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Programme Manager (INT2338)

Oxfam Great Britain - 5 abril 2016 - 14:39
Region: HECA, Division: International, Job Type: Fixed Term Do you have experience in managing programs? Can you represent Oxfam towards relevant stakeholders, government officials, UN agencies and other NGO staff at field level as appropriate, do you have ability to oversee and coordinate the safe and effective operation and administration of a base; then you are the person we are looking for to effectively manage implementation of our projects

 

As part of the Humanitarian Programme in South Sudan, you will lead one of our field bases to deliver programmes in accordance with Oxfam GB procedures, values, donor requirements, and South Sudan governmental stipulations. You will take lead in developing donor funding proposals in line with the humanitarian strategy. In particular, you will demonstrate experience of integrating gender, protection and diversity...

Shop Manager (Ripon) (TRD0741)

Oxfam Great Britain - 5 abril 2016 - 14:26
Region: United Kingdom, Division: Trading, Job Type: Open endedHours: 30 Per Week

Contract: Open Ended

Salary: £14,017 Per Annum

Interviews: 6 May 2016

 

Shop Manager

OXFAM PURPOSE: To work with others to overcome poverty and suffering.

 

TRADING PURPOSE: To make as much money as possible to overcome poverty and suffering.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

 

Open for business since 1948, Oxfam shops are at the heart of the charity and their community, raising vital funds and increasing public awareness of what we do. They are always guided by our values of empowerment, accountability and inclusiveness and focussed on making as much money as possible. Shop teams are the heart of our shops and 22,000 volunteers donate their diverse skills...

Consultancy for Implementing the Social Return On Investment Study (INT2337)

Oxfam Great Britain - 5 abril 2016 - 13:05
Region: Middle East and Commonwealth of Independent States (MECIS), Division: International, Job Type: ConsultancyThe Role

 

The 4-year EC funded Project, Improving Regional Food Security in the South Caucasus through National Strategies and Smallholder Production, was launched in September 2013 in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia and aims to improve food security and nutrition through its advocacy efforts and inclusion of small-holder farmers’ interests in the governance processes. The overall objective of the Project is to contribute to the improvement of food security and nutrition in the South Caucasus through small holder farmers' representation in the governance processes. The project plans to utilise the methodology of Social Return on Investment (SROI) as the tool to assess the effectiveness of national agricultural strategies and their impact on the final beneficiaries - male and female small holder farmers. Attached...

Assistant to Programme Managers (INT2329)

Oxfam Great Britain - 5 abril 2016 - 11:15
Region: Asia, Division: International, Job Type: Fixed Term Job Purpose

To provide high-level administration support to the Programme Managers; to support the effective management of programme information on Oxfam systems; to undertake specific projects and to manage and develop delegated administrative functions in order to ensure effective operation of Programmes.

Key Responsibilities

Personal Assistance to Programme Managers and Media Advocacy and Communications CoordinatorArrange travel requirements and set up meeting needs for PMs/MAC Coordinator.Review and screen documents for PMs/MAC Coordinator's sign off.Maintain contact list and coordinate external appointments for PMs/MAC Coordinator.Keep PMs briefed about important Programme activities/issues during absences from office.Prepare responses, or reply as appropriate, on behalf of the Programme Managers (PMs) and Media Advocacy and Communications Coordinator (MACC) to incoming mail.Handle confidential information and sensitive issues reliably.Ensure PMs/MAC Coordinator...

PanamaPapers: The Scandal doesn’t stop here

Oxfam EU blog - 5 abril 2016 - 9:00

At least 12 heads of state and government, numerous other politicians, as well as many stars in sports and entertainment: all have allegedly channelled billions of dollars of dodged taxes through one single firm in Panama to avoid tax. But this affair is just a snapshot of an ever-growing scandal of individuals and companies using tax havens to avoid paying their fair share of tax.

By Aurore Chardonnet, Oxfam’s EU tax policy advisor

Just as LuxLeaks, SwissLeaks or OffshoreLeaks, PanamaPapers confirms once again how a well-organised tax-dodging industry makes wealth and profits disappear in tax havens. This is a problem for all of us, because it means states are lacking the resources for essential services like education and health. Already a problem for relatively rich countries in Europe, this is even more damaging for developing countries with more fragile economies.

Still waiting for an effective EU response to tax-dodging

One of the most important prerequisites for a successful fight against tax dodging is tax transparency. We have to ensure that companies disclose where they make their profits and where they pay their taxes. Next Tuesday, the Commission will table a proposal for such transparency rules known as public country-by-country reporting.

But a new leaked draft proposal does not provide the level of transparency needed to put a stop to tax avoidance. In the draft, companies are only required to detail their dealings in EU member states – firms would not need to report their business relations with companies in tax havens such as Panama. Also, developing countries will be left in the complete dark on big companies’ operations on their territories. Another severe deficit is the scope of the draft: only 10 to 15 percent of all multinational firms would actually be required to publish country-by-country reports.

Open letter to President Juncker

In an open letter published today, a network of civil society organisations is challenging the Commission to show ambition in the fight against tax havens. Oxfam, together with its partners, calls on President Jean-Claude Juncker, to move from intra-EU reporting, as suggested in the leaked draft proposal, to real public country-by-country reporting. Only by doing so will the proposal deliver real transparency on profits made and taxes paid by multinationals.

Emergency Food Security Vulnerable Livelihoods (EFSLV) Coordinator (INT2327)

Oxfam Great Britain - 5 abril 2016 - 8:06
Region: Southern Africa, Division: International, Job Type: Fixed Term An exciting Six Months Fixed Term opportunity has come up in Oxfam Malawi for a results-oriented Malawian to take up an Emergency Food Security Vulnerable Livelihoods (EFSLV) Coordinator post to be based in Lilongwe.  THE POSITION NEEDS TO BE FILLED URGENTLY.

Product Manager - Oxjam (MKT0203)

Oxfam Great Britain - 4 abril 2016 - 15:11
Region: United Kingdom, Division: Fundraising & Supporter Marketing, Job Type: Open endedOxjam is a music festival with a difference. Every October hundreds of amazing gigs take place all across the UK, all organised by volunteers and all raising money for Oxfam GB. This is an extremely exciting opportunity to join our talented Events & Regional Fundraising team and take the helm of this unique and much loved community fundraising product in its 10th anniversary year. Local music, global impact.

 

The Role

This role is hugely varied and involves managing multiple projects simultaneously. The successful candidate will develop a comprehensive marketing strategy, deliver inspiring supporter training events, manage PR activity and our annual media launch and work to secure new corporate partnerships. You’ll come up with fresh and innovative ideas to raise Oxjam’s...

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