Organisation: Oak Foundation
Position: Senior Advisor for Impact
Location: Geneva, Switzerland. Option to work from home two days per week
Salary: Competitive with attractive salary and benefits
Closing date: 02/10/2022 (day/month/year)
The Oak Foundation commits its
resources to address issues of global, social, and environmental concern,
particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged.
With offices in Europe, Africa and North America, Oak Foundation makes grants
to organisations located in approximately 40 countries worldwide.
Foundation is seeking a senior advisor for impact to lead and support
activities that meet the monitoring, evaluation, and learning needs of the
foundation and its various programmes. The senior advisor will work with colleagues across the foundation to
improve foundation effectiveness, help Oak programmes better understand the
impact of their grant-making, and learn from results to drive future strategy
has “learn continuously from success and failure”, “achieve high impact” and
“being authentic” as three of its core values. Thus, we aim to pursue
monitoring, evaluation and learning by:
include the following:
Communications team to build the
capacity and confidence of Oak staff to use the results of evaluations to
influence relevant audiences.
MELC WG and Administration teams to
ensure coherent systems / technology and data infrastructure to support
monitoring, evaluation, and learning processes.
HR and the MELC WG to identify the
needs and opportunities for professional development of staff in monitoring,
evaluation, and learning.
Senior Advisor for Capacity Building
to promote organisational effectiveness for Oak and for our grantee partners.
a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to
the post with your CV/resume (no photos) in strict confidence by email only to
Zoe Oldham at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ensure that they are sent as Word documents with the titles “your name cover
letter” and “your name CV”. Please put “Oak – Senior Advisor for Impact” in the
email subject line. Also please let us know where you saw the post advertised.
The deadline for applications is
Sunday 2nd October 2022
encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, including lived experience or
any of the issues related to our work. By submitting your application, you
confirm that you have read and understood Oak’s job applicant’s data privacy notice.
Oak Foundation is committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, as detailed in our child safeguarding policy. We expect all staff to share this
commitment. Please note that the successful candidate will undergo reference
checks and be required to provide a police record prior to starting employment.
Daryl Upsall International actively
promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. In recruiting candidates, we seek
candidates with the proven skills required, irrespective of race, gender,
religion or belief, age, disability, or sexual orientation.
Contact person: Zoe Oldham
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2022-10-02
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