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OXFAM: Consultant NEEDED

Discussion in 'Nafasi za Kazi na Tenda' started by Mnwele, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. Mnwele

    Mnwele Senior Member

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    Please share this to colleagues and friend.
    It is an opportunity that we cant dare to miss.
    Check details in the attached document.

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  2. EvJ

    EvJ JF-Expert Member

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    open plz.
  3. geofreyt

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    Oxfamis an International, non-governmental organisation, and a leading globalcampaigner on issues that affect poor people. Through campaign and advocacy, Oxfamaims at ending poverty and suffering of people, by proactively engaging inpolicy issues and practice that undermine the welfare of women, men andcommunity. Our programmes are rooted in the rights-based approach, working withpartners and allies to help women and men to realise their rightsIn2011 and in line with the change goal of Economic Justice, Oxfam isimplementing a 4 years big campaign on Food Justice in a Resource Constrained World. Overall, the EJ work aims to havestrong alliances - led by women, small farmers and pastoralists - and toinfluence policies and practices resulting in real improvements in food justicein the countries of the region.In the HECA region (Horn and East and Central Africa), the focus for thecampaign will be in the two EJ focus countries of Tanzania and Ethiopiaas well as Burundi.The campaign is informed by the belief that the main changes in policyand practices will have most direct impact on people in poverty at national oreven local level, and will shiftpolicies and practice (often state practice or that of other largeinstitutions) in favour of people in poverty.To make this EJ campaign successful for wide change across the threecountries, one will require to have an informed factsheets in number of areasof social, political, economic, and cultural dimensions. This information is importantbaseline information to absolutely inform our advocacy and campaign agenda. Itis from these factsheet and baseline information against which we will try tothen assess progress and achievements or failures of our discourse.Based on this, Oxfamis therefore looking an inspirational, well qualified Consultant tocategorically work out to give detailed broad socio-economic baseline informationrelated to the campaign objectives and advocacy outcomes for Tanzania, Ethiopiaand Burundi.KeySkills and Competencies Desirable in the ConsultantExperience andconversant in contextual socio-economic dynamics of Tanzania and Burundi is acritical element. Therefore, we are looking for a consultant who:· Is socialscientist, biased in the political-economy of the EAC portfolio.· has a verygood understanding of development policies of Tanzania and Burundi· Is aTanzanian (should be able and ready to work with similar counterpart fromEthiopia for one single EJ report)· Hasprevious experience of conceptualising and analysing policies and developmentguidelines within the region.· Agreeswith the guiding principles, approach and underlying theory of change for EJcampaign.· Demonstratehigh level of professionalism, with high level of analysis and notconfined/limited at project level.Interest Consultant should send their soft application to:
    Juma Mnwele jmnwele@oxfam.org.uk
    Marc Wegerif mwegerif@oxfam.org.uk
    Detailed TOR will be sent through to all applicants: DEADLINEFOR THIS APPLICATION IS ON 22/8/2011