#JAKARTA Oxfam Vacancy: Senior HR & Change Management Advisor

Senior HR & Change Management Advisor (C1 International) Human Resources
Based in Jakarta, Indonesia
6 months secondment contract

OXFAM who are we?

Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty: a world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all human beings are valued and treated equally.

Humanitarian Assistance: By 2019, supported by the international community and humanitarian organizations, local state institutions and civil society in the most crisis prone/affected countries are able and willing to deliver high quality, impartial and independent assistance to those in need

Resilience: By 2019, resilience to disasters and conflict is strengthened in high risk countries, through improved disaster preparedness and risk reduction, and building the capacity of civil society groups and communities, in particular women, to manage shocks, stresses and address root causes of conflict.

Women's rights: By 2019 the different impact of conflict and disasters on men and women, and their differing needs, are recognized and addressed by duty bearers and humanitarian organizations, leading to greater gender justice and respect for women's rights in crisis affected countries.

Vision for Indonesia
Oxfam envisions an Indonesia where women are equal citizens and everyone can enjoy their rights even in times of shocks and disaster.

Goal for Oxfam in Indonesia
An integrated Oxfam program, with a strong voice based on its collaboration with an extensive network of partners, will make lasting changes in the lives of poor and vulnerable people by influencing changes in policy and practice amongst the most influential decision makers.

Oxfam Indonesia is seeking someone who understands Oxfam holistically and had lead significant change processes in the past, we are recruiting a Senior HR & Change Management Advisor who understands and respect OD principles, HR best practice and the psychology of people.

To support management team in designing and implementing the changes coming with the new Oxfam Country Strategy in Indonesia and lead & advise on, and implement the full range of human resource strategies necessary to support effective people management within Oxfam in Indonesia. The job holder will be supported by the Country Director, DCD, the Country HR Manager & team and the Regional HR team. The post holder will provide on the job support to the Country HR Manager and his team in order to improve current HRM practice and to adjust future HRM practice to the new Oxfam Country Strategy.
Responsibilities & Deliverables
Provide specialist advice to the Management Team and Programme Co-ordinators on HRM and related business issues in coordination with HRM and with specific attention to Change Management.
Support Management in improving HRM practice and coach the current HR team to improve performance and develop a more strategic approach Provide strategic leadership on HRM in the current program and in the design and implementation of the upcoming Change Processes in Oxfam in Indonesia
Support the professional communication of the change process and guide the HR team in consistent follow up and management of the change.

Guide the team in resolving diverse problems that impact the performance of the departments, teams and area offices.

Key Tasks
  • In preparation of a solid change process within Oxfam in Indonesia coming with the development of a new Country Strategy we aim at maximum staff engagement and a smooth transition process. For this we need to prepare the organisation and in particular the HR team to create an environment that is conducive to change. 
  • Assess and survey current HRM practice and develop with the team a HR improvement plan and secure a successful implementation thereof. Tasks to be done are:
    • Conduct a survey on all relevant HRM and general best practice in performance management and HR engagement with management and staff on HR issues /policies and practices, mandatory procedures, code of conduct, staff welfare, career planning, local laws, HR data management, legal and all related other HR business processes currently being practiced in Oxfam Indonesia
    • Develop an Oxfam a sound and feasible HRM improvement plan Advise management on the implementation of the HRM improvement plan and build the capacity of the HR team to undertake the work independently after 6 months
  • Advise management and the HR team on the Organizational change process that is foreseen in view of the new Country Strategy and Vision 2020 of Oxfam.
Design in collaboration with the Country Director solid a transition plan for the Change Process coming with the new Country Strategy that identifies and analysis the risks and prepare risk mitigation strategies if required Support the HR team in the communication and the implementation of the organisational change process.

Support and engage line managers in change management, restructuring, team building, coaching and training plan and addressing organizational challenges through diagnosing risk areas and develop risks mitigation strategies.
Develop and implement in consultation with relevant stakeholders a new HR strategy for Oxfam in Indonesia based on the Oxfam Country Strategy for Indonesia
The competencies & requirement:
  • A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process 
  • Experience of change management methodologies and tools
  • Fantastic communication skills – both written and verbal, and able to see the benefit of diverse styles of communication
  • REAL active listening skills and ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences in simple ways
  • Great at developing and sees the worth of creating strong relationships
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Flexible and adaptable AND able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Resilient, tenacious, self aware and able to manage emotions well organised
  • Able to work effectively at ALL levels.
  • A TEAM player able to work collaboratively WITH and THROUGH others.
How to apply
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please apply by send your complete application to jakarta@oxfam.org.uk and mention the code of the position title on the subject of the email The closing date: September 30, 2014
Only short listed candidates will be contacted We encourage women and people with disability to apply
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