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Juliette Fletcher reports on the job losses planned at Oxfam, 125 posts are set to go.
Oxfam are planning to change services at their Oxford headquarters, cut 125 jobs and close some regional offices it has been announced today.
It is all part of their plan to reshape their UK-based operations to reflect the organisation's priorities.
Oxfam is hoping these changes will show the organisation as a global leader in supporting development and delivering aid in areas of the world where it is most needed.
Mark Golding, Oxfam CEO said, "Advances in technology means we no longer need as much support in head office.
"Instead, our resources will be focused in the regions where we carry out the majority of our work.
"This means we can deliver the most effective and efficient support to the millions of people who go to sleep hungry every night."
The changes will be in two stages, starting with a reform in human resources, finance, business support and campaigns at in the Oxford headquarters.
Then, it is thought a total of 125 jobs are expected to be lost, with some regional offices then closing.