UNICEF Nigeria: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Chief / Manager - P4 Level - Jobs in Nigeria

UNICEF Nigeria: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Chief / Manager – P4 Level

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20 May, 2016

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United Nations Jobs in Nigeria

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) – For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief of WASH/Manager – P4 Level

Job Number: 495970
Location: Nigeria
Work Type: Fixed Term Staff

Job Description

  • Chief of WASH, who under the overall guidance of the Management, is accountable for the development, policy design, planning, programme innovation, implementation and management of a WASH programme within a UNICEF country programme.
  • Programme management and oversight, including strategy, planning and M&E
  • Sector coordination
  • Knowledge of various aspects of WASH programming
  • The role as head of section includes directing, leading and managing a group of professional and supporting staff to develop, manage and administer the sectoral or inter-sectoral project/programme.

Qualifications of Successful Candidates
Academic Qualification:

  • Advanced university degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Public Health, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Geology, Hydrology, Sanitation Engineering, Social Sciences or a field relevant to international WASH related development assistance.

Work Experience:

  • Eight years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the UN or other international development organization, national government or the private sector. Field work experience.

Language:

  • Fluency in English (written and oral) is required.
  • Knowledge of another UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is a strong asset.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply below

Note: Interested applicants should indicate specific area(s) of expertise in their cover letter. Successful candidates will be placed in a talent group for two years.
Application Deadline  21st June 2016.

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