OI Interim Governance Manager

October 31, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Oxfam Nigeria

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.

To apply for this job please visit recruitment.oxfam.org.


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