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Position: PUBLIC HEALTH PROMOTION (PHP) Assistant (INT10059)
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Mehoni - Tigray Region - Ethiopia
Posted date: 6 months ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

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

Do you have a BSc Degree in a relevant discipline (Environmental Health, Public Health, Nursery, Social Science) with 2-3 years’ Experience preferably in the NGO sector and substantial experience in Public Health Promotion and cholera response?

The Role:

The PHP assistant is responsible for providing technical support to local partners on water sanitation hygiene programs ensuring quality, community-based intervention that considers sustainable coping mechanisms in the current cholera prevention and control mechanism, building the capacity of the IDPs, affected host communities to create better awareness in Water hygiene and sanitation. Particularly, the work requires providing and/or supervising the provision of technical support and assistance to the affected community, especially in the control and prevention of cholera in close coordination with the PHP team and ensuring community participation and integration with EFSL, Gender and protection.

What we are looking for:

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

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

  • BSc Degree in a relevant discipline (Environmental Health, Public Health, Nursery, Social Science) with 2-3 years’ Experience preferably in the NGO sector with substantial experience in Public Health Promotion and cholera response.
  • Proven technical skills – various PHP approaches (preferably in the Tigray region context)
  • Practical experience and understanding of community mobilization in relation to water and sanitation activities in humanitarian programs, specifically to IDPs residing at concentration camps and integrated with host communities.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to humanitarian principles (NGO/ Red Cross Code of Conduct) and with the Sphere Humanitarian Charter minimum standards.
  • Ability to be self-initiative and able to work under minimum supervision.
  • Good spoken and written English and the ability to communicate fluently in the local language will be highly beneficial (e.g., Tigrigna)

We offer:

We offer a competitive salary and a range of additional benefits to staff including flexible working options, a generous pension scheme, annual leave, additional leave allowances, company sick pay, life assurance and a range of other benefits.

From the day you join Oxfam, we invite you to stretch and learn in your role. Our wide range of Learning and development opportunities includes in-house courses, e-learning modules, on-the-job learning opportunities, coaching and mentoring, and much more.

You can read more about all Oxfam has to offer here.

 Flexfam:

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 that might work for you.