UNICEF Generic Vacancy Announcement - WASH Specialist Jobs in Uganda
UNICEF Generic Vacancy Announcement - WASH Specialist Jobs in UgandaJob Number: 517978Locations: Africa: Uganda
Work Type :
Fixed Term Staff, Temporary Appointment
UNICEF Uganda is seeking committed and dedicated professionals in the WASH Sector who can join us in our mission to deliver results for children.
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child.
UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects.
UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.Watch this video to connect to our mission https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1xkXZs0cAQ
For every child, a fair chance…
Uganda is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination place in a child’s path.
Together with the Government of Uganda and partners we work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the objectives of the Uganda National Development Plan, and the planned outcomes of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework.
Visit this link for more information on Uganda Country Office https://www.unicef.org/uganda/The WASH Specialist reports to the Supervisor for guidance and general supervision.
The Specialist supports the development, preparation, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the WASH programme within the country programme.
The Specialist provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes, to facilitate the administration and achievement of the WASH-related output results in the country programme.
Summary of key functions/account-abilities:
Programme development and planning
Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
Technical and operational support for programme implementation
Humanitarian WASH preparedness and response
Networking and partnership building
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: public health, social sciences, behavior change communication, sanitary engineering or another relevant technical field.
Additional relevant post-graduate courses that complement/supplement the main degree are a strong asset.
A first level university degree (Bachelor's) in a relevant technical field (as identified above), in conjunction with eight (8) years of relevant work experience in public health, social sciences, behavior change communication, sanitary engineering or other directly-related technical field, may be taken in lieu of a Master’s degree.
Developmental: A minimum of five years of professional experience in WASH-related programmes for developing countries is required.
One year of deployment in a developing country is required.
At least one three-month deployment mission in a humanitarian situation (with UN-Govt-INGO) is required.
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; Leading and supervising, Formulating strategies and concepts, Analyzing, Applying technical expertise, Relating and networking, and Deciding and Initiating action.
View our competency framework at
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.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 25th January 2019
For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Generic Vacancy Announcement - WASH Specialist Jobs in Uganda
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