Philippines nationals: Hygiene Promotion Officer via ReliefWeb

Action Against Hunger

Iligan, , PH

Action Against Hunger is an international non-governmental, private, apolitical, non-religious and non-profit organization created in 1979. Its goal is to combat hunger and dangerous situations that threaten men, women and children. Currently 500 expats and more than 5,000 employees are working for Action Against Hunger in more than forty-six countries working in projects concerning four areas of focus: Nutrition, Food, Security and Livelihood, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Disaster Risk Reduction Management, Advocacy and Good Governance.

General Responsibilities

As part of the Action Against Hunger-Philippines WASH intervention in Action Against Hunger Operation areas, the hygiene promotion officer will be in charge of all activities pertaining to safeguard and improve the public health of the affected and the most vulnerable population: Responsible for implementing behaviour change methodology (PHAST) for the WASH Department; Ensuring appropriate community involvement and delivery of essential WASH services and facilities; Ensuring positive acceptance of Action Against Hunger in the area of interventions; Leading Hygiene Promotion teas in the implementation of the activities; Active implementation planner.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in field relevant (Engineering, Nursing, Community Development)
  • Mobilization of the community conflict related issues in WASH activities.

  • Familiarity with the local culture, ability to develop respect from a wide range of people and strong ability to communicate effectively on hygiene matters.

  • At least two (2) years’ experience and understanding of Hygiene Promotion and community mobilization in relation to water and sanitation activities.

  • Ability to work well in a team in difficult circumstances.

  • Flexible to work under pressure and remote area.

  • Excellent English language in written and spoken is essential apart from Tagalog.

  • Knowledge of computer software applications (e.g. windows, word, excel).


We offer immediate incorporation to a dynamic international network with the following remuneration package:

  • Compensation: based on Action Against Hunger grid and candidate’s previous experience
  • Benefits: health insurance, accident and life insurance, leave entitlement, government mandated benefits
  • Project Based Employment
How to apply:

Interested candidates meeting the requirements should send:

  • updated CV and letter of motivation
  • salary expectations, availability

Please, send your application citing PH 116-Hygine Promotion Officer- Iligan – ECHO 1 to [email protected] before the 31 January 2018**

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview by the HR Department

For the final job offer, it will be necessary to present all the professional experience certificates.

Note. – Given the urgency of this position, the vacancy may close on or before the deadline

Action against Hunger provides equal opportunities to candidates regardless their origin, nationality, race, gender, regional and sexual orientation. This vision aims to integrate equal treatment and opportunities among female and men in all HR processes and policies within the organization.