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Oxfam employs more than six thousand people in 90 countries who share a commitment to work together to end poverty and suffering. It is committed to ensure diversity and gender equality within the organization and welcomes applications from women, person with disability and under-represented groups. Oxfam does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on their HIV/AIDS status. The organization has been working in Bangladesh since the War of Independence and has established a permanent country office in 1972. Since then it has responded to all major emergencies in the country. Oxfam’s current program focuses on Economic Justice & Resilience, Gender and Women’s Leadership and Humanitarian Capacity Building and Response

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Posting: Cox’s Bazar (Ukhiya & Teknaf) No of Position: 03
Job Type: (Temporary. Fixed Term) up to 30th September 2018

[Only Bangladeshi nationals are eligible to apply]

Salary & Benefits: BDT. 727,205 per annum (13 months) gross with other benefits as per Oxfam policy

We are urgently looking for a dynamic team player who will work with the Emergency Response team under Oxfam in Bangladesh.

Design, Develop and Deliver WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) programme & contribute to plan and implement emergency WASH activities in Rohingya response plan in coordination with PHP colleagues ensuring quality at each level within the project time frame.

The post holder reports to PHE Team Leader.


  • A suitable qualification in the areas of WASH related engineering (Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, WASH Engineering).
  • At least 2 years experience in WASH programming including public health engineering
  • Excellent experience in developing design, drawing, BoQs, water quality testing & monitoring of engineering activities.
  • Good understanding and use of humanitarian international codes of conduct and minimum standards, especially the Red Cross Code and SPHERE standards.
  • Experience in working with partner organizations, and in particular on participatory approach and strengthening capacity around project cycle management.
  • Strong team working skills and ability to motivate and facilitate the work to others.
  • Ability to work with different teams and under matrix management
  • Experience in promoting water rights and water governance perspectives at local contexts
  • Demonstrated experience of integrating gender, Person with Disability, marginalized and diversity issues in public health programme activities.
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing and implementing M&E systems for public engineering.
  • Training/ counterpart development skills.
  • Good written and spoken English.
  • Contract/contractor management, tendering, estimation- experience
  • Market based WASH approaches and community engagements
  • Clear understanding on gender and diversity issues.
  • Strong negotiation and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in response to changing needs.
  • Ability to travel and to work in difficult and emergency circumstances

Apply Instructions

If you feel you can make a difference please visit by using the Job Reference Number INT4451 (Please follow the proper procedure. Sending of irrelevant documents will be counted as disqualification.)

Application Deadline: 19th May 2018 by 5:00 pm

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any persuasion will disqualify the candidature.

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