WaterAid Jobs Recruitment in Nigeria [2 new positions]

Latest jobs vacancies and careers at WaterAid for:

  •  January, 2022 Leadership and Learning Project Manager
  • Sanitation and Hygiene Consultant | Location: Lagos

WaterAid is an international not-for-profit organisation dedicated to helping the poor and marginalised people break free from poverty and disease and change their lives for good through improved access to clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene. Since 1995, WaterAid has dedicatedly worked with the governments and people of Nigeria to support the implementation of sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions and programmes.

WaterAid Nigeria Jobs Recruitment

WaterAid  January, 2022. | Job Title: Leadership and Learning Project Manager | Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • Want to use your project management and learning and development skills to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?
  • Join WaterAid as Leadership and Learning Project Manager to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you’ll be joining a 2020 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.
  • The WaterAid Leadership and Engagement team have a global remit responsible for facilitating high levels of employee engagement and performance across WaterAid, through the development of integrated leadership, learning, talent management, engagement and internal communications strategies.
  • As our Leadership and Learning Project Manager you will make an important contribution to WaterAid’s global strategy supporting important projects that strengthen our leadership and management capabilities across WaterAid globally.

Your Responsibilities
In this role, you will:

  • Project manage and provide complete logistics and co-ordination support for all our global leadership, management, learning, coaching and talent programmes
  • Manage the learning management system including creating bespoke learning content to support on-going capability building across WaterAid
  • Implement the Global Wellbeing Strategy across the organisation by coordinating the wellbeing champions staff group, managing the internal wellbeing podcast series and creating engaging resources and communications
  • Deliver and manage the learning & development communications plan ensuring access to learning opportunities is inclusive across WaterAid
  • Manage the performance management approach, communications and process across WaterAid
  • Manage the evaluation process for all learning & development programmes, including long term evaluations of impact
  • Provide budget and contract management support across the whole of the Leadership and Engagement team

Requirements
This is a very exciting opportunity to join our Leadership & Engagement team. To be successful, you’ll need:

  • Project management experience with great attention to detail as well as good planning and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent IT skills in MS Office Suite including experience of using MS Teams and SharePoint (or similar) and the ability to deliver digital workshops* Experience of using an LMS and e-learning software, with the ability to create learning content
  • Confident communication skills both verbally and in writing, with the ability to adapt communication style according to our global audiences 

Work Schedule:

  • This is a full-time permanent role with flexibility in working hours and remote working.

Salary
This role is Grade E in County Programmes and a Grade 5 in the UK. Salary and benefits will be in line with WaterAid country’s salary scale and depending on experience.

Application Closing Date
15th December, 2021.

Interview Date
Availability for interview is required the week commencing 10/01/2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

WaterAid |  January, 2022. | Job Title: Sanitation and Hygiene Consultant | Location: Lagos

Department: Programmes Directorate
Reports to: Program Manager
Direct Reports: None

Job Purpose
The main goal of the Kimberly Clarke sanitation and hygiene intervention is, “improved hygiene-specific behaviors change among beneficiaries in the target communities in Lagos state” Based on this, the post holder will be expected to carry out the following roles:

  • Conduct hygiene education for mothers, pregnant and lactating women in primary and secondary health facilities leveraging ante-natal and post-natal sessions
  • Create and distribute context-specific IEC materials on safe hygiene practices targeted at pregnant and lactating women in communities and healthcare facilities
  • Organise hygiene promotion activities including menstrual hygiene education in girls-only and mixed secondary schools
  • Distribution of hygiene kits to pregnant and lactating women in health facilities and communities
  • Community mobilization/advocacy in the target communities
  • Formation of hygiene committees in the target communities (most members of these committees will be women)
  • Train members of hygiene committees who will support broader hygiene education in their respective communities
  • Engage with local government authorities to advocate for the provision of water and sanitation facilities
  • Distribute hygiene kits to households in the target communities
  • Implement community-led total sanitation (CLTS) to address the issue of open defecation
  • Package and distribute hygiene kits to secondary schools with a priority on girls-only secondary schools
  • Provide handwashing facilities in selected secondary schools, markets, primary healthcare centers, motor parks and community centers
  • Rehabilitation of sanitation facilities in selected secondary schools and communities
  • Strategic engagement with relevant state authorities to support government-funded hygiene promotion programs
  • Advocate the integration of hygiene education in the state government’s health programs
  • Organise policy discussion forum during Global Handwashing Day with relevant stakeholders to discuss the importance of hygiene on maternal and child health
  • Technical assistance to Lagos state Government partners in the design of large-scale hygiene education interventions in the state
  • The post holder will   perform a wide range of duties using independent judgment and initiative to determine approaches or actions to take in non-routine situations. 
  • In broad terms, the job holder will provide technical and administrative and operational support for programme management (planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and knowledge management activities, Country Programme, and fundraising activities) with reference to sanitation and hygiene.
  • She will be required to interpret guidelines using policies and precedents. Most importantly she will be able to demonstrate sufficient professional and personal maturity to be entrusted with what in many cases will be sensitive information.

Key Responsibilities

  • A key responsibility of the Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator will be to provide technical and administrative support to WaterAid partners (Lagos State government and CSOs), in sanitation and hygiene across selected Local Council Development Authorities in Lagos State, in several capacities and activities.

