If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a TA for WASH Officer, P-2, Sittwe, Myanmar.
Please see Terms of Reference
- University degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Public Health, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Geology, Hydrology, Sanitation Engineering, or a field relevant to international WASH related development assistance.
- Additional training in Health Education or Communication for Development (Programme Communication), an asset.
2. Work Experience
- Two years of professional work experience in the UN or other international development organization or private sector (for IP) and national government and field work experience (for NO).
- Background/familiarity with Emergency preparedness and response (and the IASC Cluster approach)
3. Language Proficiency
i) Fluency in English and a second UN language (for IP)
4. Competency Profile (For details on competencies please refer to the UNICEF Professional Competency Profiles.)
i) Core Values (Required)
• Commitment • Diversity and Inclusion • Integrity
ii) Core Competencies (Required)
• Communication [ II ] • Working with People [ I ] • Drive for Results [ I ]
i) Functional Competencies (Required)
• Formulating Strategies and Concepts [ I ] • Analyzing [ II ]
• Applying Technical Expertise [ II ] • Learning and Researching [ II ] • Planning and Organizing [ I ]
iii) Technical Knowledge [ I ]
a) Specific Technical Knowledge Required [ I ]
(Technical knowledge requirements specific to the job can be added here as required.)
• Essential professional knowledge of one of the technical areas of UNICEF programmes.
• Essential Technical Knowledge of theories, principles and methods in one or more of the following areas: Communication for behavior change, WASH in schools, rural water supply projects implementation, planning, evaluation, appropriate water supply and quality technology i.e.: community based water supply, controlling water borne related diseases.
•Gender and diversity awareness
b) Common Technical Knowledge Required (for the job group) [ I ]
Knowledge of the latest theories, technology and practices in:
• Community based sanitation i.e.: hygiene education or latrine construction and waste management.
General knowledge of:
• Methodology of programme/project management
• Programmatic goals, visions, positions, policies and strategies for sectoral programmes
• Knowledge of global human rights issues, specifically relating to children and women, and the current UNICEF position and approaches.
• Knowledge of global environmental issues that pertain to sustainable development and specifically relation to children and woman, and the current UNICEF position and approaches.
• UNICEF policies and strategy to address WASH issues, including those relating to conflicts, natural disasters, recovery, disaster reduction and environment
• UNICEF financial, supply and administrative rules and regulations.
• Rights-based and results-based approach and programming in UNICEF.
• UNICEF programme policy, procedures and guidelines in the Manual.
• Mid-Term Strategic Plan
• UNICEF Board endorsed policy papers and agency-wide programmes impacting on WASH results.
• Knowledge and proficiency in the use of corporate office computer system applications and software, including LAN, email, word processing, spreadsheet, database, telecommunications.
• Gender equality and diversity awareness
c) Technical Knowledge to be Acquired/Enhanced (for the Job) [ I ]
• Government development plans and policies
• Knowledge of local conditions and country legislation relevant to UNICEF programmes
• UN policies and strategy to address international humanitarian issues and the responses including the IASC Cluster approach.
• UN common approaches to programmatic issues and UNICEF positions
• UN security operations and guidelines.
HOW TO APPLY:
If you have got experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, please send a UN Personal History Form P11 and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org The deadline to receive applications is 18 November, 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.