Operations Analyst (Multiple positions)
Background Information - Job-specific
The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) was established in 1990 and mandated by name in United Nations General Assembly resolution A/RES/45/181.The WSSCC Secretariat is hosted by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and aims to accelerate the achievement of sustainable sanitation, hygiene and water services for all people, with special attention to the unserved poor, by enhancing collaboration and coordination of all sector stakeholders. The WSSCC Secretariat is located in Geneva, Switzerland. More information on WSSCC can be found on the website at www.wsscc.org.
Reporting to the Programme Director, or to a delegated staff of the programmes Division, the Anlayst provides technical analysis and coordination of information and documentation reviews in support of the managers overview and evaluation of the overall One-Pipe effort. Collaborating with programme and technical teams, grants management and M&E, the Analyst provides direct, substantive and logistical support to the programme manager with special focus on the regional units. The latter will entail working with the regional team to ensure smooth well-organized operations and timely delivery and handling of internal and external demands and requests. This includes support to financial planning and monitoring and audit follow-up both at global and country level.
- Analyze and track grants management workload in programme teams identify common trends, gaps and facilitating remedial efforts with Finance team.
- Support the Regional Managers and other technical experts with research and analysis on specific assigned topics.
- Promote the integration of lessons learned, best practices and other operational knowledge into work processes, guidance and planning scenarios.
- Support the development of the programme’s annual report, providing an overview of activities conducted
- Work with relevant Units to assist the process of producing, storing and disseminating advocacy and best practice materials
- Propose and support new ideas for learning, research, and guidance initiatives
- Provide substantive, technical and administrative support for the timely and effective reporting on and implementation of the programme.
- Draft regular updates to the programme director on budget, resource allocation, staffing requirements, consultant contracting and support annual work planning.
- Support programme director/regional managers in organizing and preparing with partners on conferences, meetings processes.
- Provide support in developing and monitoring tools and systems for tracking programme implementation progress for the regional units.
- Participate in country programme missions if required.
- Masters or equivalent in health sciences, development studies, or related fields.
- A Bachelor Degree in combination with 2 additional years of relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of a Master's Degree.
Minimum two years of relevant experience working in programme or operations support or related fields.
Fluency in both written and spoken English, Fluency in written and spoken French as asset.