These will Include:

  • As a sanitation and hygiene expert, take the lead in sanitation and hygiene behaviour change campaigns across project locations in Lagos.
  • Works closely with the project manager and Head of Programme to ensure quality and standard delivery of all sanitation and hygiene Projects including HBC and campaigns.
  • Supports the Project Manager in delivering the objectives of the Kimberly Clarke projects, especially in sanitation, hygiene promotion/campaigns, ODF strategies and roadmap development.
  • Represents WANG at LCDA/ CDAs meetings on sanitation and hygiene meetings and functions with the view to feeding back on happenings on those platforms and suggesting necessary steps/advise to WANG.
  • Support the development of models that will promote sustainable sanitation and hygiene services at all levels.
  • Lead WANG in menstrual hygiene campaigns and propagation of sustainable models for MH practices in line with the project description across project locations at schools and healthcare centres.
  • With the support of the project manager and Head of programmes, develop appropriate activities and events to mark Global Handwashing and World Toilet Days in Lagos stater.
  • With the support of SPEL Team at the Abuja office, deliver learning and knowledge management project/initiatives including but not limited to writing reports; collation of reports, documentation, filing and sharing knowledge management / learning products.
  • With the support of the Advocacy Team, provide support for advocacy initiatives such as meetings with sector actors, development partners and other key stakeholders in sanitation and hygiene promotion.
  • With the support of Communications and Media colleagues at the Abuja office, update and maintain databases (stakeholder, publication, media hits); preparations for and implementation of campaigns, updating the advocacy scrapbook and putting advocacy packs together in relation to sanitation and hygiene promotion.

Person Specification
Essential:

  • Must have a University Degree in Environmental / Public Health, the Social Sciences, Development studies or related fields.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience. At least 5 years must be in the area of sanitation and hygiene promotion at healthcare and school levels, community management, monitoring and evaluation of projects / programmes, and advocacy with any reputable national/ international / donor agency or local NGO.
  • Experience with building capacity of implementing partner organizations especially CSO’s and government.
  • Strong communication skills, including active listening and ability to effectively convey information and ideas verbally and in writing.

Desirable:

  • A Master’s Degree in Public Health, Education and Awareness and any of Project Management, International Development / Human Rights, Sociology, Public Policy, or Political Science will be an added advantage.

Skills / Abilities / Personal Qualities:

  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work – Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships – Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.
  • Willingness to learn: Demonstrating a willingness to learn new ideas using a combination of learning approaches.
  • Self-motivation and Initiative – Ability to inspire oneself to take on challenging tasks and commitment to deliver work of excellent quality.
  • Written and Oral Expression – Excellent ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and speaking so others will easily understand.

Our People Promise

  • We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision, and a commitment to playing their part in changing normal.
  • We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges.
  • In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best.

This is Our Pledge to You:

  • We started because no NGO like us existed. We’ll end when no organisation like us is needed. In the meantime, we’re making great progress – since 1981, we have reached 25 million people with clean water and, since 2004, 24 million people with sanitation.

Application Closing Date
6th December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

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  • To apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Nigeria.
  • WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
  • We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.
  • WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct.
  • Females are Strongly encouraged to apply

Note

  • We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your right to work eligibility in the country to which you wish to work.
  • For UK based applicants, WaterAid is located in Canary Wharf, London and this will be your location and contract base. WaterAid is open and supportive of flexibility. We are currently defining our approach to hybrid working. The right balance between office and home-based working should be agreed with your line manager. Your flexibility requirements and that of the role will be discussed at the interview stage with you.
  • WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate pre-employment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.
  • WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality. Should you have a disability and require any additional support, please contact us at [email protected]

Job Title: Communications Officer (Maternity Cover) | Location: Abuja |

Duration: Four months (maternity cover)
Department: Programmes Directorate
Reports to: Communications and Media Manager
Travel: 10%

Job Purpose

  • This position will have a critical responsibility for supporting the delivery of strategic and high-quality communications programming. It will promote and strengthen WaterAid Nigeria’s profile through the media and other opportunities.
  • The role will improve overall country programme communication quality by shaping copy into concise, engaging and highly effective material for a range of audiences. The role will be an authority on our brand and communications in general.

Key Accountabilities
Communications and Media:

  • Engage with regular and social media to actively promote WaterAid’s image and visibility.
  • Edit and produce WaterAid content in a variety of formats including print and digital.
  • Provide on demand support to colleagues with layout of simple documents and publications as may be required.
  • Source articles and coordinate the edit and layout of the country programme’s regular newsletter publication, collating and reviewing content from staff and partners and from all our work for sharing with wider audiences.
  • Provide editorial service to other WaterAid departments, overseeing copy editing, design and print.
  • Develop and facilitate content to contribute to build communications skills and capacity in other teams across the country programme.
  • Help to coordinate communications activity and content across the country programme, developing Terms of References for engagement of outsourced communications consultants and managing them to deliver quality work in line with consultancy requirements.
  • Directly responsible for maintaining WaterAid’s case study and photo library; work with information technology colleagues to evolve improved approaches for managing photo and digital communications materials.
  • Act as in –house brand specialist ensuring all WaterAid branding requirements are complied with by all staff.
  • Work with colleagues throughout the organisation to plan, write, and support media work around WaterAid Nigeria’s service delivery and advocacy work, campaigns, fundraising initiatives, and key organisational moments.
  • Work with communication & media colleagues globally to develop and execute work including the provision of communication and media materials.
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with relevant journalists, broadcasters and commentators in the local, national and international media and widen interest in WaterAid’s work.
  • Write copy as required for print and web outlets, in-house use or use by third parties on behalf of WaterAid.
  • Work with individuals and departments throughout the organisation to design and deliver internal communication campaigns to engage staff in external initiatives and key organisational moments by coming up with creative concepts and developing strategies, identifying relevant tools and channels, executing the campaign, and promoting it.
  • Monitor and evaluate communications and media coverage and make recommendations on future activity.

