Organization: Oxfam GB
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Do you have strong verbal and written communications skills, with ability to analyse and synthesise complex issues?
Do you have ability to multitask to service multiple bids and competing requirements?
Do you have strong research skills?
If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you!
As bid support officer you will be responsible for providing bid support activities, such as technical administration, and knowledge management, contributing to the successful pursuit of both grants and tenders. You will also be responsible for providing high quality inputs into funding proposals, as well as undertaking research on donors, competitors and partners.
You will also maintain Oxfam’s central bidding resource library.
What we are looking for
As bid support officer you will be a dedicated and motivated individual to support the Bids and Frameworks team. You will be looking to establish a career in programme funding, and more specifically within a highly skilled bidding team. This role is a stepping stone to the Bid Developer position.
As a candidate you will be skilled at organising and prioritising a wide range of activities given a set of specific priorities. You will have strong Microsoft office skills, particularly Excel along with excellent written and oral communication skills. The majority of the work is internal facing, but you will need to feel comfortable in engaging people from across the organisation such as the Business Development team, various technical experts, and other functional teams.
You will also be required to undertake adhoc research opportunities published by institutional donors, due diligence research and other such activities. As such you will also need to have a methodical intelligent approach to finding and developing sources of information.
This role will give you an opportunity to work with a group of passionate people along with training and development opportunities with fair pay and competitive benefits package.
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 promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. 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.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
Please note interested candidates must have right to work & reside in the UK in order to apply for this role.
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Hours: 36 hours per week
Salary: Competitive – depending on experience
Job Type: Open-ended
Closing Date: 8 April 2019
This is a challenging opportunity for a 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 profile and apply online via the link below:
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.
Oxfam GB is a member of 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.