Senior L&OD (Learning and Organisational Development) Business Partner

Oxfam
UK
Full time Staff

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

 

 

 

Do you have a track record of advising and developing outcome-focussed Learning and Organisation Development (L&OD) interventions to support strategic goals, organisational change and enhance performance, drawing on best practice?

 

 

Do you have extensive experience of leading, advising on and delivering significant organisational change, including the design and delivery of strategic and learning interventions to enhance performance?

 

 

We are looking for a Senior L&OD Business Partner at a pivotal time of transition and change for the organisation for 12 months fixed term.

 

 

What you’ll be doing:

 

In this role, you will be you will support organisation effectiveness by leading the development and implementation of Learning and Organisation Development (L&OD) solutions aligned to strategy, including culture change, transformation and embedding values and our Feminist Leadership approach in how we work, in the UK and Globally.

 

 

You'll have:

 

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
  • A track record of advising and developing outcome-focussed Learning and Organisation Development (L&OD) interventions to support strategic goals, organisational change and enhance performance, drawing on best practice.
  • Extensive experience of leading, advising on and delivering significant organisational change, including the design and delivery of strategic and learning interventions to enhance performance
  • Significant experience of strategic business partnering gained within a large complex organisation and with multiple stakeholders
  • Experienced in contributing to medium-term strategic and operational business planning and delivering outcomes aligned to business strategy
  • Analytical skills, including using data to measure outcomes and inform decision making, and being able to weigh up and take decisions when there are unknowns
  • Be a role model for wellbeing and resilience

 

Flexfam:

 

We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. We believe this role would work well as partially home-based.

 

 

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.

 

Offers of employment within the open recruitment stages will be subject to one satisfactory internal reference from a current manager in line with current policy where the selected candidate is moving to a new Division and the role has significantly changed from their current post.  Gaining an internal employment reference will not apply to those within ringfence selection or suitable alternative / redeployment situation which falls under Oxfam’s redundancy process.

 

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 your CV (and cover letter optional) to this role. As part of your CV and/or Cover Letter please ensure you have stated your suitability for the role.  

 

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 (recruitmentteam@oxfam.org.uk). If you also want to discuss your application, please do contact us as well.

 

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 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.
Closing date: 
29th November 2021