WASH Specialist Job Recruitment at the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)


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WASH Specialist Job Recruitment at the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title: WASH Specialist

Job No: 563539
Location: Kano
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Categories: WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene)
Level: NO-3

How Can You Make a Difference?

  • The WASH Specialist reports to the Chief of Field Office for guidance and general supervision.
  • The Specialist supports the development, preparation, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the WASH programme within the Kano Field Office.
  • 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 Kano Field Office.

Summary of Key Functions / Accountabilities

  • Staff management and capacity building.
  • 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.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

  • Education: Master’s Degree in Hydrology & Water Resources Management, Public Health, Water Engineering, Water and Environmental Management or other specialist field related to WASH is required.
  • Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of professional work experience in WASH-related programmes for developing countries, including one year deployment in a developing country.
  • Language Requirements: Oral and written proficiency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

  • UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it.
  • Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

UNICEF Competencies required for this post are:

  • Builds and maintains partnerships
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
  • Drive to achieve results for impact
  • Innovates and embraces change
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity
  • Thinks and acts strategically
  • Works collaboratively with others
  • Nurtures, leads and manages people.
  • During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.


Application Closing Date
16th July, 2023 (W. Central Africa Standard Time).


Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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