Joint UNICEF- ASEAN WASH Declaration and Regional WASH Strategy

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Bangkok, Thailand 🇹🇭

Work Assignment, Work Schedule, and Deliverables:

  • Main Tasks:  Work planning/Inception
  • Task Details: Develop a detailed workplan, in consultations with regional office, list of references             
  • Deliverables:  Revised Workplan/inception report
  • When:  3 days by 1st week of September 2018

Main Tasks:  Desk/Document Review –  Analysis & consolidation of findings to develop a concept note for Joint UNICEF ASEAN WASH Declaration            

Task Details: 

  • Review and analysis of existing WASH situation in the region
  • Develop draft outline of joint WASH Declaration in iteration with UNICEF WASH team and the ASEAN Socio-Cultural/Health pillar heads/teams
  • Facilitate consultation (remote) and sharing of draft declaration with the ASEAN body and UNICEF for inputs and finalization of the Declaration integrating critical elements of the positioning of the WASH sector from the perspective of adapting to climate change, building resilience and the urban context and 
  • Finalize a Joint UNICEF ASEAN WASH declaration for endorsement by the ASEAN council

Deliverables:    

  • Draft concept note of the Joint UNICEF ASEAN WASH Declaration with methodology on the finalization of the joint declaration
  • Joint consultation with the Socio-Cultural pillar team od ASEAN and final draft of the declaration

When: 

  • 5 days for the concept note by third week of September 2018
  • 10 days for the Declaration and Road map by end of October 2018

Main Tasks: Desk/Document Review –  Analysis & consolidation of findings to develop a Regional WASH Strategy (Draft)          

Task Details: 

  • Review and analysis of existing WASH situation in the region
  • Develop draft outline of the regional WASH strategy in iteration with UNICEF WASH team in RO, HQ and COs in the region
  • Final draft of the regional WASH strategy with a road map for its effective implementation in the region

Deliverables:    

  • Draft outline of the regional WASH strategy with methodology on the finalization of the strategy
  • Final draft of the regional WASH strategy aligned with Global WASH strategy, SDG and ROMP

When:  21 days, by end of November 2018

Main Tasks:  Finalization and presentation          

Task Details:   Consolidate feedback into final drafts and finalize the Declaration and WASH strategy        

Deliverables:  Final Joint WASH Declaration and the Regional WASH Strategy      

When:  5 days, by end of December 2018

End Product:

The key deliverables will include i) A Joint UNICEF ASEAN Declaration on WASH with key background documents on the rationale for the Declaration and a road map for the implementation of the declaration in alignment with the ASEAN Vision, the joint Action Plan and the SDG 6 and ii) An EARPO Regional WASH strategy with regional situation analysis, key strategic approaches with a Theory of Change and road map for the implementation of the strategy in alignment with the Global WASH Strategy, UNICEF Strategic Plan and the ROMP. 

Estimated Duration of Contract:  44 working days between September – December 2018

Requirements:

  • Advanced Master’s Degree in WASH (or similar field), Public Health, or Statistic are required.
  • Demonstrated track record in WASH situation analysis, compilation, documentation and publication with experience in working with inter-governmental bodies on compiling WASH progress and issues. 
  • Knowledge of UNICEF WASH programmes and WASH sector in EAPRO highly desirable.
  • Good writing and analytical skills in English are required.
  • Ability to work independently and able to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit the following document by 2 September 2018.

  • CV/P-11, outlining qualification and technical capacity
  • relevant work experience for undertaking this assignment
  • full contact information of minimum 2 references
  • availability
  • the proposed workplan
  • proposed daily professional fee in USD

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