Oxfam Public Health (PH) Community Engagement Officer Jobs in Tanzania

Oxfam Public Health (PH) Community Engagement Officer Jobs in Tanzania

Oxfam in Tanzania envisions empowered citizens with reduced poverty, reduced inequality and injustice with especially women and young people having access to resources and a good quality of life. We want to see evidence of citizens being more aware of and demanding their rights to resources and essential services. We also want to see less policy incoherence and positive changes at national level (policy) and community level (practices, perceptions, ideas and beliefs).


  • Reporting to the Public Health Promotion Team Leader;
  • Under the guidance of the PHP TL, the PHh Community Engagement Officer ensures the design and implementation of integrated WASH activities as part of the broader Programme strategy.
  • The PH Community Engagement Officer will work closely with the other sector teams to design, implementation and promote adaptation of community-level response activities within the targeted host communities and ensure that programming is informed by context monitoring and timely community feedback.


  • A minimum of a first degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work or relevant field, combination of diploma/certificate training in one or more other relevant areas (e.g, Public health promotion, community water supply, adult education),
  • At least 2-years work experience in a Non-Government environment, experience in implementing programs for vulnerable groups & women in emergency responses is an advantage.
  • Good understanding of the host community context and sufficient field experience in similar environment
  • Good communication, dialoguing and training skills with
    the ability to interact with a wide range of people, able to communicate in oral & write Kiswahili and English, working knowledge of local languages of the refugees (Kirundi) is an advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to be flexible in work tasks
  • Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disadvantaged and other vulnerable groups.
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills, willing to support and learn
  • Well organised, with good attention to detail and developed ability to prioritise tasks to meet tight deadlines and organise work in a complex setting
  • Strong analysis and planning skills; ability to identify problems and proactively and creatively develop solutions and generate information for proposal development/fundraising.
  • Strong skills in preparing workplans and writing concise report; must be computer literate, with ability to use Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, email and internet.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th September, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; Oxfam Public Health (PH) Community Engagement Officer Jobs in Tanzania

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