11 December, 2017

7305 Job Opportunity


Non Government Organization
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours

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Due Date:

Job Description:
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

For every child, WaterSanitation and Hygiene. 
The Vanuatu WASH programme focuses on five main areas of work: (1) Strengthening data, policies, planning capacities and budget allocation for WASH; (2) Enhancing the ability of individuals to change or adopt hygiene behaviours; (3) Strengthening the capacities of communities, schools and healthcare providers to ensure operation and maintenance of water and sanitation facilities; (4) Improving standards and advocating for increased budgets to support quality infrastructure and proper maintenance, as well as monitoring; (5) Strengthening capacities of governments to plan for, adapt to, and recover from the effects of hazards and disasters, as well as longer term climate changes that are impacting on water availability and WASH services.

How can you make a difference?
The UNICEF Pacific office in Vanuatu WASH team Programme Assistant will support the Vanuatu WASH team by providing a range of procedural, administrative, and operational support.  Under the direction of a Vanuatu WASH Specialist, the PA will support the team administratively to develop, implement, execute and monitor the WASH country programme.  The PA will ensure effective and timely delivery that is consistent with UNICEF rules and regulations.  

To qualify as an advocate for every child, you will have…
  • Completed secondary education with a minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible experience OR completed a University degree in business administration/related field with a minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible experience
  • Experience ensuring effective and timely delivery in Vanuatu and ensuring consistency with organization rules and regulations in an administrative/clerical roll
  • Fluency in English and Bislama and an ability to work independently and produce results
  • Familiarity working in emergency response situations (recommended, but not required).

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English, Bislama`

How To Apply:

All applications to UNICEF are required to be submitted through UNICEF's online recruiting system. You can apply to the above positions by submitting your application on our web site https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/. All applications close on 21 December 2017.
Your application should include cover letter describing how you best meet each of the requirements of the post, UN Personnel History Form (P11), two most recent performance appraisals or evaluation reports if available and names, emails and phone details of three work related referees including supervisors. All applications should be in English. Incomplete or hard copy applications will not be accepted.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
Successful applicants will participate in a thorough selection process.
Please note that these are locally recruited positions and therefore, candidates are personally responsible for any travel and accommodation arrangements as these are not the organization’s responsibility.
For every Child, you will need to demonstrate…
Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

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