Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The Risk and Assurance function exists to help shape the risk-management strategy and implement that strategy within middle management, to ensure Trustees, the Leadership team, and regulators are confident and assured that accepted risks are being managed effectively.
The department performs four functions:
The Risk and Assurance coordination role is new and will help to coordinate aid diversion action plans as well as other project and actions plans across the organisation, designed to help mitigate risk.
The Anti-Corruption team provide training to teams in Oxfam House and country teams globally to explain what various forms of corruption exist, e.g. fraud, and provide some deterrence for staff to commit corruption. Investigations Training is also provided to Focal Points that are based within country teams.
The Corporate Responsibility team helps to ensure that Oxfam GB’s campaigns messages and advocacy work is aligned to business policies, processes and practices and that all our business relationships and processes uphold OGB’s positions. Internal Audit are the third line of defence and work to ensure weaknesses in controls are identified, that agreed actions with owners are established and followed up to ensure improvements are made.
There is a matrix management line from the Head of Risk & Assurance to the Compliance Coordinators in the EA nodes, of which there are three, one based in Africa, one in MENA and one in Asia. The Compliance Coordinators provide business support to the country teams, in the form of policies, processes and systems, to enable countries to improve their compliance.
Directly reporting to the Finance & IS Director with a dotted line to the Chair of Trustee Audit and Finance Group the Head of Risk and Assurance will be responsible for the following:
What we’re looking for:
We are looking for an experienced and charismatic leader with the following:
Location: Oxfam House, Oxford – role will involve some international travel
Hours: 36 hours per week
Salary: Competitive – depending on experience
Job Type: Fixed Term – until January 2020
Closing Date: 3 September 2018
How to apply:
This is a challenging and rewarding leadership opportunity for a 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 profile and apply online via the link below:
Oxfam is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.