Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Regional Snapshots and Data Analysis
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- survival – to basic healthcare, peace and security;
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The Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) section, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) is seeking an individual consultant to provide technical support for developing Regional Snapshots on Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene as well as investment case for WASH in Schools and regional co-relation on WASH contribution to other SDGs.
For Background and Purpose of Assignment, please refer to attachment:
Work Assignment, Work Schedule, and Deliverable:
Under the supervision of Regional Adviser WASH, the consultant will work closely with WASH Specialist and perform the following tasks:
Main Task: 1. Development of Regional Snapshots on Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for EAPR and Pacific Region
- Collect 2017/2019 JMP data, undertake comprehensive analysis of the data and update earlier snapshots produced for East Asia and the Pacific, and other relevant recent data / statistics
- Update or develop the content of the ‘snapshots’, primarily consisting of maps, tables, charts and graphs, with a minimum of supporting text, including disaggregated information on inequities.
- Develop 2 PowerPoint presentations (15-20 slides) covering the content of EAPRO snapshot and the Pacific region.
1) Regional Snapshots on a) Water Supply, b) Sanitation & Hygiene including WASH in Schools and Health Care Facilities, and c) Pacific Region including Country Equity profile (1-2 pages max.) for each country.
2) PowerPoint Presentations for EAPRO.
Main Tasks: 2. Technical report on in-depth secondary review and analysis of WASH correlation with other sectors
Task Details: 1. Undertake an in-depth review and comprehensive analysis of the latest national surveys and studies including MICS, DHS, national Censuses etc. and establish WASH co-relation and contribution to other sectors including nutrition, health, education gender etc. for counties including Laos, PNG, Timor Leste, Myanmar, Cambodia.
Deliverables: 1) Technical report on in-depth secondary review and analysis of WASH correlation with other sectors like nutrition, health; education, social policy etc. emerging from national surveys and studies (8 - 10 pages) for each country.
When: Mid to end Nov’19
Main Tasks: 3. Investment Case on WASH in Schools for increasing public finance for children
Task Details: 1. Review the draft analysis on WASH in Schools financing data and develop investment case based on a systematic review and sound methodology for EAPRO.
Deliverables: 1) Final draft of Investment Case on WASH in Schools for increasing public finance for ensuring universal basic WASH services in schools.
When: Mid Dec’19
 The consultant will ensure the support of the UNICEF and WHO offices in New York and Geneva in the data sets and analysis required for the content of the documents. WHO SEARO will be consulted on the design and content of the snapshots.
1. Regional Snapshots on a) Drinking Water Access and Quality in East Asia and Pacific Region; b) Sanitation in the EAP Region; and c) WASH in the Pacific Region. (8 – 10 pages each).
2. Technical report on in-depth secondary review and analysis of WASH correlation with other sectors like nutrition, health; education, social policy etc. emerging from national surveys and studies (8 - 10 pages) for each country.
3. Final draft of Investment Case on WASH in Schools for increasing public finance for ensuring universal basic WASH services in schools.
Estimated Duration of Contract: 40 working days during October 2019 - February 2020
Official Travel: Home-based consultancy.
- Strong professional background and skills in data diagnostics and analysis to interpret logical meanings for general audience.
- Experience in designing tables, maps, graphs and charts that effectively communicate key messages on the trends and status of water supply and sanitation.
- Knowledge of equity considerations in water supply and sanitation.
- Experience in design, lay-out and printing of high-quality documents.
- Prior working experience with UNICEF and familiarity with UNICEF’s quality standards.
- Experience in designing publication, and skillful in graphic creative work experience in working on UNICEF publications would be an asset.
Interested candidates are requested to submit CV or P-11, full contact information of minimum 2 references, availability, and proposed daily professional fee in USD by 16 October 2019.
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Opening Date Mon Oct 07 2019 04:00:00 GMT+0200 (Central European Summer Time) SE Asia Standard Time
Closing Date Wed Oct 16 2019 18:55:00 GMT+0200 (Central European Summer Time)