Fraud & Loss Prevention Advisor (1996)

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


Do you have experience in loss prevention/investigation?


Do you have experience working in a national role, covering sites up and down the country?


Do you have experience in a retail (or charity) environment?


If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you.


The Role:


Oxfam is looking for Retail Fraud & Loss Prevention Advisor to work alongside the retail network.  The role will build strong relationships with internal and external business partners to promote a strong loss prevention culture and deliver strategies to reduce fraud & theft.


The role will become the first point of contact for retail loss prevention and will be responsible for conducting high quality investigations, support area teams with loss prevention training and attend project meetings to give loss prevention a voice.


The ideal candidate will be self-driven and able to prioritise workloads effectively.  You will also:


  • Complete shop/site visits to review loss prevention standards
  • Conduct high quality investigations and casework
  • Be a point of contact for retail teams seeking loss prevention advice
  • Conduct training sessions to promote loss prevention good practice
  • Review ePOS reports/online sales for signs of misconduct
  • Support the development of loss prevention within retail


What we are looking for:


We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam's mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to our feminist principles and values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do.


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


  • Good knowledge and experience of loss prevention, occupational fraud and corruption and its deterrence, prevention and detection.
  • Experience of conducting and managing fraud or corruption investigations, including conducting interviews with witnesses and suspects and taking witness statements.
  • Working knowledge of PACE, interviewing and statement.
  • Experience in delivering, designing and quality-assuring effective presentations, workshops and training.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
  • Good knowledge of relevant legal frameworks, such as the UK Bribery Act 2010 and employment/labour laws.
  • Ability to travel regularly across the UK with a full UK driving license. Ability to travel to other parts of the world as may be required.
  • Ability to deliver through influencing and to work with volunteers.


We offer:


We offer a competitive salary and a range of additional benefits to staff including flexible working options, generous pension scheme, annual leave, additional leave allowances, company sick pay, life assurance and a range of other benefits. 


From the day you join Oxfam we invite you to stretch and learn in your role. Our wide range of Learning & Development opportunities includes in-house courses, e-learning modules, on-the job learning opportunities, coaching and mentoring, and much more. 


You can read more about all Oxfam has to offer here.




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. 


How to apply:


As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and Cover Letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.  



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.


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. 


A thriving diverse Oxfam:


It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.


To do that:

  • We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
  • We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
  • We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.




  • Location:
    Oxford or other UK office (with the ability to work from home under OGB's hybrid working arrangements)
  • Hours:
  • Salary:
    £36,826-£45,844 FTE
  • Region:
    Integrity and Ethics
  • Job Family:
    Business Support / Admin
  • Division:
  • Grade:
  • Job Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Closing Date:
    21 April 2024
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