and Resilience and Adaptation (R/A) team to ensure inclusive and participatory outcomes of the project.
Provide support and technical administrative guidance on the implementation of the project in three targeted Provinces of Malaita, Temotu and Guadalcanal.
Matrices manage work outcomes of three APDOs located in target provinces, including development, and monitoring of performance management indicators working closely with MEAL Officer.
Work with local implementing partners on planning, monitoring, budget management, reporting and successful implementation of project activities in targeted communities.
Work with targeted Provincial Disaster Offices on strategic priorities of the province on disaster risk management and ensure inclusive and participatory approaches are mainstreamed into the DRR and DRM work at the national, provincial and community level in target provinces for humanitarian sector preparedness and response
Ensure greater social inclusion (GESI approaches) in all preparedness and response work led by Provincial disaster offices, communities, and partners
Ensure regular communication with APDOs and communities and lead data collection, analysis and produce best practice, case studies on innovative preparedness and response approaches with Oxfam partners and AHP Consortia in country and across the region
Provide high quality Field Report (activity and financial) demonstrating deliberation on the Project outputs and outcomes for the humanitarian sector at levels where Oxfam DR influences
Participate in Oxfam performance management framework and activities.
Ensures the security and safety of others and Oxfam property.
Provide recommendations relating to improved local procedures and processes.
Keep abreast with local legislative changes and requirements and its implications for OiP.
Report risks and incidents to supervisor.
Representation and relationship
May be expected to represent Oxfam in industry or professional networks.
Support Team Lead to on representation as and when required.
Provides key link between internal and external stakeholders.
Eager and required to adhere to Oxfam’s principles and values (click here) as well as the promotion of gender justice and women’s rights (click here).
Understanding of and commitment to adhere to equity, diversity, gender, child safety and staff health and wellbeing principles.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to form and maintain productive working relationships with people.
Working knowledge on developing and revising terms of references and concept notes for community Based Disaster Reduction and resilience development activities.
Dedicated Team Player, who can work flexibly with autonomy and shows strong initiative
Ability to contribute to and support comprehensive reports for management, partners, and donors.
Stakeholder engagement and capacity to work collaboratively with actors and organisations at various levels.
Computer literacy (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Good personal and organisational understanding of standard humanitarian standards and National Humanitarian architecture; experiences working with multi-stakeholder for better Disaster preparedness and response.
Good understanding of, and commitment to, gender equity (particularly around poor women’s rights)
Innovative and creative approach to problem solving.
Tertiary Qualification in Humanitarian and Disaster Management /Climate Change/ Development Studies OR any other relevant field OR equivalent professional industry experience.
Previous experience in similar role working within a similar organisation /industry.
Knowledge and experience in collating and consolidating project data and tracking community disaster risk management activities
Experience in conducting, developing and submit monitoring and evaluation field reports.
Ability to review partners Activity and Financial Reports for submission
Experience in preparing periodic project data/files.
Experience in tracking and reviewing of Partners Activity budgets and activity plans for implementation
Occasional inter- islands travel is a requirement of the position. It is a condition of employment that staff abide by all agency security and safety protocols, policies and procedures and the Oxfam Security Protocol.
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.
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Inclusiveness – We are open to everyone and embrace diversity. We believe everyone has a contribution to make, regardless of visible and invisible differences.