The WASH Officer reports to the Chief of Field Office (Level 4). The WASH Officer 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 and planned Rolling Work Plan (RWP) for area of responsibilities of the Saadah field office. The WASH Officer will be performing the following key activities:
Programme development and planning
Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
Technical and operational support for programme implementation
Humanitarian WASH preparedness and response
Networking and partnership building
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
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Advanced university degree in a relevant area. A Bachelor’s degree combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced degree.
Additional relevant post-graduate courses that complement/supplement the main degree are a strong asset.
A minimum of two years of professional experience in WASH related programmes.
Familiarity with emergency programming is considered an asset.
Fluency in oral and written English is required. Arabic or any other UN language will be an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
Requirements (basic knowledge of at least two of the components, required):
Rural water supply for low- and middle-income countries – including water safety, sustainability
Rural sanitation for low- and middle-income countries, including sustainability; applying CATS principles
Urban sanitation for low- and middle-income countries, including sustainability
Handwashing with soap
WASH-in- Health Centers
National government WASH policies, plans and strategies
Human rights and WASH, required.
Gender equality and WASH, required.
Functional Competencies (Required):
Formulating strategies and concepts (I)
Applying technical expertise (II)
Learning and researching (II)
Planning and organizing (II)
View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf
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.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.