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New Job Vacancies At WaterAid

Date Posted: 14/Jan/2014
Deadline: 24/Jan/2014

Head of Programmes

 

In this role you will provide strategic leadership to help WaterAid achieve its objectives and ensure effective implementation of our programme delivery.

  • Deadline : 24 Jan 2014
  • Salary : Competitive NGO salary with benefits

In this role you will provide strategic leadership to help WaterAid achieve its objectives and ensure effective implementation of our programme delivery. You will balance development programme expertise with the ability to motivate and mentor your team and implementing partners. As a member of the Senior Management Team, you will contribute to setting the direction and professional standards for colleagues. 

The position is based in Abuja but will require regular travel to support our work in states, LGAs and with more than 35 local partner organizations. Occasional travel outside the country will be expected for this role. 

Minimum requirements: The ideal candidate will possess a Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Public Health or Engineering (or other relevant field). You will possess a minimum of 10 years postgraduate experience, 5 of which MUST be at senior management level, providing supportive leadership and mentoring to teams of high skilled professionals in a multicultural setting. You will be a professional able to demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills, with evidence of previous experience applying these to the design and implementation of development projects using NGO methods. You will have experience of work grounded in strategic thinking, planning and execution, and with managing complex/multi-level stakeholder relations to achieve strategic organisational goals. You will have experience managing international donor grant-funded projects and be familiar with grant donor regulations. Previous experience implementing WASH programmes will be a distinct advantage.

How to apply

Please download a job description (.doc; 52KB) before applying with an application form (.doc; 68KB) and cover letter. Completed electronic application forms should be emailed to[email protected]    

Please note that ONLY applications submitted on WaterAid’s Standard Application Form will be considered. Closing date for submission of all applications is Thursday 24 January 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 competitive salaries, benefits and exceptional opportunities for learning and development.

 

 

Program Coordinator 

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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.

  • Deadline : 24 Jan 2014
  • Interview dates : TBC
  • Salary : Competitive NGO salary with benefits

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 MUSTbe 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. 

How to apply

Please download a job description (.doc; 44KB) before applying with an application form (.doc; 72KB) and cover letter. Completed electronic application forms should be emailed to[email protected].    

Please note that ONLY applications submitted on WaterAid’s Standard Application Form will be considered. Closing date for submission of all applications is Thursday 24 January 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 competitive salaries, benefits and exceptional opportunities for learning and development.

 

 







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