Sanitation Marketing Manager At WaterAid
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 organizations.
The ideal candidate will possess a degree in marketing, business 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.
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.