Oxfam is a global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice. We offer life-saving support in times of crisis and advocate for economic justice, gender equality, and climate action. We demand equal rights and equal treatment so that everyone can thrive, not just survive.
About Oxfam America
As an affiliate, Oxfam America (OUS) holds a critical responsibility for strategic and operational support and partnership with countries and regions where Oxfam works—and for US advocacy, fundraising, and domestic programming for the global Oxfam confederation.
This is a time of celebration and transformation at Oxfam America (OUS). OUS’ 50-year anniversary was in 2020, and we recently completed a new 2030 Strategic Framework highlighting four focus areas to fulfill our mission to fight inequality to end poverty and injustice:- Economic Justice & Equal Rights; Humanitarian Response; Women’s Rights and Gender Justice; and Climate Action.
About the role
The Vice President Global Partnerships & Impact (VP GPI) will play a critical role in advancing Oxfam’s commitment to our 2030 strategy to transform systems that drive inequality and transition into an organization whose collaboration and effectiveness with partners in the Global South will set new standards of excellence.
Reporting to the President & CEO and as an integral member of the Senior Leadership Team, the VP GPI will embrace challenges and change to support the evolution of a high-impact organization and confederation working in a rapidly changing world.
The role is responsible for the following areas
This important role calls for a professional who is committed to feminist leadership and passionate about cultivating and empowering strong senior leaders and teams, leveraging feminist social change and fighting inequality—and is excited to represent Oxfam America (OUS)’s role in that effort. You will bring a deep understanding of international development, multilateralism, and the interconnections of poverty, policy, and power. You will have proven experience in multi-country and region program management, knowledge management, and learning. You will demonstrate expertise in building partnerships and synergy, while creating and supporting bold, collaborative change management.
If you are interested in learning more about Oxfam US and the position, we invite you to download full appointment details below.
Location: Flexible during COVID-19 and work-from-home; willing to spend significant time in both Washington, DC and Boston offices; and travel as needed across the US and internationally.
Salary and benefits are commensurate with the seniority of the position and will be disclosed to applicants as part of the process.
How to apply
Please click on the ‘apply for job’ button to submit your application. For this role, kindly submit a MS Word version of your CV and a cover letter detailing your motivation and how you are suited to this role. Please name your submitted files with the following reference: OUS_VPGPI
Please note that the interview dates for this role will be confirmed with you should your application be successful.
Oxfam America is a Gender Just organization and an equal opportunity employer. We have a zero-tolerance policy for any sexual harassment, exploitation, and/or abuse. We welcome all persons to apply and do not discriminate. We take measures to prevent discrimination against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
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