Property Lawyer

Posted by
Oxfam GB
Oxford, OXF, United Kingdom
Published 21 days ago

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.



Do you have management & organisational skills and experience?



Do you have analytical and problem-solving skills and experience?



Are you an effective communicator?



If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you.



We are looking for a Property Lawyer at a pivotal time of transition and change for the organisation 




What you'll be doing:


In this role you will provide efficient and effective estate management, give technical expertise and support to surveyors and support staff and assist the Head of Property and Estates with strategy and recommendations.




You'll have:

We're looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam's mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to the values of empowerment, accountability, and inclusion in all you do and our feminist principles.

An ideal candidate for the role will also have/ be:


  • Practising solicitor with in-depth knowledge of professional specialist area and appropriate experience to work autonomously.
  • Management & organisational skills and experience.
  • Effective communicator.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills and experience.
  • Adaptable, flexible, able to deal with a wide range of conflicting needs and demands
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Ability to work within Oxfam’s values
  • Strong team working skills
  • Self-starter with ability to work in a fully delegated capacity





We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. 



Our values and commitment to safeguarding


Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. 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.


The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.


All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.


We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.




How to apply 


As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. 




About us


Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.


Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.



Do you have management & organisational skills and experience?



Do you have analytical and problem-solving skills and experience?



Are you an…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
  • Application Deadline
    November 23, 2021
GBP 39,655 - GBP 51,816
/ year

Level of Language Proficiency




Work may be performed anywhere in United Kingdom
Associated Location
John Smith House, Oxford, OXF OX4 2JY, United Kingdom
John Smith Drive

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