The JPO will support the new Country Programme for 2018-2020 as well as the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) and provide valuable support to evidence-generation for UNICEF’s WASH programme. Burkina Faso is a key country in the framework of the Sanitation and Water for All Initiative and was elected as a steering committee representative for the Western African countries.
1. Programme/Project Management
- Set up a monitoring and evaluation system for WASH activities to ensure effective programme and project design, implementation, and management
- Draft sound programme budgets including concrete steps to enhance emergency preparedness and response
2. Programme Efficiency and Effectiveness
- Enhance programme efficiency and effectiveness utilizing an evidence based approach and implementation including the monitoring and evaluation of UNICEF inputs, local conditions and resources, flow of supply and non-supply, emergency assistance and WASH programme status.
3. Work Plan and Programme Documentation
- Analyze collected data and information and prepare reports
- Draft changes in WASH work plans with partners and assist in identification of required supplies and equipment
- Draft changes in the Country Programme Recommendation assuring accuracy and consistency with established UNICEF rules, regulations and national, regional and global plans of action
4. Programme Implementation Information and Data
- Ensure the appropriateness of financial, administrative and supply documentation
- Collaborate with Monitoring and Evaluation office on maintaining gender and equity focus in WASH data collection and reporting
5. Knowledge Sharing and Innovation
- Compile WASH programme implementation, preparedness, and training and orientation materials to promote knowledge sharing with counterparts, WASH sectoral stakeholders, donors and media
- Support piloting of innovative solutions within WASH programming and develop the conditions for future scaling up
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- Master degree or equivalent in Development Studies, Political Science, Social Science, or a field relevant to international WASH related development assistance is required.
- A first-level university degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in combination with qualifying experience (at least 3 years of relevant working experience) may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree
- Additional training in Health Education or Communication for Development is an asset
- Part of the candidates’ academic training (either BA or MA) must have taken place in a developing country that appears on the following list of eligible countries of the Dutch JPO Programme.
- A minimum of 2 years to maximal 4 years relevant working experience, including internships and voluntary work experience in social development planning and management in child protection and/other related areas at the international level and/or in a developing country is required. Relevant work experience in child protection and related areas, programme/project development and management in a UN System agency or organization is an asset.
- Fluency in English and French is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.