Oxfam
Oxfam

Charity registered in Scotland SC039042

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.

Current vacancies

Office and Business Support Manager

  • Part time
  • from £19,312 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st July 2019

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

Do you have financial management and administration experience in voluntary or business sector?

Do you have good working knowledge of office and facilities management?

Do you have experience of providing administrative support in a busy office environment

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

The Role

As office & business support manager, you will manage the facilities and services to ensure the smooth running of the Glasgow office and linked financial administration, with business support to the UK Programme staff in the Scotland team.

What we are looking for

As office & business support manager, you will be confident in budget management and will provide proactive business support to the UK Programme staff in Scotland. You will be able to work with UK colleagues to ensure all health and safety requirements are fulfilled and to deliver effective facilities management for the staff team at Oxfam Scotland.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to work with a group of passionate people with fair pay offer 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 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 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.

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

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

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Programme Manager - UK Programme

  • Full time
  • up to £33,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 11th January 2019

Do you have substantial experience of programme design, development, delivery and evaluation, using innovation processes and tools?

Do you have experience of creating, delivering and evaluating complex systems and processes?

Do you have substantial project management skills and experience with track record of delivery?

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

Our team:

To achieve Oxfam’s vision of a just world without poverty, we campaign to challenge the root causes that keep people in poverty and to achieve a fair and sustainable world. We campaign to change the social norms, economic systems, institutions and policies that keep women and men in poverty, to alleviate the impact of poverty and to reduce the vulnerability of people living in poverty in the absence of wider change to increase their resilience.

We do this by being propositional around alternatives to these norms, systems and institutions, working with others, producing and sharing evidence and knowledge, supporting active citizenship in ensuring people´s voices are heard, and holding the powerful to account. Oxfam uses different evidence-based campaigning and influencing approaches in the UK and across the countries where we operate as One Oxfam.

What we are looking for:

As programme manager you will drive forward the development of our UK Programme and build strong partnerships and alliances to help end poverty and inequality in the UK.

You will have a strong background in developing programmes of work, project management, innovation and working in partnership. You will lead the growth of Oxfam’s work in your region/nation, delivering real change for women and communities locally, regionally, at devolved level and UK-wide. You will play a critical role in the development and delivery of our programme and influencing work on a range of issues including women’s economic empowerment, food security and inequality.

You will also be able to work to high level to competing demands and manage your own workload without close supervision, making decisions and problem-solving on routine, new and complex problems with clarity and leadership. You will have strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability to communicate to a variety of audiences on complex issues.

In return, we offer fair pay and competitive benefits package (see our Oxfam’s Promise attachment for more details)

Please note candidates must have right to work & reside in the UK in order to apply for this role.

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Campaigns Manager - Scotland

  • Full time
  • up to £34,500
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th January 2019

Do you have significant experience of designing and delivering campaign output in a complex environment?

Do you have skills and ability to contribute strongly to strategic planning processes?

Do you have significant project management experience?

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

Our team:

The purpose of the UK Programme team in Scotland is to identify and challenge the root causes of poverty in the UK and across the world. We do this through evidence based direct advocacy, by empowering people living in poverty to speak out and by connecting global and UK perspectives and solutions. This role sits within our team based in the Glasgow office.

What we are looking for:

As campaigns manager, you will have practical experience of developing and delivering campaigns encompassing public and political influencing, and of developing and working in partnerships with others to drive change. You will be a skilled influencer and have significant and proven experience in using communications to achieve change. You’ll also have strong knowledge and understanding of the political context in Scotland, and across the UK, and a proven ability to influence political change.

Your creative approach to problem-solving, and flexibility when it comes to planning and decision-making, will enable you to make the most of every new opportunity with an energy and enthusiasm that creates significant space for others to follow. You’ll need to combine that fresh-thinking with the confidence and credibility to represent Oxfam to a variety of audiences – internal and external – whilst prioritising effectively and reflecting available resources. You’ll do all this whilst operating at a senior level in our team and delivering to the highest of standards.

In return, we offer fair pay and competitive benefits package (see our Oxfam’s Promise attachment for more details)

Please note candidates must have right to work & reside in the UK in order to apply for this role.

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Media and Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,375 – £38,608
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 3rd February 2019

Are you an exceptional media and communications professional with experience in media relations, public relations or journalism?

Do you have knowledge of the UK media landscape and a strong track record of working to generate coverage within the Scottish media environment?

Do you have a strong track record of delivering engaging public-facing communications?

If so, we would like to hear from you to be part of our UK Programme team based in our Glasgow office.

The role:

As media and communications officer, you will be responsible for leading on Oxfam’s media and communications output in Scotland. In this multi-faceted and challenging role, you will work to generate, develop and place engaging media stories which assist Oxfam to meet its domestic and international campaigning, fundraising and brand awareness objectives.

This is a role where no two days are the same. You will deliver effective and engaging supporter communications, including through email, website, social media and video as well as build, maintain and protect Oxfam’s reputation.

What we are looking for:

As media & communication officer you will have an excellent track record of delivering engaging public-facing communications for a range of audiences.

You will be able to demonstrate your ability to plan and manage your own workload effectively, juggle competing and fast-paced priorities; work to deadlines; and plan and manage the delivery and evaluation of communications projects.

In return, we offer fair pay and competitive benefits package (see our Oxfam’s Promise attachment for more details)

Please note candidates must have right to work & reside in the UK in order to apply for this role.

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.

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 may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

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Project Manager: A Menu for Change

  • Full time
  • £32,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st March 2019

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

Do you have proven experience of project management, including well-developed analytical and planning skills?

Do you have the ability to think strategically when engaging with complex issues and challenges by taking into account the wider policy context?

Do you have experience of managing complex, multi-partner projects to time and within budget?

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

The Role

We are looking for a Project Manager you will lead the A Menu for Change Project during the project’s critical final year with support from Oxfam Scotland’s Programme Manager and the Project Board.

In this rewarding and multi-faceted role, you will have overall responsibility for shaping, managing and delivering the A Menu for Change Project which aims to address food insecurity in Scotland while also helping to tackle the underlying drivers of income crises. You will also lead a team of at least five project staff based across the four partner organisations as well as directly line-manage the Project Assistant as well as the Research and Policy Officer.

The A Menu for Change is a partnership project, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and led by Oxfam Scotland in partnership with the Poverty Alliance, Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland and Nourish Scotland.

If you are looking for a challenging role where no two-days are the same and want to be part of an innovative project and have a major impact on addressing food insecurity in Scotland this is the perfect opportunity for you!

What we are looking for

Our next Project Manager will bring proven experience of project management, including well-developed analytical and planning skills and good time-management skills. You will also experience of managing complex, multi-partner projects to time and within budget as well as experience of working with various internal and external stakeholders, including local authorities and other key local statutory partners.

You will also possess a strong understanding of working with policy, advocacy, campaigns, media and communications, experience of resource and people-management as well as an understanding of poverty and inequality in Scotland.

We Offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a major difference and impact in addressing food security in Scotland, to work with a group of people who are experts in project management and passionate about the underlying drivers of income crises, as well as fair pay and a highly 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.

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