Head of Governance

Recruiter
Location
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Oct 2016
Closes
08 Nov 2016
Ref
0014
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Head of Governance 

Help Oxfam enhance its governance

To ensure Oxfam GB is accountable to poor communities, supporters and regulators through effective, efficient, transparent governance. This includes direct support to Oxfam GB’s Chair, Board of Trustees, governance committees and Leadership Team. It involves working closely with our General Counsel, Head of Regulatory Compliance and others to ensure legal and regulatory obligations are met, supporting the Chair, Board and Chief Executive to ensure best practice governance in Oxfam GB that complements and enables OI governance and accountability.

 

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Substantive experience and expertise in charity, public sector or similar governance and interface between trustees and management in complex, preferably multi-national organisations.
  • Substantive experience and expertise in charity, public sector or similar governance and interface between trustees and management in complex, preferably multi-national organisations.
  • Knowledge of /keen interest in charity governance, trends, regulation and best practise.
  • Confident to give sound practical advice to a range of stakeholders internally and externally on running an effective transparent organisation.
  • Proactive self starter who has flexible, solutions focused approach.

 

Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Relevant professional qualification e.g. ICSA or similar qualification.

 

About Oxfam

A simple, inescapable truth underlines everything we do at Oxfam. There’s enough wealth in this world to go around. It’s not unfortunate that people live in poverty. It’s unjustifiable. It’s not just their problem. It’s ours too. And with the right support, we can beat poverty and injustice. Thousands of people already commit their time and talents to our campaigning, humanitarian and long-term development projects. Now we’re looking for yours.