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Water and Sanitation Consultant At UN-Habitat – APPLY NOW

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience5 – 7 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldConsultancy  , Project Management  , Safety and Environment / HSE 

Duties and Responsibilities  

  • The main objective of this consultancy is to test, consolidate feedback, and lead the validation of the Water and Sanitation and Wastewater Management Diagnostic Tool under the Urban Basic Services Section in collaboration with the SDG Cities Flagship Programme. 
  • The water and sanitation and wastewater management institutional capacity diagnostic tool is being finalized hence the need for an expert to progress the testing and piloting. 
  • In addition to the development of the water and sanitation and wastewater management institutional capacity diagnostic tool, the consultancy will also deliver a city-utility joint Urban sanitation service masterplan guide for integrated citywide sanitation planning by urban planning and sanitation practitioners.  

Part One of the consultancy:  

  • Conduct an introduction workshop for the tool in a number of cities to help review and adjust the questions, aligning them to the various city contexts.  
  • Work with selected 5-8 cities and Sanitation and Water Operator’s Partnerships (SWOPs) through the support of Global Water Operators Partnership Alliance (GWOPA) to test the adjusted tool by supporting the cities to organize 5-10 government officials or relevant civil society to answer questions in the digital system.   
  • Upon generation of the reports, review, modify and present the final report to the SDG Cities Programme and WASH team members.  Conduct city-level workshops to validate the reports, agree on recommendations and develop plan of action for the cities.  onduct trainings / webinar series based on the resulting plans of actions to share on how cities can enhance their capacities for water and sanitation services provision and enhancement.  
  • Update the tool based on the experience learned and provide the final report.  

Part Two of the consultancy:  

  • Develop city-utility joint urban sanitation service masterplan guideline.   
  • Organize peer-reviewing of the city-utility joint urban sanitation service masterplan guideline.  
  • Organise a stakeholders’ validation workshop to discuss and validate the city-utility joint urban sanitation service masterplan guideline.   
  • Review, finalize and present the final city-utility joint Urban sanitation service masterplan guideline for piloting, publishing, and dissemination.  
  • The incumbent will work under the overall supervision of the Head, Water and Sanitation Unit and Human Settlements Officer in the Urban Basic Service Section.   
  • He / She will collaborate and provide support to personnel of the Section, as well as the counterparts in the regional and multi-country offices.

Qualifications/special skills

  • A first-level university degree in sustainable development, Civil/Water/Sanitary/Public Health Engineering, Urban Infrastructure Institution and Regulations and Planning, Environmental studies, education or related area in the water and sanitation sector with a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience; or an Advanced Degree (Masters or higher) with a minimum of 5 years experience is required.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. For the post advertised, proficiency in spoken and written English is required

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to UN-Habitat on to apply

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