Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty. In Zimbabwe, Oxfam work spans across women’s rights, sustainable food systems, policy & advocacy work as well as responding to humanitarian crisis as part of the Southern African region family. This work is made possible by committed people working in the various functions that make up the country program (Programs, Programs Support, Business Services and Human Resources). The Zimbabwe Country Programme is looking for qualified staff to fill the following post:
- Social Norms Advisor :INT3400
Based in Harare initially for 10 months , The purpose of the Social Norms Advisor role is to support the WeCARE project team and partners to design social norms and behavioural change interventions under the WE-Care Programme, with the scope to shift the underlying norms and perceptions that are currently barriers to ‘shared care work’.
What We Are Looking For:
- 3-5 years of practical experience in implementing and managing social and behaviour change communication and gender related programs
- University degree in Gender Studies, Communication, International Development, Social Sciences, or a related field is required (preferable: PHD student)
- Knowledge of state of the art social and behaviour change communication models and strategies and their practical application in development programs
- Understanding of the M&E techniques and MEAL work (i.e. how do you measure a norm (quantitative as well as qualitative) and how do you measure change in a norm).
- Experience in designing public communications based on the content coming out of the social norms research – posters, materials, role-plays, radio, TV, etc
- Field experience in developing and implementing Social and Behavioural change projects and programs that have demonstrated impact, at scale
- Knowledge and experience of methodologies to assess and monitor change in individual and collective norms on gender roles and attributes , and ideas and beliefs, perceptions of ‘work’, the ‘economy’, ‘public and private sector responsibilities in work’.
- A demonstrated ability to work effectively with local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders
- Ability to work, train and coach local staff and partners with differing levels of skills.
To apply for this position follow this link: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/5922/description
Deadline for Applications – Sunday 16 April 2017
We particularly encourage applications from people living with HIV/AIDS, people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged groups. We also prefer people living within the respective districts. While we value all applications received, we unfortunately can only respond to shortlisted candidates.