Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty.
The Human Resource Advisor – Asia will be responsible for training, mentoring, capacity building, strengthening and supporting good practice in the human resource function across countries where Oxfam GB is responsible for providing business support. The Human Resource Advisor – Asia is also responsible for collating, analyzing and reporting on human resource key performance indicators within these countries. These countries include Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Tajikistan and Thailand. The role will work closely with colleagues from other functions, with OI counter parts and Oxfam GB Headquarter colleagues to deliver integral support to countries.
From Women's Rights to water, earthquakes to education, we are committed to life-changing, groundbreaking work across many areas. We won’t live with poverty.
Oxfam is adopting a new operating model where our country teams will be managed through Oxfam International with Oxfam GB responsible to ensure that country teams have effective and efficient operating platforms, systems, policies, processes and capabilities to enable our programme work. To enable this Oxfam GB has a team (referred to as the EA Node) that consists of functional roles to support business delivery. These roles work closely with Country Directors, the OI Regional Platform and Oxfam GB’s Headquarters in Oxford, investing in countries we are supporting.
Practically the roles in these units will work together in a cross-functional way to ensure maximum benefit to country teams.
The positions in the EA node will report into the Head of Business Operations of the node.
Hours: Exact hours dependent on location
Job Type: Open ended
Location: To be confirmed within Asia region (Where the Oxfam Confederation has a legal registration). As part of your application please let us know the selected location and please also provide details of your right to work in that location.
HOW TO APPLY:
This is an opportunity for an exceptional, 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 description and apply online via the URL in this advert.
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