Oxfam Ghana Recruitment 2011 (8 Positions) Ends Today

Posted on :

27 Jul, 2011

Category :

NGO Jobs in Ghana, Non Profit Organisation Jobs

Oxfam is an international confederation of 15 organizations working together in 98 countries and with partners and allies around the world to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.

We work directly with communities and we seek to influence the powerful to ensure that poor people can improve their lives and livelihoods and have a say in decisions that affect them.

 

1. Public Health Promoter

POSITION TYPE:  Fixed Term (4-month contract)

TEAM PURPOSE:
Implementation of water, sanitation, and public health promotion activities to assist the Ivory Coast refugees at transit sites/camps and in host communities.

JOB PURPOSE:
To manage, coordinate, lead and implement Oxfam’s public health promotion programme in refugee camps and host communities.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Relevant academic qualifications in any discipline relating to public and/or environmental health, social work and community mobilization/development.
  • Good knowledge of and significant experience (at least 3 years) in health promotion, social work and/or community mobilization, particularly relating to poor rural and/or urban communities.
  • Written and spoken English required.  Knowledge of French is desirable.
2. Public Health Promoter Assistant

POSITION TYPE:  Fixed Term (4-month contract)

TEAM PURPOSE:
Implementation of water, sanitation, and public health promotion activities to assist the Ivory Coast refugees at transit sites/camps and in host communities.

JOB PURPOSE:
To implement Oxfam’s public health promotion programme in refugee camps and host communities.

 

Required Skills or Experience

  • Knowledge of public health and one or more other relevant areas (e.g. health promotion, community development, education, community water-sanitation supply).
  • The post holder should have at least 2 years practical experience in community health or water-sanitation programmes.
  • Written and spoken English required.  Knowledge of French is desirable.
3. Finance, Administration & Human Resource Officer

POSITION TYPE:  Fixed Term (4-month contract)

TEAM PURPOSE:
Implementation of water, sanitation, and public health promotion activities to assist the Ivory Coast refugees at transit sites/camps and in host communities.

JOB PURPOSE:
Support the Oxfam field office in providing financial, administrative and human resource support.

 

Required Skills or Experience

  • First degree in Accounting and/or part qualification, with at least 2 years practical experience in accounting, administration and human resource management
  • Computer skills in Excel and word are required.
  • Written and spoken English required.
4.Public Health Engineer

POSITION TYPE:  Fixed Term (4-month contract)

TEAM PURPOSE
:
Implementation of water, sanitation, and public health promotion activities to assist the Ivory Coast refugees at transit sites/camps and in host communities.

JOB PURPOSE:
To manage, coordinate, lead and implement Oxfam’s  engineering programme in refugee camps and host communities.

Required Skills or Experience

  • A suitable qualification in any discipline relating to Public Health Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Health and or Construction Engineering
  • At least 3 years of experience in water or sanitation construction , (construction of emergency latrines, bathing spaces, well construction/repair, hand-pump installation, and construction of drainage channels) particularly in the refugee camp context.
  • Written and spoken English required.  Knowledge of French is desirable.
5. Humanitarian Programme Manager

POSITION TYPE:  Fixed Term (4-month contract)

TEAM PURPOSE:
Implementation of water, sanitation, and public health promotion activities to assist the Ivory Coast refugees at transit sites/camps and in host communities.

JOB PURPOSE:
To manage and coordinate the implementation of programme activities and support systems (Logistics, Administration, Finance, Human Resources)  for the emergency response.

Required Skills or Experience

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  • At least 4 years’ experience in NGOs (humanitarian experience preferred) as manager of a field  office.
  • General knowledge in how to manage Logistics, Administration, Finance, and/or Human Resources.
  • Written and spoken English required.  Knowledge of French is desirable.
6. Logistic Assistant

POSITION TYPE:  Fixed Term (4-month contract)

TEAM PURPOSE:
Implementation of water, sanitation, and public health promotion activities to assist the Ivory Coast refugees at transit sites/camps and in host communities.

JOB PURPOSE:
Support the Oxfam field office for Procurement, Vehicle Management, Stock and Asset Management, Infrastructure Administration.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Previous experience in working with NGO.
  • At least 2 years experience in Procurement, Vehicle Management, Stock and Asset Management, Infrastructure Administration.
  • Computer skills in Excel are required.
  • Written and spoken English required.
7. IT Officer

POSITION TYPE:  Fixed Term (4-month contract)

TEAM PURPOSE:
Implementation of water, sanitation, and public health promotion activities to assist the Ivory Coast refugees at transit sites/camps and in host communities.

JOB PURPOSE:
Support the Oxfam field office in providing IT support.

 

Required Skills or Experience

  • Relevant IT qualification, with at least 2 years practical experience in setting up and maintaining computer networks, e-mail, internet, wireless technology and business application software
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Written and spoken English required.
8. Public Health Engineer Assistant

POSITION TYPE:  Fixed Term (4-month contract)

TEAM PURPOSE:
Implementation of water, sanitation, and public health promotion activities to assist the Ivory Coast refugees at transit sites/camps and in host communities.

JOB PURPOSE:
To implement Oxfam’s public health engineering programme in camps and host communities.

 

 

 

 

 

Required Skills or Experience

  • Relevant water and sanitation engineering qualifications, with at least 2 years of experience.
  • Experience/skills in water-sanitation construction activities (construction of emergency latrines, bathing spaces, well construction/repair, hand-pump installation, and construction of drainage channels).
  • Written and spoken English required.  Knowledge of French is desirable.

 

How To Apply

Visit our website:

www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs, quoting: ref: INT4738   (also to see Job Profile)
OR

E-mail your CV to:

[email protected]      

 OR

Submit your CV to:

Business & Systems Officer
Oxfam GB
No. 9 Ambassadorial Extension
(adjacent to Association of African Universities)
Roman Ridge, Accra.

Closing: 27 Jul, 2011

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