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Consultancy Assignment: Support for Private Sector Development of Low-Cost Sanitation Products, UNICEF, Kenya [Deadline 29 July]

Duration:  6 months full time, with possible extension.

Location:
Post location will change based on evolving need.  Currently, it is estimated:
Months 1-3: Based in UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (Nairobi, Kenya)
Months 3-6: Based in another UNICEF Regional office (TBD)

Field Missions/Travel: Subject to approval of the reporting officer, the consultant may travel to Country and Field Offices from the Regional Office. Travel and Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) will be paid according to UNICEF standard rates.

Start Date: August 3, 2015

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

Purpose:

UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a consultant to document the ESARO project, conduct a lessons learned, and develop a standard methodology that can be replicated in other regions and countries.  Depending on interest and commitment from WASH staff, the project envisions applying the methodology in other regional and country office programmes and their respective private sector partners.

For more information, see the attached TERMS OF REFERENCE.

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WSSCC Developing Roster of Senior Consultants for Sanitation and Hygiene Programming Support

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is currently recruiting to populate a roster of Senior Consultants Sanitation and Hygiene Programming Support. Placement on the roster will enable consultants to be contracted on a retainer basis to provide support to WSSCC’s country-level work in a variety of countries in Africa and Asia.  The purpose of these consultancies is to strengthen WSSCC’s range of activities around equity and sustainable and integrated hygiene and sanitation behaviour change at scale, within four main task areas:

Programme support: strengthen equity and hygiene and sanitation behaviour change programming aspects in GSF programmes in selected countries by providing technical support to programmes.

Capacity strengthening: Directly respond to programme capacity needs in relation to equity and/or hygiene and sanitation behaviour change; where appropriate develop capacity building materials or tools; advise WSSCC on the development of systems for equity and/or sanitation and hygiene behaviour change related capacity development.

Learning: In line with the 2012-2016 Medium Term Strategic Plan, inform WSSCC’s sustainable behaviour change and equity related learning agenda.

Country scoping and strategic programme development: Scoping, sector reviews and relationship building to support identification of new programme countries for WSSCC engagement.

The incumbents are professional specialists who are based in or have spent extended periods of time in one or more of WSSCC’s programme countries in Africa and Asia including but not limited to: Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda.

For more information and to apply, go to:  https://gprs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=2620