Philippine Nationals Only
This is an urgent recruitment and applications will be reviewed as we receive them.
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
SecondMuse is a pioneering innovation and collaboration agency that has initiated a Food System Vision Prize under its Nourrishing Cities program that aims to create regenerative, nourishing, and equitable food systems initially in six (6) countries USA, Nigeria, Uganda, Colombia, India, and Philippines.
Funded by the Rockefeller foundation, the prize generated 1,300 applications from food system visionaries all over the globe, from which ten (10) finalists were selected to take part in its accelerator program to help transform their concepts into action.
Realizing the need to work with a global partner given its program’s current scope and ambition, SecondMuse has recently partnered with Oxfam to facilitate identification and partnerships with innovative entrepreneurs in urban and peri-urban contexts in the 6 countries, and strengthen the initiative’s advocacy, campaigning, and alliance-building components towards more systemic change.
As one of the finalists, Oxfam Pilipinas recently embarked on a process of assessing the country context and map potential partner communities’ needs using an ecosystem framework focused on six (6) priorities social entrepreneurship, policy advocacy, capital, culture and strategic communications, infrastructure, and workforce.
This analytical frame hinges on the following set of common questions across prioritized pillars :
What is the overall strength of this pillar?
e. women’s right organizations, youth, entrepreneurs, policy makers, innovators, influencers, etc.)? Are there partners from the cohort of Food System Vision Prize applicants / finalists that would be fit to engage for the country initiative?
What changes will be seen in partner communities if Food Hives is able to adequately support this pillar? (Considering the following key thematic areas : inequality and fair economies, climate and environment, nutrition, and gender.)
Based on initial scoping and designg discussions of Oxfam Resilience Portfolio team and program stakeholders, four pillars of the Food Hives initiave are aligned to Oxfam Philipines strategic pirorities to build resiliecy.
In this line, Oxfam is looking for a consultant to faciltate the full development of the a five year urban / peri-urban food system program within a period of five (5) months.
Details of scope of work are outlien below.
Objectives / Scope of Work
Cognizant to the back donor requirements and Oxfam’s strategic priorities on resilience, a full design with goal, outcomes, theory of change, and monitoring and evaluation framework for measuring change towards the establishment and strengthening of regenerative, nourishing, and equitable food systems will be the main result of this task.
e. within the selected urban and peri-urban sites) for proposed efforts to rebuild local food systems along more inclusive and equitable lines, towards identifying strengths and opportunities for Oxfam Pilipinas and its local partners, including possible value-added of country efforts to learning within the global network.
A. Program design
This includes related process to develop the program design such as :
B. Scoping study
Period of Engagement : May 2021 until August 31, 2021
Applicants are required to submit Expression of Interest and indicate costing for scoping study; designing process; partners consultation / workshop and scoping study dessimination.
Adhere to Oxfam’s principles and values as well as the promotion of gender justice and women's rights.
Perform priority organizational tasks related to his / her competencies as may be assigned from time to time.
Organizational Values :
Accountability Our purpose-driven, results-focused approach means we take responsibility for our actions and hold ourselves accountable.
We believe that others should also be held accountable for their actions
Empowerment Our approach means that everyone involved with Oxfam, from our staff and supporters to people living in poverty, should feel they can make change happen
Inclusiveness We are open to everyone and embrace diversity. We believe everyone has a contribution to make, regardless of visible and invisible differences.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding
and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. 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.
Note : All offers of consultancy will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.