Sustainability and Carbon Footprint Analyst

  • Contract
  • Oxfam
  • Oxfam profile
  • Salary: TBD
  • Closing date: 24 Jun 2022


LOCATION: Open – subject to OIS being able to establish an employment contract. Global South location preferred.

CONTRACT TYPE: Fixed Term of 2 years


DEPARTMENT AND TEAM: Operations Department, Project Lead Global Green Team

SALARY: Determined by location

HOURS (FTE): 36hrs


‘We believe flexible working is key to building the Secretariat 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 a part time, job share, or compressed hours.


We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.


The Oxfam International Operations Department includes a range of functions: Safeguarding, Finance, People and Culture, IT Systems, Risk and assurance, Legal and the project lead Global Green Team.

These functions provide safe, and inclusive operational services, that enable the Confederation to have greater impact and support the delivery of the OIS strategy. This to be achieved through the management and continual improvement of Oxfam International Secretariat’s key operational functions. This includes the provision of services and support to OI (OIS and Countries and Region); coordination of these functions across the Confederation to facilitate greater efficiencies harmonization of services for improved quality and consolidation of key operational data; operational support to countries and regions, in close partnership with the with Oxfam Affiliates.


The team purpose is to lead the Confederation to achieve the Climate and Environmental Commitments for Operations and reaching net zero carbon emission.


The job purpose is developing, measuring and analysing the carbon footprint of Oxfam and (1) coordinating actions to reduce that footprint and (2) exchange impactful projects in the Confederation. In order to succeed in the job, it is important to cooperate with many different operational functions (HR, Finance and Supply and Logistics and IT) in all the different parts in Oxfam (Countries, Regions, GHT, OIS, Affiliates).

ROLE REPORTS TO: OI project leader of the Global Green Team


BUDGET RESPONSIBILITY : N/A – budget spend is included in the overall budget

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (Technical, Leadership, People and Resource management)


  • Coordinate the development of a Global Oxfam Carbon Footprint
  • Ensure annual update of the carbon emission footprint from Country Offices, Regional Platforms, Affiliates, GHT and OIS, making trend analysis and comparisons between different years and offices in Oxfam.
  • Being able to analyze data and create reports
  • Monitor the effects of carbon emission reduction initiatives like new policies, projects and actions etc.
  • Collaborate with other (I)NGOs in the humanitarian sector in the development and implementation of the Carbon Accounting Tool.
  • Contribute to (internal and external) projects that aim to reduce the carbon footprint.
  • Support the organization’s compliance with legislations on carbon and with the compliance to donor requirements that are related to the carbon footprint.


  • Passion for sustainability and change
  • Improve the quantity and quality of the data also by coordinating to key persons and key groups in Country Offices, Regional Platforms, Affiliates, GHT and OIS.
  • Being able to coordinate processes in a complex organisation of 21 affiliates and over 60 countries where Oxfam works.
  • Present to different stakeholders inside and outside Oxfam
  • Present Oxfam in the Humanitarian Sector


Most importantly, every individual at Oxfam International Secretariat needs to be able to:

  • Live our values of INCLUSION, ACCOUNTABILITY, EMPOWERMENT, COURAGE, SOLIDARITY and EQUALITY (read more about these here)
  • Ensure you commit to our ORGANIZATIONAL ATTRIBUTES (including adhering to the Code of Conduct)

1. Be committed to our feminist principles, and to applying them in your day-to-day behaviour and your work. Be ready to keep learning, with accountability to those who experience oppression as a result of their identities, such as their gender, race/ethnicity, disability, class, or LGBTQIA identity.”

2. Be committed to undertaking Oxfam’s safeguarding training and adhering to relevant policies, to ensure all people who come into Oxfam are as safe as possible.



  • Systems Thinking
  • Mutual accountability
  • Education and / or experience in sustainable development
  • Experience in developing carbon footprints
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating in complex situations
  • Good project management skills
  • Good Excel and database skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to explain technical information in plain language
  • Fluent in English


  • Preferably knowledge of one or of the following languages French, Spanish, Arabic

SAFER RECRUITMENT: Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. 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. Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

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