UN WASH Specialist Job Careers – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title:        WASH
Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Reports to: Programme
Specialist (Health)
Grade: NOC
About US:
The United Nations
Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for
the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand
their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners,
we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into
practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and
excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.
Job Summary:  The WASH Specialist reports to the Programme
Specialist (Health) Level 4 for guidance and general supervision. The
Specialist supports the development, preparation, management, implementation,
monitoring and evaluation of the WASH programme within the country programme.
The Specialist provides technical guidance and management support throughout
the programming processes, to facilitate the administration and achievement of
the WASH-related output results in the country programme.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Programme development and planning
  • Programme management, monitoring and
    delivery of results
  • Technical and operational support for
    programme implementation
  • Humanitarian WASH preparedness and
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and
    capacity building

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United
    Nations UNICEF WASH Specialist job opportunity should hold an advanced
    university degree in one of the following fields: public
    health, social sciences, behavior change communication, sanitary
    engineering or another relevant technical field.
  • Additional relevant post-graduate
    courses that complement/supplement the main degree are a strong asset.
  • At least five years of professional
    experience in WASH-related programmes for developing countries is
  • One year of deployment in a developing
    country is required.
  • At least one three-month deployment
    mission in a humanitarian situation (with UN-Govt-INGO) is required.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • UNICEF’s Core Values: Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and
    Accountability, core competencies of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity
    and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for
  • Competencies: Leading and Supervising, Formulating
    strategies and concepts, Analyzing, Applying technical expertise, Relating
    and networking, Deciding and Initiating action.
The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment
process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United
Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations in the
aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN
recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.
Deadline: 18th October 2019
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