WASH Specialist (NOC) at UNICEF Nigeria

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28 Apr, 2014

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Vacancies in Nigeria

UNICEF’s mission in Nigeria is to help governments at all levels, organisations, communities and families provide every child with education, health, equality and protection.

UNICEF Nigeria seeks the services of experienced WASH professionals at various levels (NOA, NOB & NOC) to be based in multiple duty stations.

Job Title: WASH Specialist (NOC)

Vacancy number: VN-NGR-15-2014
Level: Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Officer (NOA & NOB) &
WASH Specialist (NOC)
Contract Type: Fixed Term (FT)
Duration: At least one year
Location: Multiple Duty Stations

Job Description 
WASH Specialist (NOC) will be accountable for formulation, design, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of WASH programme to ensure overall efficiency and effectiveness of the programme management delivery and accomplishment of UNICEF programme goals and objectives for the country.

Minimum Requirements:

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

Minimum Technical Knowledge Requirements for all above positions

  • 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, emergency (preparedness and response).
  • Knowledge of the latest theories, technology and practices in: Community based sanitation i.e.: hygiene education or latrine construction and waste management.
  • Gender and diversity awareness
  • Additional training in Health Education or Communication for Development (Programme Communication), an asset.

Application Closing Date
Wednesday, 30th April 2014

Method of Application 

If you are interested in this position and meets the requirements, please send a cover letter one-page summary statement that describes how your experience and qualifications relate to the post and a scanned /PDF copy of the completed and signed UN Personal History Form (Please Download Here)  to: [email protected]by close of business on Wednesday, 30 April 2014.

Please mention the position title you are applying for on the subject line of your email.

UNICEF, a smoke-free environment is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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