Local recruitment: Equipment Quality and Development Manager

Oxfam

Bicester, UK

Equipment Quality and Development Manager (1487)
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have significant field level experience as a WaSH engineer in a wide variety of Humanitarian Programme environments?

Do you have detailed knowledge and understanding of ground and surface water development, water testing, water storage and distribution, sanitation and public hygiene in a Humanitarian Programme context?

Do you have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-specialists?

If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you.

The Role

The post holder is responsible for managing and developing the Oxfam Equipment Catalogue, ensuring that the equipment therein is the best and most appropriate to support both Oxfam’s and other humanitarian organisations’ humanitarian purposes. The post holder will deliver expert technical support to both the Supply Centre team and to customers, and will lead implementation of new product development in collaboration with the Global Humanitarian Team and other stakeholders. The post holder will support the ongoing development of the Supply Centre 5 year strategy, including high level marketing and product promotion.

You’ll have

We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam’s mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to the values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion and our feminist principles.

An ideal candidate for the role will also be/have:

Significant field level experience as a WaSH engineer in a wide variety of Humanitarian Programme environments.
Detailed knowledge and understanding of ground and surface water development, water testing, water storage and distribution, sanitation and public hygiene in a Humanitarian Programme context.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-specialists.
Ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with a wide variety of people, irrespective of seniority and educational levels.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to work with a group of passionate people with fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Flexfam

We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.


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IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development