HR Advisor

Full time Staff

About Oxfam

Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty.

Our Team

From Women's Rights to water, earthquakes to education, we are committed to life-changing, groundbreaking work across many areas. We won’t live with poverty.

Oxfam is adopting a new operating model where our country teams will be managed through Oxfam International with Oxfam GB responsible to ensure that country teams have effective and efficient operating platforms, systems, policies, processes and capabilities to enable our programme work. To enable this Oxfam GB are creating a team that will consist of functional roles to support business delivery. These roles are all new and will be clustered by geographic area to work closely with country directors, the OI regional Platforms, partner affiliates investing in countries we are supporting and headquarters for Oxfam GB, Oxfam International and where relevant, other partner affiliates.

Practically the roles in these units will work together in a cross-functional way to ensure maximum benefit to country teams.

Job Purpose

We are looking for a Roving Human Resource Advisor who  will be responsible for supporting the countries to build up their capacity and resilience to working without Regional Centre support. Activities will include induction on the EA Node and how it will work in the countries and in addition there may be training, capacity building, strengthening and supporting good practice in the human resource function across countries where Oxfam GB is responsible for providing business support.  The role will work closely with colleagues from other functions to deliver insure a good induction to the country teams  integral support to countries and other HR practitioners globally to form a global team working together to drive service improvements and initiatives which support Oxfam GB delivery of our executing affiliate responsibilities.                                                                              

Location - Flexible within countries where Oxfam Great Britain is registered as a organisation. Please let us know where you have the legal 'right to work'. 

We strongly encourage applicants who are bilingual in English & French to apply.

Closing Date: 15 August 2017 (midnight).

Please download the attached Job Profile for the Key Responsibilities and Skills & Competencies for this role. 

 We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation.

Closing date: 
15th August 2017