Apply: WaterAid Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Deadline: 22 May, 2024

Location:  Abuja, Nigeria

WaterAid is seeking to fill the position of Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator.

WaterAid is an international not-for-profit, determined to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere, within a generation.


  • Work closely with the head of programme to ensure quality and standard delivery of all WASH projects and activities, paying close attention to sanitation and hygiene programs and projects, including HBC and campaigns
  • Provide technical support that ensures sanitation facilities are hygienically and technically safe to use, are gender sensitive and inclusive and meet the needs of everyone at each stage of life
  • Promote gender-differentiated and inclusive sanitation facility solutions that are context specific and address institutional gaps in schools, healthcare facilities, and public places
  • Drive engagements that will unlock the sanitation economy, including developing an effective fecal sludge management framework, the toilet economy, the circular economy, and a digitally driven smart sanitation economy
  • Form effective partnerships at national, state and local levels with government bodies, civil society, academic/ research institutions, international development partners, youth groups, donors, researchers, think tanks, innovation hubs, media and private sector
  • With the support of the head of programme, document and share learning on WASH, sanitation and hygiene policy issues and civil society engagement, citizenship engagement/empowerment, rights of stakeholders, gender, equity, and inclusion


  • University degree in Environmental/Public Health, the Social Sciences, Development Studies or related fields
  • 12 years, minimum experience, of which at least seven years must be in WASH programme/project management, sanitation and hygiene promotion, community management, WASH programmes advocacy with any reputable international agency
  • Experience with high level stakeholder engagements (government/ development agencies), driving and delivering strategic priorities
  • Experience with building capacity of implementing partner organisations especially CSOs and governments
  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Education and Awareness and any of Project Management, International Development / Human Rights, Sociology, Public Policy or Political Science an added advantage.

To apply and for more information, click here.

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