Job Opportunity in Jordan with Oxfam: WASH Program Manager

Job Opportunity in Jordan with Oxfam: WASH Program Manager

Jordan 05 Aug 2020





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05 Aug 2020
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Oxfam offers a job opportunity in Jordan as a WASH Program Manager.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant management experience at programme level;
  • Extensive WASH sector experience including both through theoretical knowledge and practical implementation; good understanding and experience of humanitarian and development WASH;
  • Relevant university qualifications;
  • Well-developed analytical and planning skills;
  • Proven team leadership and the ability to work independently;
  • Proven decision making capability;
  • Demonstrates ability to identify and implement opportunities for innovation, with a focus on WASH and SWM;
  • Can effectively influence outside own team and successfully represent the programme;
  • Contributing to strategic development at a wider level within the programme;
  • High-level interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Anticipates problems and regularly provides solutions;
  • Proactively assumes more responsibility and/or more difficult areas of work in agreement with manager;
  • Strong and proven commitment to gender justice and women’s rights with ability to champion it internally as well as externally including in program and project design and strategies.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Experience of working in a multicultural team;
  • Able to work under pressure, ability to prioritise and commitment to meet deadlines
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and action and to Oxfam’s equal opportunity and gender policies


  • Arabic would be a strong advantage.
  • Knowledge of Jordan and Middle East context is desirable;

Key Attributes:

  • At ease working with Syrian refugee communities and being based in Za’atari Refugee camp.
  • 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.

Useful information:

  • Contract Length: One year, renewable.
  • Benefits: Oxfam offers staff a comprehensive benefits package including annual leave entitlements, sick pay provision, medical cover plus opportunities for learning and development, part-time option, flexible working hours.
  • It is Oxfam’s policy to hire at the minimum to middle of the band, depending upon the skills and experiences of the strongest candidate. 

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