HR Business Partner (0189)

Oxfam GB, Oxford (preferable), United Kingdom

Skill Required:, HR and Admin
Closing Date for Applications: 
27th January, 2020

Job Description

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

The Role

You will join a talented, supportive team going through a period of organisational change to provide generalist HR Business Partner support for an interim period, partnering with senior management and their wider teams to support the organisational transformation.

It will be a busy and varied role in which you will be involved in several areas of HR. Working across business units within Oxfam GB, you will act as a trusted advisor to managers and individuals across Oxfam, advising them in line with HR processes and policies.

As we have various assignments available, dependent on expertise, the role may work directly with our Employee Relations Team to support the resolution of employee resolutions issues. We will consider part time and flexible working arrangements.

What we are looking for

  • Demonstrable experience in an HR Generalist role, ideally at HR Business Partner level
  • Change management experience, including communications, engagement, behavioural and cultural change
  • Good working knowledge of UK employment legislation and HR best practice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Strong numerical and data skills
  • Good organisational planning skills and a logical and clear approach to work load management.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to contribute your HR expertise at a crucial time of organisational change. We offer 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. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Further Information

  • Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,985-£40,168 p.a. pro-rata depending on experience.
  • Job Type: Fixed Term – up to 6 months

How to apply

To apply for this rewarding and multi-faceted role please visit the following link:

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

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.

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