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OXFAM

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.

The Role:

As a head of international HR, you will provide strategic clarity, co-herence, and oversight across all OGB HR teams who are providing people and culture support to country programme teams where OGB provides operational support and OGB divisional colleagues who are based outside of the UK.

You will also work closely with our HR colleagues across the confederation in support of our aims for harmonization, collaboration and confederation development

What we are looking for:

We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam’s mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to our feminist principles and values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do.

An ideal candidate for the role will also be / have:

  • Substantial international HR & development experience at strategic and operational level (gained in a medium/ large organization) including strategic business partnership, recruitment, performance management, change management, talent management, D&I, Organisational Development, learning & development, reward, and employee relations.
  • Experience of managing performance of others and helping people to develop, grow and achieve their potential, including increasing diversity and building an inclusive culture in teams and / or workplaces.
  • Pragmatic and solutions focussed, with an ability to enable organisational effectiveness whilst taking account of HR policies and practices.
  • Experience of implementing culture change programmes and / or embedding of diversity & inclusion within an organisation.
  • A thorough knowledge of the theory and practice of HR Management.
  • Proven experience of complex change management practice.
  • A role model for wellbeing and resilience.

We offer:

We offer a competitive salary and a range of additional benefits to staff including flexible working options, generous pension scheme, annual leave, additional leave allowances, company sick pay, life assurance and a range of other benefits.

From the day you join Oxfam we invite you to stretch and learn in your role. Our wide range of Learning & Development opportunities includes in-house courses, e-learning modules, on-the job learning opportunities, coaching and mentoring, and much more.

You can read more about all Oxfam has to offer here.

Flexfam:

Flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. The working base and country of employment would be restricted to locations where Oxfam GB (OGB) is registered as a legal entity.

How to apply:

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and Cover Letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.  

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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.oxfam.org.uk.

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