Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Our Team

The Public Health Promotion (PHP) team is working 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 in 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 as well as to devolve the strategy to improve the lives of Rohingya refugees and the host community in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

The Role:

Oxfam GB is looking for a dynamic person to work with others to support communities affected by emergencies, mobilizing them to act to protect themselves from threats to their life, health and dignity.

To work closely with other departments so as PHE/Protection/ Advocacy & Policy Team to ensure integrated and coherent response.

What we are looking for:

Programme Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Manage associates, as well as overseeing volunteers and community workers, in setting performance objectives with your line managers, supporting team in objective setting.
  • Accomplish the implementation of CE/PHP activities in all phases of emergency WASH, e.g. design and collection of baseline data, ensuring 2-wayscommunication with communities, design, implementation and monitoring of public health promotion actives based on communities feed backs, ensuring targeting and monitoring of NFI distribution (in kind or vouchers) based on community’s preferences.
  • Prepare work plans, weekly reports, monthly reports (5Ws), PHP tracking sheets/data base, meeting minutes Coordination minutes, and contributing in donor reports and proposal narratives and budget for PHP.
  • Monitor disease trends and designing and implementing rapid and relevant interventions in response to possible outbreaks of cholera and/or other public health-
    related diseases.
  • Design interventions for specific target groups, e.g. schools, youth groups, men, women, elderly people and people with special need.
  • Implement the SPHERE standards in appropriate for the context.

Programme approach:

  • Support Oxfam staff to engage with communities to ensure participation mechanisms within WASH projects.
  • Ensure a constant and ongoing context understanding, especially related to community dynamics and health risks and practices.
  • Confirm that gender, protection, and other important cross-cutting concerns are considered in programme design, implementation, and reporting; ensure that activities reflect the needs of specific groups and individuals e.g. IDPs, Host Community, elderly people, children and people with disabilities.
  • Documenting and sharing lessons learnt, successes or failure, and cross program exchanges with other WASH programs

Co-ordination and Representation:

  • Represent Oxfam in effective coordination with government authorities, community structures and NGOs
  • Maximize opportunities for collaboration with local government services, humanitarian agencies, other working national and international NGOs and the Oxfam country programmed
  • Work closely with support department (logistics, finances, HR)

Skills, experience and knowledge:


  • Graduate degree in Public Health / Social sciences / Anthropologies.
  • At least 3 years’ practical experience in appropriate hygiene promotion programmes or/and working with communities.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in both English/Bengali and Chattertonian language (local Language)
  • Good analytical and decisions making skills with limited support.
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work independently as well work as a team player – supporting other departments is essential
  • Capacity to analyze information and ability to apply professional and ethical standards to data collection and analysis processes, and research


  • Good organizational and communication skills with international and national staff.
  • Experience and commitment to promote equity, gender and diversity.
  • Previous working experience with international/non-profit organizations.
  • Experience in emergency and early recovery programmers.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations
  • Demonstrate a commitment to humanitarian principles and values and motivate others towards them
  • Ability to remain calm, work under pressure without losing sight of strategic objectives.

Key Attributes

  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities
  • Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible

We offer:

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam GB, to act as key contributor to Rohingya refugee response programme, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their Humanitarian fields, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding:

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. 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 values are recruited to work for us.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. How to apply:

• Go to: for external applicants:

• For internal applicants:

• Search for the vacancy using the reference number INT5599 complete the online application process
• Ensure you submit your application before midnight (GMT) on the closing date. Unless a different time is specified in the advert.

Application deadline: 19 May 2019

About Us

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.