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PHP Team Leader – French Speaker

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Oxfam GB
Closing date: 12 Jul 2017

Team Purpose

To enable Oxfam to respond effectively in preparing for and responding to the needs of emergency affected communities in vulnerable countries world wide.

Job Purpose - Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

To work with national and international staff and partners providing leadership for the Community Engagement and Public Health Promotion teams to ensure that women , men and children are involved in managing WaSH resources in safe, equitable and culturally appropriate ways to maximise the benefits for their communities.

Key Responsibilities

· Support for Public Health initiatives in Oxfam’s Humanitarian response programmes

· Coordination and representation

· Capacity building

· Programme learning and reporting

· Contributing to programme quality standards

Technical Skills, Experience & Knowledge


· Graduate qualification or equivalent in one of the following, or a related discipline: social sciences, environmental or public health, anthropology or community development.

· Substantial overseas experience of which a considerable part should involve recent emergency experience

· Ability to work effectively under stress in emergency situations, in a leadership role. Experience of having led or coordinated inter-agency initiatives would be an advantage.

· Ability to work in a participative way with communities; strong counterpart/ training skills

· Strong assessment, analytical and planning skills.

· Experience of task managing and performance management of small teams and of budget tracking

· Experience of varied approaches to capacity building.

· Good communication and interpersonal skills. Sensitivity to cultural differences and the ability to work in a variety of cultural contexts and communicate with a diverse range of people .

· Sound understanding of the importance of gender and participation in programme implementation; sensitive to the needs of displaced and disadvantaged populations.

· Committed to humanitarian principles and minimum standards for Humanitarian response

· Good spoken and written in French and English

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted through the Oxfam website. For further information about the role and to apply please go to:

All applications must be submitted in English and include an English CV.