Members of the General Services area and other members of personnel from the United Nations that are currently in the location where the vacancy is announced; external candidates including foreigners with legal residence and work permit in the country at the moment of the application, recruitment and hiring.
Duties and Qualifications
Senior WASH Assistant
The Senior WASH Assistant provides technical guidance, works in collaboration with partners and other external stakeholders, reviews ongoing activities and generally contributes to improving WASH service delivery to persons of concern (POC) to adequate levels at each site in accordance with the UNHCR WASH Manual and Technical Guidelines, and applicable UNHCR and/or national standards.
S/he will follow a rights-based and community focused approach to programme design and implementation. The incumbent will follow the five principles for protection, accountability and WASH as outlined in UNHCR¿s WASH Manual.
All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.
– Assist in giving technical guidance and support to partners on all WASH-related issues to ensure quality, cost-effectiveness, sustainability and environmental sound WASH interventions.
5. Minimum Qualifications
Education & Professional Work Experience
Years of Experience / Degree Level
For G5 – 2 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1 year relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher
Fields of Education
Desirable certificates and/or Licenses
Agriculture Civil Engineering Environment Natural Resources Management
Relevant Job Experience
UNHCR’s hiring language for Venezuela is English. Candidates must have certain degree of English knowledge.
Pre-selected candidates might be invited to sit in a written test. Only pre-selected candidates will receive a notification. Applications received out of the established deadline (01/07/2020), will not be considered.
UNHCR is committed to have a diverse workspace. All suitable candidates interested to apply, are invited to send their application regardless of gender, civil status, race, colour, ethnicity or nationality of origin, religious believes or sexual orientation. The application to UNHCR positions is free of charges (application, interview, recruitment, training, etc.). For any additional consultation regarding this vacancy please contact the HR Unit at [email protected]
Local recruitment: Senior WASH Assistant/ Asistente Principal de Agua, Saneamiento e Higiene (Temporal)
San Cristobal, , VE