TA WASH Officer at United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: TA WASH Officer, NOBJob Number: 514376Location: AbujaDuration: 364 DaysWork Type: Temporary AppointmentPurpose of this AssignmentUnder the supervision of the WASH Specialist, the incumbent of the post shall be accountable for synthesis, harmonization and implementation of systems for data management.The incumbent will assist the Federal Ministry of Water Resources (FMWR) to roll out these systems at the sub-national level through transfer of requisite skills and capacities for periodic data updated and ensure that measures are in place to enable the use of data and evidences generated for policy formulation, planning and budgeting at all levels.Major ResponsibilitiesThe incumbent will, under the supervision of the WASH Specialist, perform the following functions:Support the FMWR to streamline and harmonize systems for data and information management with clear guidelines for data collection and updates;Support trainings and capacity development activities tailored at growing systems for continuous data update and information management;Support the deployment of ICT in data collection and information management, including baseline data collection, surveys and routine updates;Support the institutionalization of WASH National Outcome Routine Mapping (NORM) and facilitate continuous data update under NORM;Develop and mainstream mechanisms for data quality assurance and maintain high level of data integrity;Compile and provide periodic update of sector indicators on dashboards and executive briefs and also put in place mechanism to ensure that sector data is up to date, readily available and accessible to decision makers;Put in place mechanism to ensure that data and evidences generated are used in policy formulation, planning and budgeting, including provision of specific supports for the development of State Investment Plans;Facilitate documentation and share best practices in data and information management to promote learning and upscale;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 and institutional capacity building measures to achieve WASH programme goals

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