Administrator (INT8058)


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

Do you have the ability to work accurately with attention to detail?

Do you have proven administrative experience and excellent organisational skills?

Do you have proven ability to take own initiative to solve complex problems?

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

The Role As humanitarian administrator, you will be the point of contact for all administration including Projects, Information Technology, communication tools, procurement and meeting and events management (50%).

You will also facilitate the deployment of staff to Oxfam’s Humanitarian Programmes, by providing complex time critical travel logistics (50%).

Please note hot spot allowance will be applicable only if the successful candidate is based in Oxford.

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 he values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do and our feminist principles.

An ideal candidate for the role will also have/ be:

Proven administrative experience and excellent organisational and problem solvingskills Proven ability to take own initiative to solve complex problems relating to visas and travel logistics and work independently with limited upward referral The ability to work accurately with attention to detail, following key procedures and policies in place. Ability to manage and prioritise multiple complex activities in the same timeline to deadlines exhibiting a highly adaptable, pro-active and flexible approach to managing work in demanding situations to deliver deadlines Ability to write quality written communications, fluent in spoken and written English Active team member who communicates with colleagues on a regular basis to share knowledge and understanding and problem solve as a team. Computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) High levels of discretion and respect for confidentiality We offer This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields. We offer fair pay and competitive benefits package.

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.

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 and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

Please due to the urgency of recruitment, we will review the applications on an – ongoing basis & may close recruitment before the advert end date if we find a suitable/appointable candidate.

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 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

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.


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