Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
About the Role
Oxfam is looking for a combined Personal Assistant to the OI MENA Regional Director and Administration role (PA/Administration), to be based in Amman. To provide high-level PA and administration support to the Regional Director (RD) and the Regional Business Support & Finance Manager; and undertake specific projects and to manage and develop delegated administrative functions in order to ensure the effective operation of the RD’s office.
About the Region (Shaping a stronger Oxfam for people living in poverty in MENA).
Oxfam is undergoing a significant transformation worldwide to reflect and adapt to our fast changing world. We need creative and agile leaders who can enable us achieve our strategic vision and at the same time enable us develop and deliver programmes whilst we embrace the change.
In MENA, Oxfam works in development, humanitarian, and campaigning, with a large part of the current transformation focused on becoming a major influencing & advocacy, knowledge-for-impact global reach organisation. Oxfam will set up a MENA regional platform delivering support and contributing to enhancing program design and implementation in the 11 countries where it is currently present.
Contract Length: 2 years
Benefits: Oxfam offers staff a comprehensive benefits package including annual leave entitlements, sick pay provision, medical cover plus opportunities for learning and development.
It is Oxfam’s policy to hire at the minimum to middle of the band, depending upon the skills and experiences of the strongest candidate.