WaterAid Current Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

2 Mar, 2023

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Executive Mgt Jobs in Nigeria

WaterAid is an international non-for-profit organization dedicated to helping people break free from poverty and disease, unlock their potential and change their lives for good through improved access to clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene. WaterAid started its operation in Nigeria in 1995. Since then it has successfully executed several intervention programmes as outlined by its objectives and has made impact in the lives of the very poor. WaterAid with the country office in Abuja currently works in Bauchi, Enugu and Plateau States with funding from various donors and partners. We are recruiting to fill the position below:





Job Title: Executive Director, International Programmes
Location: Nigeria
Ref: 6408
Contract: Permanent

About the Role:

  • As our Executive Director, International Programmes, you will lead an exceptional team of 750 talented staff, working with our partners to develop and deliver WaterAid UK’s country programmes in Africa and South Asia. You will provide leadership across the WaterAid federation to develop our overall portfolio of work and the standards that support this.
  • Responsible for a budget of circa £60 million, you will oversee our ambitious strategy for growth and diversity in restricted funding, and our partnerships with institutional donors.
  • And, as a member of the WaterAid UK Directors team and federation Global Executive, you will be jointly responsible for the wider leadership, management and development of the organisation.

About You:
An inspiring and visionary leader:

  • You will bring extensive strategic management and leadership experience as well as a truly global perspective and in-depth understanding of international development issues and global trends.
  • You will have a passion for empowering and drawing on the vast potential of a diverse team, and for progressing the commitments made in our Global Strategy to address power imbalances that act as obstacles to our mission.
  • An effective decision-maker and deliverer, with the confidence to innovate, you will bring strategic ability and a collaborative approach.
  • You will also bring the proven ability to build and influence effective partnerships both internally and externally in the support of WaterAid’s vision and aims.

Salary & Benefits:
The salary and benefits are set at a competitive market rate in the relevant country – details are available on request.

To Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Deadline:
27th March, 2023.

Formal Interview Date
Late-April to Early-May.

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