Pay, benefits and conditions

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Whatever job you do for Oxfam GB, we'll reward you fairly for your life-changing work. Here are some examples of the pay and benefits you could expect.

In the UK

Pay

Market competitive salary: gross salaries are set to take into account market competitiveness and internal equity. They're also designed to reward your skills and competences. They are reviewed annually.

Tax and Social Security:  Oxfam pays any tax or social security liabilities relating to your employment in the country where you work.

Benefits

Pension: as part of our Total Reward package, if you choose to join the scheme Oxfam will double your contributions up to 10%.

Annual leave: equal to 33 days per year (including public holidays).

Outside the UK

(national roles)

Pay

Market competitive salary: gross salaries are set to take into account market competitiveness and internal equity. They're also designed to reward your skills and competences. They are reviewed annually.

Tax and Social Security: Oxfam pays any tax or social security liabilities relating to your employment in the country where you work.

Benefits

Pension: as part of our Total Reward package, we'll make a retirement provision for our staff, which will be either contributions to a pension scheme or an end of employment payment related to your years of service.

Medical cover:  Oxfam provides basic and essential medical treatment where there is inadequate provision under the state system in the country of work. This is provided for the employee up to a local annual limit.

Insurances: a variety of insurances may be provided to cover various scenarios, including business travel, personal accident, global household, leisure travel and life assurance.

Annual leave: equal to 33 days per year (including public holidays in the country of work).

Internationally

(global roles)

Pay

Market competitive salary: salaries are set to take into account market competitiveness and internal equity. They're also designed to reward your skills and competences. Pay is always net excluding any tax or social security.

Tax and Social Security:  Oxfam pays any tax or social security liabilities relating to your employment on top of the net salary - whether this is in your home country or your country of work.

Living expenses/per diems: these will be provided to cover reasonable additional costs incurred through temporary relocation.

Expensive country allowance: this will be provided for longer term postings i.e. one year or more, where the cost of living is higher than the UK. The allowance varies depending on how much more expensive the work location is, and is reviewed on an annual basis.

Hard to work allowance: this will be provided for postings where the environment may be particularly difficult, stressful or insecure. This is reviewed on a regular basis.

Benefits

Flights home for you and your partner/dependants: flights home may be provided depending on the length/type of contract, to allow you to maintain links with family and friends in your home country.

Accommodation: depending on the length of the deployment, Oxfam will either provide shared accommodation or reimburse based on actual costs up to the host country limit.

Education: Oxfam may provide an education allowance for up to three accompanying children. This is normally only covered where there is no appropriate free state education, and where necessary to ensure a portable education in the language spoken by your children. Details are available on request and will be provided on appointment.

Pension: Oxfam believes it's important to encourage its employees to save for their retirement. Where a pension scheme is available Oxfam will double the employee's contributions up to a maximum of 13% of net pensionable pay. Where there's no pension option available an alternative payment may be considered.

Insurances: A variety of insurances may be provided to cover various scenarios including business travel, personal accident, global household, leisure travel and life assurance.

Medical cover: Oxfam provides a competitive medical plan where there is no local state system in the country of work. We cover for employees and dependants in the country of work (where dependants are physically relocated with the employee), up to a local annual limit.

Annual leave: equal to 33 days per year (including public holidays in host location).

In some countries, where working and living conditions are particularly difficult, stressful or insecure, alternative Rest and Recuperation (R&R) arrangements to local leave may exist. This will vary from country to country.

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