• New Career Opportunity at Water Aid

  • Posted on: 14 October, 2014 Deadline: 20 October, 2014
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  • Water Aid is a UK registered intemational charity dedicated to the provision of safe water, sanitation and hygiene to the world's poorest people. We support local organizations to manage low cost, sustainable projects and also provide policy support to secure the right of poor people to safe water and sanitation services across the world.

    We strongly promote an organizational culture based on our values and invite suitably qualified candidates to fill an exciting opportunity as Policy Research Officer to be based at the Country Office in Abuja.

    Policy Research Officer


    This role will support planning and implementation of research, surveys and policy analysis affecting the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector in Nigeria; the documentation and sharing of knowledge gained from the research and dissemination of research evidence for use in evidence based advocacy by sector stakeholders.


    • Minimum requirement for this position is a university degree in the social sciences or related fields with at least 3 years post qualification experience in a role with strong research policy analysis orientation preferably in the development sector or a research setting.
    • Possession of a Masters degree would represent a distinct advantage.
      The preferred candidate would also demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills; experience with setting up and managing research projects and strong report writing skills.
    • Good knowledge and experience in advocacy and the WASH development sector is important to this role.
    • Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft suite of computer applications-word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.

    Method of Application

    Qualified and interested candidates should access the application pack on our website www.wateraid.org/jobs Completed Electronic Application Forms should be e-mailed to hrnig@wateraid.org

    Please note that ONLY applications submitted on WaterAid's application forms will be considered.
    Deadline for submission of applications is Monday, October 20th, 2014 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    WaterAid is an equal opportunity employer; women and the disabled are particularly encouraged to apply.

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