Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Do you have experience of managing performance of others and helping people to develop, grow and achieve their potential?
Do you have lived experience or evidence of learning/taking action on anti-racism and inequalities?
Do you have the proven ability to analyse and synthesise complex issues?
If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you.
The Senior Bid Manager will work closely with country and regional teams to successfully pursue grant and tender opportunities, serving as the team’s expert resource in bidding best practice, and providing oversight for all complex grant and commercial consortia negotiations.
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:
- Experience of managing performance of others and helping people to develop, grow and achieve their potential, including increasing diversity and inclusion in teams and / or workplaces, and creating positive change in work culture, processes and practices.
- Lived experience (s) or evidence of learning/taking action on anti-racism and inequalities
- Proven ability in bid/ proposal leadership across complex and high value grants and /or commercial tenders negotiating complex consortia arrangements.
- Proven ability to analyse and synthesise complex issues.
- Experience of developing cost / pricing models for tender and grant opportunities.
- Ability to adapt and work within a multicultural, multilingual, and multidisciplinary environment.
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. We think this role would work particularly well up as partially home based.
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.