PURPOSE OF THE POST
Under the general guidance of the Head of Programmes/Emergency Field Coordinator and the Chief Field Office accountable for formulation, design, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of WASH programme in KP to ensure overall efficiency and effectiveness of the programme management, delivery and accomplishment of programme goals and objectives. This includes responsibility for both development and emergency WASH programmes and WASH Cluster Coordination as required.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Programme/project Planning, Development and Management: Enhance effective programme, sectorial or inter-sectorial, planning, development and management by leading, guiding, coordinating and supporting the timely completion of the Situational Analysis and its periodic update, addressing gender inequalities and determinants of inequalities through accurate and complete monitoring and analysis, and the timely preparation or finalization of sectorial input.
Ensure inclusion and delivery on sectorial leadership responsibilities including leadership and facilitation of the IASC WASH Cluster.
Knowledge Management. Promote knowledge management by exchange of knowledge, information, situation analysis, experience or lessons learned; promote knowledge sharing and technical input or recommendations on major programme directions and on introduction of new initiatives in the country.
Rights-Based Programme with Results-Based Approach: Promote the quality of rights-based WASH programme and programmes through participation in the formulation of programme/project goals, strategies and approaches. Bring coherence, synergy and added value to programme management processes using a results-based management approach to planning and design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
Sectorial Work Plan Development, Implementation, and Monitoring. Takes primary responsibility for the development of the sectorial work plan and technical decisions as well as for project management, implementation and monitoring of assigned project/sectorial activity, in compliance with the defined project strategies and approaches. Support maintenance of information system for monitoring gender/sex disaggregated data.
Programme Management, Delivery, Evaluation and Reporting. Ensure programme efficiency and delivery through a rigorous and transparent approach to evaluation. Participation in major evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sector review meetings with government counterparts. Ensure the preparation of annual WASH sector status reports.
Ensure adequate and transparent evaluation of emergency preparedness and response.
Promotion of UNICEF’s Global Goals: Promote the organization goals of UNICEF through advocacy and policy dialogue through active engagement in communication, networking and participation at every opportunity inside and outside UNICEF, leveraging the strength of UNICEF mission, goals and programmes, and reference to the WASH strategy.
UNICEF and Government Accountability: Coordinates with Operations and Supply staff on supply and non-supply assistance activities ensuring proper and timely UNICEF and Government accountability. Certifies disbursements of funds, monitors and submits financial status reports to management in compliance with the regulations and guidelines.
Advocate for due attention and support to be given to environmental and sustainable development issues (pertaining to WASH) in all sectors and line Ministries.
Ensure adequate attention is given to Disaster Risk Management, including emergency preparedness and response
Communication, Collaboration, Networking and Partnership. Collaborate with Communication and Programme Communication groups to ensure development of effective communication materials and strategies to support advocacy, social mobilization and emergency efforts.
• Overall coordination with WASH colleagues, Regional Advisers and HQ Officers. Collaborate with other Project, Programme and Emergency Officers to ensure the integration of the project/sectorial programme with other sectors.
• Collaborate with the Operations and Supply Sections and Government authorities to establish and maintain sound internal controls supportive of WASH programme or sectoral planning and implementation, to coordinate financial and supply management requirements as well as to ensure accountability.
• Interact with Government and other partners, NGOs, UN and bilateral agencies in the different stages of WASH programme/project implementation to follow up on agreements and recommendations. Provide technical support and guidance on appropriate technical, financial and institutional capacity building measures to achieve WASH programme goals, including humanitarian response.