Sanitation Officer

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This is a UNV National Youth contract. This kind of contract is known as National UN Volunteer. It is normally only for nationals. More about UNV National Youth contracts.

• Introductory briefings about the organisation and office-related context including securi-ty, emergency procedures, good cultural practice and orientation to the local environ-ment; • Support with arrival administration including setting-up of bank accounts, residence permit applications and completion of other official processes as required by the host government or host entity; • Structured guidance, mentoring and coaching by a supervisor including a clear work-plan and performance appraisal; • Access to office space, equipment, IT support and any other systems and tools re-quired to complete the objectives of the assignment including a host entity email ad-dress; • Access to shared host entity corporate knowledge, training and learning; • Inclusion of the volunteer in emergency procedures such as evacuations; • Leave management; DSA for official travel, when applicable; • All changes in the Description of Assignment occurring between recruitment and arri-val or during the assignment need to be formalized with the United Nations Volunteer Programme.

• Support monitoring of field implementation on WASH related interventions for PD and HPD contracts (water supply, sanitation, and hygiene activities) and reporting of WASH related interventions implemented with UNICEF support. Share reports with partners/stakeholders. • Support the documentation of good practices and assist in the preparation of learning/knowledge products, covering innovative approaches and good practices, to support overall WASH sector development. • Technical support to DPOP on PEC procedures and implementation. • Support DPOP and SDPI in monitory the PEC activities implementation. • Follow-up the sanitation championship at district level in coordination with DPOP and SDPI • Assist in keeping records of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned. • Report critical issues, bottlenecks, and potential problems to supervisor, for timely action • Understand UNICEF’s procedures for responding in an emergency. • Take up support roles in emergency response and early recovery, as and when the need arises.
• Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government and other counterparts and prepare reports on results for required action/interventions at the higher level of program management. • Work collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to collect/ analyse / share information on implementation issues, provide solutions on routine programme implementation and alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level interventions and/or decisions. • Report critical issues, bottlenecks, and potential problems to supervisor, for timely action.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to: • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for in-stance in events that mark International Volunteer Day); • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country; • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities; • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publica-tions/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.; • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers; • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Accountability ☒ Adaptability and Flexibility ☒ Building Trust ☒ Commitment and Motivation ☒ Commitment to Continuous Learn ☒ Creativity ☒ Ethics and Values ☒ Integrity ☒ Planning and Organizing ☒ Professionalism ☒ Respect for Diversity ☒ Self-Management ☒ Technological Awareness ☒ Vision ☒ Working in Teams

civil/sanitary/environmental engineering sociology, public health or related fields

Relevant experience in the domains of water supply, sanitation and hygiene, rural/community development, behavioural change and project management. Experience in humanitarian / emergency WASH programme is considered and asset.

As this is a national UN Volunteer assignment, the UN Volunteer will be responsible for arranging his/her own housing and other living essentials. National UN Volunteers are part of the malicious insurance plan.

Based in Pemba, with travel to other districts in Cabo Delgado for monitoring of programme implementation.

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