Job Title: Economic Justice Research and Policy Adviser - National (INT2769)
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Employer: Oxfam
Job Location: Beirut
Closing Date: 07/09/2016
 
Job Description:

The Role

 

The Economic Justice Research and Policy Adviser will work with the Lebanon Policy Advisor (head of policy) and the Economic Justice programme coordinator and team to lead on and inform research, analysis of trends and contribute to developing Oxfam’s policy positions on access to work and livelihoods opportunities; as well as directly support the country teams in maintaining an updated and valuable analysis of the economic and livelihoods situation in the country. The post-holder is expected to work closely with the EJ programme team and the Oxfam Policy advisor towards common objectives and to contribute to national and international advocacy and campaigning work.

About the MECIS Region

 The Middle East and Commonwealth of Independent States (MECIS) region implements and manages programmes in Yemen, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Russia, Tajikistan, Armenia, and Georgia.

Programmes within the MECIS region reflect Oxfam’s approach to work across the globe. We support self-reliance, not dependency, and to complement our work on the ground we strive to secure lasting change through our campaigning.

We also put women at the heart of all we do. The majority of people living in poverty are women and girls, and so this focus helps us to achieve our mission to overcome poverty and suffering.

Useful Information

Contract Length: 12 months.

Benefits: Oxfam offers staff a comprehensive benefits package including annual leave entitlements, sick pay provision, medical cover plus opportunities for learning and development.

Due to the urgency of this role, we will be reviewing CVs and interviewing candidate in advance of the closing date. For this reason, interested candidates are asked to submit their application as soon as possible.

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