Posted on :
20 May, 2019
20 May, 2019
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.
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 Title: Inequality Campaign Coordinator
Job Location: South Africa
The Campaign Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the implementation of the Inequality Programme campaign and monitoring that all the activities of the programme will be implemented as per the approved Programme framework and operational plans· The Campaign Coordinator will oversee three major campaigns from design, coordination and implementation.
1) Food Justice:
Behind the Barcode Campaign: The campaign will enable smallholder farmers, especially women, to improve access to markets and Increase their bargaining power versus other actors in supply chains and increase their incomes for better livelihoods.
2) Decent Work and Alternative Livelihoods:
Economic Justice Unit has been in the process of coordinating Oxfam South Africa’s first inequality report on women in work alongside its predominantly community based organisation partners. One of the outcomes of the report is the design, coordination and implementation of campaigns that promote decent work for women along side our partners.
3) Social Wage Campaign:
The social wage campaign aims to fight for better quality and access to free and universal social or public goods. The main thrust of the campaign is to ensure fiscal or budget justice for universal public goods such as education, healthcare and social protection to contribute to inequality reduction.
4) Building a Feminist Movement for Economic Justice
Oxfam South Africa is a feminist organisation and feminist principles and practices cut across our programming and campaigns. Therefore, the campaign coordinator will also be responsible for coordinating the building of a feminist movement for economic justice across our campaigns.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
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How to apply
Please submit your CV to [email protected]
Application Deadline: Friday, 24 May, 2019