Reward Business Partner – NGO Jobs 2021

Job Title: Reward Business Partner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: Oxfam GB
Closing date: 7 Dec 2021

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

  • Do you have an understanding of reward principles and practice?

  • Do you have understanding and experience of Human Resources principles and practice?

  • Do you have experience using planning and project management abilities?

We are looking for a Reward Business Partner, at a pivotal time of transition and change for the organisation.

What you’ll be doing:

In this role, you will provide reward expertise as part of a team of specialists designing and facilitating the implementation of all aspects of Oxfam GB’s Reward strategy and associated delivery mechanisms. Provide advice and support to HR colleagues and managers, building capability and confidence and ensuring reward issues are managed effectively and in line with Oxfam’s reward principles in support of the organisation’s strategy.

You’ll have:

  • Understanding of reward principles and practice
  • Understanding and experience of Human Resources principles and practice
  • Planning and project management abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate complex technical issues to non-specialists
  • Good level of numeracy
  • IT literate including competent spreadsheet capability
  • Strong customer service ethic

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 and our feminist principles.

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

  • Accounting experience and knowledge (E)
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills (E)
  • Good planning and organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines (E)
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and flexibility(E)
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills (E)
  • Good IT skills, especially spreadsheets (E)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (E)
  • Numerate and good attention to detail (E)


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.

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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