Oxfam is one of the world’s leading International Humanitarian Agencies, assisting people affected by poverty, natural disasters and conflict throughout the world. With over 5,000 staff and dedicated volunteers in more than 90 countries, Oxfam is able to achieve the greatest impact to alleviate poverty and suffering through combining emergency response work, long-term development programmes, and campaigning for lasting change. Oxfam has been working in Nepal since the 1980s, addressing the poverty and injustice faced by women and other socially excluded groups. We are urgently looking for dynamic team player in the following position for our National programme.
WaSH Team Leader
Applicable for Nepali Nationals only
Duration: Fixed term contract until March 2017
To coordinate and provide technical guidance to the Public Health Engineering and Public Health Promotion teams at district level in the implementation of appropriate and quality WaSH programme activities targeting the earthquake affected areas in Dhading district. As a WaSH Team Leader, you will require assessing, planning, designing and implementing the most appropriate form water supply, sanitation and community health mobilisation, in consultation with the Programme manager. S/he will require liaising with the WASH Technical Lead and Capacity Builders to work on improvements and learn from other Districts and developing guidelines/ manuals where needed.
Requirement for the Role: Suitable (graduate level) qualification in any discipline related to public health, engineering, WASH with 5 years of proven practical experience. Good understanding of the WaSH vulnerabilities and needs of both poor rural and urban communities and of appropriate ways of tackling them. The post holder must be aware of and sensitive to the particular needs of women in this context.
(We are accepting applicants to include in our application pool for future vacancies in field locations: Dhading, Gorkha, Nuwakot, Sindhupalchok and Kathmandu)
Applications for the above position can be sent by July 22, 2016.
“Oxfam encourages women, people of ethnic minorities and Dalits to apply.”
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.