Job ID

Job Title
Livelihood Focal Point - Der Ezzor

To work for
Oxfam Syria


Der Al Zour

Job Type
Project Based

Military service
Finished or Exempted (For male)

Minimum Education Level
Bachelor/ License Degree


Attend the coordination meetings of the EFSLV, WASH, Gender, GBV & Protection Sectors in the governorate and represent Oxfam through prior coordination with Oxfam Office.
- Hold regular meetings of the working group (local organizations and volunteers) to organize the work and to promote sharing of information; and share the minutes of meetings with the Programme Managers.
- Coordinate with stakeholders on matters related to the implementation of Oxfam projects in the governorate (International Organizations, Local Organizations, Local Authorities….).
2. Situation Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation:
- Assess the needs of the population in the targeted areas in the field of Food Security and Livelihood in the governorate in coordination with the concerned authorities and operating organizations.
- Supervise the implementation of Oxfam's activities and share follow-up reports with Oxfam office.
- Conduct regular situation monitoring in specific areas based on requests by supervisor, to assess the overall humanitarian situation and document the needs of women, adolescents and children (affected populations).
- Conduct regular visits to monitor programme activities supported by Organization, with a focus on:
A. Assessing gender sensitivity in programme implementation by Partners through Cooperation Agreements as well as programme implementation by government ministries and agencies according to the Organization Syria Country Office Strategic Annual Work Plans;
B. Conducting post-distribution monitoring (PDM) of supplies to assess beneficiaries' feedback in terms of the quality, timeliness and relevance of supplies delivered. Another end-user monitoring of specific programmes will be conducted as required by supervisor.
C. Verifying supplies are delivered to target beneficiaries in line with relevant programme documents, and documenting any delays and bottlenecks;
. Reporting:
- Report on the needs assessments in the field of EFSLV WASH to the Programme Managers in Oxfam Office.
- The number of programme monitoring visits to be conducted are specified in the agreement Documents agreed with Partners.
1. Validate results data provided by implementing partners/ suppliers in their progress reports. Report any actual or potential deviation from implementation plans.
2. Extend required support for planning and implementation of programme projects to ensure gender minimum standards are considered.
3. Within 5 days following each monitoring visit the monitor will produce a trip report according to the standard format provided by Organization and will submit the report to the designated direct and matrix supervisors for further dissemination and action by the relevant persons.
4. Perform any other gender relevant duties requested accordingly.

4. Documentation:
- Archive documents relating to the projects implemented (soft and hard copies) and share them with the team if requested.
- Take photos to document the stages of the organization's work: 1. Photos before the implementation 2. Photos during implementation at each stage 3. Photos after implementation; and share them with the Programme Managers in Oxfam Office.
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5. Extra work:
- According to the need and in coordination with the Programme Managers in Oxfam Office.

- *Required experience: at least 3 years’ experience in field work.
- *Required Academic background: University degree (Faculty of law or/and social science are preferable or any similar academic specialization).
- *Good command of both Arabic and English

Specific Vacancy Requirements
*Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to analyze diverse and complex information from a wide range of sources to make analytical statements to inform decision-making.

*Very good report writing skills.

*Capacity to work in an emergency context under stressful conditions and strict deadlines.

*Strong communication and networking skills, including the ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams as well as establishing and maintaining close working relationships with a variety of implementing partners and counterparts at different levels.

*Good computer skills, including experience with various software applications.

Specific Vacancy Requirements
- Commitment to use Oxfam formats in the preparation of reports and correspondence.
- Commitment to the Code of Conduct.
- Ensure Gender equality in the implementation of Oxfam projects.
- Inform Safety Officer with all planned and unplanned field visits, movements, and travel; and ensure full adherence to Safety and Security procedures.
- Report immediately on any suspicious acts or incidents, including field incidents, to the line manager and Safety Officer in Oxfam Office.
- The above list is not exhaustive, nor exclusive. You may be required to take other responsibilities and tasks in the context of your job by the line manager.
- Organize raising awareness sessions/ trainings for Oxfam partners on Oxfam 3 safe guarding policies.

Salary and Benefits
As per Oxfam Salary Scale

"We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation."

Oxfam is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those that are suitable to work within our values are recruited to work for us.

About us
Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries, as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty.

In Syria :
While Oxfam has been present in the region since 1970, it began operating in Syria through its Damascus based presence in July 2013. Since then, Oxfam has been responding to both the urgent WASH needs for vulnerable people, and has been working on the rehabilitation of water systems in order to provide durable, more sustainable solutions to the affected populations. Interventions implemented under Oxfam's WASH Programme include: Provision of Acute Emergency Life-Saving WASH Services, Rehabilitation of Water Systems, Hygiene Promotion and Water Conservation, Capacity Building and Training, and Improved Emergency WASH Coordination. To date, Oxfam has been worked in 10 governorates, seeking out to over 2.5 million beneficiaries.

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Posted On
Jan 07, 2019

Expiry Date
Jan 28, 2019


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