Lebanon nationals: WASH Senior Project Officer


Zahle, , LB

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Project Officer to provide support to implement the Madad WaSH project (H2ALL consortium) that aims to contribute to effective, sustainable and multi-level water governance in crisis-affected Lebanon, through empowering local and regional authorities and demonstrating a cost effective system for water service provision by empowering governing authorities, promoting sustainable water services and providing an enabling environment that promotes improved living conditions to vulnerable Lebanese and Syrian refugee communities. The Project officer is expected to support the Project Manager in all project activities (which already started in June 2018), and work closely with partner organisations to deliver solar water pumping systems, and will carry out effective monitoring of activities, learning, and knowledge management.

What we are looking for

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic engineering professional with progressive experience in engineering, specifically in humanitarian/development programmes funded by different donors in the WaSH sector in Lebanon. Diplomacy, tact and negotiation skills, and good interpersonal skills are essential. The ability to work in English and Arabic are a must.

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. 

About us

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