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Posted on 28 Jun, 2022
Closing on 11 Jul, 2022

Job Description

The Role

Activities Implementation,

  1. To supervise construction of water supply and sanitation facilities in Marib and any other site for which Oxfam will make interventions in water supply and sanitation services. The provided designs and action plans should be the basis for all construction works.
  2. Assist the Public Health Engineering team in planning and executing water & sanitation and construction components in the Humanitarian Programme in the following:
  3. Construction and/or rehabilitation of existing water distribution network in rural communities in Marib governorate.
  4. Construction/Rehabilitation of family latrines in Oxfam operational areas within Marib governorate
  5. Supervision of construction of school latrines.
  6. Organize community meetings and work closely with the community leaders
  7. Build good relationship with the local authorities and target communities.
  8. Raise programme related requisitions with full description of the items being requested and follow with logistic on delivery and quality of the materials.
  9. To prepare progress and situational reports, daily reports and BoQs and submit the same to the PHE Officer within agreed intervals. Details of the reports should conform to the agreed format.
  10. To ensure that all programmes take gender issues fully into account. This includes the introduction of mechanisms to enable women to participate in decision-making around engineering issues.
  11. To ensure effective team spirit and working relations among Oxfam staff and the target community trough Oxfam’s public health activities.
  12. To be familiar with and abide by the INGO/Red Cross Code of Conduct and Oxfam International procedures.

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What we are looking for

  • University degree in Civil/WASH engineering.
  • Two years practical experience working in Water and Sanitation in emergency relief programs. Should have a good understanding of Oxfam’s work in WASH in emergencies.
  • Practical experience working in WASH emergency relief programs with strong focus on community mobilisation and have the capacity of undertaking capacity building training, distribution, planning and reporting.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of different working standards and ethics including sphere and the WASH Cluster standards
  • Able to travel to remote rural areas including overnight staying, to work effectively under stress in emergency situations, and in a leadership role
  • Ability to present concise reports, reflecting the problems and possible solutions.
  • Experience of undertaking training sessions
  • Experience in planning, implementation, and documentation of distributions
  • A sound understanding of the importance of gender and participation in Humanitarian work.
  • Excellent skills in monitoring implementation of program activities.
  • Ability to work effectively under stress in emergency situations, in a leadership role
  • Knowledge of different working standards and ethics including sphere.
  • Ability to prioritize and commitment to meet deadlines.


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 which might work for you. We think this role would work particularly well as a partially home-based role or job share.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

A thriving diverse Oxfam:

It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today. 

To do that:

  • We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
  • We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
  • We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.

In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.

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