Programme Development Finance Advisor (FIN0493)

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


Do you have experience in the not for profit field in finance and /or funding?


Do you have prior experience and knowledge of cost recovery principles and strategies in the not for profit arena?


Do you have prior experience of developing commercial tender responses, including developing cost models?


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


The Role

As a programme development finance advisor, you will provide strategic direction, advisory expertise and capacity building support to the organisation on proposal development in budget design and maximising direct and indirect cost recovery from restricted funding.


You will also work with the Programme Funding team to support financial analysis for commercial opportunities.


What we are looking for

We are looking for a high performing individual with strong expertise in all financial aspects of restricted fund budgeting and good knowledge of institutional donor finance requirements and funding mechanisms.


You will be a self-confident individual with proven track record of building and maintaining strong relationships with a varied mix of stakeholders. You will have good influencing and negotiating skills as a main function within the role is to work with country teams to correctly articulate donor budgets.


We offer


This role will give you an incredible opportunity to make a difference in a very complex and challenging area of the finance functions, to act as key contributor to improve the efficiency and the use of donors’ funds and Oxfam works, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields etc, training and development, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.


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.


Please note interested candidates must already have right to work & reside in the UK in order to apply for this role. 


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


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:
  • Salary:
    Competitive - depending on experience
  • Region:
    Information Systems
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  • Division:
    Finance & IS
  • Job Type:
    Open ended
  • Closing Date:
    1 August 2019
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