Oxfam Public Health Engineering Officer Jobs in Uganda

Oxfam Public Health Engineering Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Details

  • 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 site of Nakivale in Isingiro district.

  • 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, water and sanitation engineering backed by at least 2 years of practical experience in Humanitarian operations.

    • Demonstrable experience in designing water supply systems according to the global and national standards.

    • Competent in use of WASH systems software technologies like COMPASS, AUTO CARD and EPANET.

    • Willingness to be a part of, and closely work with a wider Oxfam public health including public
    health promotion team.

    • Experience in simple budgeting, budget monitoring and expenditure forecasting.

    • 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.

    • Personnel management skills.

    • Diplomacy, tact and negotiating skills.

    • Good communication skills and ability to work well and act as a team player. Sensitivity to cultural differences, and the ability to work in a wide variety of cultural contexts.

    • Good written and spoken English.

    • Fluency in local language is a essential.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Oxfam Public Health Engineering Officer Jobs in Uganda

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