Jobs with Oxfam

Oxfam Ireland is an Irish charity which is part of the global movement of people working and campaigning together in over 90 countries around the world to end poverty and injustice. We're looking for dedicated people to join our team in the roles below:
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SMP/21Shop Manager (P/T) / Portlaoise23/09/202104/12/2021 12:00Job Details
SHOP MANAGER (P/T, 3 month fixed term contract)

Job Purpose
Being a key role in the Retail team, the Shop Manager in our Portlaoise store will be responsible for the effective day to day running and management of the shop. You will be responsible for dealing with customers and overseeing all of the textile product pricing and stock sourcing through donations while maximising profitability, setting/meeting sales targets, including motivating volunteers to do so.
You will manage budgets, maintain statistical and financial records and be responsible for recruiting, training and supervising a team of volunteers.

Job Responsibilities
  • Maximise sales from all retail activities.
  • Assist the District Retail Manager (DRM) in the preparation, achievement and monitoring of shop income and expenditure.
  • Be responsible for maximising profitability by
    • Ensuring appropriate levels of textile products are available through effective management.
    • Ensuring sufficient stock is sorted, processed and on the shop floor to meet income targets.
    • Maintaining high standards of display and merchandising.
  • Ensuring regular rotation of all stock
  • Be responsible for the maintenance of administration systems and ensure cash handling and financial activities are in line with Oxfam financial policies and procedures.
In order to be considered for the role, candidates are expected to possess the following 
  • Demonstrable experience of managing/supervising a fashion retail store with duties that include:
    • Budgeting and sales analysis
    • Good fashion awareness and knowledge of current market trends
    • storong merchandising of fashion products 
  • Experience of utilising social media to increase sales
  • Experience of staff management and motivating teams to achieve sales
INTERESTED?
To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply/Resume” button below and complete an online application.

For more detailed information including the duties and responsibilities of the post please click on the job-related document(s) below.

Any offer of employment with Oxfam Ireland is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, right to work checks and anti-fraud and corruption screening

Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer
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SMO/21Shop Manager / Omagh10/09/202127/09/2021 12:00Job Details
Post:                Shop Manager, Omagh
Contract:          Permanent, 40 hrs p/week
Closing date:   12.00pm, Monday 27th September 2021

THE ROLE

Oxfam Ireland is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our charity shop in Omagh as the Shop Manager. If you would like to make the world more sustainable by contributing to a more circular economy, whilst working with volunteers and making the shop part of the local community, this is the role for you.

This is an excellent opportunity to be creative and use your initiative in a supportive environment with on-the-job training. We are looking for a positive fun person who will be responsible for recruiting, training, supervising and motivating a team of volunteers to ensure sales targets are met and profitability is maximised. You will ensure high standards of customer service and be innovative at stock sourcing through donations.

The successful person will be responsible for managing budgets while maintaining statistical and financial records and be responsible for ensuring compliance with Health & Safety legislation, preparing promotional materials and displays and liaising with Head Office.

The Shop Manager will be an energetic person, willing to learn and have experience including;
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a retail environment
  • Previous experience of managing/supervising a team
  • Relevant experience of managing budgets and analysing sales reports
  • Experience of using product knowledge to increase sales  
HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply/Resume” button and complete an online application.
For more detailed information including the duties and responsibilities of the post please click on the job-related document(s) below.

Previously unsuccessful applicants need not apply.

Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
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SMG/21Shop Manager / Galway10/09/202127/09/2021 12:00Job Details
SHOP MANAGER, Galway, F/T, 40hrs per week

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Being a key role in the Retail team, the Shop Manager will be responsible for the effective day to day running and management of the shop.
You will be responsible for dealing with customer queries and complaints as well as overseeing product pricing and stock sourcing through donations while maximising profitability, setting/meeting sales targets, including motivating volunteers to do so.

You will also manage budgets, maintain statistical and financial records and be responsible for recruiting, training and supervising a team of volunteers.
Ensuring compliance with Health & Safety legislation, preparing promotional materials and displays and liaising with Head Office will also be required on a daily basis.

Essential criteria includes; 
  • Demonstrable experience of retail management to include:
    • Budget and sales analysis
    • Product knowledge and awareness of market trends
    • Merchandising
  • Experience of utilising social media to increase sales
  • Experience of staff management and motivating teams to achieve sales
How to apply

To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply/Resume” button and complete an online application.

For more detailed information including the duties and responsibilities of the post please click on the job-related document(s) below.

Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer
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SMBA/21Shop Manager / Bangor20/08/202127/09/2021 12:00Job Details
Previous applicants need not apply

The Role
Oxfam Ireland is looking for a Shop Manager to join our charity shop in Bangor (Co. Down, Northern Ireland). Someone who wants to do good, work with volunteers and make their shop part of the local community.
As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for recruiting, training, supervising and motivating a team of volunteers to ensure sales targets are met and profitability is maximised. You will ensure high standards of customer service, as well as overseeing product pricing and stock sourcing through donations. You will be responsible for managing budgets while maintaining statistical and financial records and be responsible for ensuring compliance with Health & Safety legislation, preparing promotional materials and displays and liaising with Head Office.

