WASH International Consultant to Formulate Sanitation and Hygiene Master Plans

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Sudan
Position Type: 
Consultancy
Organization Type: 
International Organization
Experience Level: 
Senior (10+ Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)

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Sudan, surrounded by the Central African Republic, Chad, Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Libya and South Sudan, positioned next to East, West, South and North Africa, is surrounded by complex conflicts in an unpredictable, volatile and rapidly evolving region. Sudan is by size the third biggest country in Africa, with a diverse population of around 42 million people. Sudan's children make up half of the total population, and the past two decades have seen their lives significantly improve: fewer girls and boys are dying before their fifth birthday, primary school attendance is increasing, immunization coverage is high and the country remains polio free. Still, millions of children continue to suffer from protracted conflict in Darfur, the Kordofan's, and Blue Nile, from seasonal natural disasters, malnutrition and disease outbreaks, and from under-investment in basic social services. More than three million of Sudan's school aged children are not in the classroom. UNICEF has been in Sudan since 1952 and continues with a presence in 12 of Sudan's 18 states. 

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How can you make a difference?

Key Activities/Tasks:

1. Formulate ten-year strategic sanitation and hygiene master plans for the towns of i) Nyala and ii) El Gneina based on available data and through stakeholders’ consultations providing prioritized targets, financial phasing and agreed to strategies and approaches

  1. Conduct literature review and produce an inception report outlining a clear approach and methodology to be undertaken, tools to be used and detailed timeframe for the development of the masterplans.
  2. Conduct stakeholder mapping to define different partners including government, private sector and NGOs involved in sanitation and hygiene promotion.
  3. Plan, design and implement the WASH situation analysis including:
  1. Institutional review for WASH services delivery in the targeted state capitals. 
  2. Capacity assessment for the localities and state government regarding sanitation and hygiene service provision.
  3. Waste management assessment covering solid waste, faecal sludge and grey water.
  4. Household sanitation financing assessment to identify existing or potential sanitation financing approach.
  5. Assessment of private sector participation in sanitation and hygiene services in public places and institutions.
  1. Conduct regular stakeholder consultations to solicit contributions at all stages of the master plan development.
  2. Prepare master plan documents including priority actions, implementation modalities, budget and timeframe taking into consideration, local context.
  3. Conduct workshop to solicit stakeholders’ feedback on the draft mater plans.
  4. Prepare, submit and get approval of the final master pan document.

2. Review and update existing mater plans for the towns of Elfasher and Zalingei in consultations with stakeholders

  1. Review the existing master plans, achievements made on phase 1 of the master plans, consult key implementing partners and produce an inception report outlining a clear approach and methodology to be undertaken, tools to be used and detailed timeframe for the updating the masterplans.
  2. Conduct stakeholder workshop to review the overall progress against the master plan provisions, conduct required analysis (SWOT, Visioning, service delivery gap analysis, budget review and projections etc)
  3. Prepare updated master plan documents including priority actions, implementation modalities, budget and timeframe taking into consideration, local context.
  4. Conduct workshop to solicit stakeholders’ feedback on the draft mater plans
  1. Prepare, submit and get approval of the final master pan document.

Output(s)/Deliverable(s):

1.

  •  Inception report
  •  Stakeholders mapping report.
  •  Data collection methodology/ plans and pretested instruments
  •  WASH situation analysis report
  •  Stakeholders consultation workshop report
  •  Submission of draft master plans
  •  Workshop report on stakeholders’ feedback on the draft master plan
  •  Final/approve Master Plans for the towns of El Gneinina and Nyala.

2. 

  •  Inception report
  •  WASH situation analysis report
  •  Stakeholders consultation workshop report
  •  Submission of draft master plans
  •  Workshop report on stakeholders’ feedback on the draft master plan
  •  Final/approved Master Plans for the towns of Elfasher and Zalingei.

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

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in civil / environmental / water engineering, sanitary engineering, Public Health or related field.
  • A minimum of [Ten years] of relevant professional experience in development programming at International level. Prior work experience with UN and bilateral/multilateral donors. 
  • Relevant work experience in: prior experience of preparation of sanitation and hygiene sector master plans for urban areas in a developing country
  • Knowledge of: Sanitation and hygiene, strategic and master planning, facilitation and negotiation skills, ability and experience of working with senior government functionaries and top leadership,
  • Language skills required: good knowledge and expertise in data analysis tools and techniques, Excellent English language skills, working knowledge of Arabic an advantage.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds,  irrespective of gender, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

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 also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. 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.

No Fee

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Remarks:

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

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

No Fee:

UNICEF DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING THE CONTRACT). UNICEF DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

Advertised: 15 Nov 2020 E. Africa Standard Time
Deadline: 22 Nov 2020 E. Africa Standard Time