Global Policy Adviser

Oxford, UK
Full time Staff

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

Do you have a qualification in gender equity (or related field) and/or substantial experience in applying gender equity and women’s rights issues to the policy and advocacy context?

Do you have an understanding of the UK and international policy context on gender justice and women’s rights?

Do you have excellent analytical and critical thinking ability?

If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you.

The Role

As a global policy adviser, you will work across the Campaigns Polity Influencing Team, to ensure gender analysis and related policy solutions are at the core of our global advocacy, policy and research.

You will also work with the Gender Justice and Women’s rights Director to shape team and divisional objectives as well as work with colleagues in the campaigns teams to support advocacy and campaigns on our gender justice priorities and also ensure campaigns are based on learning from programmes.

What we are looking for

As a global policy adviser, you will have excellent analytical and critical thinking ability with ability to think strategically, achieve results and good project management skills.

You will have strong interpersonal skills including good team work. You will also be able to analyse, interpret and act on complex information from varied and diverse sources.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to work with a group of passionate people with 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 promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. 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.

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

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

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 movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

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. 

Closing date: 
27th May 2019