Water Aid Job Opportunities in Nigeria

Posted on :

11 Jul, 2014

Category :

Environmental Jobs in Nigeria, Marketing Jobs in Nigeria

The following jobs exist at WaterAid based in Abuja, Nigeria


The role will support the development and implementation of evidence –based sanitation marketing programs in three of the six focal states where WaterAid Nigeria is implementing the Sustainable Total Sanitation project. This will include ensuring the sanitation marketing program is implemented to a high quality and adheres to the project timeline agreed with the donor. Other specific areas of focus for this role include the design and implementation of on-going communications and campaigns plan to promote sanitation marketing as a business model; providing business consultancy and a broad range of capacity strengthening support to identified sanitation marketing businesses; work with local businesses to develop sanitation marketing products and business models etc.

The position is based in Abuja but will require regular travel to support our work in the states, LGAs and over 35 local partner organisations.

The ideal candidate will possess a degree in marketingbusiness administration or related field preferably at Masters Level and must demonstrate the ability to apply market based approaches in addressing development challenges. The candidate will demonstrate experience providing business development and capacity strengthening services to small and medium scale enterprises; experience in the design, development and launch of new products and the delivery of product marketing campaigns; experience with effectively managing multiple stakeholders in a complex project; the ability to work in a multi cultural environment; to work independently and as part of a team. Previous experience or experience /familiarity with managing donor grant funded international development projects will represent a distinct advantage.

The role will be based at our office in Abuja and be responsible for the driving any of the vehicles in the fleet; the safety of the vehicles, passengers and the vehicle equipment; the overall preventative maintenance and repairs of WaterAid Nigeria vehicle fleet. The minimum qualifications for this position are a senior secondary School certificate or General Certificate in Education “O” levels with at least credit passes in four subjects including English Language. Candidates must also possess a valid and “clean “driver’s license, a good knowledge of Nigerian roads and driving experience gained over a period of at least three years in a similar position desirably in an international development organization. Knowledge of defensive driving techniques, basic vehicle maintenance and experience completing vehicle logs and reports will represent distinct advantages. Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to work in a multi cultural environment; independently and as part of a team

Interested candidates should access the application pack and fill out the application form online.

Application pack for Driver Position
Application Pack for Sanitation Marketing Manager

Completed Electronic Application Forms should be e-mailed 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 Tuesday July 22, 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.

DUE DATE: 22 July, 2014