Oxfam Ghana Recruitment 2011 (8 Positions)

Posted on :

22 Jul, 2011

Category :

Jobs in Accra, NGO Jobs in Ghana, Non Profit Organisation Jobs

Oxfam is an international non-governmental organisation (INGO) working in over 70 countries around the world. Oxfam works with others to overcome poverty and suffering.

 

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

  • 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)

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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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