Head of Business Support

  • Full Time
  • Kathmandu
  • Applications have closed

Website Oxfam


Head of Business Support (INT9848)

“Applicable for Nepali Nationals only”

Level: C2
Duration: Fixed term contract until 31 March 2024, with possibility of extension
Location: Kathmandu

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

The Role:

The position ensures the effective and compliant management of budgets, financial transactions, logistics, assets, and IT.

What we are looking for:

The position is lead of the Business Support team which leads on ensuring that financial resources, supply chains and asset management and IT are in accordance with rules and procedures and support projects and partners to deliver

  • At least Master’s degree in Business Administration, or any relevant degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years in a finance and logistics management role within an INGO setting or similar
  • Sound understanding of working in partnership and demonstrated experience in working collaboratively with civil society partners
  • Demonstrated experience of capacity building
  • Sound understanding of institutional donors and previous experience in producing high quality donor reports
  • Experience in managing budgets of up to 10M GBP
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Nepali

Key Attributes

  • Understands and is willing to work in a matrix organisation where trust and mutual support thrive
  • Asks for help, practices self-reflection and demonstrates mature and professional behaviour aligned with the Code of Conduct
  • Integrity
  • Aligned with Oxfam’s vision to challenge power relations to overcome inequality
  • Aligned with Oxfam’s values of courage, equality, empowerment, solidarity, inclusiveness, accountability
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible
  • Committed to feminist principles

For this role, you will need to model Oxfam’s feminist leadership approach so we have selected the most relevant feminist leadership practices which we will use for assessment purposes (which you can read more about here):

  • Self-Awareness
  • Mutual accountability

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 as <insert any relevant flexible working options such as part-time, job share, hybrid, etc.>

How to apply:

If this sounds like you, click ‘apply for this role’ button below.

Application for the above position can be sent by 01 September 2023. If you would like to learn more about this role, please refer to job profile.

As part of your online application, please upload your up-to-date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. 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.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

A thriving diverse Oxfam:

It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.

To do that:

  • We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
  • We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
  • We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.


Job profile Head of Business Support.pdf (178.34 KB)

Closing Date: 1 September 2023

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