Water Aid is a UK registered international charity dedicated to the provision of safe water, sanitation and hygiene to the world’s poorest people. We support local organisations to manage low cost, sustainable projects and also provide policy support to secure the right of poor people to safe water and sanitation services.
The role will support the implementation of WaterAid’s country strategic initiatives by coordinating the development of realistic and achievable annual Plans by all country programme units and effectively monitor progress against objectives.
The position holder will also support CP teams to develop/and also support utilization of systems, processes and tools that will promote programme planning, monitoring and evaluation.
The position is based in Abuja but win require regular travel to support our work in the states, LGAs and over 35 local partner organizations.
The ideal candidate will possess a University Degree in the Physical or Social Sciences (or other relevant field).
Possession of a Masters degree in any of these areas will be an added advantage.
You will possess a minimum of 4 years post graduation experience of which at least 3 years will be in a development programme management role.
You will have a least two years experience in a role that requires application of NGO approaches to programme planning, monitoring and evaluation.
Knowledge of research methodologies, knowledge management systems and experience in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector will be an advantage.
The role seeks a proactive and media savvy person with an aptitude for fast learning who will provide support to the WaterAid Nigeria Governance department in all aspects of its communications, campaigns and advocacy activities. The Assistant will support WaterAid’s social media advocacy, advocacy to stakeholders, events organization, publications, documentation and several campaigns.
The ideal candidate will possess a four year University Degree in Mass Communications or relevant discipline.
You will have a minimum of two year work experience in the area of communication and or media relations and be very versatile in the use of social media platforms for advocacy and campaigns; events planning and organisation; review, editing and layout design of publications and documents.
Experience in developing case studies and in preparing reports is essential Experience with work in the international NGO or Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector will be an added advantage.
Interested candidates should access the application pack on our website www.wateraid.org/jobs and fill out the application form online. Completed Electronic Application Forms should be e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that ONLY applications submitted on WaterAid’s Standard Application Form will be considered. Closing date for submission of all applications is Friday March 14, 2014 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements need not apply.
WaterAid is an equal opportunity employer; women and the disabled are particularly encouraged to apply.
We offer very competitive salaries and benefits and wonderful opportunities for learning and development.