Oxfam South Africa Current Job Vacancy – Apply Now!

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31 Aug, 2020

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Project Management Jobs in South Africa

Oxfam South Africa, an African affiliate of Oxfam International which is a part of a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and re build lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.



Job Title: Project Manager
Location: South Africa

Oxfam South Africa’s purpose is to work with others to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice. We are an Affiliate member of Oxfam International, a global confederation of 20 Affiliates working together in more than 90 countries across all regions of the world for a just world without poverty.

All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click here.

Oxfam South Africa is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

Job Purpose

The Project Manager will be responsible for managing and supervising the correct implementation of urban Initiatives in the City of Morondava (Menabe Region). The urban initiatives are implemented in close collaboration and full engagement of the City of Morondava.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for ensuring:

  • Correct planning, implementation and reporting of the different activities on the basis of established timeframes, resources and M/E framework.
  • Full engagement of the local authorities in the implementation of the different activities for ensuring municipal ownership and sustainability of the actions behind the duration of the project.
  • Full participation of the communities of reference, in particular women and youth, for guaranteeing that communities’ needs, perceptions and expectations are met.

The initiatives are related to:

  • Improvement of the city’s drainage system and solid waste management
  • Establishment of early warning system and construction of a multi-purposed haven
  • Rehabilitation and protection of eco-system and natural resources
  • Improvement of urban mobility.

The Incumbent will be working in strict collaboration and with the support of Oxfam Project Coordinator and Urban Resilience Expert -based in South Africa- and in close collaboration with the UN-Habitat Project Manager based in Madagascar (Antananarivo).


  • Malagasy nationality (compulsory)
  • Solid knowledge of the context and dynamics of the City of Morondava  and Manabe Region and goof understanding of the Madagascar Government and institutional governance
  • Sound experience in overseeing and coordinating multi-stakeholders project, entailing construction work, and implementation of activities with high level of operations and logistics, community and Government participation and engagement
  • Solid knowledge and experience in MEAL framework/instruments and reporting
  • Proven experience in writing concept notes and proposals
  • Strong familiarity with the gender responsive and human rights centred approach
  • Solid knowledge and experience in Disaster Risks Management Cycle, Urban resilience and Climate Change
  • Excellent knowledge of French (written and spoken) English (written and spoken) and preferably local languages.

To apply

Please submit your CV to [email protected]  

Application Deadline: Tuesday, 8 September, 2020

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