Friday, October 02, 2009

Oxfam Great Britain Vacancy Announcement for Typhoon Ketsana Emer

Oxfam Great Britain, a development and humanitarian organization based in the United Kingdom is responding to the disaster brought about by Typhoon Ondoy. We need energetic Filipinos to share with us the vision and passion to uplift our countrymen from poverty and suffering and be assigned to any of the following areas : Rizal, Bulacan, Laguna and Cavite provinces.

If you share the same passion and vision, come work with us initially for a fixed term employment of three (3) months (with possibility of extension) and apply to any of the position below:

Programme Operations Team:

  1. Public Health Engineers – assess and analyze public health needs and recommend sustainable solutions. Select, design and construct the most relevant and appropriate water and sanitation systems in coordination with the Public Health Engineering Coordinator.
  2. Public Health Promoters – collect relevant secondary data pertaining to disease patters, health seeking behaviour, facilities and government programmes that might influence the way the public promotion intervention is carried out. Implement hygiene promotion activities, train and supervise the Barangay Health Workers in all evacuation centers.
  3. Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods Project Officerssupervise the food security component of Oxfam’s programme. This will primarily involve work planning and regular systematic monitoring of the food security elements of the programme.
  4. Project Officers will work closely with partner NGOs and be responsible for the distribution of non-food items. He/she will responsible for targeting and identification of beneficiaries and defining distribution mechanisms and monitoring.


Logistics Team:

  1. Logistics Officer – negotiate for supplies with local suppliers and obtain quotes as required including producing a monthly price list for standard items. Responsible for purchasing, dispatch of stocks/supplies/equipment and vehicle management.
  2. Warehouse Officermanage the warehouse and stocks. He/she will ensure an efficient and systematize procedure and process of receiving and releasing goods for distribution.
  3. IT Officer – maintenance of the office IT system, troubleshooting and support on IT related procurement.


Finance and Human Resources Team

  1. Donor Contract Management Officerwill work closely with Donors for the contract implementation and requirements.
  2. Human Resources Manager - contribute to the effective and efficient management of the emergency programmes in the Philippines by providing HR advice and support. Ensure that Oxfam GB Human Resources procedures and minimum standards are adhered to and applied fairly, and that adequate procedures are developed, implemented, and maintained.
  3. Human Resources Officer – contributes to the development and ensure implementation of Oxfam GB’s Human Resource policies and procedures with the emergency response team. Keep the office informed and updated on developments/changes in OGB’s HR policies and procedures including recruitment, contract preparation, induction and exit processes.


Information/Communications Management Team

  1. Information/Communications Manager/Officer

Collation of information from the programme and support teams and dissemination to external and internal stakeholders, analysis of information received and capturing key learning points. Supporting Advocacy and Communications Team in policy analysis based on programme learning.


At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome. Make the most of this considerable challenge by personally submitting your CV to (kindly specify the position you are applying for. Due to the urgency of filling up the positions, be ready for a possible interview on the same day):


Efren Tadeo

Human Resources Manager

Oxfam Great Britain in the Philippines

4th Floor, Panay Corporate Center

150 Panay Avenue, Quezon City 


Deadline for receiving applications: 10 October 2009


We particularly welcome application from women and people from indigenous backgrounds.




godadivas said...

Warm greetings!

In response to Oxfam's search for emergency personnel I'd like to join as a Project or Logistics Officer if not as an Information/Communication Manager/Officer.

Kindly forward to the HR Head as soon as possible. Thank you.

Green Cheers!

Eugenio O. Dadivas
Tel. No. 212-8510

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