Friday, 19 August 2016

Oxfam GB CaLP Human Resources Business Partner Job Vacancy in Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxfam works with others to overcome poverty and suffering. As an Oxfam employee, you will join a team of professionals that is part of the international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in 94 countries. As part of a global movement for change, we are working together to end world poverty and injustice.

The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) is a dynamic and collaborative global network of humanitarian stakeholders actively engaged in the critical areas of policy, practice and research within cash transfer programming (CTP).

CaLP acts as a catalyst for positive transformation within the humanitarian sector and aims to ensure that CTP is routinely considered as a scalable component of quality, timely and appropriate preparedness, emergency response and early recovery. We believe that when appropriately incorporated into humanitarian response planning, CTP presents opportunities for effective and efficient programming to meets the needs of people and communities affected by crises.

This is an opportunity to provide high level of professional Human Resources support to the Cash Learning Partnership's (CaLP) staff and managers, and to provide strategic and operational support and advice on a range of operational human resources and learning and development activities. The post holder will manage line manage administrative staff within the CaLP team as required.

We are looking for...
  • Proven generalist HR experience at an operational level (gained in a medium/ large organisation either in the NGO, public or business sector).
  • Strategic thinking and decision making across an international organisation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of working in an international networked organisation, providing advice and support across remote teams and at various levels of seniority, and facilitating change.
  • Demonstrate strong business acumen, ensuring that HR policy or development activity addresses the business needs, providing consistent, business relevant advice to senior line managers and other HR staff.
  • Good organisational planning skills and a proven ability to work with a large degree of independence, managing own workload and priorities and identifying opportunities to add value to the business.
  • Proactive with plenty of initiative.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and an excellent communicator with a high level of written and verbal English.
  • Good IT awareness.
  • Gender and cultural sensitivity and commitment and understanding of the values of Oxfam and the principles of equal opportunities.
  • Good level of numeracy and ability to produce and interpret management information.
  • Experience of team building and talent management.
  • The ability to work with others and a proactive approach to achieving defined goals.

  • Project Management Experience
  • Familiarity with UK HR law and practices
  • A working knowledge of French or Arabic.
  • Professional Qualification in Human Resources or studying towards (e.g. CIPD)

Applications must be submitted through our online system. For further information about the role and to apply please go to:

All applications must be submitted in English and include an English CV.

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