WASH Specialist at UNICEF, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Deadline: 27 October 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of WASH Specialist in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The WASH Specialist will perform following functions-

  • Enhance effective programme, sectoral or inter-sectoral, planning, development and management by leading, guiding, coordinating and supporting the timely completion of the Situational Analysis and its periodic update through accurate and complete monitoring and analysis, and the timely preparation or finalization of sectoral input.
  • Ensure inclusion and delivery on sectoral leadership responsibilities including leadership and facilitation of the IASC WASH Cluster.
  • Promote knowledge management by exchange of knowledge, information, situation analysis, experience or lessons learned.
  • Promote the quality of rights-based WASH programme and programmes through participation in the formulation of programme/project goals, strategies and approaches.
  • Coordinate with Operations and Supply staff on supply and non-supply assistance activities ensuring proper and timely UNICEF and Government accountability.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree in 1 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), is an asset.
  • 5 years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the UN or other international development organization, national government or the private sector.
  • Knowledge of French is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese is required.
  • Nationality of Guinea-Bissau.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.