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Interim Africa Operations Director (1 year maternity cover)

Are you passionate about development in Africa? Do you have strategic operational management experience, excellent leadership skills, and technical expertise across the combined areas of finance and administration, human resources, governance and compliance?

Oxford HR is helping the Gatsby Charitable Foundation to recruit an Interim Africa Operations Director, based in London. This is a 12-month maternity leave cover from 1st January 2016 – 31st December 2016, and will suit someone with experience of interim management who is able to hit the ground running.


London or Nairobi

Head of HR (Africa Programmes)

Are you a senior HR professional with experience in both the UK and East Africa? Do you have strategic leadership experience and technical expertise in a broad range of human resources areas, including resource planning and organisation/team structures, recruitment, staff development, performance management and retention, reward, compliance and systems development?

Oxford HR is helping the Gatsby Charitable Foundation to recruit a new Head of HR (Africa Programmes), based in London or Nairobi. This is a new role and the successful candidate will lead on the implementation of Gatsby’s Africa HR strategy, working closely with the HQ team and Gatsby’s broader portfolio of partners and programmes across East Africa.


Iringa, Tanzania

Executive Director – Forestry Development Trust

Are you passionate about promoting sustainable economic development in Africa? Do you have a strategic vision and proven leadership skills, along with an understanding of commercial forestry, and senior operational management experience in East Africa?

The Gatsby Charitable Foundation and the Forestry Development Trust (FDT) are seeking an Executive Director to lead FDT, working with the public and private sectors to develop a sustainable and competitive forestry sector in Tanzania.


Rugby, United Kingdom

International Director

Practical Action uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries. They are looking for an experienced International Director. With the appointment of a new CEO, and the current five year strategy coming to an end, this is an exciting opportunity to help shape the future direction of the organisation. As a member of the Group Management Team and Strategic Leadership team, the International Director has a significant leadership role in defining organisational strategy and ensuring its successful delivery.


“We have engaged Oxford HR a number of times… understand our organisational culture… appropriate range of candidates… quick and well-informed response… delighted to have Oxford HR as an international partner…”

“…a quite exceptional field of candidates, which more than met our expectations. You put the candidates through their paces, and gave us detailed feedback … enabled us to agree a strong shortlist. … every possible assistance with the negotiations that followed …”

“[They] managed the process extremely professionally and with integrity and a personable touch helping to source great candidates, maintain a personal Gatsby feel to the recruitment whilst taking all the weight off us through the process. Importantly [they] helped to filter and ensure the fit was right and that candidates were well briefed and genuinely interested and suited to us.”