Public Health Engineering Officer -Arua at Oxfam

Public Health Engineering Officer -Arua at Oxfam

The Roles
Oxfam in Uganda is looking for competent persons to join our dynamic, innovative and committed team in the following positions:
Public Health Engineering Officer -Arua
The primary responsibility of this position is to coordinate and lead in the implementation of Oxfam’s Public Health engineering programme focusing on community participation in the overall refugee assistance, community engagement for action and capacity building of Oxfam, District & partner staff and community volunteers to better manage public health risks. To support start-up / implementation of Public Health Engineering components of Oxfam humanitarian interventions in the newly established settlement sites and maintenance of already existing WASH facilities in Rhino camp. The work that will be undertaken will involve assessment, planning and implementation of public health activities in line with the Oxfam’s strategy in Uganda.
This position will require a range of skills and experience including; Professional qualification in Civil or water and sanitation engineering backed by at least 2 years of practical experience. Substantial, demonstrable experience of emergency and development work, and an understanding of relevant issues. Willingness to be a part of, and closely work with a wider Oxfam public health team including public health promoters. Experience in budgeting, budget monitoring and expenditure forecasting. Familiar with and abide by the NGO/Red Cross Code of Conduct, the People in Aid Code, Oxfam International procedures and other regulatory codes/protocols (e.g. Sphere Minimum Standards and InterAction Field Co-operation Protocol). A mature understanding of relevant issues derived from at least two years of field experience, preferably both in relief and development with an organization similar to Oxfam. Proven analytical skills and ability to think strategically, including the ability to think beyond the local programme context and to act within a regional framework. Personnel management, Diplomacy, tact and negotiating skills. Good communication skills and ability to work well in a team. Ability and willingness to travel extensively sometimes in an insecure environment. Sensitivity to cultural differences, and the ability to work in a wide variety of cultural contexts.

Please follow the links below to access the detailed Job Descriptions and submit your application by 25th September, 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Link for JDs:  -Internal (Staff)  – External

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