Our next Shop Manager will require a range of skills and experience:
  • Demonstrable experience of retail management to include:
    • Budget and sales analysis
    • Product knowledge and awareness of market trends
    • Merchandising
  • Experience of staff management and motivating teams in order to achieve sales
How to apply
To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply/Resume” button and complete an online application. For more detailed information including the duties and responsibilities of the post please click on the job-related document(s) below.

Should you be unable to submit your application online and would prefer an alternative method please contact our HR Team on 028 9023 0220 (NI) or 01 672 7662 (ROI)

Oxfam Ireland reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting

Any offer of employment with Oxfam Ireland is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, right to work checks, Access NI background checks and anti-fraud and corruption screening

Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
 
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ACO/21Accountability and Compliance Officer / Dublin09/09/202127/09/2021 12:00Job Details
ACCOUNTABILITY & COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Job Purpose

The purpose of this role is to work in coordination with colleagues and partners through Oxfam’s Ireland, global, regional, and country offices to monitor and promote donor accountability informed by the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS), technical thematic standards and contractual donor obligations.

This function acknowledges Oxfam’s commitment to demonstrate value for money and ensure aid effectiveness by mitigating risks, supporting good practice, and ensuring compliance with legal and ethical responsibilities. This is a role that requires attention to detail, openness to individual as well as team and organisational learning and growth, and a flexible approach to ways of working in the context of efforts to transform power relations in the aid sector.

The role will also provide opportunity for personal professional development in areas directly related to the function and beyond. 

Essential Criteria
  • Education to tertiary level.
  • Demonstrable experience and technical expertise related to programme monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning.
  • Understanding of power dynamics, vulnerability, inequality, and injustice and experience in implementation of programmes intended to address same and complementary accountability / reporting functions. 
  • A willingness to adapt and be flexible to new ways of working which challenge traditional models of aid and promote dignity, security, diversity, inclusion, and the principle of subsidiarity.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Familiarity with sector principles, standards, and values.
  • Competency in project and management including understanding of project budgets.
How to apply

To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply/Resume” button and complete an online application.

For more detailed information including the duties and responsibilities of the post please click on the job-related document(s) below.

Should you be unable to submit your application online and would prefer an alternative method please contact our HR Team on 028 9023 0220 (NI) or 01 672 7662 (ROI)

Oxfam Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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WSUP/21Warehouse Supervisor / Distribution Centre Dunmurry09/09/202127/09/2021 12:00Job Details
Location: Distribution Centre, Dunmurry 
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 40 hours per week
Ref: WSUP/21
Closing date: 27th September 2021 at 12noon


JOB PURPOSE
Working under the direction of the Distribution Centre Manager, the postholder will oversee and supervise the day to day running of the Distribution Centre ensuring the smooth operation of the fast-moving environment is maintained whilst managing the team in various locations.
You will be responsible for assisting in the loading and unloading of stock from our vehicles and those of our distribution partners and preparing goods for sale by Oxfam Ireland’s charity shop network. You will ensure the highest standards of housekeeping are maintained whilst complying fully with Oxfam Ireland’s policies and procedures.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Supervise all day-to-day activities of the warehouse operation, including all equipment and materials in line with legislative requirements and all other agreed procedures, as directed by the Distribution Centre Manager.
  • Maximising efficiencies and proactively planning the utilisation of DC resources to deliver on targets and KPI’S.
  • Key holder duties and responsibilities.
  • Supervision and quality checks on the processing of new and pre-owned stock to individual donor requirements, including de-branding and re-labelling of items.
  • Supervision of goods inwards and outwards, ensuring efficient loading and off-loading of vehicles, compiling of shop orders and preparation of labels for 3rd party couriers.
  • Conducting regular stock counts and update the inventory.
  • Ensure the Distribution Centre is a safe and secure working environment, free from theft or damage.
  • Monitor all Health & Safety matters relating to the DC and operations, ensuring staff and others are aware of their responsibilities. Identify and report to DC Manager any safety hazards and potential stock loss.
  • Contribute to the long-term planning for the DC, including seeking continuous improvements and efficiencies where possible in conjunction with the DC Manager.
SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

Essential
  • Demonstrable experience of supervising a busy warehouse operation including managing all goods in and out and loading of vehicles, ensuring the workplace is secure and safe from hazards whilst complying with Health & Safety legislation and company procedures and strong people and performance management skills including the ability to lead, coach, motivate and train staff and volunteers with varying levels of ability.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build and maintain a culture focused on continuous improvement, including building and maintaining working relationships.
  • Experience of being a creative problem-solver with skills to identify opportunities and generate new ideas.
  • GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Flexible approach to working hours – ability to work evenings/weekends when required in various locations
APPLY AND JOB DESCRIPTION

To be considered for this role please click APPLY below. If you be unable to submit an application online and would prefer an alternative method, please contact our HR Team via IRL-HR@oxfam.org

All applications for employment are considered strictly on the basis of merit.

Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
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