• Applications for this role will now close on: Wednesday 30th November 2022
  • See full Job Description here:
    Affiliation Change Manager
  • Location of role: Pacific Region
  • Salary Grade: C1 (based on country location)
  • Term: 2 years
  • Key relationships/interactions : Oxfam in the Pacific (OiP) Executive Leadership Team, OiP Departments and Teams, OiP Strategic Partners (Oxfam Aotearoa, Oxfam Australia and Oxfam International Secretariat, OiP Trust Board and External Consultants and service providers.
  • For any further assistance please contact [email protected]

Applications are invited for the position of:


Oxfam is a global aid and development organisation that mobilises the power of people against poverty working through staff and local partner organisations across the Pacific to combat gender, economic and climate injustice, including in situations of crisis. Oxfam in the Pacific works to support the following countries in the region: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Fiji, and the Polynesia/Micronesia country cluster comprising of Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, Niue, Kiribati, Palau, Nauru, the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) (Micronesia). Country teams operate with a mix of direct implementation and via partners, the goal being to increase strategic partnerships where appropriate. Our work is guided by Oxfam’s global values and by Pacific values and culture including openness, flexibility, respect, equity, justice, solidarity, collaboration, sharing and humility. We also value local ownership and leadership of change processes.

The Role
The Affiliation Change Manager is responsible for coordinating and supporting all actions required for Oxfam in the Pacific to become an affiliate. As the Coordinator of the Pacific Change Team (PACT), the post holder will task manage specific actions and projects. Working with others across the Oxfam in the Pacific network and with the Strategic Partners, this role will enable and ensure that Oxfam in the Pacific becomes an independent, thriving and impactful Pacific regional organisation and Oxfam affiliate by April 2024.

Job Responsibilities
(Technical, Leadership, Management)
• Coordinate the implementation of the Prospective Affiliate Project Plan
• Convene and coordinate the Pacific Change Team (PACT), as the primary vehicle to coordinate and deliver the implementation of the Project Plan
• Support the effective implementation of all actions, where needed
• Report to the OiP Executive Leadership Team (ELT) on progress, issues and objectives in relation to the implementation of the Project Plan
• Mobilise and liaise with capabilities across the Oxfam network, in particular the Strategic Partners (Oxfam Aotearoa, Oxfam Australia and Oxfam International)
• Project manage specific tasks in relation to the design of the OiP Shared Services
• Provide technical advice and leadership in relation to project design and change management
• Recruit, contract, manage external contractors who will deliver specific design and support task
• Manage the OiPPACT budget
• Communicate information sharing and updates across OiP and with Strategic Partners
• Prepare progress reports to ELT and the OiPTrust Board

• 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.

Job Requirements

• Self-Awareness
• Agility in complex and ambiguous contexts/environments
• Systems Thinking
• Emotional intelligence and the ability to coordinate a range of teams to deliver a common goal
• Ability to effectively communicate, negotiate, motivate and influence a wide range of audiences
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Good inter-personal skills
• Ability to learn, adapt and change
• Computer literacy particularly MS Office and email usage
• Ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team and manage complex and sensitive organisational relationships
• Enthusiasm for and commitment to Oxfam’s values and mission
• Ability to manage complex workloads and deliver work to tight deadlines.

• Experience in designing and establishing business supporter services
• Familiarity with international structures of INGO networks, preferably in the Pacific
• Familiarity with legal structured and registration processes
• Experiences in internal and external partnerships
• Experience in leading and coordinating organisational development, change, design projects in the Pacific
• Experience working in a multi-cultural environment

• Tertiary qualified in relevant field, or equivalent professional industry experience.

• Significant experience in leading and coordinating organisational development, change, design projects
• Demonstrate experience in managing and leading a team
• Demonstrate experience in project and change management

Key Attributes:
• 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.

Organisational Values:
• Accountability – Our purpose-driven, results-focused approach means we take responsibility for our actions and hold ourselves accountable. We believe that others should also be held accountable for their actions.
• Empowerment – Our approach means that everyone involved with Oxfam, from our staff and supporters to people living in poverty, should feel they can make change happen.
• Inclusiveness – We are open to everyone and embrace diversity. We believe everyone has a contribution to make, regardless of visible and invisible differences.