WaSH Monitor- Public Health Engineer (2 positions)

Oxfam

Zahlé, Lebanon 🇱🇧

  • Location: Lebanon – Zahle
  • Hours: 40
  • Salary: As per national scale
  • Region: MENA
  • Job Family: Programme
  • Division: International
  • Grade: National E1
  • Job Type: Fixed Term
  • Closing Date: 9 March 2023

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have experience minimum of 1 year as a site engineer?

Do you have experience in working with local communities and Syrian refugees?

Do you have well-developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations  ?

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

The Role

This position will be part of an integrated WASH and Protection programme implemented in the Baalbek district. The WASH component will include both public health engineering and public health promotion activities with the aim of providing comprehensive WASH assistance to vulnerable persons. This position, primarily being field-based with daily field visits, will work in informal tented settlements and host communities to ensure community engagement with hygiene activities and practices. The appointed person will support the provision of water and sanitation services and the construction and rehabilitation of WaSH facilities, ensuring they are completed to the agreed specifications and within the agreed project timeframes, as well as ensuring maintenance of built facilities and participating in assessments as required.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in our programmes, to act as key contributor to our activities, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields etc, training and development, offers 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. We think this role would work particularly well as a partially home-based role or job share.

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  (please note this vacancy is pending funding approval)

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. 

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

A thriving diverse Oxfam:

It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.

To do that:

  • We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
  • We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
  • We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.

In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.

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IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development