OI Interim Governance Manager at Oxfam Nigeria

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  • Job ID 17241
  • Experience See Job Description
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications See Job Description

Job Description

Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations (affiliates) committed to creating a just world without poverty. In Nigeria Oxfam works in the areas of Economic Justice/Sustainable Livelihoods, Humanitarian Programming to save lives, Advancing Gender Justice and Good Governance, adopting a right based approach.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: OI Interim Governance Manager

Job ID: 1918
Location: Nigeria (OIS or Oxfam office location)
Job Type: Fixed Term
Contract: fixed term – 6 Months
One Oxfam Grade: C
Level: Management
Hours: 36
Consultancy: Monitoring, learning and Accompanying Support to Pan Africa Advocacy and Campaign Programs and Projects

The Role

  • We are looking for an Interim Governance Manager who will complement the Governance Team – part of OI’s globally distributed Strategy and Feminist Futured Department – to manage the Oxfam International governance cycle and provide effective and efficient support and advice to Oxfam’s global governance components, including the Oxfam International Board and its Committees.
  • This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual with prior understanding of governance, ideally in the non-governmental sector, at a time where a new and more diverse and inclusive global governance architecture continues to consolidate and evolve.

Who We’re Looking for

  • Effective negotiation abilities and informal leadership skills in a multi-stakeholder, networked environment.
  • Experience in running governance processes, including excellent minute-taking skills.
  • Ability to liaise with a wide range of people, both internally and externally and at many levels, with tact and diplomacy and the ability to influence and motivate others.
  • Demonstrable organizational and project management skills.
  • Competency in designing and delivering training, inductions, and written guides.
  • Experience in developing and managing budgets.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English required, with French, Spanish or Arabic an advantage.


  • In line with Oxfam values and according to location.


  • In line with Oxfam values and according to location.

Application Close Date
13th November, 2022 (23:59 GMT).

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Upload an up-to-date CV and a Cover Letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile
  • Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.
  • This position is open to remote working from any location in which the candidate has the right to work and Oxfam is an employer.
  • All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
  • Oxfam International Secretariat also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, if a job applicant has been employed by another member of the scheme, we will request information from that organization 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.

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