HR Business Partner (0053)

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


Do you have previous HR operational experience?


Do you have a good working knowledge of UK employment legislation?


Do you have the professional credibility required to influence senior managers?


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


Our Team:


The People Team contributes to Oxfam’s organisational effectiveness to enable us to end the injustice of poverty. Our aim is to support Oxfam to deliver our mission, whilst ensuring organisational health, and supporting the wellbeing of Oxfam’s staff and volunteers.


What we are looking for:


To support our work, we are looking for an experienced HR Business Partner with strong organisation and interpersonal skills to provide expert HR support and advice to Oxfam employees, including regular communications with senior management.


Working in a busy HR team, we are looking for an individual who can act as trusted adviser supporting a broad spectrum of employees, across multiple locations, ensuring our people management approach is a core part of Oxfam’s overall business strategy.  


Reporting to the Head of HR Business Partnership you will provide HR generalist support on all areas of the discipline such as giving guidance and advice on frontline queries on all areas of HR policy, recruitment, and responding to queries from managers and staff.   You will be organised resilient, and proactive with a can-do attitude.

You would also be providing insight into HR trends at Oxfam using relevant management information, so must be skilled in planning, numeracy and using IT.


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 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.


We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.


Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.


How to apply:


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. 


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.


Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 


  • Location:
  • Hours:
    36 hours per week
  • Salary:
    £30,375 - £39,380 per annum, depending on experience
  • Region:
    HR Operations
  • Job Family:
    Human Resources
  • Division:
    People Team
  • Job Type:
    Open ended
  • Closing Date:
    27 January 2019
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