Regional WASH Advisor (Middle East & North Africa (MENA) Region)

Amman, , JO

About the Role

This role is part of a new regional structure (platform) delivering support to consolidate Oxfam’s position as a leading WaSH agency by promoting quality programming and delivery in both emergency and development settings. Build on and develop further innovation and learning across the region, strengthening the technical capacity of country teams and partners to design and implement quality WaSH programmes, and ensuring that MENA country programmes are prepared to meet WaSH needs in category 2 and 3 disasters in a timely and effective way, and provide support to Oxfam in category 1 situations in the 11 countries where it is currently present. Oxfam is looking for a Regional WASH Advisor to be based in Amman. The candidates’ eligibility to work in Amman may determine the final location of this position. 

About the Region (Shaping a stronger Oxfam for people living in poverty in MENA

Oxfam is undergoing a significant transformation worldwide to reflect and adapt to our fast changing world. We need creative and agile leaders who can enable us achieve our strategic vision and at the same time enable us to develop and deliver programmes whilst we embrace the change.

In MENA Region, Oxfam works in development, humanitarian, and campaigning, with a large part of the current transformation focused on a more joined-up approach by following the LRRD approach that  focuses on supporting emergency humanitarian interventions alongside long term needs of improving policy, governance and resilience that builds on our experience in humanitarian and non-emergency WaSH and economic justice sectors; ensure that humanitarian programmes in the region are of an acceptable quality, meet minimum standards, and integrate key cross-cutting themes: gender, protection, conflict-sensitivity; ensure that scale-up for emergency response in the region is properly planned and supported by professional and experienced staff; facilitate appropriate capacity building for WaSH staff and partners in the MENA region to ensure quality, integrated WaSH programmes are delivered in a timely manner.

Additional Information

Contract Length: 2 years

Benefits: Oxfam offers staff a comprehensive benefits package.

The candidates’ eligibility to work in Amman may determine the final location of this position.