Social Media:

  • Maintain and update accounts across all major social media platforms day to day (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest), to enhance brand awareness and develop deeper engagement with existing and potential supporters.
  • Flag any inaccurate or potentially damaging comments on social media for the Communications & Media Manger’s attention and contribute to measures to counter impact of such inaccurate or potentially damaging content.
  • Innovate ideas and approaches for delivering social media and digital content for promoting WaterAid Nigeria’s programmes, influencing & campaigns and fundraising focus.
  • Undertake editorial/media production activities as directed by the Communications & Media Manager.
  • Manage WaterAid Nigeria’s websites and other online platforms. Ensure the website is easily accessible and contains up-to-date and relevant information about its contributions and services to the sector and communities.

Person Specification
Essential Criteria:

  • Degree in relevant discipline, preferably a Master’s Degree or higher in Communications.
  • Three to four years’ experience working in a communications and media role, including the production of a variety of content and materials, for different media
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of development issues, and WASH issues in particular.
  • Excellent command of the English language, verbal, written communication, and editorial skills; with the ability to write tailored, effective content for specific audiences.
  • Accuracy and keen attention to detail, in order to produce high quality communications.
  • Understanding of how media & social media can be used as an influencing tool – whether to encourage fundraising and engagement or influence decision makers.
  • Experience of liaising with journalists.
  • Knowledge and experience of using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, or other design software used to produce and lay out publications and other communication materials would be useful.
  • Proven ability to think creatively and so generate a wide range of communications materials & media coverage.
  • Knowledge of a range of measuring and analytics tools, and the ability to apply metrics to media & social media activity.
  • Ability to forge effective collaborative working relationships within the team and with colleagues from across the organisation.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills. Able to prioritise workload and work well under pressure.
  • Computer literate, good IT skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team setting.
  • Ability to deliver work on time and to a high standard.
  • Show Initiative and be creative — willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Commitment to WaterAid’s values and a working style that reflects these.

Desirable:

  • A communications or media related degree.
  • Previous experience of working for an NGO.
  • Experience of working in a communications and/or media role for an international organisation.
  • Experience of helping to influence decision makers through media work.
  • An interest in international development.
  • Experience of managing content on an intranet.

Our People Promise

  • We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision, and a commitment to playing their part in changing normal.
  • We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges. In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community.
  • You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best. This is our pledge to you.

Pay Band
WaterAid Salary Band D.

Application Closing Date
11th November, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Click here for more information

Note

  • To apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Nigeria. Only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.
  • WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
  • We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.
  • WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct.

Job Title: Programme Intern | Location: Enugu | WaterAid Job Recruitment | January, 2022.

Job Type: Contract
Duration: 1 year
Department: Programmes Directorate
Reports to: State Programme Lead
Direct Reports: None
Travel: Frequent  travels to field locations

Job Purpose

  • The post holder will be expected to perform a wide range of duties using independent judgment and initiative to determine approaches or actions to take in non-routine situations. 
  • In broad terms, the job holder will provide administrative and operational support for programme management (planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and knowledge management activities, partner engagements and support to the Enugu State Programme.
  • S/he will be required to interpret guidelines using policies and precedents. Most importantly S/he will be able to demonstrate sufficient professional and personal maturity to be entrusted with what in many cases will be sensitive information.

Key Responsibility
A key responsibility of the intern will be to provide support to the Programme department and the CP at large, in a number of capacities and activities. These will include:

  • Support in carrying out administrative and logistics duties to aid effective programme delivery in the Enugu State Programme such as raising partner financial requests, organise workshops, prepare letters, and correspondences etc. 
  • Support relevant officers in information gathering and research towards development of quality programme documents for planning, proposal writing etc.
  • Deliver learning and knowledge management projects/initiatives including but not limited to writing reports; collation of reports, documentation, filing and sharing knowledge management / learning products.
  • Provide support for advocacy initiatives such as meetings with sector actors and partners
  • Provide support to partners to develop project implementation plans and review plans periodically to ensure effective programme delivery
  • Conduct field visits to project locations to support partners in the implementation of project activities as maybe required
  • Work with the Enugu State Programme team to develop to manage as well as engage new partners and stakeholders.
  • Support development of Terms of Reference (ToR) and budgets for activities and trips for the Enugu state team, including supporting with developing activity/donor reporting
  • Work with Communications and Media colleagues to update and maintain databases (stakeholder, publication, media hits) preparations for and implementation of campaigns, updating the advocacy scrapbook, learning trackers, and putting advocacy packs together for the Enugu State Programme.
  • Support the Enugu State programme team with other duties as may arise.

