Oxfam is an international confederation of 15 organisations working together in 98 countries and with partners and allies around the world to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.
Oxfam GB’s programme extends from emergency relief to ongoing development, lobbying and advocacy work across Southern Africa. We aim to leverage transformational change to make a significant positive difference to the lives of poor people across the region as ‘practical visionaries’.
Oxfam Great Britain (GB) seeks to appoint an influential and inspirational leader as Regional Director - Southern Africa Region, based in Pretoria, South Africa.
The person will implement Oxfam strategic vision for Southern Africa and contribute to next generation development thinking. In this high profile and challenging role, the person will provide vision and strategic leadership, with a £17 million budget and a team of 180 to deliver Oxfam GB’s regional programme and policy objectives.
As part of Oxfam’s International Senior Management Team, the person will have an opportunity to influence on both Oxfam GB and Oxfam International’s global direction.
- Understanding of contemporary dynamics in Southern Africa is essential;
- Proven leadership ability at a senior, strategic level in a complex dispersed organisation;
- Excellent communication, influencing and visioning skills;
- Ability to galvanise staff to deliver real and lasting results for vulnerable people in the region.
Salary: £37 779 - £48 596 net per annum.
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Final interviews will take place on 30-31 August 2012 in Oxford.
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