WASH Specialist, P-3, Rivers State Port Harcourt Nigeria

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Job no: 497890
Work type: Fixed Term Staff
Location: Rivers State Nigeria
Categories: P-3

Job Purpose

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 programme goals and objectives.

1. Programme/project Planning, Development and Management.

  • Enhance effective programme, sectoral or inter-sectoral, planning, development and management by leading, guiding, coordinating and supporting the timely completion of the Situational Analysis and its periodic update through accurate and complete monitoring and analysis, and the timely preparation or finalization of sectoral input.
  • Ensure inclusion and delivery on sectoral leadership responsibilities including leadership and facilitation of the IASC WASH Cluster.

2. Knowledge Management.

  • Promote knowledge management by exchange of knowledge, information, situation analysis, experience or lessons learned; promote knowledge sharing and technical input or recommendations on major programme directions and on introduction of new initiatives in the country.

3. Rights-Based Programme with Results-Based Approach.

  • Promote the quality of rights-based WASH programme and programmes through participation in the formulation of programme/project goals, strategies and approaches. Bring coherence, synergy and added value to programme management processes using a results-based management approach to planning and design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

4. Sectoral Work Plan Development, Implementation, and Monitoring.

  • Takes primary responsibility for the development of the sectoral work plan and technical decisions as well as for project management, implementation and monitoring of assigned project/sectoral activity, in compliance with the defined project strategies and approaches. Support maintenance of information system for monitoring gender/sex disaggregated data.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

1. Education Qualification

  • 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.
  • Additional training in Health Education or Communication for Development (Programme Communication), an asset.

*First university degree with additional two-years of relevant work experience is acceptable in lieu of an advanced university degree.

2. Work Experience

  1. 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.
  2. Background/familiarity with Emergency (preparedness and response) and the IASC Cluster approach.
  3.  Language
    • Fluency in English and another UN language (for IP)
    • Fluency in English and local working language of the duty station (for NO).

Competencies of Successful Candidate

1. Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity

2. Core Competencies

  • Communication [ II ]
  • Working with People [ II ]
  • Drive for Results [ II ]

3. Functional Competencies

  • Leading and Supervising [ I ]
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts   [ II ]
  • Analyzing   [ III ]
  • Relating and Networking   [ II ]
  • Deciding and Initiating Action   [ II ]
  • Applying Technical Expertise [ III ]      

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NOTE: the closing date for application of this job is on the 28 July 2016 WAT

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