WASH Specialist (90482) -NOC- Addis Ababa (For Ethiopian Nationals only)

Addis Ababa

 

UNICEF Ethiopia Country Office is looking to a professional WASH Specialist at NOC level.

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To support the Pillar Lead in the formulation, design, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of the Rural WASH programme to ensure overall efficiency and effectiveness of the programme management, delivery and accomplishment of programme goals and objectives.

 

Support the development of the functionality and climate resilience aspects of the Rural WASH programme and the identification of gender inequalities and implementation of programmes to eliminate inequalities.

KEY END-RESULTS

1. Timely sectoral analysis, input, support and collaboration to the Situation Analysis and its periodic update made for effective programme planning, development and management.

2. Knowledge management effectively promoted through drafting/finalizing key WASH sectoral programme documents and reports, sharing good practice, lessons learned, and knowledge/information exchange.

3. Quality of rights-based WASH programmes effectively promoted, and coherence, synergy and value added to programme management process through results-based management.

4. Climate resilience and functionality WASH strategies formulated, implemented and integrated in all Rural WASH programming and monitored.

5. Sectoral work plan and activities formulated, implemented and monitored, ensuring alignment with the defined programme strategies and approaches, with special attention to gender/sex disaggregation of relevant indicators.

6. Programme delivery, evaluation and reporting carried out efficiently, rigorously and transparently in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.

7. UNICEF’s global goals effectively promoted through advocacy and policy dialogue in the WASH sector.

8. Proper and timely UNICEF and Government accountability ensured regarding supply, non-supply and emergency assistance as well as disbursement of programme funds for the WASH sector.

9.  Effective communication and networking achieved through partnership and collaboration.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

  • Advanced university degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Public Health, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Geology, Hydrology, Sanitation Engineering, or a field relevant to international WASH related development assistance.
  • Additional training in Health Education or Communication for Development (Programme Communication), an asset.
  • Five years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the UN or other international development organization, national government or the private sector. Field work experience.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency (preparedness and response) and the IASC Cluster approach.
  • Fluency in English and local working language of the duty

 Competencies of Successful Candidate: 

Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Integrity

Core competencies

  • Communication 
  • Working with people 
  • Drive for results 

Functional Competencies

  • Leading and Supervising 
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts 
  • Analyzing 
  • Relating and Networking 
  • Deciding and Initiating Action 
  • Applying Technical Expertise 

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

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.
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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Addis Ababa
  • Grade: NO-C, National Professional Officer - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Environment
    • Environment
    • Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)
  • Closing Date: 2017-05-18

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