Jobs at WaterAid

WaterAid is an international NGO dedicated to the provision of safe water, sanitation and hygiene education to the world’s poorest people. We are looking for a Regional Advocacy Manager, Based in Dakar, Senegal to lead our Advocacy and Policy influencing work
in West Africa.

Interested candidates should review the job description at our website at www.wateraid.org  . Applicants should send their letters of motivation and current curriculum vitae (CV) to infowaro@wateraid.org . Closing date for submission of all applications is Monday 25 March, 2013 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

WaterAid is an equal opportunity employer; women and the disabled are particularly encouraged to apply.

Regional Advocacy Manager
The Regional Advocacy Manager (RAM) is a member of the regional team in the International Programmes Department of WaterAid (WA) who is expected to lead and manage regional initiatives around advocacy, policy analysis and research.

The requirements for this position include:
A Post-graduate / Masters’ degree in development studies, public policy / administration or equivalent; a demonstrable commitment to poverty reduction and social justice issues; an understanding of technical, social and institutional issues relating to water, sanitation and hygiene education in developing countries; and knowledge of development policies, especially the Water and Sanitation sector.
Extensive senior level experience of action research and policy analysis, preferably in an international agency, based in the region; and proven experience of advocacy and campaigns work in the region.
Fluent in speaking and writing either English or French and very good level in the other language.


Location: Lagos
Experience: 0 year(s)
Course of Study: Not Specified
Required Grade:  Not Specified