Closing date: 25 Nov 2018
Closing date: 25th November @ 23:59 GMT *
(*Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Salary: National terms, in line with Oxfam Values
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 19 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.The Role
Oxfam International Secretariat is looking for an experienced HR Business Partner to work in strategic partnership with Oxfam International's Advocacy and Campaigns and the Pan Africa Program's management teams to lead and deliver on the people aspects of OI’s organizational priorities in alignment with Confederation wide HR and People strategies.
The successful applicant will have a relevant post-graduate HR qualification or equivalent experience and previous experience working at HR Business Partner level as a member of a management team, ideally within an international organization. The preferred candidate will have specialized experience in Learning and Organizational Development. They will have substantial and strong technical HR experience, personal resilience, agility and excellent relational skills with the ability to influence senior managers/directors, all whilst working in a highly virtual environment. They will have a proactive, can-do, problem-solving and solution-oriented disposition and the ability to work through HR policies and processes with a pragmatic and principles approach.
This post will be based in Nairobi and, as such, experience of Kenyan employment practices/law is essential. The role will be a full part of the OI Secretariat HR team, reporting to the Head of OIS HR based in the UK. Clear written and fluent oral communication (in English) with the ability to give clear and effective advice and coaching on a variety of HR issues will be essential.
Competence in French and/or Spanish is desirable.
Please see the job description for further details.
If you believe your qualifications meet the requirements, please apply via the Oxfam International recruitment site https://recruitment.oxfam.org/
Oxfam is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those that are suitable to work within our values are recruited to work for us.
Successful candidates will be subject to additional assessment and a range of reference checks.
Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity within the workplace.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.