UNICEF recruits 01 WASH Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS)
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UNICEF recruits 01 WASH Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS)

Nairobi, Kenya

Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, ), Projet / programme de développement

Consultancy WASH Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Nairobi, Kenya

Job Number : 532937 Vacancy LinkLocations : Africa : KenyaWork Type : Consultancy

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, Hygiene Include information about the country / specific programme. Ideally include a link to a video

How can you make a difference? Background Kenya did not meet the MDG targets for sanitation or drinking water. The WHO-UNICEF MDG Assessment concluded that while “good progress�

  • was made towards the MDG target for drinking water, “limited or no progressâ€? was made with respect to sanitation. The most 2019 JMP report indicates that access to basic drinking water services stands at 58%;
  • while for basic sanitation access is just 29%. These national access figures, however, obscure the widespread inequalities across social and economic divides.

    The lack of access to safe and sustainable drinking water and sanitation among the poorest and most marginalised children puts them at constant risk of diarrhoeal disease and malnutrition.

    Since 2014 Kenya has experienced continues outbreaks of cholera affecting 31 counties. Between January and September 2017 there were 2,700 reported cases in 18 counties, clearly indicative of the poor sanitary conditions, hygiene practices and inadequate water supply.

    Moreover, the failure to quickly bring cholera outbreaks under control suggests ineffective cross-sectoral coordination (water, sanitation, health) at both national and county government level.

    The UNICEF Kenya WASH programme aims to reduce inequalities in access to drinking water and sanitation, prioritising the unserved and most disadvantaged communities.

    It supports the agenda of the Third Medium Term Plan 2018-2022 and works closely with county governments to allocate budgets and improve the efficacy and efficiency of service delivery.

    It continues to respond to the challenges thrown up by the cyclical emergencies of drought, displacements due to inter-communal conflicts, flood and disease epidemics including the current Coronavirus pandemic, and supports communities to develop resilience to the increasing frequency of these humanitarian events.

    Please see attached TORDownload File 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, behaviour change communication, sanitary engineering or another relevant technical field.

    A minimum of eight years of professional work experience in WASH-related programmes for developing countries is required.

    Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

    For every Child, you demonstrate UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    The functional competencies required for this post are

    View our competency framework at

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    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 also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

    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.

    Conditions As per UNICEF DFAM policy, payment is made against approved deliverables. No advance payment is allowed unless in exceptional circumstances against bank guarantee, subject to a maximum of 30 per cent of the total contract value in cases where advance purchases, for example for supplies or travel, may be necessary .

    Interested consultants to indicate ability, availability and all inclusive rate (daily? Monthly fee?) for expected deliverables to undertake the terms of reference.

    Applications submitted without a fee / rate will not be considered.

    Remarks : Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

    Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered staff members under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage).

    Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors.

    Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and / or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

    Closing Date Sun Jul 26 2020 22 : 55 : 00 GMT+0200 (heure d’été d’Europe centrale)

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