We are looking for Iraq Response Innovation Lab Manager to consolidate the establishment of the Iraq Response Innovation lab initiative in Iraq by leading and delivering on the Innovation Lab operational, programmatic and fundraising strategy. This includes stakeholder management, identification and support to sector relevant innovations, management and administration of the Innovation Lab Pool fund, coordination and integration with other Oxfam programs and country teams, fundraising, management and implementation of the IRIL program activities and coordination with the Global Response Innovation Lab consortium members.
What we are looking for
Our next Iraq Response Innovation Lab Manager will require:
Advanced university degree in international development, business administration, social policy, communications or related fields is desirable.
5-7 years experience in Humanitarian or Development sector, working on innovation, start-up incubation etc. with at least 2 in management positions.
A team player and self-starter with good networking skills and project management skills
Good analytical and problem-solving skills
Capable of working independently and with demonstrated experience engaging a wide range of stakeholders.
Excellent commination and writing skill, able to synthesize information from various sources and produce high-quality reports/papers.
Excellent project management skills.
Experience in building and managing partnerships. Strong leadership skills; experience in leading consortiums
Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.
Ability to influence and liaise effectively with key stakeholders and representation in high profile environments.
Fluency in written and spoken English, Arabic would be an advantage.
Ability to represent the lab to a variety of stakeholders in a range of forums
Able to travel in all regions of Iraq and on a short notice
High organizational skills and the ability to priorities workload and meet deadlines. Ability to work under pressure
Able to work on a cross-cultural environment and with people from all backgrounds, and is aware and supportive of inclusiveness principles
Good knowledge of Microsoft office tools ( PPT, Excel, Word, etc.)
Strong interested in Innovations
This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in your carrier development, to act as a key contributor to Iraq response innovation program, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields etc, training and development, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.
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. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme . In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
How to apply:
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
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