Person Specification
Essential:

  • Completion of a 4-year Undergraduate Degree course in Arts, Social Sciences, or related field from a reputable university.
  • Completion of National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) programme no more than 5 years before date of application.
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills. 
  • Demonstrate a keen aptitude and appetite for learning and personal development
  • Demonstrate WaterAid values
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a variety of people.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to the field.
  • Computer proficiency (Office software, internet and email

Desirable:

  • A Master’s Degree in any of the fields listed as essential.
  • Interest in development career in development/NGO sector.

Skills / Abilities / Personal Qualities:

  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work – Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships – Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.
  • Willingness to learn: Demonstrating a willingness to learn new ideas using a combination of learning approaches.
  • Self-motivation and Initiative – Ability to inspire oneself to take on challenging tasks and commitment to deliver work of excellent quality.
  • Written and Oral Expression – Excellent ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and speaking so others will easily understand.
  • Time Management -Managing one’s own time and the time of others; Keen sense and appreciation of priorities and deadlines
  • Flexibility – Ability to adapt to difficult situations (e.g., unforeseen change in context).
  • Attention to details – Ability to carry out assigned responsibilities to expected quality with minimal errors.

Our People Promise

  • We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision, and a commitment to playing their part in changing normal. We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges.
  • In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best.
  • We started because no NGO like us existed. We’ll end when no organisation like us is needed. In the meantime, we’re making great progress – since 1981, we have reached 25 million people with clean water and, since 2004, 24 million people with sanitation.

Application Closing Date
8th November, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more information

Note

  • To apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Nigeria.
  • WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
  • We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.
  • WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind.
  • The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct.

Job Recruitment Title: Programme Intern | | Location: Bauchi

Job Type: Contract
Duration: 1 year
Department: Programmes Directorate
Reports to: State Programme Lead
Direct Reports: None
Travel: Frequent  travels to field locations

Job Purpose

  • The post holder will be expected to perform a wide range of duties using independent judgment and initiative to determine approaches or actions to take in non-routine situations. 
  • In broad terms, the job holder will provide administrative and operational support for programme management (planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and knowledge management activities, partner engagements and support to the Bauchi State Programme.
  • S/he will be required to interpret guidelines using policies and precedents. Most importantly S/he will be able to demonstrate sufficient professional and personal maturity to be entrusted with what in many cases will be sensitive information.

Key Responsibility
A key responsibility of the intern will be to provide support to the Programme department and the CP at large, in a number of capacities and activities. These will include:

  • Support in carrying out administrative and logistics duties to aid effective programme delivery in the Bauchi  State Programme such as raising partner financial requests, organise workshops, prepare letters, and correspondences etc. 
  • Support relevant officers in information gathering and research towards development of quality programme documents for planning, proposal writing etc.
  • Deliver learning and knowledge management projects/initiatives including but not limited to writing reports; collation of reports, documentation, filing and sharing knowledge management / learning products.
  • Provide support for advocacy initiatives such as meetings with sector actors and partners
  • Provide support to partners to develop project implementation plans and review plans periodically to ensure effective programme delivery
  • Conduct field visits to project locations to support partners in the implementation of project activities as maybe required
  • Work with the Bauchi State Programme team to develop to manage as well as  engage new partners and stakeholders.
  • Support development of Terms of Reference (ToR) and budgets for activities and trips for the Bauchi state team, including supporting with developing activity/donor reporting
  • Work with Communications and Media colleagues to update and maintain databases (stakeholder, publication, media hits) preparations for and implementation of campaigns, updating the advocacy scrapbook, learning trackers, and putting advocacy packs together for the Bauchi State Programme.
  • Support the Bauchi State programme  team with other duties as may arise.

Person Specification
Essential:

  • Completion of a 4-year Undergraduate Degree course in Arts, Social Sciences, or related field from a reputable university.
  • Completion of National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) programme no more than 5 years before date of application.
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills. 
  • Demonstrate a keen aptitude and appetite for learning and personal development
  • Demonstrate WaterAid values
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a variety of people.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to the field.
  • Computer proficiency (Office software, internet and email

Desirable:

  • A Master’s Degree in any of the fields listed as essential.
  • Interest in development career in development/NGO sector.

Skills / Abilities / Personal Qualities:

  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work – Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships – Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.
  • Willingness to learn: Demonstrating a willingness to learn new ideas using a combination of learning approaches.
  • Self-motivation and Initiative – Ability to inspire oneself to take on challenging tasks and commitment to deliver work of excellent quality.
  • Written and Oral Expression – Excellent ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and speaking so others will easily understand.
  • Time Management -Managing one’s own time and the time of others; Keen sense and appreciation of priorities and deadlines
  • Flexibility-Ability to adapt to difficult situations (e.g., unforeseen change in context).
  • Attention to details – Ability to carry out assigned responsibilities to expected quality with minimal errors.

Our People Promise

  • We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision, and a commitment to playing their part in changing normal. We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges.
  • In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best.
  • We started because no NGO like us existed. We’ll end when no organisation like us is needed. In the meantime, we’re making great progress – since 1981, we have reached 25 million people with clean water and, since 2004, 24 million people with sanitation.

Application Closing Date
8th November, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more information

Note

  • To apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Nigeria.
  • WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
  • We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.
  • WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind.
  • The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct.

