Water Supply Manager (DP World Project)
Bauchi state, Nigeria
Deadline: November 9,
Contract type: 2 years (fixed term)
Location: Bauchi, Nigeria
WaterAid Nigeria has recently completed its - country programme strategy which sets a 5-year building block towards delivering a more influencing-led programme over a 10-year horizon. This new country strategy rather than reflect a progression from previous country programme strategies, outlines key shifts in focus required to catalyze change and achieve maximum impact for our work in Nigeria.
The Water Supply Manager will support initiatives that leverage DP World's investment to improve access to sustainable climate resilient WASH services in a selected community in Bauchi State building on ongoing interventions to reach underserved populations through construction of solar powered water schemes. s/he will lead in the use of behaviour centered design approaches to implement hygiene behaviour change intervention to promote key hygiene behaviours in small-towns and/or rural communities as well as contribute to economic empowerment of women by training them to be kiosk managers, to maintain, operate and manage the water schemes and to be part of community WASH structures.
Key Deliverables include;Ensure that Partner Organizations are fully informed of the program's guiding principles and mainstream them towards implementation of sustainable WASH services Monitoring the performance of service providers such as contractors or utility companies to ensure that services are being delivered satisfactorily Support scheduling regular maintenance for equipment such as boilers, air conditioning systems, pumps, or water treatment facilities Overseeing the development of new utility systems or facilities Monitor and take responsibility for the delivery of quality work for programs in all thematic areas; ensure that all WaterAid Nigeria programs in Bauchi are grounded in WaterAid program quality standards and approaches; make informed decisions about program management to maintain quality and ensure execution of plans. Ensure programme designing, planning and budgeting are in line with the Country Programme Strategy (CPS) and Guidelines of the organization and donor's requirement. Advocate/facilitate networking and alliance buildings in respective programme areas Represent in various meeting/workshops/seminars, coordinate & facilitate all field visits, meetings with respective partner organizations, donor and other stake holders Promote a culture of knowledge management for WaterAid and partners in Bauchi state
To be successful in the Water Supply Manager role , you must meet the following requirementsBachelor's degree in engineering, hydrogeology, Business Administration or other relevant subject Minimum of 8 years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal utility maintenance, construction and repair of water systems, sewer systems and other Public Works activities, three years of which were in an administrative or supervisory capacity. Proven track record of reducing operational costs while maintaining or improving service levels Wide ranging experience in Strengthening of Water supply Systems to support sustainable delivery of services. Experience working with partners implementing grant funded projects. Strong programme/project management skills, including the ability to initiate, plan, manage and monitor programmes & projects; technical ability to develop programme plans/design log frames etc Experience of managing multiple project stakeholders including community level stakeholders; donors; government officials etc Experience of project documentation for use in influencing; writing case studies and success stories Excellent oral and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills Good planning & organisational skills. Able to manage own time, as well as plan and prioritise own and others work Above average competence in the use of IT tools. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft suite of computer applications-Word , Excel , PowerPoint etc. Experience in budget and financial management Commitment to WaterAid's values and a working style that reflects these
We started because no NGO like us existed. We'll end when no organisation like us is needed. In the meantime, we're making great progress - since , we have reached 25 million people with clean water and, since , 24 million people with sanitation.
We're looking for people who share a commitment to our vision. We're looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges.
In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best. This is our pledge to you.
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Please note: to apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Nigeria.
WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.
WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct.
Only candidates shortlisted for interviewing will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date for applications.
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