Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Closing date: 30 May 2018
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.
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For every child, AN ADVOCATE
The fundamental mission of UNICEF is to promote the rights of every child, everywhere, in everything the organization does in programs, in advocacy and in operations. The equity strategy, emphasizing the most disadvantaged and excluded children and families, translates this commitment to children’s rights into action. For UNICEF, equity means that all children have an opportunity to survive, develop and reach their full potential, without discrimination, bias or favoritism. This is why the focus on equity is so vital. It accelerates progress towards realizing the human rights of all children, which is the universal mandate of UNICEF, as outlined by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, while also supporting the equitable development of nations.
How can you make a difference?
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children in the world’s thereby ensuring a better future for every child, this is the chance to make a difference. The WASH Officer will provide technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the WASH programming process. The Officer prepares, manages and implements a variety of technical and administrative tasks, related to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the WASH output results of the Country Programme.The WASH Officer will more particularly focus on providing technical assistance to strengthen WASH related M&E systems, within the Water and Sanitation Sector, but also within the Education Sector (WASH in Schools and pre-schools) and the Health Sector (WASH in Health Care Facilities)
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:1) Programme development and planning2) Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results3) Technical and operational support for programme implementation4) Humanitarian WASH preparedness and response5) Networking and partnership building6) Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
1)Programme development and planning
2)Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
3)Technical and operational support for programme implementation
4)Humanitarian WASH preparedness and response
5)Networking and partnership building
6)Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
Impact of Results:
The support provided by WASH specialist will enable the Country Office to achieve the WASH-related output results of the country programme. This, in turn, will contribute to the achievement of the outcome results of the Country Programme Document. When done effectively, the achievement of the outcome results will improve child survival, growth and development and reduce inequalities in the country.
To qualify as a/an [champion or advocate] for every child you will have…
For every Child, you demonstrate…
i)Core Values (Required)•Commitment • Diversity and Inclusion • Integrity
ii)Core Competencies (Required)• Communication [ II ] • Working with People [ I ] • Drive for Results [ I ]
iii)Functional Competencies (Required)•Formulating strategies and concepts [ I ]• Analyzing [ II ]•Applying technical expertise [ II ]•Learning and researching [ II ]•Planning and organizing[ II ]
iv)Technical Knowledgea) Basic knowledge of six of the eight components •Rural water supply for low- and middle-income countries – including water safety, sustainability•Rural sanitation for low- and middle-income countries, incl sustainability; applying CATS principles•Urban sanitation for low- and middle-income countries, incl sustainability•Handwashing with soap•WASH-in-Schools and Health Centres•Menstrual hygiene management•National government WASH policies, plans and strategies•Analysis of national budgets and expenditure for basic WASH, and related advocacy
b) Basic knowledge of one component • Humanitarian WASH – preparedness•Humanitarian WASH – response and recovery
c) Basic knowledge of all four components •Programme/project management•Capacity development•Knowledge management•Monitoring and evaluation
d)Basic knowledge •Human rights and WASH•Gender equality and WASH
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all national, religious, gender and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.
How to apply:
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 organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=513042