Internal/external announcement

Economic Justice Program Manager

Fixed term – One year (renewable)

40 hours. per week (100%)

Estimated start date: as soon as possible

Based in WB Jerusalem or Gaza

Application deadline June 12, 2022

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

We are an international confederation of 21 (affiliated) organizations working together with partners and local communities in humanitarian, development and campaigning, in over 90 countries.

All our work is guided by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To learn more about our values, click on here

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of undesirable behavior at work, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the well-being of children, youth and adults. 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 role

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and management of the economic justice program and bring together the core elements of the program, including advocacy, gender and humanitarian work. The Program Manager will assume a range of national functions and be responsible for the strategic and operational management of the program in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza. This role will be part of the leadership team.

The incumbent is responsible for managing the program budget, approximately €5-8 million per year, and as such authorizes expenditures and payments made from the program budget. Follow-ups with country management and partners are frequent and regular, with the incumbent having autonomy and the ability to define and propose strategies and plan operations.

What we are looking for

We are looking for someone with:

  • A university degree in economics, rural development or a comparable professional qualification is required, as well as knowledge and experience in program management.
  • 10 years of experience in the field of economic justice and community development.
  • Solid knowledge and engagement with civil society, and understanding/experience with the private sector.
  • Excellent communicator, with a proven ability to build relationships with a variety of stakeholders (local partners, municipalities, etc.);
  • Solid experience in project design, proposal development and concept note development (including budgets) of economic justice interventions.
  • Critical thinking and reflection on lessons learned in humanitarian and development practice.
  • Ability to influence and liaise effectively with key stakeholders and represent in high level environments.
  • Strong technical skills in research, monitoring and evaluation, advocacy and influencing efforts on issues of economic justice in Palestine.
  • Results-oriented, experience in managing high-value grants and experience in leading program development processes that have resulted in programs that are highly valued by donors.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully fundraise and develop programs in organizations similar to Oxfam.
  • Knowledge of donor environment, understanding of funding issues related to INGO work in development contexts.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills, ability to translate complex issues into clear and achievable actions.
  • Highly developed strategic planning skills with the ability to contribute to the overall program
  • Extensive experience in senior level capacity development role and ability to facilitate learning and knowledge.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to motivate others and work collaboratively, requiring strong self-awareness and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt and work in a multicultural, multilingual and multidisciplinary environment.

For the detailed job profile, please find it Right here

What we offer

The employee will be engaged by Oxfam with competitive, fair and comprehensive compensation and benefits justifiable to our donors. The proposed salary will depend on available funding and skills.

How to register

How to register

Interested candidates can apply for the application by clicking on Right here no later than June 12, 2022.

Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Oxfam is committed to protecting and promoting the well-being of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will do our best to ensure that only those who are fit to work within our values ​​are recruited to work for us.