Research on the impact of the Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism on access to WASH in Gaza

Gaza, Palestinian Territories

The Role 

Oxfam intends to conduct research that assesses whether the Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism (GRM) has successfully managed to provide for the basic needs of the occupied population in the Gaza Strip. By focusing on the WASH sector, the research would tie in closely with Oxfam programmes on the ground and collect compelling evidence on the shortcomings of the GRM.


About the MECIS Region

The Middle East and Commonwealth of Independent States (MECIS) region implements and manages programmes in Yemen, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Russia, Tajikistan, Armenia, 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.

Oxfam has been present in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel (OPTI) since the 1950s, and established a country office in the 1980s. We work with the most vulnerable communities in the OPT. In Gaza, Oxfam works with farmers and fishermen who are prevented from accessing their livelihoods. We supply safe water and sanitation, and run a food-voucher project that ensures families have enough to eat and supports the local economy. We help local producers improve the quality of their produce and get it to market. We help local civil society to advocate for their rights, and have provided emergency aid during military escalations and floods. n the ground and collect compelling evidence on the shortcomings of the GRM. 

Useful Information

Consultancy length: 20 working days 

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.