Earn over 26,000 Pounds Monthly as Public Health Promoter Coordinator at Oxfam

Organisation: Oxfam
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: WASH Coordinator – Scale Up
Salary: £26,364 – £35,656 net
About US
Oxfam is a global movement of people who share the belief that, in a
world rich in resources, poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice which can,
and must, be overcome.  To spread that
change and make it last, political solutions are also needed to tackle the root
causes of poverty and create societies where empowered individuals can thrive.
Job Summary: The Oxfam Public Health Promoter Coordinator will
actively facilitate quality, gender-sensitive, accountable, and impact-focus
public health interventions in Yemen through technical advisory, capacity
building to staff and partners, system/model building on programming, as well
as influencing policy and practice through researches, analysis, networking and
advocacy to concerned stakeholders for the current Humanitarian crisis response
for Yemen.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Strategic Planning and
  • Responsible for designing strategies on
    public health interventions for immediate response in
  • Yemen
  • Make sure that the strategy is informed by
    sound analysis, with consultations with teams and concerned stakeholders
  • Ensure that programmes strategies are
    devised in promotion of Oxfam’s values, culture and beliefs
  • Provide strategic advisory support,
    linking up with other offices in Oxfam, and/or with regional bodies and
    associations with Oxfam’s work in Yemen
  • Actively contribute to knowledge building
    and sharing within Yemen and other Oxfam offices
  • Ensure that “lessons learned” from the emergency
    interventions in Yemen is conveyed to the department to influence future
    policies and planning
  • Explore and develop strategic partners
    contributing to quality and scaling up of programmes
2. Project Design and Implementation:
  • Technically support the preparation/
    inception of projects, including recruitment of key PH staff and activity
    planning as required
  • Develop guidelines and tools with teams
    for implementation, and also to ensure compliance with established
    guidelines and standards.
  • Work closely with Oxfam’s partners and
    other stakeholders in monitoring needs and identifying opportunities for
    effective programme actions
  • Offer technical support in designing
    appropriate public health interventions for emergency interventions.
  • Endeavour to ensure a good working
    relationship with support functions.
3. Capacity building for
partner and Oxfam staff:
  • Actively facilitate capacity building for
    team members and our partners to develop stronger Water, Sanitation and
    Hygiene promotion expertise.
  • Coach and support field staff on quality
    programming in collaboration with MEAL staff.
  • Technically matrix management relevant
    field staff.
4. Monitoring, Evaluation,
Review, and Learning:
  • Offer technical support on developing new
    MEAL tools to be used by the team to ensure that relevant information is
    being collected to inform strategy and implementation, and to ensure accountability
    and learning.
  • Advise and support field staff in
    effective on-going monitoring on project outcomes/impacts, and render
    technical advice for fine-tuning plans/modalities where required.
  • Guide on technical standards in operation reports
    (internal/ for donors).
  • Guide the team in planning and analysis in
    the baseline, mid-term review and final evaluations.
  • Ensure project learning is captured, consolidated
    and disseminated.
  • Incorporate best practices in projects,
    and guide program staff on sharing strategies, procedures, successes and
    lessons learnt at national level and if appropriate regional level with
    appropriate partners and within Oxfam.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably have
    over five years’ experience on emergency WASH programming with Oxfam. This
    includes large scale up (sudden onset)
  • Significant experience in working in
    conflict setting/remote operations
  • Ability to work remotely with team –
    guiding on community mobilisation and PHP
  • Able to influence/negotiate and advocate
    technical options and strategy to donors and team
  • Possess excellent monitoring skills – the
    ability to integrate protection and gender into the response
  • Ability to take initiative and have
    leadership skills
  • Good English written skills
  • Good knowledge and understanding of
    programmatic application of humanitarian mandate and principles is desired
  • Prior experience in working in a fragile
    state is also an added advantage
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Oxfam
in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by clicking on
web link below.
Deadline: 18th May, 2015

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