UNICEF Sudan TA WASH Officer (Information Management), NO-2, Khartoum, Sudan (364 days)

Khartoum | Sudan

Purpose of the Position

Under the guidance of the WASH Cluster Coordinator, the incumbent manages knowledge related to WASH Sector work in Sudan and contributes towards the effective planning and implementation of WASH sector programme interventions through provision of required information management and reporting services in a timely and efficient manner.

Key Expected Results

  1. Leads development of robust information management system (framework, process map, protocol and associated formats) and orients all sector and partners IM focal points at both Khartoum and state levels on the same.

  2. Maintain detailed information of all current and potential WASH cluster/sector partners, their capacities and areas of work (including Who, What, Where and by When).

  3. Maintain/upgrade simple user-friendly effective reporting mechanism and formats in consultation with cluster/sector partners (WASH sector joint activity based plan).

  4. Strengthen, upgrade and follow-up on WASH programme data/information collection and management tools using WES database, GIS, WES website, humanitarian website and other tools

  5. Upgrade, enhance and follow-up information sharing mechanism and tools including manual and automated tabular and graphical reports and maps.

  6. Build the capacity of WASH sector partners at national and state level in the different aspects of information management including data collection, processing, analysis and dissemination and reporting tools.

  7. Maintain and upgrade broader information sharing on WASH needs and solutions with all concerned stakeholders and the affected population;

  8. Coordinate with the information officers of other clusters/sectors to ensure complementarity, integration and cross-cluster/sector information analysis and interpretation.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate


University Degree in Civil Engineering, Hydrogeology, Environmental Sanitation or information management related technical field.

Work Experience

At least 2 years of progressively responsible experience in WASH Information Management. Previous experience with UN Agencies and/or NGOs is an added advantage.

Language Proficiency

Fluency in English and Arabic

Competencies of Successful Candidate

Core Values:


Diversity and Inclusion


Core Competencies:

Communication [II]

Working with People [II]

Drive for Results [II]

Functional Competencies:

Formulating Strategies and Concepts [II]

Analyzing [III]

Relating and Networking [II]

Deciding and Initiating Action [II]

Applying Technical Expertise [III]

Remarks :

This vacancy is open ONLY for nationals of Sudan.

Successful candidate must be willing to serve in field locations temporarily, depending on the needs of the job Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

UNICEF is an equal opportunity employer and qualified females and young people are particularly encouraged to apply.

UNICEF is a smoke-free working environment.

Zero tolerance of sexual abuse and exploitation is our policy.

Note to applicants

UNICEF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting processing, training or any other fees), nor will we request information about your bank account during recruiting

Closing date: 15 December 2015 TO APPLY: Please create your profile and apply online through www.unicef.org/employ

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Khartoum | Sudan
  • Grade: N/A
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Environment
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)
  • Closing Date: 2015-12-15

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