Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Do you have experience implementing beyond audit approaches and strong understanding of the benefits of continuous improvement?
Do you have strong written and verbal communication skills?
Do you have experience in developing and delivering training, facilitation and other learning and development techniques?
If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you.
This role is fundamental to the success of our strategy - to embed corporate responsibility activities within teams working on a number of issues across Oxfam.
As a corporate responsibility manager, you will provide specialist advice to teams, focusing on labour issues, to ensure they have the tools they need to balance their team’s commercial needs with our corporate responsibility commitments. In line with Oxfam’s priorities on Women, Work, Water and Inequality, the labour rights priorities relevant to this job are Wages, Modern Slavery and Freedom of Association.
You will be working as part of a small team to pilot new initiatives and translate our campaigning messages into implementation in our own supply chains, as well as supporting the Head of Corporate Responsibility to develop the strategic direction of the team.
What we are looking for
As a corporate responsibility manager, you will have excellent organisational & prioritising skills with excellent attention to detail and a pragmatic tenacity to drive projects forward given the time and resource available. You will also have good understanding of purchasing and supply chain management and the labour rights issues involved in global supply chains.
You will be fully IT literate as well as you will have proven ability to work collaboratively and influence colleagues with differing priorities, skills, and knowledge of issues.
This role will give you an opportunity to work with a group of passionate people 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.
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 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.