UNICEF Job in Nigeria for a WASH State Consultant

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) – For 70 years, UNICEF has
been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote
children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest
provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child
health and
nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education
for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence,
exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary
contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about
making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s
rights organization would like to hear from you.

UNICEF is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: WASH State Consultant
Job Number: 501647
Location: Nigeria
Work Type: Consultancy
Purpose of the Consultancy

  • The consultant shall provide technical support to the WASH
    Section in Kaduna state to strengthen systems for sustainable
    implementation of Water, Sanitation & Hygiene. This will include
    providing support in programme planning, implementation, monitoring and
    documentation of good practices for shared learning and knowledge
    management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Field Office to strengthen the capacity of WASH
    sector institutions at State & LGA levels including the LGA WASH
    Facilitators to plan and implement WASH programme in rural communities.
  • Support LGAs to ensure WASHIMS and CDS are adequately updated
    and disseminated on a timely basis, plan project interventions and
    ensure quantity, quality, coverage, etc. and access to disadvantaged and
    marginalized groups
  • Assist the Field Office to conduct regular supportive
    supervision and monitoring of WASH interventions & maintain a
    regular flow of information among stakeholders at all levels and
    establishing data room where all information and documents relating to
    the tendering/contracting/payment processes, monitoring and progress can
    be obtained.
  • Support the Field Office to organize activities for building
    capacities of WASH institutions; and review activity proposals from
    partners for recommendation to the WASH Specialist for approval.
  • Provide technical assistance to the State Rural Water and
    Sanitation Agencies (RUWASSAs) in the implementation, monitoring and
    supervision of agreed annual work plans with greater focus on ensuring
    quality of interventions.
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Qualifications or Specialized Knowledge/Experience Required

  • Advanced University Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering; Water & Sanitation; and Public Health.
  • At least 6 years of relevant experience in programme planning,
    implementation and monitoring preferably in water and sanitation sector.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply 

Application Deadline  6th December, 2016.

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