VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: E-WASH Program
Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE)
Abuja, Nigeria
6d ago

Job Vacancies / Opportunities E-WASH Program

USAID Effective Water Sanitation and Hygiene Services (E-WASH Program title Civic Advocacy and WASH stakeholders Engagement Grant in Imo State’

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE), a non-governmental organisation is prospecting for a USAID Effective Water Sanitation and Hygiene Services (E-

WASH Program) titled Civic Advocacy and WASH stakeholders Engagement Grant in Imo State’

The objective of this program is to assist the government of Nigeria to expand and improve urban water service delivery by strengthening the governance, financial and technical viability of state water boards in Nigeria.

The program activity will concentrate on solidifying state, municipal and utility-level governance gains, manifested in improved water supply services, and an improved ability to regulate, manage, and expand sanitation services.

LOCATION : The activity will be implemented in Imo State

DURATION : One (1) year (April 2019 to March 2020)

Therefore, we are inviting qualified applicants apply to the following positions :

  • E-WASH Program Manager
  • Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise and monitor the implementation of WASH activities, ensuring that all activities are compliant with the grant requirements.
  • Ensure the tracking, monitoring and quality reporting of the program activities in line with the objectives of the program.
  • Formulate and communicate project work plans
  • Work with the state WASH team, ED and other relevant team members to ensure joint planning and grant compliance.
  • Work with ED and relevant team to overcome implementation challenges based on practical solutions.
  • Participate in cluster working groups and meetings.
  • According to the project work plan, outline indicators and outputs to be measured to determine success of the program.
  • Work with M&E Unit to translate assessment criteria to tools and methodology for monitoring and evaluation of interventions related to the program.
  • Provide technical input and indicators to the M&E Unit to be incorporated into tools and formats as needed.
  • Support the establishment and maintenance of monitoring and evaluation systems for internal and external use.
  • Budget Management
  • QUALIFICATION, REQUIREMENT AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with NGOs specialized in Humanitarian assistance
  • Previous work experience in Humanitarian assistance activity in Imo State.
  • Previous experience in program management of a WASH project is essential.
  • Excellent communication, and organizational skills; and ability to influence and facilitate advocacy agendas at State and LGA levels
  • Understanding of local communities and cultures, and ability to communicate fluently in the commonly spoken local language.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to travel and work in difficult settings, including remote rural areas of the state.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, or similar software
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
  • Experience in providing administrative leadership and support to work teams
  • Experience managing USAID funded programs
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing teams.
  • E-WASH Organizational and Institutional Development Officer
  • Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports the development of the Program strategies and plans to strengthen the capacity of local and regional partners (local government entities and civil society) to design, implement and evaluate program activities.
  • Assist in the development of local civil society organizations (NGOs and CBOS) and SWB in integrating quality improvement processes in program implementation.
  • Facilitate and develop coaching / mentoring mechanisms and models to facilitate organizational changes resulting in the SWB.
  • Identify gaps in organizational structures (governance, strategic planning, financial systems, management and operations, monitoring and evaluations) and identify best resources available within to address the identified gaps.
  • Provide hands-on technical assistance to field programs in developing and implementing state level community mobilization and institutional strengthening plans in support of Program strategic objectives.
  • Support in the coordination and development of tools, methods, and materials (e.g., field guides, interactive CD-ROM / videos, bulletins, etc.
  • needed by field-based programs to plan, implement, and evaluate community and institutional capacity strengthening activities.

