Linking and Learning Officer NGO Jobs – Oxfam

Job Title:        Linking and Learning Officer
Organisation: Oxfam
Duty Station: Kampala,
About Oxfam:
Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 affiliates networked
together in more than 90 countries committed to ridding the world of poverty
and injustice. To achieve this, we support local projects in developing
countries, we lobby governments and companies to take into account the
interests of the poorest people and we campaign to involve citizens in our
work. We implement our programs by working with local NGO partners and civil
society organizations and engaging with private sector and governments. Oxfam
employs over 6,000 people worldwide in more than 90 countries. In Uganda, our
program is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women’s
Rights: Resilient Livelihoods, Governance and Accountability and Humanitarian
Preparedness and Response.
About Voice Project:
Currently, Oxfam is implementing the Voice Project, which is a new
innovative grant facility that supports the most marginalized and discriminated
people in ten low- and lower-middle income countries in Africa and Asia. It
aims to amplify and connect thus far unheard voices in efforts to leave no one
behind. The Voice Project provides resources to strengthen the influencing
capacity of civil society organizations and representatives of the most
discriminated and marginalized people, particularly support for groups to
create a safe space to meet, to create confidence, self-esteem, build awareness
and skills, building broader civil society support for demands of these groups,
including strengthening alliances and networks, media and communication work
and use technologies for evidence- based lobby and advocacy and influence
policy, behaviour and practice.
Job Summary: The Linking and
Learning Officer will assist the Voice Project Coordinator in the assessment
and analyses of capacity development needs of grantees; facilitate contracting
and post contract grant management of linking and learning and capacity development
providers; documentation and communication of lessons learnt and best practices
of capacity development support and influencing, and mapping of knowledge gaps
among the target group(s) and grantees; develop a common national approach of
linking and learning together with key stakeholders and align the M&E
framework; implement Linking & Learning and innovative interventions such
as learning events, facilitate constitution of Communities of Practice, support
realisation of innovation labs at country level; promote and oversee the use of
Linking and Learning infrastructure for sharing lessons learnt and support the
analyses, validation and aggregation of learning; managing the Linking and
Learning component effectively among grantees and other programmes within Oxfam
and promote inclusive and participatory practices.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Oxfam Linking and Learning
Officer job opportunity must hold a Master’s Degree in Project Management,
Social Sciences, Education, Public Policy/Administration or other management
A minimum of five years’ experience in designing
and facilitating linking and learning activities; monitoring and evaluation;
Demonstrated ability to apply linking and
learning methodologies
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of
people in a multicultural environment, convene, document, share and profile
lessons learnt;
Good coaching, coordination, communication
skills such as digital communication;
Working knowledge of and affinity with gender,
social inclusion, marginalisation, influencing, and capacity development;
prioritizing and performing complex tasks, flexible & creative.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications in writing, including a cover letter and curriculum vitae (Not
exceeding 2MB) to the Human Resource Manager at
Deadline: 10th
November 2017
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