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Oxfam is a global development organization that mobilizes the power of people against poverty. We are an activist organization fighting poverty and inequality and working on the causes of the injustices.

Would you like to join our team?

Under the responsibility of the Humanitarian Donor Manager, the  Proposal Development Advisor will  lead  on  a new  proposal  development  for  the  Oxfam´s confederation to be submitted to DG ECHO. The Proposal Development Advisor will be responsible for the development of a multi-country and multi-stakeholders strategic opportunity led by Oxfam Intermón. He/she will be responsible to ensure the proposal is of high quality, complete and compliant.

What will be your functions? 
  • Ensure the timely and high quality delivery of the proposal to the donor following donor standards and requirements and internal quality standards. 
  • Coordinate the proposal development process with country teams, the Global Humanitarian Team (GHT), funding teams and Oxfam´s affiliates
  • Provide support to country teams on the proposal development process and on the specific donor requirements for this strategic funding opportunity
  • Verify compliance with the administrative conditions and the completeness of the annexes. Check the consistency between the narrative and financial parts of the proposal.
What are we looking for? 
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities.
  • Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work.
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible. 
  • University degree in Management, Economics or International Cooperation
  • Excellent command of English and Spanish, both oral and written
  • Demonstrable experience and success in multi-year, multi-stakeholders and high-value proposals development 
  • Experience working with DG ECHO and/or with other humanitarian donors
  • Ability to work effectively with others and demonstrable experience in engaging and coordinating with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Field experience in the field of humanitarian assistance
  • Excellent written expression skills and ability to synthesize
  • Flexibility and adaptability: ability to work under pressure 
What can we offer you? 
  • The opportunity to be part of a solid international organization that is a reference in the field of cooperation, humanitarian action and social justice.
  • Integrate into a work environment that is respectful, safe, open to dialogue and offers opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • Contract Lengh: 2 months (from End September). The position is subject to the organisation pre-selection for this strategic funding opportunity.
  • Place: Barcelona (Please note interested candidates must already have right to work & reside in Spain in order to apply for this role)
  • Salary (anual gross): 32.721€ (C)

If you believe your qualifications meet the requirements, please send your CV and motivation letter to

The closing date for applications is the 08-09-2019. Oxfam reserves the right to change this date, if considered necessary. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Oxfam is committed to the principle of equity, diversity and inclusiveness.