Oxfam International Job Vacancy August 2015 : Public Health Engineer (PHE) Advisor


Job description

Location: Nairobi with field trips to Somalia

Level: C2 National

Contract Type: 1years Fixed Term with possible extension

We offer competitive salary and benefits

Oxfam is seeking an outstanding individual to fill the Public Health Engineering (PHE) Advisor role in our Somalia team to ensure strategic and high level of engineering standards and quality is achieved.

The Role

The post holder will lead in all PHE aspects of program and works to develop high quality WASH programmes that ensure adherence to technical standard and engineering norms as well institute adequate monitoring & evaluation systems. The role coordinates with PHP and EFSL Advisors to ensure the “one programme approach’’ and integration as well as capacity build Oxfam partners in Somalia.The post holder coordinates with the government technical line departments, the technical clusters, partners and national institutions to ensure cross leanings and sharing. The person is expected to document and share best practices and lessons

The Person

To be successful in this role you will have relevant qualification in Water and Sanitation Engineering or related public health engineering. You will have proven over 5 years experience in community water supply, sanitation and hygiene options especially in semi arid and arid areas. Experience in emergency WASH linked to resilience and livelihoods programming is a plus as well as proven experience of monitoring programmes hard to reach areas. You will be able to spend significant time travelling to the project sites, so experience in working in Somalia and ability to speak Somali language will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

This is an opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs. . If you believe you are the ideal candidate, look at the full job description and submit your application and detailing how your experience prepares you for the post to [email protected]

The closing date: 14 August 2015. We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.