Jordan nationals: Consultant (HPD/CHE) NOC level - (2200201)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Amman, Jordan 🇯🇴

  1. Purpose of the Consultancy

The purpose of this consultancy is to provide technical support to the to the implementation of the Regional GLAAS 2021/2022 project and the monitoring of SDG 6.a and6.b indicators towards improving Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR).

  1. Background

WHO/EMRO/CHE has been facilitating and providing technical guidance to the Member States for improved WASH services and monitoring of SDG6. WHO/EMRO/CHE launched the GLAAS 2021/2022 cycle in the region and received confirmation of participation by 17 countries. One of the countries completed the GLAAS process. WHO/EMRO/CHE will continue to support 16 countries in the EMR to complete the GLAAS 2021/2022 survey, which reports on SDG 6.a and 6.b indicators.

  1. Planned timelines (subject to confirmation)

(12 days, during the below period)

Start date: 25 January 2022

End date: 12 April 2022

  1. Work to be performed

Output 1: Implement the Regional GLAAS 2021/2022 project

Deliverable 1.1: Provide technical review and feedback of submitted GLAAS 2021/2022 surveys by participating countries.

Deliverable 1.2 Validate and review responses from countries in the EMR to complete the GLAAS 2021/2022 survey.

Deliverable 1.3: Follow-up on the GLAAS process by participant countries and develop monthly reports on the GLAAS 2021/2022 implementation process in the region.

Deliverable 1.4: Engage with Regional Advisors and Global GLAAS Coordinators on GLAAS-related issues

Deliverable 1.5: Provide technical insights and recommendations from GLAAS 2021/2022 in the region towards future improvement of the survey and process.

Technical Supervision

The selected Consultant will work on the supervision of:

Responsible OfficerDr Rola Alemam, Technical Officer, CHEEmail:[email protected]
ManagerDr Ahmad Basel Al-Yousfi, Director, CHEEmail:[email protected]
  1. Specific requirements

– Qualifications required:        

Essential: University degree in Environmental Health or Public Health or Water, Sanitation and waste management

– Experience required:

5 experience in WASH in monitoring water sanitation targets and indicators.

– Skills / Technical skills and knowledge:

Competency in monitoring water, sanitation, hygiene and waste management targets, strong communication skills, proven coordination skills, ability working in multi-cultural environment, Partnership development skills

– Language requirements:

Fluent in Arabic and English (Read-Write-Speak)

  1. Place of assignment

The consultant is expected to perform her/his work in the WHO office in Amman, Jordan. The assignment implies his/her presence in the office 3 days per week for the whole duration of the project. A remote working modality will be arranged with needs and mutual agreement. 

  1. Medical clearance

The selected Consultant will be expected to provide a medical certificate of fitness for work.

  1. Travel

The consultant is not expected to travel.

Addition Information 

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