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Regional SMS Change Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Oxfam GB Regional SMS Change Manager (Horn, East and Central Africa)

Location:
 Nairobi

Contract type & level:
 B2 Global (fixed term for 1 year)

Salary:
 £25,565 – £34,957 net per annum plus competitive benefits.

Background

Oxfam GB as one of the affiliates of Oxfam International works with others to find lasting solutions to poverty and suffering, in more than seventy countries across the world including nine countries in the Horn, East and Central Africa region.

We’re currently working on being even more efficient through our Single Management Structure
(SMS) project, which, over three to five years, aims to streamline and improve how Oxfam affiliates work together around the world and to increase the impact, cost effectiveness and coherence of our programmes.

This is a major change process for Oxfam International and will have impact on the way that Oxfam GB operates.

The Role

Working with the Regional Leadership Team you will support Country Directors in all aspects of planning, implementing and managing the Single Management Structure (SMS) within the region.

As part of the SMS Change management team, and aligning closely with Oxfam International you will advise and support managers throughout the change period, giving them the tools and strategies to address people issues and follow best practices in change management.

With a strong understanding of the SMS deliverables and ways of working you will also ensure change management capability is developed and retained at country level as part of the implementation process and will create awareness and ‘space’ for individuals and team in managing their response to change.

As the OGB figurehead for SMS, and working closely with the Regional HR Manager, you will engage with Oxfam affiliates and provide support to affiliate teams as will be required.

The Person

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

To be successful in this role, you will have extensive experience of managing complex change processes involving internal and external multicultural stakeholders.

You will have clear communication abilities and strong influencing skills to facilitate discussion, planning and organisational decision-making.

Human Resources and Organizational Development skills, insights into various legalities of change and project management skills to see things through to completion will be essential for the right candidate.

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please download the full job description and apply online at www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs using REF: INT4615.

The closing date is: 22 June 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.


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