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.
Are you a qualified lawyer in the UK or other common law jurisdiction?
Do you have experience of managing a legal team?
Do you have experience in complex charity, commercial or government environments?
Are you collaborative, empathetic and committed to helping people living in poverty?
If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you.
We are looking for a Deputy General Counsel who encourages innovation in the use of the law, and manages the small Oxfam GB legal team, to support a compliant and enabling culture, with business skills, and will promote human rights. This is a new role, to reflect the heightened importance of law and compliance.
What we are looking for
Our Deputy General Counsel will work closely with the General Counsel and members of the senior leadership team, and will bring a combination of empathetic management skills, and ability to provide a flexible and professional legal skill across our international programmes and a wide range of commercial and regulatory issues (ranging from sanctions to domestic UK charity issues), with a passion for helping other people.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding
How to apply
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
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.