Public Health Engineering Officer NGO Jobs – Oxfam

Job Title:         Public Health Engineering Officer
Organization: Oxfam
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 affiliates networked
together in more than 90 countries committed to ridding the world of poverty
and injustice. To achieve this, we support local projects in developing
countries, we lobby governments and companies to take into account the
interests of the poorest people and we campaign to involve citizens in our
work. We implement our programs by working with local NGO partners and civil
society organizations and engaging with private sector and governments. Oxfam
employs over 6,000 people worldwide in more than 90 countries. In Uganda, our
program is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women’s
Rights: Resilient Livelihoods, Governance and Accountability and Humanitarian
Preparedness and Response.
Job Summary: The Public
Health Engineering Officer will conduct technical assessments, design, and
implement water and sanitation projects that are socially acceptable,
environmental friendly, and economically viable;
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent will participate in the assessment
of emergency needs as requested, taking into consideration the broader
perspective of Public Health;
The jobholder will also design and implement
camp water and sanitation facilities for refugee settlements. This person shall
oversee the construction of emergency water systems, using surface water and
possibly ground water, following technical designs; ensure that the most
appropriate forms of sanitation systems are implemented, in consultation with
the beneficiaries, which includes excreta disposal, refuse disposal, vector
control and drainage;
Actively contribute towards planning and
proposal writing in order to provide clear objectives and establish indicators
for monitoring and evaluating of the programme;
The jobholder will develop and implement a
technical training programme for relevant staff/Engineering Assistants,
partners and, to ensure that water sanitation projects in the area reflect

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Oxfam Public Health Engineering
Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any relevant field
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications in writing, including a cover letter and curriculum vitae (Not
exceeding 2MB) to the Human Resource Manager at
Please clearly indicate the position name in the email subject line.
Deadline: 17th
November 2017
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