Zimbabwe nationals: To plan and implement rapid assessments and for developing a road map for WASH in Health Care facilities

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
International Organization
Experience Level: 
5-7 Years
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Terms of reference

Subject: Consultancy Services for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Health Care Facilities Rapid Assessments and Road map Development

Duration:  3 months   


Under the supervision of Chief of Health & Nutrition, the consultant will be responsible for planning and implementing rapid assessments of health care facilities and roadmap development in collaboration with UNICEF WASH and Health teams, government, and other key stakeholders.

The purpose of this consultancy is for UNICEF to contribute to the public’s health by ensuring access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene at health care facilities and ensure overall efficiency, effectiveness and delivery of results in accordance with UNICEF’s Core Commitment for Children and national and international standards.


 Methodology will include but not limited to:

  1. Desk reviews
  2. Stakeholder engagement
  3. Rapid assessments
  4. Report writing

It is expected that the tasks under this consultancy will be conducted in 55 days over a three (3) months period.

Consultancy Requirements

It is expected that the consultant will have proven experience in WASH in Health Care Facilities. The consultant is therefore expected to have diverse skills to meet the expectations from WASH and Health sectors. Additional attributes include the following:

  • University degree or equivalent experience in Environmental and Public Health, Civil Engineering, Programme Communication, Mechanical Engineering, Geology, Hydro-geology, or Sanitation Engineering, Monitoring and Evaluation, or related field;
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the Zimbabwe WASH and Health sectors;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in complex and challenging environment;
  • Experience working with government agencies, local authorities, international organizations, NGOs and communities in the field of water, sanitation and participatory approaches in health and hygiene promotion;
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience with either the UN and/or NGO;
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written). Good written and spoken skills in the local language.  Knowledge of another UN language will be an asset.


  • The selected individual consultant will work under the strategic guidance of the UNICEF Chief of Health  & Nutrition or delegate.
  • The consultant will be expected to work closely with MoH and WASH in HCF Working Group.

Consultancy Costs and Payment Modalities

Interested and qualified candidates are required to apply online and upload a technical and all-inclusive financial proposal detailing travel related costs (DSA for an estimated 20 days of field travel), professional  fees and other related miscellaneous costs to undertake the consultancy assignment. The consultant will be expected to utilize own transport for official duty in Harare and UNICEF transport for authorized field trips outside Harare. The selection process will be competitive.

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.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Opening Date Wed Oct 30 2019 08:00:00 GMT+0100 (Central European Standard Time) South Africa Standard Time
Closing Date Sun Nov 17 2019 22:55:00 GMT+0100 (Central European Standard Time)