WASH Officer at United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Category
Engineering
Location
Garissa (North Eastern), Kenya
Hours per week
As Needed: < 10
Gender
Indiferente
Candidate
_WASH Officer at United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Garissa – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ _United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) - Kenya Country Office_ *WASH Officer - NOB* * Fixed Term Appointment * Duty Station: Garissa * Date of Issue: 17 August 2012 * Closing Date: 30 August 2012 Applications are hereby invited from suitably-qualified candidates who are Kenyan Nationals to fill the above position on a Fixed Term Appointment in the WASH Section of UNICEF Kenya Country Office. *Purpose of Post:* Under the supervision of the Resident Programme Officer, Garissa Field office, the post is responsible for supporting planning, implementing and monitoring of the WASH programme work plans in the Field Office *Major Duties and Responsibilities:* * Support preparation of the WASH programme annual work plans, identification and management of partnerships for implementation of WASH programme activities in rural water supply, sanitation, schools and health facilities. Support monitoring and assessment of WASH situation in the region with particular reference to children and women and provide inputs to situation analysis of children. * Support joint programme monitoring, supervision and regular reporting of WASH interventions under implementation by partners and Government counterparts in north eastern and upper eastern regions of Kenya. * Ensure timely and quality adherence to standards and guidelines for all WASH interventions undertaken in the region. * Support inter agency and inter sectoral coordination (health, nutrition and education, in particular) of partners operating in the region contributing to the successful achievement of planed results. Support integration of WASH component with health and nutrition interventions in selected result areas to enhance programmatic synergy towards common CSD outcomes. Participate in the development of emergency preparedness and response plans for flood and cholera response interventions in collaboration with stakeholders with particular focus on DRR and strengthening community resilience. * Assist in the assessment and analysis of capacity gaps among regional partners and institutions and development of comprehensive capacity development plan, support implementation of the plan to enhance capacity in specific areas in accordance with the plan * Assist partners to develop proposals, plans, budgets and carry out necessary review of partnerships to provide corrective actions in a timely manner. * Contribute to the preparation of progress and annual reports, donor reports, DCT monitoring and liquidation for programme in the field office region. *Required Qualifications:* * University degree in water or civil engineering, public health, environmental studies or a related technical field. *Competencies:* * Communication * Drive for Results * Working with People * Planning and Organizing * Relating and Networking * Applying Technical Expertise *Experience:* Two years of progressively responsible professional work experience at national levels in WASH programme management. Practical experience in working in rural community-based approaches, co-ordination and networking with Government and/or partners. *Language(s):* Fluency in English and another UN working language required. Knowledge of Kiswahili would be an asset. Interested and suitable candidates should ensure that they forward their applications along with their curricula vitae (internal candidates should attach copies of their last two Performance Evaluation Reports), to: The Human Resources Manager UNICEF Kenya Country Office Email address: kenyahrvacancies@unicef.org Please indicate Reference No. “KCO/NUTR/2012-041”in the email subject. “qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply” Zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse Unicef is a smoke-free environment
Description
_WASH Officer at United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Garissa – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ _United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) - Kenya Country Office_ *WASH Officer - NOB* * Fixed Term Appointment * Duty Station: Garissa * Date of Issue: 17 August 2012 * Closing Date: 30 August 2012 Applications are hereby invited from suitably-qualified candidates who are Kenyan Nationals to fill the above position on a Fixed Term Appointment in the WASH Section of UNICEF Kenya Country Office. *Purpose of Post:* Under the supervision of the Resident Programme Officer, Garissa Field office, the post is responsible for supporting planning, implementing and monitoring of the WASH programme work plans in the Field Office *Major Duties and Responsibilities:* * Support preparation of the WASH programme annual work plans, identification and management of partnerships for implementation of WASH programme activities in rural water supply, sanitation, schools and health facilities. Support
monitoring and assessment of WASH situation in the region with particular reference to children and women and provide inputs to situation analysis of children. * Support joint programme monitoring, supervision and regular reporting of WASH interventions under implementation by partners and Government counterparts in north eastern and upper eastern regions of Kenya. * Ensure timely and quality adherence to standards and guidelines for all WASH interventions undertaken in the region. * Support inter agency and inter sectoral coordination (health, nutrition and education, in particular) of partners operating in the region contributing to the successful achievement of planed results. Support integration of WASH component with health and nutrition interventions in selected result areas to enhance programmatic synergy towards common CSD outcomes. Participate in the development of emergency preparedness and response