Associate Director Institutional Funding

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Organization: Oxfam
Closing date: 31 Oct 2021

Closing date: 31st October 2021 @ 23:59 BST/EAT

Interviews: TBC

Location: Flexible location, preferably OIS office or similar locations to that of Oxfam largest donors EU, US, AU, subject to being able to establish a contract of employment directly or via hosting fíliate”

Contract: Fixed Term, 4 Years

One Oxfam Grade: A

Salary and benefits: National terms, in line with Oxfam values and subject to location**

Flexible working: We believe flexible working is key to building the Secretariat of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of working arrangements that might work for you.

*The Role

Oxfam International Secretariat is looking for an Associate Director Institutional Funding who will manage the institutional funding function within the OI secretariat so as to support the confederation to grow Oxfam income and partnerships at global level in order to resource our program strategy. The post holder will be expected to work across the confederation of OI affiliates in achieving the global strategy and be the primary link for institutional fundraising in the confederation’s global fundraising architecture.

Please see full job description for further details

*Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for a strategic leader with the ability to devise and implement organisational resource mobilisation strategies, develop successful partnerships and proposals with institutional donors as well as demonstrable experience of developing and implementing organisational level capacity building initiatives to deliver business improvements. The Director should have knowledge and experience of strategic investments on behalf of collective stakeholders in order to deliver financial benefit, track record of managing teams with responsibility for resource mobilisation activities and external representation at a senior level with bilateral donors, multilateral agencies, and international foundations.**

The role requires experience in managing and developing others, including direct line management, experience of leading and conflict resolution as well as negotiation abilities and informal leadership skills in a multi-stakeholder, network environment. In addition, if you have self-awareness, relation building skills and commitment to our values, you are the individual we are looking for;

What we offer

This role is an opportunity to lead in securing sustainable funding for Oxfam’s program from institutions, trusts and foundations to support the delivery of the Global Strategic Framework while managing key relationships with donors and co-ordinating the whole of the Confederation to deliver this vision. The role also gives an individual a better understanding and appreciation of the important work done by Oxfam employees every day to continue fighting injustice around the world. At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome.

If you have the same opinion, together with the ability to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfilment – as well as outstanding opportunities to develop your career.

Oxfam is committed to providing a fair compensation package and to providing a flexible, supportive, working environment.**

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.

We are an international confederation of 21 organizations (affiliates) plus the Oxfam International Secretariat, working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

All our work is led by our core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness, Courage, Solidarity and Equality.

*Our commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to 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.

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. Oxfam International Secretariat also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, if a job applicant has been employed by another member of the scheme, we will request information from that organization 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.

How to apply:

How to apply

Please follow the Link to apply and upload an up to date CV and a covering letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job description

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted- usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.