Regional HR Business Partner- MENA

Organization: Oxfam
Closing date: 23 May 2021

Oxfam International MENA Regional Platform is looking for a Reginal Human Resources Business Partner to lead the HR work in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region.

Closing date: 23rd May 2021

Interviews: TBC

Location: Amman, Jordan (preferred). Other locations in the MENA region are possible as long as there is an Oxfam Country Office.

Contract: 1 year, fixed term (renewable)

Salary: National terms, in line with Oxfam values.

This position has two broad goal areas:

1) To proactively provide strategic and analytical inputs and support to the Regional Director and Regional Leadership Team, as well as to the Country Directors and Country HR Managers in order to achieve the MENA regional strategy and Oxfam’s mission.

2) To manage and / or ensure that all staffing issues are managed in line with Oxfam policies and procedures and facilitate effective implementation by managers, or working alongside managers, to support delivery.

As a key member of the Regional Platform and the OI People & Culture Leadership Team, this person will lead and facilitate the development of a highly effective and strategic HR function in the region to ensure the organization has the right structure, culture and talent needed to deliver on its objectives across the region (including countries). This person will be the trusted partner of the Regional Director and the Regional Platform on all people related matters. They will support and enable countries in the region to manage and develop their people as well as ensuring that quality standards in Human Resources are met across the region. They will be accountable for the implementation of OI People & Culture Strategy within the region.

Please see the job description for further details.

Who we’re looking for

Our next Regional Human Resources Business Partner – MENA will have a degree in human resources or related field with substantial knowledge and experience of general human resource management with expertise in providing a superior, proactive, business focused service.

The ideal candidate will have substantial knowledge and experience of organizational development, especially capacity building and skills transfer, learning and development and knowledge management. Excellent interpersonal skills, and able to work as part of a dispersed, multi-disciplined, multi-cultural team and fluency in English will also be required.

What we offer

At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome. If you have the same opinion, together with the ability to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfilment – as well as outstanding opportunities to develop your career.

Oxfam is committed to providing a fair compensation package and to providing a flexible, supportive, working environment.

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.

We are an international confederation of 20 organizations (affiliates) plus the Oxfam International Secretariat, working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

All our work is led by our core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness, Courage, Solidarity and Equality.

Our commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to 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.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam International Secretariat also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, if a job applicant has been employed by another member of the scheme, we will request information from that organization 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.

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