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Request for Expressions of Interest: WHO/UNICEF Technical consultant to strengthen WASH monitoring, based in AMCOW, Abuja, Nigeria [deadline: 7 October]

The WHO and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation and the WHO-led UN-Water GLAAS initiative is seeking a consultant to provide technical assistance on monitoring activities to the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Duration: 12 months

Applications should be submitted by 7th October 2016 to and should include: i) an up-to-date curriculum vitae; ii) a motivation letter outlining experience and skills, iii) a description of how these are relevant for the current position; and iv) links to relevant work, articles or report in this field. Successful applicants will be contacted by mid-October and be invited to be part of an interview week of 22nd October 2016.

For further details, read the full Terms of Reference.

WASH Project Manager – Generic (All Medair field programmes)

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.

Project Overview

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.

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