TECHNICAL COORDINATOR- (GOVERNANCE + PUBLIC HEALTH)- PURNIMA WASH

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Job Summary

Job Description

TECHNICAL COORDINATOR- (GOVERNANCE + PUBLIC HEALTH)- PURNIMA WASH

"Applicable for Nepali Nationals only"

Level: D1

Duration: Fixed term until December 2021 with possibility of extension

Requirement: 1

Location: Dhading and roving to Gorkha, Nuwakot and Lalitpur Districts

The Role

Technical Coordinator (Governance + Public Health)- Purnima WaSH is responsible to enable OXFAM to respond quickly to the WaSH requirements. S/he will monitor the governance and sustainability parameter of the community-based water supply system and ensure needs of the affected household for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene were meet in sustainable way.

The work will involve implementation of public health measures required to alleviate the plight of the people affected by the earthquake. The work will also include coordination with, the local government, Water User Committee and support district coordinator in inter-department coordination in Oxfam.

What we are looking for

Technical Coordinator (Governance + Public Health)- Purnima WaSH will require to be exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam's values and beliefs with the following qualification and competencies:

  • Master’s Degree in civil engineering/ public health/ project management/ governance/ water resource management with at least with at least 3 years’ experience with practical delivery of sustainable WASH project, Water governance, WASH related capacity development or Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering/ public health/ project management/ governance/ water resource management with at least with at least 5 years’ experience with practical delivery of sustainable WASH project, Water governance, WASH related capacity development.
  • Practical experience in rural water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion, good understanding of public health needs and water governance issue including the functionality and sustainability of the community-based water supply schemes at hill region of county.
  • Significant practical and management experiences in any of the following fields, participatory approaches and tools, field assessment tools and its analysis, monitoring, public health and/or community WASH projects.
  • Experience of coordination with local government, different WASH stakeholders with good capacity to resolve issues through coordination and advocacy.
  • Experience of working with WUCS, district or local level stakeholders, financial institutions (as relevant) Gaupalika, WSSDO, FEDWASUN.

    We offer

This role will provide you with an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam by working closely with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their field of Gender, WASH and Water Governance, Resilience and Climate Justice and so forth along with the national and international training and development opportunities. Our offer consists of fair pay and competitive benefits package.

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 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  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.

 

Source:  https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/13300/description


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