UNOPS Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia

UNOPS Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia

Background Information - Job-specific

  • The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations (UN), supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Mandated as a central resource of the UN, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.

  • Established in 2009, UNOPS Ethiopia Office has been providing services to various partners, including the government of Ethiopia, UN agencies such as WHO, UNHCR and UNICEF, and other international organizations. In 2014, the UNOPS Executive Director decided to establish the UNOPS Ethiopia Multi Country Office (ETMCO), which leads and coordinates the UNOPS activities in Ethiopia, Sudan and Djibouti.

  • UNOPS EMCO activities range from tailor-made administration, operations, human resources and logistics support for implementation of development and humanitarian projects; infrastructure and procurement management services; and advisory services to partners to facilitate effective procurement, supply and financial management.


  • Master’s degree
    or equivalent, preferably in Water/Environmental Engineering, Public Health, Social Science, Environmental Health, or other relevant fields.

  • Bachelor's degree with 2 additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a Master’s degree.


  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in WASH, preferably working on humanitarian/development projects/programmes.

  • Experience in emergency infrastructure projects of the construction/engineering of WASH facilities is desirable.
    Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of other UN languages is an asset.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; UNOPS Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia

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