Job Title: Project Volunteer – USAID- STW | Location: Yobe | Duration: 1 year | Department: Programmes Directorate | WaterAid
Reports to: State Programme Lead
Direct Reports: None

Description

  • The WaterAid Nigeria’s Programme Directorate is responsible for engaging with multiple stakeholders in the programmatic value chain to ensure delivery of quality programmes in line with the CP strategy and quality programme standards.
  • With the state as the focus of our work to maximize impact, the position of the volunteer is to provide support to the state programme office to enable the achievement of increased access to WASH services in the state.

Job Purpose

  • WaterAid volunteering is intended to be a learning and development opportunity for young professionals to gain exposure and build skills through work in an international development organisation and potentially, form a crop of professionals with experience relevant to the international development or other professional sectors.
  • The volunteer will undertake receptionist and other administrative support functions at the state office in Yola.
  • The post holder will be expected to be able to maintain the office facilities and also provide accurate information to visitors and staff.
  • The post holder will serve as the custodian of petty cash and be responsible for day-to-day operation of the petty cash box in line with constituted authority approval, this includes payment, reconciliation, record keeping/documentation, security, compliance review and retirement.
  • The volunteer with also be responsible for other finance related functions.

Key Accountabilities
Front Desk Service:

  • Attend to all visitors in a polite, professional, and courteous manner.
  • Answer all incoming calls and redirect them or keep messages, demonstrate courteous, positive and a helpful attitude in all interactions, including telephone conversations. Take complete messages in a professional and legible manner.
  • Apply appropriate discretion in managing information and documents of a sensitive nature; keeping hard copy documents received out of public view and not leaving them on the front desk, counters or unattended.

General Administrative Duties:

  • Perform basic office support and document processing services such as typing, photocopying, scanning, spiral binding, and drafting correspondences as requested.
  • Act as custodian of the stationery and office supplies storage.
  • Support achievement of efficient office services; Take responsibility for basic maintenance of office facilities and escalating complaints as necessary to colleagues.
  • Provide logistics support for State workshop and meetings.
  • Receive letters, mails and parcels and distribute them in a timely manner to recipients and processing outgoing dispatch.

Management of Office Equipment / Office Supplies:

  • Regularly check the appropriate functioning of office equipment, (intercoms, photocopiers etc.) make recommendations for repair or renewal and supervise maintenance of office equipment.
  • Ensure stock levels of store are adequate, accurately analyze monthly stock to state’s budgets and ensure reconciliation of store data with finance record. Also ensure the security of the store.
  • Attend to staff requisitions for toiletries and other items such as tea items, papers, etc.
  • Arrange prompt repairs of damaged chairs, desk and other office furniture and fixtures; Liaise with Yobe State Programme Lead to purchase replacements when necessary.

Financial Management:

  • Maintain up to date records of all petty cash transaction on petty cash excel template. Ensure that all petty cash support documents are complete and accurate.
  • Maintain proper documentation, retirement and filling of all financial documents and ensure that petty cash is kept safe, secured, and locked in petty cash box always.
  • Ensure daily, weekly and monthly petty cash count and reconciliation. Ensure proper documentation of petty cash reconciliation and petty cash counts including surprise cash counts.
  • Track petty cash disbursement for timely retirement/submission of receipts.
  • Assist the state program team in the raising partner and activity fund request. Ensure timely petty cash replenishment request and retirement.
  • Ensure all cash transaction follow Water Aid policy, donor and statutory requirement as well as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Carry out other finance related task that may be assigned by the Finance team in Abuja and the Yobe State program team.
  • Maintain confidentiality of financial and other job-related information.

Person Specification
Essential:

  • Possession of a minimum of national diploma. Significant years of professional experience in similar role may substitute for educational qualification.
  • Minimum of one year work experience in a similar role in a formal /structured work setting.
  • Pleasant and good-natured disposition with a ‘can do’ attitude /willingness to assist around the office.
  • Excellent nonverbal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent people skills and ability to manage conflict/difficult situation
  • High sense of responsibility/ Reliable.
  • Ability to manage information with discretion and confidentiality.
  • Common sense.
  • Good telephone etiquette.

Desirable:

  • University Degree in Accounting, Social Sciences, humanities,
  • Experience in office management and maintenance and handling petty cash.

Our People Promise:

  • We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision, and a commitment to playing their part in changing normal. We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges. In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best.

Application Closing Date
15th September, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:     
Click here to apply

Note

  • To apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Nigeria.
  • WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
  • We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.
  • WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind.
  • The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct.

Job Title: Project Volunteer, USAID- STW | Location: Borno | Job Type: Contract | WaterAid
Duration: 1 year
Department: Programmes Directorate
Reports to: State Programme Lead
Direct Reports: None

Job Purpose

  • WaterAid volunteering is intended to be a learning and development opportunity for young professionals to gain exposure and build skills through work in an international development organisation and potentially, form a crop of professionals with experience relevant to the international development or other professional sectors.
  • The volunteer will undertake receptionist and other administrative support functions at the state office in Maiduguri.
  • The post holder will be expected to be able to maintain the office facilities and also provide accurate information to visitors and staff.
  • The post holder will serve as the custodian of petty cash and be responsible for day-to-day operation of the petty cash box in line with constituted authority approval, this includes payment, reconciliation, record keeping/documentation, security, compliance review and retirement.
  • The volunteer with also be responsible for other finance related functions.

