Csos Engagement & Campaign Manager

Csos Engagement & Campaign Manager
ONG: Oxfam Italia
Posizione: Csos Engagement & Campaign Manager
Dipartimento: Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid Department
Paese: bosnia-herzegovina
Sede: Sarajevo
Tipologia: Lavoro
Contratto: Fixed term Contract
Durata: 12 months renewable
Disponibilità: January 2018
Scadenza candidature: 23-11-2017

In Bosnia and Herzegovina Oxfam works with local partners to alleviate poverty focusing on capacity building of civil society organizations (CSOs) and local authorities as well as supporting local sustainable development to ensure citizens can exercise their rights and improve their living conditions.

We aim to strengthen women’s and youth participation in the economy and to help them become actors of change, promoting sustainable development and participating in decision-making policies.

We address the risk of more people falling below the poverty line by improving access to better opportunities and resources to the most vulnerable, isolated and socially excluded groups of people without stable income. We also support the improved implementation of environmental standards and innovative natural resources management, to impact upon climate change and increase the resilience of rural, urban and vulnerable women and men.

In this framework, Oxfam is recruiting a local CSOs Engagement &Campaign manager:

  1. To contribute to policy development and advocacy activities in BiH coherently with Oxfam SEE strategic intent, global and European campaigns;
  2. To contribute to fundraising activities related to Oxfam work (on women economic empowerment, social cohesion, youth engagement) in coordination with the local partners;
  3. To identify opportunities for collaboration and build alliance with NNGOs, INGOS, their networks, media and others, in order to collaboratively develop influencing activities and targeted policy recommendations on issues as women economic empowerment, youth participation, social cohesion and CSOs enhancement in BiH;
  4. To coordinate and monitor program related activities, ensuring sound planning and high quality reporting, supervision of timely implementation, management of evaluations and external reviews, ensuring accountability to beneficiaries, donors, partners and the organization;
  5. To profile Oxfam’s work in BiH national and regional traditional and social media and in wider communications to support Oxfam’s and allies’ public engagement including fundraising and influencing

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Extensive networking with BiH CSOs and INGOs to jointly define and implement influencing activities, researches and policy recommendations (25%)
  2. Contribute to fundraising and establishment of relationship with key donors (25%)
  3. Project Management ensuring proper contract management of donor funds by providing direct management and/or strategic managerial support to staff and partners where necessary (25%)
  4. Analysis of national level policy/politics, opinions/attitudes in media and public on issues as women economic empowerment, youth participation and CSOs enhancement and collaboration with influencers (governments, CSOs, foundations, think tanks, public figures) (15%)
  5. Media and communication (10%)

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in BHS and in English languages
  2. Good attitude and experience in working with partners and allies
  3. Proven track record in planning and implementing influencing strategies
  4. Proven record of fundraising experience from institutional donor
  5. Experience of working with media and knowledge of advocacy work
  6. Proven record of media, advocacy and communication experience
  7. Diplomacy, tact and negotiation skills, coupled with a drive to achieve results
  8. Good resource (people/finance/assets) management skills for specific programmes
  9. Existing networks/contacts to relevant civil society organizations in BiH
  10. Excellent communication skills in building relationships with local and international contacts
  11. Well-developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible and sensitive in demanding situations; passion for working with others
  12. Knowledge of how the national media works
  13. Ability to use various social media platforms to support Oxfam’s campaigns and programs
  14. Ability to conceptualize and implement media, story-gathering and digital communication strategies
  15. Ability to develop creative ways to engage the public on slow onset emergencies and development work
  16. Ability to manage brand and design guidelines for professional print, digital and desktop
  17. Innovative and creative approach to problem solving
  18. Commitment to the aims and objectives of Oxfam
  19. Good understanding of, and commitment to, gender equity (particularly around poor women’s rights)

Desirable

Qualification in media studies or journalism (or equivalent experience), social sciences, political sciences or human rights

  1. Experience in the development sector
  2. Strategic thinking and planning skills
  3. Experience on gender equality
  4. Experience on youth engagement/ mobilization
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