Oxfam Human Resource Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2019


Job Title: Human Resource Officer – Shared Service Centre (SSC)

Location: Nairobi — Kenya

Contract: Open-ended

Closing date: 03 April 2019 @ 23:59 BST

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.

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 Secretariat is looking for a Human Resources Officer at the Shared Service Center. Under the supervision of the Shared Services Manager (SSCM), the HR Officer will co-ordinate the day to day human resource operations and provide technical expertise and guidance in the following functional areas: Payroll processing, induction and onboarding, Performance Management,
recruitment and selection, data analytics and contract management.

The Person:

Our next Human Resources Officer will have a substantial experience in Human Resources Management, hold a Bachelor’s degree and professional qualification in the same field, be adept at forging effective working relationships especially in a multicultural context, highly flexible and able to produce creative and practical solutions to a variety of complex HR issues.

How to Apply

This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs.

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, you can view the job description and apply on the link:


Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity within the workplace.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.