Key Accountabilities
Front Desk Service:

  • Attend to all visitors in a polite, professional, and courteous manner.
  • Answer all incoming calls and redirect them or keep messages, demonstrate courteous, positive and a helpful attitude in all interactions, including telephone conversations. Take complete messages in a professional and legible manner.
  • Apply appropriate discretion in managing information and documents of a sensitive nature; keeping hard copy documents received out of public view and not leaving them on the front desk, counters or unattended.

General Administrative Duties:

  • Perform basic office support and document processing services such as typing, photocopying, scanning, spiral binding, and drafting correspondences as requested.
  • Act as custodian of the stationery and office supplies storage.
  • Support achievement of efficient office services; Take responsibility for basic maintenance of office facilities and escalating complaints as necessary to colleagues.
  • Provide logistics support for State workshop and meetings.
  • Receive letters, mails and parcels and distribute them in a timely manner to recipients and processing outgoing dispatch.

Management of Office Equipment/ Office Supplies:

  • Regularly check the appropriate functioning of office equipment, (intercoms, photocopiers etc.) make recommendations for repair or renewal and supervise maintenance of office equipment.
  • Ensure stock levels of store are adequate, accurately analyze monthly stock to state’s budgets and ensure reconciliation of store data with finance record. Also ensure the security of the store.
  • Attend to staff requisitions for toiletries and other items such as tea items, papers, etc.
  • Arrange prompt repairs of damaged chairs, desk and other office furniture and fixtures; Liaise with Borno State Programme Lead to purchase replacements when necessary.

Financial Management:

  • Maintain up to date records of all petty cash transaction on petty cash excel template. Ensure that all petty cash support documents are complete and accurate.
  • Maintain proper documentation, retirement and filling of all financial documents and ensure that petty cash is kept safe, secured, and locked in petty cash box always.
  • Ensure daily, weekly and monthly petty cash count and reconciliation. Ensure proper documentation of petty cash reconciliation and petty cash counts including surprise cash counts.
  • Track petty cash disbursement for timely retirement/submission of receipts.
  • Assist the state program team in the raising partner and activity fund request. Ensure timely petty cash replenishment request and retirement.
  • Ensure all cash transaction follow Water Aid policy, donor and statutory requirement as well as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Carry out other finance related task that may be assigned by the Finance team in Abuja and the Borno State program team.
  • Maintain confidentiality of financial and other job-related information.

Person Specification
Essential:

  • Possession of a minimum of National Diploma. Significant years of professional experience in similar role may substitute for educational qualification
  • Minimum of one year work experience in a similar role in a formal /structured work setting.
  • Pleasant and good-natured disposition with a ‘can do’ attitude /willingness to assist around the office.
  • Excellent nonverbal, oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent people skills and ability to manage conflict/difficult situation
  • High sense of responsibility/ Reliable
  • Ability to manage information with discretion and confidentiality
  • Common sense
  • Good telephone etiquette

Desirable:

  • University Degree in Accounting, Social Sciences, Humanities,
  • Experience in office management and maintenance and handling petty cash.

Our People Promise:

  • We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision, and a commitment to playing their part in changing normal.
  • We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges.
  • In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community.
  • You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best.

Application Closing Date
15th September, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:     
Click here to apply

Note

  • To apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Nigeria.
  • WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
  • We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.
  • WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind.
  • The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct.

Job Title: Project Volunteer, USAID- STW | Location: Adamawa | Duration: 1 year | WaterAid | Department: Programmes Directorate
Reports to: Head of Programmes
Direct Reports: None

Description

  • The WaterAid Nigeria’s Programme Directorate is responsible for engaging with multiple stakeholders in the programmatic value chain to ensure delivery of quality programmes in line with the CP strategy and quality programme standards.
  • With the state as the focus of our work to maximize impact, the position of the volunteer is to provide support to the state programme office to enable the achievement of increased access to WASH services in the state.

Job Purpose

  • WaterAid volunteering is intended to be a learning and development opportunity for young professionals to gain exposure and build skills through work in an international development organisation and potentially, form a crop of professionals with experience relevant to the international development or other professional sectors.
  • The volunteer will undertake receptionist and other administrative support functions at the state office in Yola.
  • The post holder will be expected to be able to maintain the office facilities and also provide accurate information to visitors and staff.
  • The post holder will serve as the custodian of petty cash and be responsible for day-to-day operation of the petty cash box in line with constituted authority approval, this includes payment, reconciliation, record keeping/documentation, security, compliance review and retirement. The volunteer with also be responsible for other finance related functions.

Key Accountabilities
Front desk service:

  • Attend to all visitors in a polite, professional, and courteous manner.
  • Answer all incoming calls and redirect them or keep messages, demonstrate courteous, positive and a helpful attitude in all interactions, including telephone conversations. Take complete messages in a professional and legible manner.
  • Apply appropriate discretion in managing information and documents of a sensitive nature; keeping hard copy documents received out of public view and not leaving them on the front desk, counters or unattended.

General Administrative Duties:

  • Perform basic office support and document processing services such as typing, photocopying, scanning, spiral binding, and drafting correspondences as requested.
  • Act as custodian of the stationery and office supplies storage.
  • Support achievement of efficient office services; Take responsibility for basic maintenance of office facilities and escalating complaints as necessary to colleagues.
  • Provide logistics support for State workshop and meetings.
  • Receive letters, mails and parcels and distribute them in a timely manner to recipients and processing outgoing dispatch.

