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Head of Private Sector Partnerships

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Organization: Oxfam GB

Location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Oxford, London or other Oxfam office

Grade:

Occupational Groups:

Administration/Finance

Closing Date: 2022-04-25

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

Do you have substantial knowledge of, and work experience relating to, the role of the Private Sector in poverty reduction and sustainable development?

Do you have a strategic mindset with significant experience in aligning organisational strategies to private sector drivers to building out mutually beneficial partnerships that generate income and impact?

Do you have a track record leading a team to deliver against organisational strategies while motivating and enabling them to deliver on their goals?

If so, we’d like to hear from you.

The Role:

Oxfam is looking for a Head of Private Sector Partnerships to provide strategic direction and leadership in line with Oxfam’s feminist principles and values. The successful candidate will lead the Private Sector Partnerships Team, managing members and working with them to build and maintain strong, multi-year partnerships with companies in support of Oxfam’s mission. The position is responsible for fulfilling existing partner expectations and ensuring new business leads that deliver significant income, impact, and in-kind value for Oxfam.

What we are looking for:

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.

The ideal candidate for the role will also be:

  • A self-aware leader who makes a positive impact on others, able to nurture and grow a values-led and diverse team, ensuring that every individual plays a role in delivering Oxfam’s strategy, vision and cultural aspirations.
  • Able to build out measurable objectives for the team to help deliver ambitious targets for new and existing partnerships in line with Oxfam’s new strategy, motivating and enabling them to deliver on their goals.
  • Playing a key role in contributing to the leadership and direction of Private Sector Management Team, the development and implementation of the Private Sector’s new strategy as well as representing the team in the global Private Sector forums to ensure coherence on Oxfam’s wider offer. Key to this will be maintaining a close working relationship with colleagues in Oxfam’s Business Advisory Service.
  • Able to quickly develop an in-depth understanding of Oxfam’s strategic priorities on valuing women’s work, climate justice and on rights, resilience, and response, and play a key role in building out compelling and fundable propositions aligned to wider sustainable business and corporate social responsibility agendas.
  • A confident communicator and relationship builder, able to represent Oxfam at external events, conferences, and senior-level meetings in order to build profile and credibility amongst the private sector.

We offer:

This is an exciting time to join Oxfam, as it implements it’s new organisational and private sector strategy to tackle global challenges, driving radical impact for the world’s poorest people**.** This role will give you an opportunity to work with a group of passionate and experienced people that are specialists in their fields with fair pay and a 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. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

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

How to apply:

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

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 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.

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