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Senior public Health Promotion (PHP) officer
Location: Cox’s Bazar (Ukhiya), Bangladesh, Job Type: Fixed Term, until December 31, 2018 with possibility of extension
[Only Bangladeshi nationals are eligible to apply]
Salary & Benefits: BDT. 1,056,451 gross per annum (13 months) with other benefits e.g. medical for spouse and children, contributory Provident fund, gratuity, leave & Insurance etc.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are urgently looking for a dynamic team player who will be responsible To manage, coordinate and lead in the implementation of Oxfam’s Public Health Promotion programme ensuring integration with all sectors of programme areas including community participation and consultations in an emergency programme. The work may involve, an immediate emergency stage, the assessment of the situation and in later stages the implementation of public health measures required to alleviate the plight of the people affected by the emergency.
The post holder reports to PHP Team Leader.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCE:
Leadership skills and staff management
Knowledge of public health and one more other relevant area (e.g. health promotion, community development)
At least two years’ practical experience in appropriate hygiene promotion programmes. It is essential that some of this should have been in emergency relief programmes.
Experience in humanitarian response to outbreaks of public health-related diseases in particular cholera and Hepatitis E is highly desirable.
Demonstrate a commitment to humanitarian principles and values and motivate others towards them
Good decisions making skills with limited support.
Plan, prioritise and perform well under pressure
Confidently represent organisational beliefs and values
Demonstrate initiative, ingenuity and creativity
Well developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations
Good written and spoken English
Computer skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Willingness to learn and share information with others
More detailed of the key responsibilities, skills and competencies, please visit https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk by using the Job Reference Number INT4847
If you feel you can make a difference please visit https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk by using the Job Reference Number INT4847 (Please follow the proper procedure. Sending of irrelevant documents will be counted as disqualification.)
Application Deadline: 24 September 2018 by 5:00 pm
Oxfam is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those that are suitable to work within our values are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of screening checks. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any persuasion will disqualify the candidature.