Burkina Faso nationals: WASH Officer

Ouagadougou, , BF

Job Number: 501819 | Vacancy Link
Location: Burkina Faso
Work Type : Fixed Term Staff

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.

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.

Purpose of the Position

Under the supervision of the WASH Specialist, you will provide professional technical advice on programme/project design, planning, administration, monitoring and evaluation of Water, Hygiene and Sanitation (WASH) programme/project activities, data analysis and progress reporting, and commitment for enhancement of teamwork and capacity building.

Key Expected Results

Accurate, complete and up-to-date information made available for effective budget preparation, WASH programme and project design, implementation, management and evaluation.
WASH programme efficiency and effectiveness enhanced through effective implementation follow-on.
Progress reports and WASH project work plans timely prepared, and effective technical assistance provided in the identification of required supplies and equipment, and in the drafting of Country Programme Recommendation and other project documentation.
Appropriateness and completeness of financial and supply documentation as well as adherence to established allotments ensured.
Knowledge sharing with donors and media promoted.
Effective communication and networking achieved through partnership and collaboration.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

University degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: civil engineering, mechanical engineering, hydrology, sanitation engineering, or a field relevant to international development assistance in WASH.
Additional training in health education an asset
One year of work experience in the UN or other international development organization in a field relevant to international development assistance in WASH
Background/familiarity with Emergency.
Fluency in English and local working language of the duty

Competencies of Successful Candidate

Core Values

Diversity and inclusion

Core competencies

Working with people
Drive for results

Functional Competencies

Formulating Strategies and Concepts
Applying Technical Expertise
Learning and Researching
Planning and Organizing

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

Opening Date 8 Dec 2016 Greenwich Standard Time
Closing Date 22 Dec 2016 Greenwich Standard Time