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Position: PUBLIC HEALTH PROMOTION (PHP) OFFICER (INT10058)
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 Master of Public Health /BSc in Environment Health Science, Public Health, Health Officer, or related fields that can add value to the post?

Do you have ability & experience in sanitation and Hygiene promotion, emergency WASH, public health promotion, and community mobilization – Minimum 5-6 years out of which preferably 2 years of experience working in an INGO organization.

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

The Role:

The Public Health Promotion (PHP) Officer is responsible for working with communities at a local level to encourage good hygiene standards amongst communities. He/she will provide training to Public health Promotion assistants, Hygiene promoters, Hygiene Community outreach agents, mobilizers and key community members in the aspects of health promotion and disease prevention methods and to lead a team of Public Health Promotion Assistants at the field level, ensuring that activities are suitable in the various cultural contexts according to the location and target population/s both in IDP camps and host communities.

What we are looking for:

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

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

Essential

  • Master of Public Health /BSc in Environment Health Science, Public Health, Health Officer,or related fields that can add value to the post.
  • Minimum of 5-6 years working experience in sanitation and Hygiene promotion, emergency WASH, public health promotion, and community mobilization out of which preferably 2 years of experience working in INGO organization.
  • Experience in emergency response (cholera and IDP camps) is essential.
  • Experience and understanding of community mobilization in relation to water, sanitation and hygiene activities.
  • Build the capacity of local IDP management structures and community by providing public health promotion technical support.
  • Provide appropriate advice to ensure adherence with National, regional and OXFAM policies and recommended practices, especially regarding the health and safety of construction site and Water Quality Monitoring Policies.
  • Provide technical support in all phases of the program cycle, from appraisal, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation through regular field visits, training-based capacity building, and desk-based feedback.
  • An applicant with knowledge of the local language is preferable.

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.