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UNICEF WASH section is in the process of strengthening the information management system in the MoWR and Water establishments to enable them to improve the documentation and reporting mechanism for water supply systems, including using GIS maps to get all technical information regarding water sources, water storages and water distribution systems.
To support this work, the service of a database Individual Contractor is required. The database Individual Contractor will work closely with WASH section and Water Establishment to establish a database and provide support to water establishments and UNICEF through accurate management of information on water supply situations and services. The database Individual Contractor will ensure sustainability of the work through adequate training in Monitoring and Evaluation for local national water establishment staff.
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Under the supervision of the WASH Chief, Syria Country Office, the Individual Contractor will be assigned for the following purposes:
MAIN TASKS OF THE INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTOR:
To support the WASH Program in the following tasks:
LOCATION (GEOGRAPHIC AREA/ DUTY STATION):
The Individual Contractor will be based in Tartous city, Water Establishment offices
On-site working days: 11.5 months
Off-site working days: 0
Field Missions/Travel: travel to all governorates in Syria as required
The selected Individual Contractor will work for the period of (11.5 months). It is envisaged: All working days will be in the country. The exact schedule of the activities will be agreed with the Individual Contractor based on the consultancy implementation progress. The deadline for submission of final deliverables to UNICEF is at the end of Contract.
The Individual Contractor will be supervised and report to Chief of WASH with regular de-briefing with the UNICEF WASH officers in Tartous and Damascus, Deputy Representative about the progress of the consultancy. The Individual Contractor will work on daily basis with the UNICEF WASH officer in Tartous field office with coordination with WASH section, negotiation and communicating through e-mail correspondence while supporting the Individual Contractor in the country.
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Education: Advanced University degree in computer sciences, information management, or related technical field with 5 years’ experience. BSc degree can be accepted with 7 years of experience. Any Microsoft certifications in Access or SQL Server or certification in ESRI ArcGIS software would be an asset.
Work experience: Minimum of 5 years work experience in database design or database administration, data management and data analysis including experience in GIS WASH settings.
Languages: Fluency in English and Arabic.
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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.
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.
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