plans for flood and cholera response interventions in collaboration with stakeholders with particular focus on DRR and strengthening community resilience. * Assist in the assessment and analysis of capacity gaps among regional partners and institutions and development of comprehensive capacity development plan, support implementation of the plan to enhance capacity in specific areas in accordance with the plan * Assist partners to develop proposals, plans, budgets and carry out necessary review of partnerships to provide corrective actions in a timely manner. * Contribute to the preparation of progress and annual reports, donor reports, DCT monitoring and liquidation for programme in the field office region. *Required Qualifications:* * University degree in water or civil engineering, public health, environmental studies or a related technical field. *Competencies:* * Communication * Drive for Results * Working with People * Planning and Organizing * Relating and Networking * Applying Technical Expertise *Experience:* Two years of progressively responsible professional work experience at national levels in WASH programme management. Practical experience in working in rural community-based approaches, co-ordination and networking with Government and/or partners. *Language(s):* Fluency in English and another UN working language required. Knowledge of Kiswahili would be an asset. Interested and suitable candidates should ensure that they forward their applications along with their curricula vitae (internal candidates should attach copies of their last two Performance Evaluation Reports), to: The Human Resources Manager UNICEF Kenya Country Office Email address: kenyahrvacancies@unicef.org Please indicate Reference No. “KCO/NUTR/2012-041”in the email subject. “qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply” Zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse Unicef is a smoke-free environment
Contact
Hidden Email
Start date
As soon as possible
Contact
Hidden Email
Country
Kenya
City
Garissa (North Eastern)
Candidate
_WASH Officer at United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Garissa – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ _United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) - Kenya Country Office_ *WASH Officer - NOB* * Fixed Term Appointment * Duty Station: Garissa * Date of Issue: 17 August 2012 * Closing Date: 30 August 2012 Applications are hereby invited from suitably-qualified candidates who are Kenyan Nationals to fill the above position on a Fixed Term Appointment in the WASH Section of UNICEF Kenya Country Office. *Purpose of Post:* Under the supervision of the Resident Programme Officer, Garissa Field office, the post is responsible for supporting planning, implementing and monitoring of the WASH programme work plans in the Field Office *Major Duties and Responsibilities:* * Support preparation of the WASH programme annual work plans, identification and management of partnerships for implementation of WASH programme activities in rural water supply, sanitation, schools and health facilities. Support monitoring and assessment of WASH situation in the region with particular reference to children and women and provide inputs to situation analysis of children. * Support joint programme monitoring, supervision and regular reporting of WASH interventions under implementation by partners and Government counterparts in north eastern and upper eastern regions of Kenya. * Ensure timely and quality adherence to standards and guidelines for all WASH interventions undertaken in the region. * Support inter agency and inter sectoral coordination (health, nutrition and education, in particular) of partners operating in the region contributing to the successful achievement of planed results. Support integration of WASH component with health and nutrition interventions in selected result areas to enhance programmatic synergy towards common CSD outcomes. Participate in the development of emergency preparedness and response plans for flood and cholera response interventions in collaboration with stakeholders with particular focus on DRR and strengthening community resilience. * Assist in the assessment and analysis of capacity gaps among regional partners and institutions and development of comprehensive capacity development plan, support implementation of the plan to enhance capacity in specific areas in accordance with the plan * Assist partners to develop proposals, plans, budgets and carry out necessary review of partnerships to provide corrective actions in a timely manner. * Contribute to the preparation of progress and annual reports, donor reports, DCT monitoring and liquidation for programme in the field office region. *Required Qualifications:* * University degree in water or civil engineering, public health, environmental studies or a related technical field. *Competencies:* * Communication * Drive for Results * Working with People * Planning and Organizing * Relating and Networking * Applying Technical Expertise *Experience:* Two years of progressively responsible professional work experience at national levels in WASH programme management. Practical experience in working in rural community-based approaches, co-ordination and networking with Government and/or partners. *Language(s):* Fluency in English and another UN working language required. Knowledge of Kiswahili would be an asset. Interested and suitable candidates should ensure that they forward their applications along with their curricula vitae (internal candidates should attach copies of their last two Performance Evaluation Reports), to: The Human Resources Manager UNICEF Kenya Country Office Email address: kenyahrvacancies@unicef.org Please indicate Reference No. “KCO/NUTR/2012-041”in the email subject. “qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply” Zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse Unicef is a smoke-free environment
Company
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

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