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Consultancy assignment: Country Assessment to strengthen National Humanitarian WASH Coordination

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 consultancy for a Country Assessment to strengthen National Humanitarian WASH Coordination.

For more information, see the attached TERMS OF REFERENCE.

Key skills, technical background, and experience required:

The consulted is expected to have the following technical knowledge and competencies:

• Advanced university degree (minimum Master degree level) 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.
• Ten years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the UN and/or other international development organization, national government or the private sector
• Extensive experience in institutional capacity assessment, analysis and strengthening in development and emergency context in developing countries.
• Proven ability to develop strategic models/frameworks for development and emergency related decision making in developing countries.
• Background/familiarity with Emergency (preparedness and response) and the IASC Cluster approach  and the Transformative Agenda required
• Extensive experience water, sanitation  and promotion coordination  at a senior level in development and/or emergency context
• Extensive experience in WASH sector country assessment and  capacity building based on knowledge  development and transfer   
• Background/familiarity with Emergency (preparedness and response) and the IASC Cluster approach  and the Transformative Agenda required
• A sound understanding of the WASH Sector  preparedness and response in  emergencies
• A good working knowledge of  recent developments and approaches  in WASH  programme   in emergency , early recovery and development

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, CV and signed P11 form (which can be downloaded from our website at https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/index_53129.html) to pdconsultants@unicef.org with subject line “Consultancy, Country Assessment to strengthen National Humanitarian WASH Coordination ,” by 24 March 2014, 5:00 PM (New York time). Please indicate your ability, availability, and daily rate to undertake the terms of reference above.  Applications submitted without a daily rate will not be considered. Joint Applications with two or more individuals are not accepted.

Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.





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