  • Support in the development and application of tools and techniques for monitoring performance and impact related to community and institutional capacity strengthening.
  • QUALIFICATION, REQUIREMENT AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in Organizational and institutional Development with State Base government organisation.
  • Previous experience in program management of a WASH project will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication, and organizational skills; and ability to influence and facilitate advocacy agendas at State and LGA levels
  • Understanding of local communities and cultures, and ability to communicate fluently in the commonly spoken local language.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to travel and work in difficult settings, including remote rural areas of the state.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, or similar software
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
  • Experience in providing administrative leadership and support to work teams
  • Experience managing USAID funded programs
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing teams.
  • E-WASH Social Mobilization Officer
  • Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support implementation of social and community mobilization activities in collaboration with the program manager for the purpose of achieving the program objective.
  • Support advocacy to create an enabling environment to improve awareness on the benefits WASH in the state.
  • Organize meetings with religious, traditional and community leaders, village heads, community groups, women’s groups, trade associations and other relevant stakeholders to improve awareness of WASH activities in the state.
  • Collaborate with Program Manager and State M&E Officers to ensure documentation of all community mobilization activities
  • Prepare and submit timely and quality activity reports, including field notes and success stories, to effectively capture lessons learnt on the ground from the projects.
  • Provide administrative support as needed.
  • QUALIFICATION, REQUIREMENT AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years’ work experience in advocacy, social and / or community mobilization programs
  • Excellent communication, and organizational skills; and ability to influence and facilitate advocacy agendas at State and LGA levels
  • Understanding of local communities and cultures, and ability to communicate fluently in the commonly spoken local language.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to travel and work in difficult settings, including remote rural areas of the state.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, or similar software
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
  • Experience in providing administrative leadership and support to work teams
  • E-WASH Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
  • Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure relevant data is entered into organization-wide data management system designed to capture, analyze, and disseminate project data
  • Develop and oversee data flow pattern for programs that will ensure timely data collection and reporting
  • Ensure that regular lessons learnt workshops and learning activities are held
  • Ensure M&E-specific elements and local partner capacity strengthening plans are successfully captured and a training plan regularly updated
  • Report results of M&E activities to the ED and Program Manager by providing written documentation about progress toward achieving indicators / targets, as appropriate
  • Ensure high-quality implementation, in close collaboration with the Program Manager, SWB and relevant stakeholders
  • Support evaluation / research / survey efforts, to monitor and evaluate project interventions, document results and provide feedback to stakeholders to guide decision-making
  • Ensure feedback and recommendations from evaluations, community feedback mechanisms are regularly captured and fed into program management meeting
  • Support efforts to utilize training monitoring systems to track and monitor trainers and participants at training events to facilitate follow-up and recordkeeping
  • Utilize the data collected to inform strategic decision-making and project planning
  • Support the conduct of targeted evaluations and operations research, including design, data collection, management and analysis
  • Ensure quality of data through data verification procedures, including routine data quality audits
  • Cultivate strategic M&E relationships and alliances, and present M&E activities in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations
  • Ensure that the project report timely and reports are reviewed and feedback given to teams
  • Promote and support the dissemination of project information among the project teams
  • Use infographics to produce M&E information products that are reader friendly (converting research and evaluation reports into infographics).
  • QUALIFICATION, REQUIREMENT AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum of 2 years work experience in Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; and ability to influence and facilitate advocacy agendas at State and LGA levels
  • Understanding of local communities and cultures and ability to communicate fluently in the commonly spoken local language.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to travel and work in difficult settings, including remote rural areas of the state.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, or similar software
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
  • Experience in providing administrative leadership and support to work teams
  • Finance Associate
  • Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Finance Associate will assist with the processing of financial transactions and have frequent contacts with staff at various levels in the state office and with bank officials to exchange information related to the functions of WEWE WASH bank account maintained by the bank.
  • Ensure that financial transactions and reconciliations are processed in line with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Ensure financial reports are timely provided according to financial guidelines.
  • Maintain financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for day-
  • to-day transactions and reports.

  • Select and enter data from a wide variety of documents, verifying accuracy by checking sources, making necessary calculations and assuring inclusion of all relevant data.
  • Prepare recurring reports as scheduled and special reports as required for budget preparation, audits or other reasons.
  • Advise and assist staff members, experts and consultants on all aspects of allowances, salary advances, travel claims and other financial matters, calculate and paid after authorization of due for claims and services.
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates and participate in budget analysis and monitoring as required.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • QUALIFICATION, REQUIREMENT AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Minimum of 1-year NGO accounting and finance experience.
  • Previous work experience in Imo State.
  • Working knowledge of Quick-book accounting package
  • Experience managing USAID funded programs
  • Ability to travel and work in difficult settings, including remote rural areas of the state.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, or similar software
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
  • Experience in providing administrative leadership and support to work teams
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