Aid is a UK registered intemational charity dedicated to the provision
of safe water, sanitation and hygiene to the world’s poorest people. We
support local organizations to manage low cost, sustainable projects and
also provide policy support to secure the right of poor people to safe
water and sanitation services across the world.
promote an organizational culture based on our values and invite
suitably qualified candidates to fill an exciting opportunity as Policy
Research Officer to be based at the Country Office in Abuja.
Job Title: Policy Research Officer
role will support planning and implementation of research, surveys and
policy analysis affecting the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
sector in Nigeria; the documentation and sharing of knowledge gained
from the research and dissemination of research evidence for use in
evidence based advocacy by sector stakeholders.
- Minimum requirement for this position is a university degree in the
social sciences or related fields with at least 3 years post
qualification experience in a role with strong research policy analysis
orientation preferably in the development sector or a research setting.
- Good knowledge and experience in advocacy and the WASH development sector is important to this role.
- Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft suite of computer applications-word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.
- Possession of a Masters degree would represent a distinct advantage.
preferred candidate would also demonstrate excellent written and oral
communication skills; experience with setting up and managing research
projects and strong report writing skills.
How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates should access the application pack on our website www.wateraid.org/jobs Completed Electronic Application Forms should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that ONLY applications submitted on WaterAid’s application forms will be considered.
Deadline for submission of applications is Monday, October 20th, 2014 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
WaterAid is an equal opportunity employer; women and the disabled are particularly encouraged to apply.