Deadline: 1 June 2020
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of WASH Officer in Maroua, Cameroon.
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Key Jobs Responsibilities
The WASH Officer will perform the following functions:
- Undertake field visits to UNICEF project sites for the participation in, or observation of project activities and local conditions.
- Prepare routine reports on results of visits and project progress, especially in regard with WASH infrastructures (Boreholes and latrines) and CLTS (community Led Total Sanitation) projects.
- Collect and assemble data and background information regarding WASH projects and provide updated information on project financial and administrative status for analysis and report purposes.
- Analyze Water, Hygiene and Sanitation project status and recommend appropriate adjustments for their sustainability.
- Prepare tables, graphs or other statistical data for technical review/monitoring purposes, regarding especially morbidity due to diarrhea.
- Facilitate at the regional level, sectoral orientation on the “Cluster Approach” and ensure leadership and coordination of the IASC WASH Cluster through preparedness and emergency response, whilst simultaneously ensuring delivery on the CCCs by the UNICEF WASH Programme.
- Monitor the flow of supply and non-supply assistance to local authorities. Draft supply and financial documentation.
- Collect and record information on supply/non-supply inventory, distribution and utilization.
Applicants must have:
- University degree in Water, Hygiene or Sanitation sciences, Rural engineering, Hydrology, Hydrogeology or related technical field.
- 2 year’s professional work experience in project administration related to Water, Hygiene and Sanitation sector, including data collection and analysis at the local, regional, national and international levels in Programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
- Background/familiarity with Emergency (preparedness and response) and the IASC Cluster approach.
- Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
- Fluency in French and working knowledge of English is required.
- Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.
- Nationality of Cameroon.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.