Private Sector Gender Adviser

Oxfam GB
Oxford, UK
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Private Sector Gender Adviser (0068)

Salary: £40,000 – £49,000

Location: Oxford

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 women’s economic empowerment in enterprise and market systems?

Do you have experience of providing advisory or consultancy services to private sector clients?

Do you have excellent analytical and conceptual thinking, as well as strong research and writing skills and communication skills?

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

The Role
As a private sector gender adviser, you will lead Oxfam better business advisory service (BBAS) to private sector clients on gender equality, developing assignments, delivering them, coordinating inputs across colleagues, facilitating advisory inputs from others. You will play a key role in the newly-established BBAS team, supporting overall set-up and growth of this service.

You will also contribute to development of longer-term programmes with the private sector related to gender.

What we are looking for

As a private sector gender adviser, you will have experience in a variety of professional backgrounds ideally including private sector, consultancy and civil society, and be adept at moving between professional arenas.

You will need to be able to speak to corporate executives, operational staff, entrepreneurs, investors, in language and concepts that matter and make sense to them. You will have a strong understanding of the roles that the private sector can play in poverty reduction, and the limits of private sector action under constraints of commercial pressures.

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

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

How to apply
As part of your online application, please click apply and upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

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.