Senior HR Business Partner
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Do you have experience managing performance of others and helping people to develop, grow and achieve their potential, including increasing diversity and inclusion in teams and / or workplaces?
Do you have significant Business Partnership experience gained within a large organisation and with multiple stakeholders?
Do you have significant restructuring experience?
We are looking for a Senior HR Business Partner at a pivotal time of transition and change for the organisation.
What you’ll be doing:
In this role, you will be to lead the Corporate HR Business Partnership team responsible for delivering professional operational HR advice and support to our OGB corporate stakeholder groups. The Senior HR Business Partner provides strategic and operational support and guidance to leaders, ensuring consistently high standards of HR support, advice and solutions, in line with Oxfam strategy, policy and legal and regulatory requirements.
We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam's mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to the values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do and our feminist principles.
An ideal candidate for the role will also be / have:
- Experience managing performance of others and helping people to develop, grow and achieve their potential, including increasing diversity and inclusion in teams and / or workplaces
- Significant Business Partnership experience gained within a large organisation and with multiple stakeholders
- Significant restructuring experience
- Up to date knowledge of UK employment law, and current HR thinking and trends
- Experienced in contributing to medium-term strategic and operational business planning and delivering HR outcomes aligned to strategy
- Analytical skills, including using data to inform decision making, and being able to weigh up and take decisions when there are unknowns
- A role model for wellbeing and resilience
We believe that flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we are open to talking through working arrangements (in terms of hours and homeworking) that might work for you, including job share. This role will be based in the location as stated above.
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 by complying with 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 our organisation.
Conditional offers made in selection stages may also be subject appropriate screening checks. Oxfam GB participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will take into account any live disciplinary sanctions a candidate may have when making the selection decision.
How to apply:
As part of your online application, please upload a copy of your CV and/or Cover Letter to our secure candidate portal. We are looking to conduct interviews on the week commencing the 5th of April 2021.
Oxfam GB is a Disability Confident Employer. Should you be unable to submit your application online and would prefer an alternative method please contact our recruitment team (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you also want to discuss your application, please do contact us as well.
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 an 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.
A thriving diverse Oxfam:
It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.
To do that:
- We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
- We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
- We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.
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.