- Closing date:14th October 2018 @ 23:59 BST *
- Location:Based in Nairobi
- Contract length:Open-ended
- Salary:in line with Oxfam Values, based on national salary benchmarks
One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.
Around the world, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.
Oxfam is an international confederation of 20 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries,as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Nairobi, with offices in Oxford, Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.
This post will be part of the GHT (Global Humanitarian Team).
We are looking for a Business Support Manager to help understand and improve the financial model and flows of Oxfam’s global humanitarian spend c. Euro 300 million per annum, using available financial information from OI teams.
This role will lead on the business planning of the GHT and have oversight of Finance, HR and Business Administration within the GHT.
The role will interact with Oxfam affiliates from across the confederation who resource the GHT, and ensure a strong interaction with Oxfam country and regional teams.
The role will provide leadership, analysis and problem solving, supporting the finance, Human Resources and Business Administration teams that report into it.
To provide leadership to the business support functions of Finance, HR and Business Administration and collaborate effectively with IT teams to allow the Global Humanitarian Team to lead and support Oxfam’s global humanitarian programme.
This will involve negotiating policies, procedures and effective working relationships with a number of Oxfam affiliates and their support systems who support the GHT and Oxfam’s international programming.
Provide analysis of the performance of business systems, notably finance, HR and business administration to enable Oxfam to increase its effectiveness and improve decisions and strategic choices.
Fluency in English required and competence in French and/or Spanish is desirable.
To view the job description and for information on how to apply please go to the Oxfam International Website, found at:https://recruitment.oxfam.org/