USAID E-WASH will work toward achieving the following mutually reinforcing objectives:
Creating professionally managed and commercially oriented SWBs.
Improving the financial and operational viability of SWBs.
Strengthening policy, institutional and regulatory frameworks for improved WASH services (including establishing accountability mechanisms).
Building national and state WASH advocacy, coordination, and communications for reform.
The E-WASH program will concentrate on solidifying State, municipal, and utility level governance gains, manifested in improved water supply services, and improved capacity to regulate, manage, and expand sanitation services. These efforts align with the USAID Water and Development Strategy 2013–2018.
The project is part of USAID’s wider efforts to build closer coordination with the Government of Nigeria (GoN), through the Federal Ministry of Water Resources (FMWR), select SWBs, and allied stakeholders, to advance broad-based economic growth and resilience through improved WASH services in urban areas.
LOCATION: Imo, Delta, Sokoto and Taraba States
To develop a media and advocacy toolkit that includes Information Education and Communication (IEC) guides suitable for sanitation and hygiene promotion for E-WASH partner CSOs, the toolkit will focus on;
SCOPE OF WORK
This assignment requires the services of two experts:
I) in advocacy with significant knowledge and experience in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) interventions.
II) in Media with significant knowledge and experience in WASH interventions.
The technical experts will work with the Advocacy and Strategic Communications Advisor and will interface with SWBs and E-WASH State Teams where necessary.
The minimum education qualifications and associated knowledge, skills, abilities are outlined below:
Master’s degree in Communications, Development Studies, Social Sciences or a related field or equivalent in experience and career history.
LEVEL OF EFFORT:
Advocacy STTA assignment- 40 days
Media STTA assignment- 21 days
Note: Engagement days may not run concurrently.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit by email only an Application letter and a CV as ONE SINGLE WORD document (not more than 7 pages) to Nigeria.firstname.lastname@example.org not later than February 14, 2020. On the subject line of your e-mail, you should only put the title as indicated above (no other text should be on this subject line)
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