Head of Programme: Portfolio Development and Oversight Team

Oxford, UK
Full time Staff

This is an exciting chance to lead and build an emerging team, supporting new opportunities and ways of working as part of the new One Oxfam confederation wide model.

Are you a visionary, dynamic, and inspiring senior leader and manager with proven programme leadership experience at both the operational and strategic levels? Do you have excellent team-building, coaching and people management skills, and have experience working with diverse and geographically dispersed teams.

Do you have highly developed communication skills, and proven experience in external and internal engagement and relationship building, especially within complex networked organisations?

Last but not least, do you want to work with an organisation that makes a significant difference to people who are affected by poverty around the world?

Is this you? If so, we would like to hear from you. This is a fantastic opportunity to lead, coordinate and oversee Oxfam GB overall programme portfolio and relationships with Oxfam countries, regions and Partner Affiliates.

You will maximise Oxfam impact by engaging your excellent strategic programme portfolio development, relationship-building and management skills along with senior programme quality, risk management and compliance experience, to ensure financial and technical resources are coordinated and strategically invested into Oxfam programmes.

You will also work with the Programme Director in building effective matrix and project teams supporting the new International Programmes Team.


About Oxfam

A simple, inescapable truth underlines everything we do at Oxfam. There’s enough wealth in this world to go around. It’s not unfortunate that people live in poverty. It’s unjustifiable. It’s not just their problem. It’s ours too. And with the right support, we can beat poverty and injustice. Thousands of people already commit their time and talents to our campaigning, humanitarian and long-term development projects. Now we’re looking for yours.


Additional Information


Hours: 36 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Open ended


How to apply

This is an opportunity for an exceptional, 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 description and apply online via the link below:


Please note, we are only able to accept applications made via the OxfamGB Jobs Portal above.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation.

Closing date: 
20th September 2017