Private Sector Policy & Support Officer at Oxfam

We won’t live with poverty

About Oxfam

Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty. Join us.        

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to work in Oxfam’s Private Sector Team within the Campaigns and Policy Department. The team’s purpose is to change the policies and practices of companies (and related regulatory frameworks) to ensure respect for human rights and to end global poverty. The team develops and delivers private sector aspects of Oxfam’s priority campaigns on inequality, and food and climate change, engages with companies to promote labour rights and human rights, works with Oxfam country programmes and provides thought leadership on how business can improve its social impact. Your role will be to support team members as needed, for example, by undertaking research and policy analysis, preparing briefings and presentations, providing logistical and administrative support for meetings and external events.

What we are looking for

We’d like to hear from you if you have an understanding and/or relevant work experience relating to the role of business in tackling global poverty; research, analytical and project management skills; a passion for advocacy and campaigning. You’ll also need to be flexible and committed to Oxfam’s mission. In return, you’ll gain great experience across a range of Oxfam’s work to engage and influence the private sector. 

Maternity Cover – 9 month contract

For more information and to apply please visit: quoting reference CAP0176

Job title: Private Sector Policy & Support Officer

Location: Oxford

Salary: Circa £30,000 per annum

Contract: Full time, fixed term

Closing date: 10 November 2015