Management of office equipment/ office supplies:

  • Regularly check the appropriate functioning of office equipment, (intercoms, photocopiers etc.) make recommendations for repair or renewal and supervise maintenance of office equipment.
  • Ensure stock levels of store are adequate, accurately analyze monthly stock to state’s budgets and ensure reconciliation of store data with finance record. Also ensure the security of the store.
  • Attend to staff requisitions for toiletries and other items such as tea items, papers, etc.
  • Arrange prompt repairs of damaged chairs, desk and other office furniture and fixtures; Liaise with Adamawa State Programme Lead to purchase replacements when necessary.

Financial Management:

  • Maintain up-to-date records of all petty cash transactions on petty cash excel template. Ensure that all petty cash support documents are complete and accurate.
  • Maintain proper documentation, retirement and filling of all financial documents and ensure that petty cash is kept safe, secured, and locked in petty cash box always.
  • Ensure daily, weekly and monthly petty cash count and reconciliation. Ensure proper documentation of petty cash reconciliation and petty cash counts including surprise cash counts.
  • Track petty cash disbursement for timely retirement/submission of receipts.
  • Assist the state program team in the raising partner and activity fund request. Ensure timely petty cash replenishment request and retirement.
  • Ensure all cash transaction follow Water Aid policy, donor and statutory requirement as well as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Carry out other finance related task that may be assigned by the Finance team in Abuja and the Borno State program team.
  • Maintain confidentiality of financial and other job-related information.

Person Specification
Essential:

  • Possession of a minimum of National Diploma. Significant years of professional experience in a similar role may substitute for educational qualification
  • Minimum of one-year work experience in a similar role in a formal /structured work setting.
  • Pleasant and good-natured disposition with a ‘can do’ attitude /willingness to assist around the office.
  • Excellent nonverbal, oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent people skills and ability to manage conflict/difficult situation
  • High sense of responsibility/ Reliable
  • Ability to manage information with discretion and confidentiality
  • Common sense
  • Good telephone etiquette

Desirable:

  • University Degree in Accounting, Social Sciences, humanities,
  • Experience in office management and maintenance and handling petty cash.

Our People Promise

  • We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision, and a commitment to playing their part in changing normal.
  • We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges.
  • In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community.
  • You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best.

Application Closing Date
15th September, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note

  • To apply for this role, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Nigeria.
  • WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
  • We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.
  • WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust.
  • WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind.
  • The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct.

Job Title: State Programme Lead | Location: Enugu | Grade: F | WaterAid
Duration: 2-year fixed term (renewable)


Department: Programmes Directorate
Reports to: Head of WASH / Programmes
Direct Reports: State Finance & Admin Officer, Programme Monitoring Evaluation & Reporting Officer, WASH Specialist, Policy & Sector Strengthening Specialist,  Logistics / Driver
Travel: At least 60%-time travel to support partners and communities in Enugu state and occasional travels to Abuja

Team Description 

  • The WaterAid Nigeria’s Programme Directorate is responsible for engaging with multiple stakeholders in the programmatic value chain to ensure delivery of quality programmes in line with the CP strategy and quality programme standards. With the state as the focus of our work to maximize impact, the position of the State Programme Lead is expected to take significant responsibility for influencing and galvanizing state level actors (policy makers, civil society, private sector and citizens) towards playing their roles to achieve increased access to WASH services in the state.

Job Purpose

  • The Enugu State programme currently has as its major thematic focus, the application of market led approaches to sanitation with a view to significantly address the sanitation issues in Enugu State and ramp up access. WaterAid also desires that Enugu State replicates the recent Presidential declaration of a state of emergency in WASH and create an enabling environment for private sector participation to improve WASH service delivery in Enugu state.
  • This position is to successfully coordinate the implementation of WaterAid’s country strategic initiatives in the state by ensuring that all country thematic activities are properly included in realistic and achievable annual State Programme Plans and delivered through appropriate projects.
  • This role will be accountable for the successful delivery of the on-going Sanitation Marketing Expansion and Scaleup project in the State, conceptualizing future programmes/projects and building strong collaborations with fundraising colleagues to design proposals to scale up WaterAid work in Enugu; planning the effective delivery of programmatic outcomes that align with programme delivery plans in line with WaterAid quality programme standards and approaches; building and nurturing effective collaborations and partnerships with stakeholders (including implementing partners) for the delivery of WaterAid programmes /projects and an improved WASH outcome in the designated WaterAid state programme.
  • This role will lead the successful implementation to the programme objectives through supporting and strengthening the key partners such as the Enugu State Small Towns Unit (STU), RUWASSA, SUBEBS, Enugu Chambers of Commerce and the Small and Medium Enterprises Agency, Health sector coordinating entities and CSOs; Manage and maintain complex relationships with the state government, private sector and other funding agencies.

