WASH Manager, (P4), Harare, Zimbabwe # 64168 (2 years Fixed Term Contract)
Job Number: 522282 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Zimbabwe
Work Type : Fixed Term Appointment
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
UNICEF has been operating in Zimbabwe since 1982. We are a team of passionate professionals committed to the protection and fulfillment of children’s rights.
The current UNICEF-Government of Zimbabwe Country Programme of Cooperation (2016-2020) aims to support Zimbabwe to sustain and build upon the gains achieved for children during the 2012-2015 Country Programme of Cooperation. The programme focuses on improving the quality of social services, increasing access to services, and helping to build national and sub-national capacities to provide low-cost, high-impact interventions for all children, especially the most vulnerable.
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How can you make a difference?
The WASH Manager reports to the Chief WASH (P5) for general guidance and direction. The Manager supports the Chief in managing the WASH section, and in leading the development, preparation, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the WASH programme within the country programme. The Manager provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes, to ensure the achievement of the WASH-related output results in the country programme. The Manager provides authoritative advisory services to government and sector support agencies, and interacts with government at senior levels and with senior staff in the International Development Banks.
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
Management support to the Chief of WASH
Programme development and planning
Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
Advisory services and technical support
Advocacy, networking and partnership building
Humanitarian WASH preparedness and response
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
Please refer to the attached job description for more information JD_WASH Manager P4.pdf
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in public health, social sciences, behavior change communication, civil or sanitary engineering or another relevant technical field. Additional relevant post-graduate courses that complement/supplement the main degree are required.
Developmental: A minimum of eight years of professional experience in WASH-related programmes for developing countries is require; One year of deployment in a developing country is required.
Humanitarian: At least six months of work in humanitarian situations, including one three-month deployment mission (with UN-Govt-INGO), is required.
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.
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 water and sanitation for low- and middle-income countries, including sustainability
Hand washing with soap
WASH-in-Schools and Health Centres
Menstrual hygiene management
National government WASH policies, plans and strategies
Analysis of national budgets and expenditure for basic WASH, and related advocacy
Expert knowledge of three components and basic knowledge of five components
Humanitarian WASH – preparedness
Humanitarian WASH – response and recovery
In-depth knowledge of both components
Humanitarian WASH – coordinating the response
In-depth knowledge of concept and UNICEF role
Monitoring and evaluation
Expert knowledge of two components and basic knowledge of the other two components
Human rights and WASH
Gender equality and WASH
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.
The competencies required for this post are: Formulating strategies and concepts, Analyzing, Applying technical expertise, Leading and supervising, Relating and networking & Deciding and Initiating action.
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.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Closing Date Mon Jun 03 2019 22:55:00 GMT+0100 (Afr. centrale Ouest)