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|Overview of position
WASH response in Libya evolves around three strategic objectives (a) Service Delivery and ensuring emergency and sustainable access to basic services; (b) Evidence generation, strengthening accountability and governance frameworks; (c) strengthening community and institutional capacity.
Additionally, the protracted conflict in Libya resulted in the severe decline of water and sanitation services and led to widening gaps between demand and supply of services over the last three years. The water systems of the three main water institutions (Man-Made River Project, Desalination Company and General Company of Water and Wastewater Systems (GCWW)) are left without essential operation and maintenance services and are also lacking a proper coordination and communication mechanisms.
Due to a growing need for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), UNICEF activated the sector by establishing the WASH Working Group to coordinate WASH response for Libya. The coordination platforms include both the humanitarian WASH sector coordination under the leadership of UN Humanitarian country team and supported by OCHA and Joint Technical Coordination Committee(JTCC) under co-leadership of UNICEF and Ministry of Planning In order to deliver these key activities, the consultant is expected and based on the extensive technical guidance provided by UNICEF WASH Specialist and other experts within UNICEF.
UNICEF and the Libyan government have jointly developed the Country Programme Document (CPD) (2019-2020) in accordance with identified needs of children and women in Libya. WASH and Health program comprises Survive and Thrive component that will work with the government to ensure that all vulnerable boys and girls survive and thrive in a safe and clean environment. WASH Annual Work Plan (AWP) was signed on 25 of March 2019 between UNICEF and General Authority for Water Resources (GAWR). THE AWP have different activities that will contribute to achieve the GAWR national priorities and strategies.
The main objective is to contribute and support strengthening the water and sanitation sector governance, policy and strategyMain Responsibilities and Tasks:Under the overall supervision of international WASH specialist, the national consultant will be expected to deliver the following monthly tasks. The monthly report should include the following deliverables against each of completed month:
- Submission of monthly plan to highlight key activities during the month in agreement with the supervisor.
- Assessment: to contribute in WASH needs assessments in close coordination with Government departments.
- Programme Implementation: to assist in programme implementation as per annual work plan and programme agreements with partners with focus on key deliverables.
- Coordination: Follow up and coordinate with GAWR and other governmental counterparts (MoP, MoE, MoH, MMEP, GCWW, GDC, Environmental Sanitation department, NCDC) on implementation of all AWP activities
- Policies and Strategies: Recommend actions for UNICEF contribution in government policies and strategies. It includes IWRM, SDGs and WQ management and monitoring
- Capacity building: Technical Support on strengthening ministry and institutional capacity. Additionally, to coordinate with GAWR and UNICEF on staff training and related capacity building programs
- Supervision, and monitoring Evaluation; to undertake regular supervision and monitoring of the planned activities to ensure timely and quality completion of the water and sanitation facilities construction/rehabilitation by implementing partners and/or contractors.
- Facilitate Coordination of UNICEF’s humanitarian response program in field with relevant Government departments, UN agencies and NGOs to target the most affected areas with humanitarian needs and avoid the duplication of activities with other organizations Coordinate with MoP and governmental counterparts on JTCC and relevant coordination meetings.
- Documentation: Support and coordinate UNICEF WASH evidence generation, assessments and emergency response with governmental counterparts
- Partnership building; enhance and sustain partnership with key government counterparts and major stakeholders through regular meeting, reviews, information sharing, joint monitoring and planning.
- Partnership reviews: Facilitate and contribute to quarterly and Mid Term Review meetings with all relevant stakeholders for GAWR/UNICEF progress review.
- Immediate Reporting; ensure that any urgent needs and unforeseen challenges are reported immediately for timely action and represent UNICEF in field level meetings, events as per UNICEF guidelines and mandate in consultation with the supervisor
- Monthly Reports; submit monthly reports as per agreed template with the supervisor highlighting key achievements and challenges during the reporting period and plan for the month ahead. Additionally, provide inputs for all required reports for WASH program.
The consultant will be required to provide frequent and ad -hoc reports as per the request of the supervisor
||Key competencies The consultant will be required to have excellence in the following competencies
• Networking and building partners
• Problem solving and analytic analysis
Team management • The consultant will not be required to manage teams
Qualifications required What level of academic qualification is required, e.g. PhD, Masters, Bachelors, Diploma, High School certificate
• University degree in water engineering, environmental engineering or related engineering field.
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in management water and sanitation projects
• Proven experience of working in/with concerned government departments (GAWR, GCWW, GDC).
• Relevant experience in, developing polices/strategies is highly required for this job,
• Experience and knowledge in sustainable development projects, SDG targets, monitoring and collection of related data
• Proficiency in computer applications and analytical skills.
• Ability to analyses figures and technical data presentation.
Other qualifications Are there other qualifications or certifications (e.g. NEBOSH) that may be required
Years’ experience How many years’ relevant experience are required and in which specific fields?
At least 5 years
Languages Insert languages and level required (Fluent, Working)
The consultant is expected to be fluent in Arabic and English (writing and speaking)
This role has no team management responsibility.
UNICEF will process the payment every 2 months. The payment will be done based on the submission of summary report contains the achieved results, planned activities enclosed with photos and other related supporting documents.|
The payment will be due if above specific tasks are delivered particularly developing the required SDG strategy or other agreed strategy. The payment will be only processed based on below deliverables
- First payment upon submission of first review strategy including agreed structure
- Second payment upon submission of first draft strategy
- 3d Payment upon submission final strategy