WaterAid’s vision is of a world where everyone has access to clean water, safe sanitation and good hygiene.
This role will oversee a number of important responsibilities as part of a new programme to improve WaterAid’s effectiveness, efficiency, inclusiveness and sustainability of sanitation approaches in three states of Nigeria. These responsibilities include: programme planning and delivery; programme monitoring and reporting; communication and partnership liaison; and staff management. This position will provide day-to-day coordination towards the achievement of project goals and ensure the integration of the project’s activities with broader WaterAid Nigeria programme priorities.
The position is based in Abuja but will require regular travel to support our work in the states, LGAs and with more than 35 local partner organizations. Occasional travel outside the country will be expected for this role.
The ideal person for this position would possess: undergraduate and Master’s degrees in the natural, physical or social sciences; minimum 10 years of experience, at least 5 of which MUST be in a senior development programme management or coordination role; demonstrable experience in the effective management and delivery of complex community-based development projects with multiple stakeholders in a developing country; experience with managing multiple project stakeholders, including community level stakeholders, government officials, donors etc; excellent competency in writing project reports; demonstrable experience of managing people in a direct supervisory role; strong experience implementing action learning and research projects in a development setting.
Application deadline: 24 Jan 2014 | Abuja, Nigeria