Key Accountabilities
Effective Programme Management:

  • Lead the detailed analysis and collaborative programme planning to implement and manage projects in Enugu state in accordance with WaterAid’s objectives; monitor and evaluate progress of the programmes and its projects in line with WaterAid’s PMER standards and guidelines.
  • Take leadership for all state level delivery and reporting to WaterAid and grant funders on programme activities in the state; Ensure information on ongoing programmes in the state are kept up to date on the Project centre platform.
  • Lead the development and maintenance of key strategic relationships from state to local level across the key involved sectors; act as credible WaterAid representative in the State.
  • Identify, develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with partners, state officials and sector stakeholders; act as a worthy and credible WaterAid representative in the State.
  • Proactively engage in sector support initiatives and participate in sector coordination meetings at state level, particularly if directly linked to the programme objectives; use these relationships to positively project WaterAid positions on WASH issues and influence policy change in the state.
  • Ensure that appropriate programme management, quality assurance and monitoring mechanisms are in place to ensure high quality delivery of work by partners, across all critical programme objectives.
  • Work collaboratively with and draw on the wider support and expertise from within WaterAid to develop and improve the initiatives required for the successful delivery of the programme
  • Promote and ensure the mainstreaming of WaterAid programme principles and quality standards in all WaterAid’s programme in the State
  • Exercise accountability for management of financial budget and resources at state office; ensure timely and accurate budgets and financial reports are generated and submitted to WaterAid Nigeria Country office to facilitate reimbursements of expenses incurred on overhead and programmatic activities.

Advocacy and Communication:

  • Lead advocacy at the state, local government and community levels on improved WASH governance, access and hygiene behaviour change.
  • Lead on the implementation of WaterAid campaigns on WASH at the state level
  • Create linkages and improve access to media at the state
  • Develop a work relationship with CSO networks for capacity improvement on Human Right Based Approach (HRBA) to WASH service delivery.

Effective Donor and Grant Management:

  • Use knowledge of state context to initiate project concepts/proposals that respond to WASH issues in the state
  • Work in active collaboration with fundraising team to market grant programmes/project funding opportunities for state programme/projects to potential funders.
  • Develop case studies and success stories to demonstrate impact of WaterAid’s work, enhance the visibility of WANG programmes and use as fundraising materials.
  • Regular visits to project sites to ensure projects comply with donor requirements and meet all safeguarding issues.

Partnership Management:

  • Provide leadership in the identification, engagement and effective management of partner institutions/organization relevant to the delivery of the grant targets in the state.
  • Coordinate assessment and delivery of targeted organizational development technical assistance to all WaterAid partners in the state (CSO’s, Government agencies, private sector entities and communities) to improve their performance.

Leadership & Team Management:

  • Lead the development of activity-based budgets for state program activities across thematic areas.
  • Accountable for managing budgets aligning the budget with activities and for monitoring to ensure budget performance of multiple partners is according to plan.
  • Ensuring good quality financial reports of programmes and from partners in the state are submitted on time.
  • Resolving any inaccuracies in a timely manner.
  • Work collaboratively with Finance & Information Technology (FIT) to ensure timely disbursement of funds required by partners.
  • Directly supervise state programmes team to deliver high performance.
  • Provide guidance and direction to a multi-functional team, including setting performance objectives and monitoring performance of the members of the state team.
  • Coach & mentor team members to enable effective delivery of targets and prioritize achievement of the learning & development priorities of the team.

Person Specification
Essential Criteria:
Qualification and Skills:

  • The proposed candidate should have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in at least one of the followings: Geology, Civil Engineering, Public Health, Social Sciences, Development Studies & Policy Strategy, Public Policy and Administration, or other related disciplines, with vast knowledge of the WASH issues globally and the Nigerian WASH sector in particular. A Post-Graduate Master’s degree in related field will be an added advantage.

General Professional Experience:

  • A minimum of 10 years post qualification experience in water and sanitation-related issues, Public Health, Community management, Public-Private-Partnership Development, Public Policy and Strategies development at senior management level is required.

Specific Professional Experience:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in the WASH Sector reform process and with adequate knowledge of policy, institutional capacity strengthening, inter-governmental relationship, sanitation, hygiene behaviour change, community management processes, modelling/piloting of WASH sustainability plan, WASH facilities construction monitoring, including private sector engagement and PPP Agreement. Must also be proficient in use of English language and computer skills, especially in MS-Office.

In Addition to the above, the Candidate Should Demonstrate:

  • Ability in successfully managing similar sized grant-funded programmes/projects funded by international donors in a developing country context.
  • Prior experience in delivering WASH sector interventions and with providing sector strengthening technical assistance to partners.
  • Proven ability to conduct in-depth context analysis and in using outcome of the analysis to influence key state stakeholders and create change, An understanding of advocacy tools and approaches.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build and maintain good working relationships with a variety of colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Experience working with partners implementing a grant funded project and in managing partnerships with such organizations.
  • Strong programme/project management skills, including the ability to initiate, plan, manage and monitor programmes & projects; technical ability to develop programme plans/design log frames etc
  • Experience of managing multiple project stakeholders including community level stakeholders; donors; government officials etc
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills; Experience of project documentation for use in influencing; writing case studies and success stories
  • Familiarity with and experience using participatory tools, methods and approaches in project management
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Above average competence in the use of IT tools. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft suite of computer Applications-Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
  • Experience of leading, managing and motivating others and driving change
  • Commitment to WaterAid’s values and a working style that reflects these

Desirable:

  • Familiarity with market-based approaches for delivering WASH services
  • Proven ability to coordinate and provide technical guidance to CSO partners on how to effectively engage with private sector actors to provide WASH solutions
  • Knowledge of adult learning approaches
  • Knowledge of behaviour change models and approaches

Application Closing Date
12th September, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:     
Click here to apply online

Note

  • To apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Nigeria.
  • WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
  • We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.
  • WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind.
  • Safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct.
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