HR Business Partner

Oxfam
Oxford, UK or remote
Full time Staff

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Are you an experienced HR generalist who wants to drive forward Oxfam GB’s people agenda?

Do you have complex case management experience?

Are you ready to embody the values and aspirations of a culture that is safe, feminist and partner-led?

We are looking for a HR Divisional Business Partner at a pivotal time of transition and change for the organisation.

What you’ll be doing:

In this role, you will provide professional strategic HR Business Partnership to leadership teams and managers in OGB Divisions, advising on a range of strategic and operational HR matters. This role will be a 3 months fixed term contract.

You'll have:

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

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

  • Self-aware with the ability to make a positive impact on others
  • Experience as a HR generalist and partnering with management teams to deliver the people agenda for the business
  • A track record of providing expert and timely strategic and operational HR support and advice, including contributing to divisional strategic planning
  • Ability to use data to inform decisions, mitigate risk and drive change
  • Complex case management experience
  • Up to date working knowledge and experience of UK employment legislation and HR best practice
  • Experience of managing and delivering HR projects.

Flexfam:

We believe 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. This role could work as a job-share.

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 by complying with 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 our organisation.

 

Offers may also be subject appropriate screening checks carried out, such as criminal 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.

How to apply:

As part of your online application, please upload a CV and Cover Letter to our secure online portal.

About Us

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 an international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

A thriving Oxfam:

It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.

To do that:

  • We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
  • We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
  • We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.

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.

Closing date: 
28th September 2020