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 excellent relationship building and communication skills and experience in working as a PA or other business support at a senior level?
Do you enjoy influencing and relationship building, juggling tasks while retaining a positive attitude?
Have you got a strong interest in organisational change and an understanding of how creating a bold new vision for Oxfam’s strategy is vital to our mission to end the injustice of poverty?
If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you>
As Executive PA to the Strategy / Transformation director, you will have a key role in supporting the director to perform effectively, through diary and inbox management, being the first point of contact, liaising with Oxfam colleagues and with external stakeholders, using your initiative and your excellent communication and administration skills.
This role is based in the CEO office, and you will also work across the organisation and externally.
What we are looking for
We are looking for someone who is passionate about providing high quality support to the Strategy / Transformation director and their wider team, to help develop and operationalise Oxfam GB’s next 10-year strategic plan.
You will have excellent relationship building skills. With bags of empathy, you will be able to hear and understand others. You will be able to prioritise tasks, and work under pressure when needed, understanding your role in helping the organisation achieve significant change, to maximise the impact we have for the people we exist to serve.
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 committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. 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.
The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. 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
To apply for this rewarding and multi-faceted role please visit the following link:
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.