Programme Manager - AHP 

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

Do you have 7 years’ experience of emergency and development work, and an  understanding of relevant issues with at least 4 years international experience?

Do you have a proven record of effective and complex management in a humanitarian  response including managing budgets, staff and funding of the programme?

Do you have good understanding of community emergency issues, with experience of or  ability to work directly with local NGOs/partners or communities in the following sectors:  livelihoods; water and sanitation; health / disability / gender and of how this may link to  Oxfam’s objectives within the programme and in the region, as well as in the use of impact  assessment to inform programme development choices? 

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

The role:

Oxfam in Bangladesh has been known for large-scale humanitarian interventions and  development programs since 1971. At present, Oxfam has prioritized working in four  thematic areas, including Gender Justice and Social Inclusion, Economic Inclusion and  Justice, Climate Justice and Natural Resource Rights, and Humanitarian Action and Disaster  Resilience. A team of senior-level thought leaders and professionals and a network with  different sectoral expertise representing the private sector, academia, and think tanks make  Oxfam a special place to work. 

The largest exodus of Rohingyas in late Aug 2017 was triggered by violent army atrocities in  the Rakhine state of Myanmar killed thousands and forced over 860,000 Rohingya to flee to  Bangladesh and form the largest and most overcrowded cluster o camps (34) in the world.  Oxfam has been responding through WASH, EFSVL, Protection, and Gender interventions  at the onset of the current crisis. 

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a Programme Manager and champion to lead a diversified team and support a partner based long-term development programmes spread across various  geographic locations within Bangladesh.

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 fields 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. 

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. 

[Only Bangladeshi Nationals are eligible to apply] 

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How to apply:

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  • Go to, for internal applicants:
  • Search for the vacancy using the reference number INT9762 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. 


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.