Head of Field Office

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have a relevant university degree with 7-10 years of relevant experience in national NGO/ international NGO/ operational UN agency or equivalent, out of which at least 5 years should be supervisory/managerial experience?

Do you have extensive experience in large scale humanitarian programming at senior level and humanitarian management in complex, insecure environments?

Do you have proven ability to work with multi-million USD budgets?

If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you!

The role:

The position is expected to envision the Rohingya response, representing Oxfam to the donor community, networking platforms, and other stakeholders at Cox’s Bazar. It includes facilitating the review and amendment process of the Rohingya Response strategy and taking forward Oxfam’s local level influencing agenda related to this.

What we are looking for:

The Head of Field Office needs to be someone who has great coordination, representation, and team management skills. As this is a senior-level role in the field, we are looking for someone who will be able to play a vital role as a part of Oxfam’s Country Management Team and contribute to overall Oxfam’s programme and operations related decision-making process.

Key Attributes:

  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities.
  • Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work.
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible

We offer:

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam Bangladesh, to act as key contributor to our programme team to work with a group of passionate people who are specialists in their field and offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Location: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Job type: Fixed Term.

Salary & Benefits: As per Oxfam National C1 pay band with other benefits e.g., medical for spouse and children, contributory provident fund, gratuity, leave & insurance.

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Our values and commitment to safeguarding:

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. 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.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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.

How to apply:

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For internal applicants:


  • Search for the vacancy using the reference number INT9270 complete the online application process
  • Ensure you submit your application before midnight (GMT) on the closing date. Unless a different time is specified in the advert.

Application Deadline: 19 JANUARY 2023

About us

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.

Oxfam GB is a member of the international confederation Oxfam.