Network Specialist

Oxfam GB, Oxford, United Kingdom

Skill Required:, IT and ICT
Closing Date for Applications: 
1st October, 2020


Job Description

Do you have expertise in networks and want to maintain the core network infrastructure across Oxfam globally?

Are you self-aware and able to make a positive impact on others?

Are you ready to embody the values and aspirations of a culture that is safe, feminist and partner-led?

The Role

  • We are looking for a Networks Specialist at a pivotal time of transition and change for the organisation.
  • This role is advertised as an open internal recruitment and anyone can apply, but we’ll be prioritising employees who are at risk of redundancy who have priority status – for more about priority status, you can read more here.

What we are looking for

  • Our next Network Specialist will bring a strong awareness of self-awareness, mutual accountability, experience in Cisco Switches and Routers, Microsoft Azure, DNS Management for the Enterprise, RADIUS as well as a thorough understanding of OSUI Model.
  • Ideally you will also bring experience of PCI Compliance and vulnerability management and qualys vulnerability management.

We offer

  • This role will give you a unique opportunity to make a difference in the information systems team through supporting and maintaining the core network infrastructure across all global satellite offices.
  • You will work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in the IT fields with the opportunity for significant training and development, fair pay and a competitive benefits package.
  • This is a truly diverse information systems management role which is highly diverse and where no two days are the same!

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.

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.

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.
  • In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.

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