Sanitation Specialist - P3 Level in Abuja, Nigeria

at Unicef (Nigeria)

NGO/Community Services & Dev
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Number: 495970 
Location: Nigeria
Work Type: Fixed Term Staff

Job Description

  • Sanitation in Urban areas
  • Sanitation in Rural areas
  • Sanitation and community based approaches
  • Sanitation and sustainability

WASH Specialists, who under the overall guidance of either the Chief of WASH or the Management, take responsibility for key elements of the WASH programme as determined by the organization's priorities. Candidates with expertise in the following areas, water and environment, sanitation, hygiene promotion and behaviour change, emergency work in water and sanitation, with experience and knowledge of the following areas are especially encouraged to apply;

  • An intimate knowledge of the evolving evidence base related to WASH and children,
  • Analysis of sector policy, working in partnerships and advocacy,
  • Innovations,
  • WASH financing and budget analysis,
  • Emergency preparedness and response,
  • Private sector experience.

Qualifications of Successful Candidates
Academic Qualification:

  • Advanced university degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Public Health, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Geology, Hydrology, Sanitation Engineering, Social Sciences or a field relevant to international WASH related development assistance.

Work Experience:

  • Five years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the UN or other international development organization, national government or the private sector. Field work experience.


  • Fluency in English (written and oral) is required.
  • Knowledge of another UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is a strong asset.
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