VACANCY: WaSH Coordinator

VACANCY: WaSH Coordinator
Published: 08 August 2017
Oxfam is a global movement of people who won't live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change and we won't stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty. In Zimbabwe, Oxfam work spans across women's rights, sustainable food systems, policy & advocacy work as well as responding to humanitarian crises as part of the Southern African region family.  Thousands of people already commit their time and talents to our campaigning, humanitarian and long-term development projects. Now we're looking for yours

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our team in the capacity of WaSH Coordinator.

About this position:

The WaSH Coordinator strengthens Oxfam's humanitarian and development WaSH role in Zimbabwe by developing a strategy to address both short and long term needs, managing risk analysis, programme design and quality control of emergency response and resilience programmes, and to assess and build capacity of Oxfam partners and staff in line with regional and organisational objectives.

The role will Complement and support the Humanitarian Programme Manager on WASH strategy (ensuring adequate focus on PHE and PHP) development and implementation, ensuring integration of DRR work in both emergency responses and longer-term programmes. Part of the role also includes Programme management, Programme Development and Resource Mobilization as well as Advocacy and Influencing

What We Are Looking For:

    A minimum level of a Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline, for example, Disaster Management,  Development Studies and/or Natural Sciences
    A minimum of 3 years Field experience in Food Security & Livelihoods, and Disaster Risk Management, Emergency and Development Programme Management, preferably with Non-Governmental Organizations and a good understanding of relevant humanitarian and Disaster Risk Management Policy issues.
    Proven experience of managing and implementing programmes in cash, vouchers, agriculture and food.
    A good knowledge of market assessment and analysis and a market based response, and a willingness to engage with wider global initiatives on markets.
    Sound knowledge and ability to apply NGO/Red Cross Code of Conduct, the People in Aid Code, SPHERE, the Good Enough Guide, Humanitarian Accountability Principles and Oxfam International procedures and other regulatory codes.
    In depth understanding of nutrition and food security related issues in humanitarian and development including FSL assessment & surveillance, food aid distribution and alternatives such as cash, social protection, markets analysis, nutrition  and disaster risk reduction approaches.
    Proven experience in analyzing food security situations and translating into programming and advocacy.

To find out more about this role and how to apply online, please visit our web page following this link:

Deadline for Applications - Wednesday 09 August 2017.

NB: This is a national post and it is only open to individuals with the right to reside and work in Zimbabwe. We particularly encourage applications from people living with HIV/AIDS, people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged groups. While we value all applications received, we unfortunately can only respond to shortlisted candidates.

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