Regional Policy Officer (RPO) – PEM

Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in 94 countries. As part of a global movement for change, we are working together to end world poverty and injustice. We work with thousands of partners in countries around the world, and employ staff in a wide variety of posts. We work directly with communities and we seek to influence the powerful to ensure that poor people can improve their lives and livelihoods and have a say in decisions that affect them.

Working at Oxfam is so much more than just a job. As an Oxfam employee, consultant, or volunteer, you will join a team of professionals working to save lives, help people overcome poverty, and fight for social justice.

Oxfam started working in Cambodia in 1979. We are working in partnership with civil society organizations, NGOs, the Royal Government of Cambodia, and other development agencies to help the Cambodian people overcome poverty and suffering. Our program in the country includes promoting sustainable rural livelihoods, gender justice, and disaster management.

We are currently seeking to recruit:
Regional Policy Officer (RPO) – PEM
Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Oxfam America (OUS) and Oxfam Australia (OAU) are jointly implementing a multi-year project which seeks to reduce ecological and human threats posed by large-scale resource developments in the Lower Mekong Basin, and promote more sustainable and equitable development that benefits the poor and vulnerable.The Regional Policy Officer (RPO) is an integral member of the Project Implementation Team, implementing advocacy and campaign related initiatives including grant-making, policy and institutional research & analysis, capacity building & networking, advocacy & campaigning.

We are seeking at least 5 years of progressive relevant experiencesin developing and implementing advocacy & campaigning strategies, preferably in the East Asia region. Experience in public relations, natural resources management and conservationis a plus.

The RPO will be based in Phnom Penh office with frequent travel to provinces in Cambodia and other counties in the region.

This role offers scope for immense personal fulfillment, a competitive salary package- as well as opportunities to develop your career.For full details of this job write to [email protected] please quote “Application for Regional Policy Officer (RPO) – PEM”. Send your cover letter and your CV to [email protected]. Women and young graduates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline for the Application is Friday, 18 July 2014 at 5:00PM.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization. We absolutely need women and people from diverse groups to apply for this position.