Governance Administrator

January 3, 2023

Job Description

  • Lagos

Oxfam Nigeria

Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations (affiliates) committed to creating a just world without poverty. In Nigeria Oxfam works in the areas of Economic Justice/Sustainable Livelihoods, Humanitarian Programming to save lives, Advancing Gender Justice and Good Governance, adopting a right based approach.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Governance Administrator
Location: Remote
Contract: Open Ended
One Oxfam Grade: D1
Reports To: Associate Director Risk & Assurance
Department and Team: Strategy & Feminist Futures
Department Purpose

The Strategy and Feminist Futures department is responsible for the integrity and coherence of Oxfam’s global strategic objectives, approaches and transformative choices into the future.
The department works to ensure that gender justice and a feminist lens are central to driving
Oxfam’s vision, value and identity, both internally and externally; and working on both stand-alone initiatives and through mainstream action to ensure gender justice is at the core of Oxfam’s organisational culture and global/worldwide action.
The department positions the confederation as an inter-dependent and locally rooted network, politically grounded in a feminist approach; and contributes thematic expertise, global outlook and feminist thought leadership with specific synergies between global and organisational strategy, governance, and confederation development.

Team Purpose

To create a business environment that enables Oxfam International, through transparent and accountable governance leadership and practice, to effectively oversee and steer the confederation’s activities to help Oxfam achieve its mission for the communities it serves.

Job Purpose

The role will complement the Governance Team to offer professional administrative, logistical and information management support and provide an effective and efficient service to the two
Oxfam International boards and their sub-committees. The role will also contribute to projects focussed on strengthening Oxfam International governance.

Key Responsibilities

The role will complement the Governance Team to offer professional administrative, logistical and
information management support and provide an effective and efficient service to the two Oxfam
International boards and their sub-committees.
The key purpose of this role will be to support the Head of Governance and Governance Manager so that
they can manage the corporate governance cycle. To do this, the role will:
Undertake tasks including to administrate the calendar of meetings, correspond with stakeholders
and support the dissemination of materials for meetings.
Provide logistical support to the OI Board of Directors and their Committees, the OI Assembly and where needed the Affiliate Business Meeting. This role will also provide logistical support to the
Chair of Oxfam International Board.
Provide administrative support for legal, regulatory and financial tasks.
Facilitate the process for dissemination of governance information across Boards and
Committees, Oxfam International Departments and the global confederation.
Maintain information on OI intranets and the OI public website, and maintain secure OI governance virtual archives.
The role will also contribute to projects focussed on strengthening Oxfam International governance.

Essential:

Self-Awareness
Systems Thinking
Enabling

In Addition:

Strong experience in administrative roles in large organisations, excellent organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail
Able to work effectively as part of a team based in multiple locations, and with a broad range of stakeholders

Salary
in line with Oxfam values and according to the location
Application Closing Date
10th January, 2023 at 23:59 GMT.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Click here for more information (PDF)
Note

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 a life free from poverty.
We are an international confederation of 21 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.
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.

To apply for this job please visit recruitment.oxfam.org.

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