Tunisia nationals: WASH Officer

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Tunis, Tunisia 🇹🇳

Job no: 558611
Contract type: Temporary Appointment
Duty Station: Tunis
Level: NO-2
Location: Tunisia
Categories: WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene)

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, clean water, hygiene and sanitation!

How can you make a difference?

Reporting to the WASH Specialist (P3) level, the WASH Officer (NO-2) provides 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 work will be focus on WASH interventions related to health care facilities particularly the support of the reinforcement of infections prevention and control and WASH facilities management in health centers and follow up of rehabilitation/ construction of WASH facilities in health centers.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities

  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

For more information, the detailed job description for the WASH Officer NO-2 level position is attached.  Job Description – WASH Officer NO-2 UNICEF Tunisia.pdf

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • An university degree in one of the following fields is required: public health, sanitary engineering, rural engineering, or another relevant technical field.
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience in  in WASH-related programmes for developing countries is required, especially in public health
  • Additional relevant post-graduate courses that complement/supplement the main degree is a strong asset.
  • HUMANITARIAN: at least one year experience in WASH in emergency response/ humanitarian situation is a strong asset
  • Fluency in French and Arabic is required. Knowledge of English 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. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (3) Drive to achieve results for impact (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with others.

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.
We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

Advertised: 12 Jan 2023 W. Central Africa Standard Time
Deadline: 02 Feb 2023 W. Central Africa Standard Time


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IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development