PHP Assistant – Oxfam Vacancy Announcement

PHP Assistant – Oxfam Vacancy Announcement, April 13 2024



Organization: Oxfam

Position: PHP Assistant

Location: Tigray, Ethiopia

Employment: Contract

Date of Announcement:

Deadline: April 17, 2024






Job description


Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.


Do you have a BSc Degree in a relevant discipline (Environmental health, Public Health, Community Health, water supply sanitation, Nursery, Medical, Social Science)?

Do you have substantial experience in Public Health Promotion with 2-3 years of experience preferably in the NGO Sector?

If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you.

The Role:

The main purpose of this position is to provide technical support to local partners on water sanitation hygiene programs ensuring quality, community-based intervention that considers sustainable coping mechanisms in the current Tigray conflict, building the capacity of the IDPs, affected host communities to create better awareness in Water hygiene and sanitation. Particularly, the work requires providing and/or supervising the provision of technical support and assistance to the local partner’s project within an area of specialism. in close coordination with the PHP team and ensuring community participation and integration with EFSL, Gender, and protection.

What we are looking for:

We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam’s mission to end poverty and is personally aligned with our feminist principles and values of empowerment, accountability, and inclusion in all you do.


Job requirements


An ideal candidate for the role will also be/have:

  • BSc Degree in a relevant discipline (Environmental Health, Public Health, Community Health, water supply sanitation, Nursery, Medical, Social Science) or substantial experience in Public Health Promotion with 2-3 years of experience preferably in the NGO Sector.
  • Proven technical skills – various PHP approaches (preferably in the Tigray region context)
  • Practical experience and understanding of community mobilization about water and sanitation activities in humanitarian programs, specifically for IDPs residing at a concentration camp and integrated with the host community.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to humanitarian principles (NGO/ Red Cross Code of Conduct) and with the Sphere Humanitarian Charter minimum standards.
  • Ability to be self-initiative and able to work under minimum supervision.
  • Good spoken and written English and the ability to communicate fluently in the local language will be highly beneficial (e.g., Tigrigna)
  • Knowledge of preparation of IEC material for promoting key public health practices
  • Good knowledge of supervision techniques
  • Able to travel and work in conflict-affected areas
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences, and the ability to work in a wide variety of cultural contexts

We offer:

We offer a competitive salary and a range of additional benefits to staff including flexible working options, a generous pension scheme, annual leave, additional leave allowances, company sick pay, life assurance, and a range of other benefits.

From the day you join Oxfam, we invite you to stretch and learn in your role. Our wide range of Learning & Development opportunities includes in-house courses, e-learning modules, on-the-job learning opportunities, coaching and mentoring, and much more.

You can read more about all Oxfam has to offer here.


We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements that might work for you.



How to Apply


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Application Site


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