Shop Manager (St Andrews) (TRD4627)

Working at Oxfam

About Us


Oxfam is a world motion of individuals working collectively to finish the injustice of poverty. Which means we sort out the inequality that retains folks poor. Collectively we save, shield and rebuild lives. When catastrophe strikes, we assist folks construct higher lives for themselves, and for others. We tackle points like land rights, local weather change and discrimination in opposition to ladies. And we gained’t cease till each particular person on the planet can take pleasure in life free from poverty.


Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working collectively with companions and native communities within the areas of humanitarian, growth and campaigning, in additional than 90 international locations. 


Oxfam Goal


To work with others to beat poverty and struggling 


Buying and selling Goal


To make as a lot cash as attainable to beat poverty and struggling


About our Oxfam Retailers


Open for enterprise since 1948, Oxfam retailers are on the coronary heart of the charity and their neighborhood, elevating very important funds and growing public consciousness of what we doThey’re at all times guided by our values of empowerment, accountability and inclusiveness and focussed on making as a lot cash as attainable.


The Function of our Store Managers 


Commercially conscious and continually in search of new enterprise alternatives, store managers inspire their groups and create a secure and energised work surroundings. They’ve excessive requirements, a robust drive to realize outcomes and are accountable for his or her enterprise.


The function of the store supervisor is empowered, various, busy and provides the chance to work with some superb folks. Store managers are pivotal for the success of our enterprise and may make an actual distinction. Oxfam operates a volunteer working mannequin, by which volunteers are empowered to take over many of the duties throughout the store, together with working the store within the supervisor’s absence. 


Usually the one paid member of workers, our managers are comfy on this surroundings, actually take pleasure in working with others and are nice at delegating to their groups. Glorious communicators, they’re artistic, and at all times search for alternatives to draw new supporters every single day.


Our Values and Dedication to Safeguarding


Oxfam is dedicated to stopping any sort of undesirable behaviour at work together with sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and monetary misconduct; and selling the welfare of kids, younger folks and adults. Oxfam expects all workers and volunteers to share this dedication by way of our code of conduct. We place a excessive precedence on guaranteeing that solely those that share and show our values are recruited to work for us.


We’re dedicated to making sure range and gender equality inside our organisation and encourage candidates from various backgrounds to use.


Key Abilities and Competencies required

  • Vital management qualities and expertise. (E)
  • Means to construct, retain and develop a crew. (E)
  • Sturdy drive to realize outcomes by way of others. (E)
  • Means to delegate, coach and pay attention. (E)
  • Enjoys working with folks and has a pleasant and approachable method. (E)
  • Means to handle time underneath conflicting priorities. (E)
  • Means to show resilience to the on a regular basis pressures that include the function. (E)
  • Glorious communication expertise.(E)
  • Means to inspire self and others. (E)
  • Excessive degree of motivation, enthusiasm and a way of enjoyable. (E)
  • Open and adaptable to vary and capable of assist others by way of it. (E)
  • Business consciousness and judgement. (D)
  • Means to determine and preserve profitable retail processes and merchandising. (E)
  • Means to grasp and interpret fundamental monetary reviews. (D)
  • IT literacy and numeracy expertise. (Utilizing electronic mail techniques and on-line sources; use and perceive fundamental spreadsheets and phrase processing packages. Pay attention to and be open to the function of social networking and ecommerce.) (E)  
  • Keen and required to stick to Oxfam’s rules and values (click here) in addition to the promotion of range and gender rights (click here).  (E)
  • Understanding of and dedication to stick to fairness, range, gender, youngster security and workers well being and wellbeing rules. (E)


How you can apply 


As a part of your on-line software, please add your updated CV and a overlaying letter explaining your suitability in opposition to the important standards within the job profile.  


All provides of employment might be topic to passable references and acceptable screening checks, which might embody prison information and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB takes its obligation to guard the rights of kids and weak folks very severely; due to this fact, the profitable candidate for this put up might be additionally topic to in depth background checking, together with a Disclosure and Barring Service examine (DBS), as this function includes unsupervised entry to the above-mentioned teams.


For full info surrounding DBS and the emptiness, please view the complete job description. 


A thriving various Oxfam:


It’s folks energy that brings about change. To play our half as a world organisation working to beat poverty and inequality, we’d like equality, range and inclusion throughout our neighborhood of workers, companions and volunteers. Collectively, we’re dedicated to changing into a extra various workforce, higher capable of sort out the worldwide challenges that face our world right now.


To do this:

  • We have to dismantle the unequal energy buildings that exist all over the place, this together with Oxfam and the broader growth and charity sectors.
  • We want an inclusive Oxfam the place everybody can convey who they’re to our work and feels celebrated for the variations they bring about.
  • We wish and want everybody, and meaning we’d like you.


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