Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
A challenging and exciting opportunity for an astute, dynamic and resourceful Public Health Promotion Specialist with extensive leadership and community mobilisation experience in a conflict context. You will work as part of a multi-sectoral team to respond quickly to the Public Health and Sanitation requirements for internally displaced people and host communities affected by conflict. The work will involve, among other things, carrying out initial and ongoing assessments of the public health risks and needs of the affected population, designing response, contributing to providing strategic direction, writing proposals and reports, in line with the PHP objectives, timeframe and budget and in adherence to quality standards, community participatory approaches and do-no-harm principles.
About the MECIS Region
The Middle East and Commonwealth of Independent States (MECIS) region implements and manages programmes in Yemen, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Russia, Tajikistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.
Programmes within the MECIS region reflect Oxfam’s approach to work across the globe. We support self-reliance, not dependency, and to complement our work on the ground we strive to secure lasting change through our campaigning.
We also put women at the heart of all we do. The majority of people living in poverty are women and girls, and so this focus helps us to achieve our mission to overcome poverty and suffering.
This is a re-advertisement and so applicants who have already applied for the role do not need to submit their applications again
There are two positions available for this recruitment, for Tais and Amran.
Contract Length: Fixed term contract for 12 months
Benefits: Hard to work allowance of £4,000 net per annum. In addition Oxfam offers staff a comprehensive benefits package including annual leave entitlements, sick pay provision, medical cover plus opportunities for learning and development. (Net = take home pay. Oxfam will meet the tax and social security liabilities of post-holder in addition to net salary)
Due to the urgency of this role, we will be reviewing CVs and interviewing candidate in advance of the closing date. For this reason, interested candidates are asked to submit their application as soon as possible.