6 Jan 2023

Programme Support Intern -Northern Ethiopia Response at Oxfam Great Britain

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Job Description

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

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.

Position Name: Programme Support Intern- Northern Ethiopia Response

Position grade: N/A

Duty Station: Addis Ababa

Duration: 6 (Six) Months

Supervisor Position: N/A

Report to: Northern Ethiopia Response Manager


Oxfam is implementing the Northern Ethiopia response programme through a combination of working with local partners and direct implementation, through EFSVL, WASH, and Protection programmes with Gender mainstreamed.


The objective of this internship role is to provide a training opportunity for interested graduates and to assist the Northern Ethiopia Response Manager and the Humanitarian and Resilience Program at large in providing effective admin and relevant programmatic support.

Specific responsibilities

Raise ROs and track procurements.
Assist with the preparation and dissemination of materials including meeting notes and reports and follow up on action points.
Support the organization of meetings and conferences and support the implementation of projects
Assist in drafting talking points/ meeting notes, reports, and presentations.
Work with the Admin team to arrange flights
Assist in drafting and preparing official documents.
Work with the Finance team on Banana transportation – follow up on the letter from NDRMC,
Work with the logistics team to closely follow up procurement, delivery, and transportation of NFIs
Supports staff during the preparation of meetings and workshops as needed (meeting halls, stationery, refreshments, lunch, etc.)
Provides administrative support to staff for copying and scanning.
Work with the Partnership team to follow up on MOUs and government reports
Work with HR on following up on recruitments.
Support and sustain an effective filing system (hard copy and digital)
Performs other duties as assigned
Job Requirements


Degree from a recognized University or College in Business Management, Communication, social science, Linguistics, or any related field of study that can bring added value to the post.
Fresh graduates within two years with no work experience and have an interest to work as an intern
Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
Tailors’ language, tone, style, and format to match the audience
Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed
Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the internship
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others, and responds appropriately
Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others
Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
Speaks and writes clearly and effectively
Always behaves professionally and ethically

Any experience in providing translation services is an advantage
Any experience/participation in facilitating discussion and training is an asset

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 16 January. 2023


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