Working at Oxfam


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.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.
Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


The Role:


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:


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/or Cover Letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.  



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