Nairobi Shared Service Centre Manager 313 views0 applications


  • Closing date: 1st November 2019 @ 23:59 GMT
  • Interviews: 13th Nobember 2019
  • Location: Based in Nairobi, Kenya – Oxfam International is unable to guarantee the obtaining of a work permit for the role. Candidates must have and be able to retain the legal right to work in Kenya
  • Contract: 2-years fixed term
  • Salary: in line with Oxfam Values, national terms

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.

We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Nairobi, with offices in Oxford, Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.

All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click here

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.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

The Role

Oxfam International (OI), is looking for a Shared Services Centre Manager. The role is to provide leadership, management (Finance Supply & Logistics), coordination & representational experience and oversight of the running of each of the functional areas of a customer centric and accountable shared services function for the business units supported by the OI Shared Services Centre.

Please see the job description for further details.

What we’re looking for

The successful applicant will be experienced in business operations management with a high proficiency in finance and team leadership; and have adequate work experience in procurement, human resources management, risk and compliance, office administration and customer service delivery. You will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and be able to manage in an empowering and inclusive way.

What we offer

This role is a senior management role actively contributing to the overall OI Headquarters business services management aligned to organization’s objectives and priorities. This role offers outstanding opportunities to develop your career in business management by leading the Shared Service Centre team to deliver customer-centric services and coordinating business operations across seven business units at Oxfam. Oxfam is committed to providing a fair compensation package and a flexible work environment.

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Oxfam is a global movement of millions of people who share the belief that, in a world rich in resources, poverty isn't inevitable. In just 15 years, extreme poverty has been halved. 15 more years and we can end it for good.

To spread that change and make it last, political solutions are also needed to tackle the root causes of poverty and create societies where empowered individuals can thrive. We will always act, we will speak out, and we won't live with poverty.

Where we work

Together with our local partners, we work in more than 90 countries as part of the Oxfam International confederation, to tackle the root causes of poverty and respond to emergencies.

Oxfam is a movement of millions of people, all working towards one goal - an end to poverty for everyone.

We can take on the big issues that keep people poor - like inequality, hunger and climate change - if we each play our part, however small it may feel.

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0 USD Nairobi CF 3201 Abc road Full Time , 40 hours per week Oxfam
  • Closing date: 1st November 2019 @ 23:59 GMT
  • Interviews: 13th Nobember 2019
  • Location: Based in Nairobi, Kenya - Oxfam International is unable to guarantee the obtaining of a work permit for the role. Candidates must have and be able to retain the legal right to work in Kenya
  • Contract: 2-years fixed term
  • Salary: in line with Oxfam Values, national terms

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.

We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Nairobi, with offices in Oxford, Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.

All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click here

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.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

The Role

Oxfam International (OI), is looking for a Shared Services Centre Manager. The role is to provide leadership, management (Finance Supply & Logistics), coordination & representational experience and oversight of the running of each of the functional areas of a customer centric and accountable shared services function for the business units supported by the OI Shared Services Centre.

Please see the job description for further details.

What we're looking for

The successful applicant will be experienced in business operations management with a high proficiency in finance and team leadership; and have adequate work experience in procurement, human resources management, risk and compliance, office administration and customer service delivery. You will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and be able to manage in an empowering and inclusive way.

What we offer

This role is a senior management role actively contributing to the overall OI Headquarters business services management aligned to organization’s objectives and priorities. This role offers outstanding opportunities to develop your career in business management by leading the Shared Service Centre team to deliver customer-centric services and coordinating business operations across seven business units at Oxfam. Oxfam is committed to providing a fair compensation package and a flexible work environment.

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