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Recruitment for Oxfam/Novib IT Project
Oxfam and Novib joint software.

Oxfam GB and Novib are international aid charities working from the UK and
The Netherlands respectively.  They are two key members of "Oxfam
International", which is a group of 8 similar organisations from around the
world.  They are working to harmonise parts of their aid programmes and
associated systems.  As part of this process, Oxfam GB and Novib are
building new software systems to support their aid operations.

The first modules of the system have been designed and are being built by
an outside supplier.  They will be going live within Novib, and will be
piloted in Oxfam for January 1st 1999.  Novib and Oxfam are recruiting a
team of expert developers to take forward the configuration, design and
ongoing development of the system.

The system is based on a three tier intranet architecture to a SQLserver
database.  It will interface to an accounts system and will be required to
operate on-line over slow communication links, and off-line.  The
architecture is based on Microsoft intranet technologies and SQLserver.

The team will work with the Project Manager, team staff in Oxfam and Novib,
and key users to ensure the project is able to produce well designed, high
quality software to tight deadlines and in compliance with Oxfam and Novib
standards.  They will be based within the International Division at Oxfam,
Oxford, UK, but will travel frequently to Novib, and work there for
extended periods.

Salary: 22,178 - 25,393 (under review).

How to Apply for the posts

The post currently vacant is:
        Senior Analyst/Programmer
The Senior Analyst/Programmer will lead the technical development of the
joint system.

To receive a job description, please contact:
        Justine Tordoff
        International Human Resources
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To apply, please send CV, including two references, to the above contact.

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 13th July 1998
Interviews: 16th July 1998

Please indicate which post you are applying for. Interviews may be by
telephone to avoid international travel expenses and may involve a written

For further information please contact:
        Romilly Gregory
        +44 1865 313857
        Hans Harteveld
        +31 70 3421 621