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WASH Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Specialist

Akwajobs   (Madagascar - Antananarivo (MDG))

Posted : 29 June, 2021
Category : Development & Humanitarian Aid   Location : Madagascar - Antananarivo (MDG)
Job type : Full Time

WASH Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Specialist

International Expert

Host entity




Location, Country

Antananarivo (MDG)

Language skills



Expected Starting Date



12 months with possiblity of extension

Application deadline

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of WASH Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer WASH PPP Specialist will:

- support activities that improve the ability of WASH UNICEF programme and WASH sector governing entities to design, manage, and enforce market-based, public-private partnership contracts and procurement processes for the delivery of Water and Sanitation services to communities in 129 communes in Madagascar ;

- interface with the UNICEF Supply and Finances Sections and Ministry of WASH to identify and design types of market-based contract models for water and Sanitation service provision and support the development of governing entities’ ability to manage procurement of private water service providers, as a member of the WASH section ;

- ensure contract accountability mechanisms are well-understood, reasonable, and implementable ;

- be responsible for the development of new contractual models with the Ministry of WASH and Decentralization, Regional Directorates of WASH, Municipalities Regional Government and capacity building/training for both governing entities and water and Sanitations service providers.

Required degree level

Master degree or equivalent

Educational additional comments

Master’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Policy, Public Administration, or other relevant field

Required experience

180 Months

Experience remark

- At least 15 years of professional work experience and Minimum of 5 years in equivalent position with market-based models (PPP) for public services provision operations experience for large donor-funded projects or in the UN or other international development organization;

- Experience with PPP frameworks required; experience in the WASH sector and not only water is an asset.

Language skills

·         French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

·         English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge

Area of expertise

General business management, Development programme/project administration

Area of expertise details

·         Strong communication and analytical skills, with the ability to write well-structured technical reports and to design and implement new contracting models ;

·         Experiences in capacity building and training support are a plus ;

·         Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills ;

·         Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing ;

·         Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development ;

·         Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel ;

·         Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment ;

·         Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines ;

·         Sound security awareness.

Driving license

Competencies values

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

Application procedure

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 01 July 2021


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