External Adv: WASH Specialist, P-3, Jakarta, Indonesia - for non Indonesians only

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This is a P-3 contract. This kind of contract is known as Professional and Director staff. It is normally internationally recruited only. It's a staff contract. It usually requires 5 years of experience, depending on education.


The salary for this job should be between 102,045 USD and 133,620 USD.

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Dedication

Under the supervision and guidance of the Chief of WASH (P5 level), the P3 TA WASH Specialist should provide professional, technical, operational, and administrative assistance throughout the programming process on the Hand Hygiene for All agenda, strengthening multi-stakeholder collaboration and partnerships for WASH, including WASH4Work and supporting the strengthening of cross-cutting issues in WASH programming such as climate resilience, gender, disability inclusion and adolescent/youth engagement. The tasks include support to high-level engagement and advocacy, expanding partnerships, especially in scaling up hand hygiene program in the country and making businesses invest in WASH.

How can you make a difference?

1. Support to program development and planning

  • Draft inputs for Strategic documents on Hand Hygiene, WASH4Work, WASH in Emergency, gender/disability mainstreaming and youth/adolescent engagement in WASH. Provide timely, comprehensive and current data to inform
  • WASH policy and programme development, planning, management and implementation as it relates to these output areas. Keep abreast of WASH sector development trends, for maximum efficiency and effectiveness in programme design, management and implementation.
  • Participate in strategic WASH programme planning discussions. Prepare WASH donor proposals, ensuring alignment with UNICEF’s Strategic Plan, UNICEF’s global WASH strategy and the Country programme, as well as government plans and priorities, and the role of other external support agencies.
  • Support analysis of institutional WASH data, with particular focus on hand hygiene and reporting and high level engagement in policy and planning processes.
  • Support implementation of the Hand Hygiene Roadmap, including inclusion of hand hygiene priorities in government planning and budgeting processes across line ministries, implementation of action plans to increase handwashing coverage in key settings and strengthening monitoring systems to report on hand hygiene progress.
  • Support private sector engagement for WASH to improve WASH in workplaces and communities. Support development and implementation of WASH4Work models to contribute to SDG 6 agenda.
  • Support mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues across WASH programming including climate resilience, gender/disability inclusion and youth engagement to achieve WASH outputs.
  • Work with colleagues and partners to discuss strategies and methodologies for the achievement of WASH output results in the country programme in the area of hand hygiene, handwashing in institutional settings, private sector engagement, youth engagement and gender/disability inclusion mainstreaming.
  • Draft/ review proposals for partnering with Civil society partners/ NGOs on hand hygiene, gender/disability inclusion/youth engagement mainstreaming and other related interventions.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes and ensure integration, coherence and harmonization of WASH with other UNICEF sectors, for the achievement of the WASH output results.
  • Draft assigned sections of the annual work plan, in close cooperation with the government and other counterparts.

2. Technical and operational support to program implementation

  • Ensure timely implementation of assigned grants to achieve planned targets in close coordination with UNICEF field offices.
  • Actively monitor UNICEF-supported response partnerships through field visits, surveys and exchange of information with partners, to assess progress, identify bottlenecks and potential problems and take timely decisions to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely interventions.
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on the application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices in WASH, to support programme implementation.
  • Participate in WASH programme meetings, to review progress, with government, other sector agencies and implementation partners, involved at various stages of WASH programme implementation, to provide expert advice and guidance.
  • Draft policy papers, briefs and other strategic materials for use by management, donors, UNICEF regional offices and headquarters.

3. Networking and partnership building

  • Build and sustain close working partnerships with government counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve WASH output results, especially in the area of Hand hygiene and getting businesses to invest in WASH, including for emergency preparedness and response.
  • Prepare materials for WASH programme advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnerships and support fundraising.
  • Participate in inter-agency discussions as needed, ensuring that UNICEF’s position, interests and priorities are fully considered and integrated in the UNDAF development planning and humanitarian context.

4. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

  • Support the development, implementation, monitoring and documentation of WASH action research and innovation (technical or systems) for the assigned area.
  • Prepare learning/knowledge products, covering innovative approaches and good practices, to support overall WASH sector development, particularly in the areas of Hand hygiene, cross-cutting areas, private sector engagement and WASH in Emergency.
  • Create and deliver learning opportunities for UNICEF WASH staff including sector stakeholders, to ensure our sector capacity remains up-to-date with the latest developments.
  • Contribute to the systematic assessment of WASH sector capacity gap analysis, in collaboration with government and other stakeholders, and support the design of initiatives to strengthen capacities systematically in collaboration with WASH platforms.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity-building initiatives to enhance the competencies of implementing partners/stakeholders.

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

  • 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. First level relevant university degree in combination with 8 years of experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Additional relevant post-graduate courses that complement/supplement the main degree are a strong asset.
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with government planning, budgeting and administrative regulations would be an asset.
  • Experience in writing documentation for policy inputs an asset.
  • Experience working in international organizations or non-governmental organizations, and field work experience an asset.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal 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(CRITA) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter:https://uni.cf/UNICEFValues

UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

◾Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness ◾Works Collaboratively with others ◾Builds and Maintains Partnerships ◾Innovates and Embraces Change ◾Thinks and Acts Strategically ◾Drive to achieve impactful results ◾Manages ambiguity and complexity

TOR TA P3 WASH Specialist_TMS.pdf

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic. We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.

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 is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

This position is not considered an elevated risk role. However, UNICEF reserves the right to conduct further vetting/ assessment within the scope of child safeguarding as appropriate.

Remarks: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason. This vacancy is open for non-Indonesians only.

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