Wateraid Vacancies in Nigeria June 2013 NGO job

Wateraid Vacancies in Nigeria June 2013 NGO job


WaterAid is a UK registered international charity with a vision of a world where everyone has access to water, sanitation and good hygiene that support local organizations to manage low cost, sustainable projects and also influence policy makers to secure the right of poor people to affordable water and sanitation services seeks





–          Ensure learning derived from performance feedback is applied towards improving WaterAid and partners programme effectiveness

–          Supervise strategic relationship building and lines manage in-country fundraising activities

–          Development and implementation of realistic and achievable strategic plans by ensuring that all country programme activities are properly harmonized

–          Monitor progress against these plans and support the country senior management team by providing performance monitoring feedback on agreed indicators/benchmarks



–          BSC plus a Masters in the numerate, social/management sciences or development studies

–          at least 7 years of work experience, at least three years of which should be in a senior/leadership role with oversight for program monitoring and evaluation in a development sector setting

–          knowledge of fundraising OR grant management role in an international development context or alternately

–          Understanding of in-country fundraising potential and opportunities to support WASH projects

–          At least 3 years of experience providing direct leadership and supportive supervision to a team with diverse professional backgrounds

–          computer literate





–          supervise programme planning and delivery; programme monitoring and reporting

–          Communication & partnership liaison and staff management on a new programme which seeks to consolidate WaterAid’s years of work to improve effectiveness, efficiency, inclusiveness and sustainability of sanitation approaches in 3 states of Nigeria

–          Perform daily coordination towards achievement of the project goals and ensuring the integration of the project’s activities with broader WaterAid in Nigeria programme priorities



–          BSC and Master’s degrees in the natural, physical or social sciences

–          At least10 years of experience of which at least 5 be in a senior development programme management or coordination role; strong demonstrable experience in the effective management and delivery of complex community based development projects with multiple stakeholder in a developing country context

–          knowledge of managing multiple project stakeholders including community level stakeholders, government officials; donors etc

–          strong competencies in writing project reports; strong demonstrable experience with managing people in a direct supervisory role and strong experience with implementation of an action learning and research project in a development setting





–          support the head of programme in ensuring quality program delivery by WaterAid and its partners

–          coordinate the development and execution of realistic and achievable annual state programme plans

–          monitor and evaluate team towards ensuring timely delivery of agreed work plans by partners



–          BSC with masters degree in natural, engineering or social science or related field

–          at least 7 years experience in development program management/coordination

–          knowledge and experience working with and managing partnerships with civil society and governmental stakeholders to implement development projects

–          strong competencies in writing project reports of excellent quality for diverse audiences and have at least 3 years experience working in the WASH sector





–          Provide strategic leadership of financial and Information Technology support functions of WaterAid Nigeria

–          Ensure effective application of WaterAid financial and IT policies and procedures in collaboration with other members of the country senior management team and WaterAid UK

–          Support partner organizations in ensuring they develop and apply generally acceptable accounting practices in their financial activities



–          BSC in Accounting and membership of an internationally recognized accounting body i.e. (ICAN), ACCA, CIMA, ACA or CPA

–          MBA or MPA would be a distinct advantage

–          at least 10 years post qualification experience of which five would be in a senior management position in an international NGO sector

–          excellent track record of experience in preparing accurate accounting reports to a diverse range of audiences under tight deadlines

–          at least 5 years experience in providing leadership and supportive supervision to a professional team with varying levels of competencies and maturity; experience working in a multi-cultural setting and strong knowledge of Sun Accounting software package.



Visit; www.wateraid.org/jobs and fill out the application form. Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements for the positions need not apply Completed Electronic Application Forms should be e-mailed to hmig@wateraid.org


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