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  • Posted: Nov 29, 2022
    Deadline: Dec 12, 2022
  • UNICEF contributes to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria with a mandate to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. UNICEF’s Nigeria country programme: Aims to accelerate the realization of the rights of all c...
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    WASH Specialist, NOC

    For every child, Sanitation

    • UNICEF Nigeria has a strong WASH programme that focuses on systems strengthening, service delivery including institutional WASH and humanitarian response to support the government to reach its goals and the WASH-related SDGs.

    How Can You Make a Difference?

    • The WASH Specialist (Sanitation) reports to the WASH Manager for guidance and general supervision.
    • The Specialist supports the development, preparation, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the sanitation and hygiene aspects 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 sanitation and hygiene-related output results in the country programme.

    Summary of Key Functions / Accountabilities

    • Programme development and planning
    • Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
    • Technical and operational support for programme implementation
    • Humanitarian WASH preparedness and response
    • Networking and partnership building
    • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

    To Qualify as an Advocate For Every Child You Will Have

    • Education: Master's Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Behavior Change Communication, Sanitary Engineering or other specialist field related to WASH is required.
    • Experience: A minimum of five years of professional work experience in WASH-related programmes for developing countries, including one year deployment in a developing country.
    • Language Requirements: Oral and written proficiency in English is required.  Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.

    For every Child, You Demonstrate

    • UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. 

    UNICEF Competencies Required for this Post are:

    • Builds and maintains partnerships
    • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
    • Drive to achieve results for impact
    • Innovates and embraces change
    • Manages ambiguity and complexity
    • Thinks and acts strategically
    • Works collaboratively with others.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to UNICEF on to apply

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