Duration: 6 months full time, with possible extension.
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.
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.
The International Technical Advisor position is at the forefront of CAWST’s programs and global service delivery. You will be assigned to countries and/or a region of the developing world and will be responsible for formulating strategies, conducting business development to identify clients, and delivering professional training and consulting services. You will build clients’ capacity, motivate, and inspire client organizations to implement independent water and sanitation programs.
Role and Responsibilities
To plan, develop, monitor and evaluate the assigned WASH project(s). Assess WASH needs, design projects, write proposals and initiate and effectively manage and report on projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget. Provide technical support, leadership and strategic direction; meet quality standards in WASH delivery, encourage beneficiary participation, liaise with other stakeholders and manage and train WASH staff.
Emergency Relief and Recovery projects in countries of high vulnerability.
Medair brings life-saving relief and recovery in disasters, conflict areas, and other crises by working alongside the most vulnerable. Its Internationally Recruited (IRS) and HQ staff are inspired by their Christian faith to care for people in need, providing practical and compassionate support, regardless of race, religion, or politics. Medair has achieved the ISO 9001:2008 certification, worldwide. This certification signifies that Medair effectively delivers goods and services with a focus on beneficiary needs. Founded in 1989, Medair’s unwavering commitment continues to bring hope to the world’s most vulnerable.