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Public Health Promoter Officer at Oxfam

  • Temporary
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

Oxfam

Public Health Promotion (INT10444)

The Role

Oxfam in Malawi is looking for a result oriented individual to fill out a position Temporary Public Health Promoter Officer.  Oxfam has secured new funding from UNICEF to respond to cholera outbreak emergency in Chikwawa and Nsanje Districts, which have been experiencing surge of new cholera cases recently. The outbreak was initially confirmed in March 2022 in Machinga District, and it had spread across all the districts in the country affecting over 58,000 people and claimed over 1,700 people since the onset of the outbreak in March 2022. The project planned to block the spread by implementing WASH interventions in the affected TAs of Chikwawa and Nsanje, using Community Led Sanitation (CLTS) approach which can quickly enhance latrine coverage and improve WASH/ hygiene behaviours. The project is designed to run for five months from 03rd June to 15th November 2024. Being an emergency rapid response, it requires swift implementation of the lifesaving interventions.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assessment and programme/activity design
  2. Implementation
  3. Coordination
  4. Reporting and communication
  5. Management and Capacity building.

Education:

Minimum requirement is a university Diploma or equivalent in Environmental Sciences, Public Promotion or any other related field.

 

Experience & Skills

  • Some prior knowledge of public health, communication or community development.
  • Demonstrate accountability to partners and disaster and conflict affected people and communities
  • Ability to make autonomous decisions in a fluid environment
  • Demonstrate understanding of when a decision can be taken and when to involve others
  • Maintain focus on delivery of timely and appropriate results using available resources
  • Leadership and leading teams in field,
  • Thinking out of box, Good thinking and listening skills,

To apply for this job please visit jobs.oxfam.org.uk.