WaterAid Nigeria is currently Hiring


WaterAid Nigeria, an International non-governmental organization operating in Nigeria since 1995 to bring about needed improvements in safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene.
WaterAid is currently recruiting to fill the position in Nigeria below:


Job Title: Sanitation Marketing Consultant
Locations: Ekiti, Enugu
Schedule: Full-time position (6 months); renewable based upon availability of funding and performance
Reports to: Sanitation Marketing Manager
Job Descriptions

  • The Consultants will support WaterAid’s SanMark effort as part of the Sustainable Total Sanitation (STS) project - which is aimed at building the supply of aspirational, affordable sanitation solutions for Nigerian households, as well as helping generate awareness of, and demand for, these products.
  • The Consultants will lead, coach, and support WaterAid's SanMark effort at the State level during this critical scale-up phase.
  • The Consultants will assess and improve the business model and implement other needed actions in order to expand the market and increase sales.

Core Responsibilities

  • Support local SanMark entrepreneurs to effectively produce and market household sanitation solutions.
  • Explore locally available financing options for sanitation businesses as well as consumers, promote awareness of these options, and help facilitate access to financing to the extent practicable.
  • Support information sharing and collaboration with Local Government and project partners on relevant issues.
  • Provide support to periodic project research efforts (carried out by WaterAid or partner organisations) in the target areas.
  • Track and analyse sales patterns, pricing, sales commissions, credit options, incentive schemes, and other elements of the business model.
  • Recommend and implement any needed changes or improvements to the business model.
  • Work with WaterAid staff and local project partners to organise and conduct effective marketing and sales events.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements
The successful candidate should have the following characteristics and/or experience:

  • Educational requirements are flexible. Regardless of the candidate’s Degree(s) obtained, practical hands-on experience in running a business, conducting marketing and promotions, and analysing local markets in Nigeria are what is desired.
  • A University Degree or Higher National Diploma in Marketing, Economics, Agricultural Extension, or Business Development would be strengths. However, as mentioned above, relevant and equivalent experience also will be considered.

Experience

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a coordinator or supervisor in a private sector business, or with a non-profit organisation directly involved in private sector initiatives.
  • An understanding of, or experience in the construction, sanitation, or civil works industries is an advantage.
  • Good to excellent English language capabilities. Competency or fluency in one or more major local languages in Enugu and/or Ekiti states would be significant advantage.
  • Working knowledge of computers and essential business software packages such as Word, Outlook, etc.
  • Working knowledge of communications platforms and social media, and their potential role in business development would be an advantage.
  • Passionate about working in local communities and improving the livelihoods, health, and well-being of Nigerians.
  • Experience living and working in small towns and rural areas, and a deep understanding of the drivers of poverty in these areas.
  • Good skills in developing professional networks.
  • Prior experience in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), agricultural extension, or other relevant endeavours are an advantage.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

 


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All qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and cover letter indicating preferred working location(s) via email to "WaterAid Nigeria" at: hrnig@wateraid.org