Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
- Do you have drive, initiative and ability to get things done?
- Do you have understanding / experience of campaigning and/or policy advocacy?
- Do you have experience of solving problems of a varied nature and resolving day-to-day problems without upward referral?
If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you.
We are looking for Policy & Campaigns Officer to work in our Food & Climate Justice team. Working with colleagues in the UK and across the world, you will be campaigning on labour rights in supermarket supply chains, climate justice as well as supporting and coordinating the day-to-day running of our team.
This is an opportunity to start your campaigning career and build experience and skills across a range of issues.
What we are looking for
We are looking for someone who is passionate about social and environmental justice, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.
This role will give you the opportunity to make a difference on some of the most pressing issues of our times: climate change and workers rights.
From researching policy to organising campaigning stunts, you will have the opportunity to be involved with a range of campaigning projects with colleagues and partners from across the world.
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.
Hours: 36 hours per week
Job Type: Open ended
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.
14th June 2019 - The Job Details have been updated. The closing date has been changed from 24 Jun 2019 to 21 Jun 2019.