Senior Grant Manager

Oxfam GB
  • Location
    Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 03

Position description

This is an exciting chance to join and help develop an emerging team, supporting new opportunities and ways of working as part of the new One Oxfam confederation wide model.

Do you have significant country and regional programme and contract management and oversight experience?

Can you balance the empowerment of and support to countries, regions and other programme units for high quality programme implementation, with an accountability-focused risk management and compliance approach to programme oversight?

Have you got significant experience managing and providing oversight on the successful delivery of contracts from key donors in the international development sector?

Are you a highly motivated self-starter, and experienced manager, with excellent professional and managerial judgement, and highly development networking and relationship building skills?

Last but not least, do you want to work with an organisation that makes a significant difference to people who are affected by poverty around the world?

Is this you?

 

If so, we would like to hear from you.

The Role

The Senior Grant Manager role is a fantastic opportunity to build and coordinate a team focussed on quality programme and contract implementation, oversight and accountability, in collaboration with Oxfam countries, regions and Partner Affiliates.

You will support the Programme Director, the Head of the Programme Portfolio Oversight and Development Team and Manager of the Programme Oversight Team to deliver high quality support and oversight across Oxfam GB’s international programme portfolio.

You will also lead a team of Grant Managers who provide programme oversight and support to projects and programmes where Oxfam GB holds the contract.

 

 

What we are looking for

 

As a senior grant manager, you will balance internal relations, processes and accountability with external accountability and relations with donors, countries and regions, with strong focus on the empowerment of countries, regions and programme delivery units.

You will have senior country and/or regional programme and contract management and oversight background, with a proven track record of working with key donors with strong project management skills and experience.

You will also have proven track record particularly with regards to programme quality, financial management, donor requirements and risk management as well as excellent team leadership, coaching and people management skills.

 

 

We offer

 

This role will give you an opportunity to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields with fair pay 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.

 

Location: Oxford, UK strongly preferred, (although for the right candidate there may be some flexibility which would need to be negotiated at the time of offer and in line with local salary scales. Must be in a location with an Oxfam country office and the candidate needs to have the right to work in the relevant country. 

 

Travel: Up to 15 weeks of expected travel annually

  

Additional Information

Location: Oxford, UK strongly preferred, (although for the right candidate there may be some flexibility which would need to be negotiated at the time of offer and in line with local salary scales. Must be in a location with an Oxfam country office and the candidate needs to have the right to work in the relevant country.

Hours: 36

Salary: £39,655 - £42,000 gross pa – depending on experience

Job Type: Open Ended

Closing Date: 20th September 2019

 

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. 

Application instructions

Please be sure to indicate that you saw this position on Globaljobs.org

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