Manager: Programme Oversight Team

Oxford, UK
Full time Staff

This is an exciting chance to join, build, and help lead an emerging team, supporting new opportunities and ways of working as part of the new One Oxfam confederation wide model.

Are you a highly skilled and adaptive senior manager, team leader and team builder, with extensive experience in programme management in international development (including in country and regional offices), at both strategic and operational levels?


Are you a leader with a proven track record in programme quality, risk management, financial management, contract management, and compliance?  Do you have well developed skills and solid experience in external engagement and relationship building, especially within complex networked organisations?


Last but not least, do you want to work with an organisation that makes a significant difference to people who are affected by poverty around the world?

Is this you? If so, we would like to hear from you. This is a fantastic opportunity to build and lead a team focussed on overseeing Oxfam GB’s programme portfolio, and coordinating organisation support to these programmes, through relationships with internal teams and with Oxfam countries, regions and Partner Affiliates.

You will support the Programme Director, the Head of the Programme Portfolio Oversight and Development Team to deliver high quality support and oversight across Oxfam GB’s international programme portfolio. You will provide leadership and coordination on programme oversight for Oxfam GB focusing on: developing and rolling out Oxfam GB’s programme oversight model as a PA; overall leadership of programme oversight on restricted projects and unrestricted funding (especially high value/strategic funding opportunities); monitoring risk and ensure effective collaboration other key teams in Oxfam GB, Oxfam International, other affiliates, countries and regions on programme oversight.


About Oxfam

A simple, inescapable truth underlines everything we do at Oxfam. There’s enough wealth in this world to go around. It’s not unfortunate that people live in poverty. It’s unjustifiable. It’s not just their problem. It’s ours too. And with the right support, we can beat poverty and injustice. Thousands of people already commit their time and talents to our campaigning, humanitarian and long-term development projects. Now we’re looking for yours.


Additional Information


Hours: 36 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Fixed Term

How to apply

This is an opportunity for an exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam's values and beliefs. If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please download the full job description and apply online via the link in this advert. Please note, we are only able to accept applications made via the OxfamGB Jobs Portal.

Closing date: 
20th September 2017