Information on available jobs, tenders and grants within the urban WASH sector in Nigeria as well as other relevant information from outside the country which may be beneficial to urban WASH practitioners can be found here. This page will be updated as opportunities arise.
RTI International - Job Vacancies
RTI International in collaboration with Plan International and other partners will be implementing a 4-year USAID funded Effective Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (E-WASH) project.
E-WASH will provide technical assistance program working in collaboration with state governments to improve urban water service delivery by strengthening the governance, financial, and technical viability of six (6) state water boards (SWBs) in Nigeria. The overall goal is improvement of urban water and sanitation service delivery.
RTI International hereby invites applications from highly resourceful, motivated and experienced professionals to fill the following vacant positions in 6 yet to be identified states from these: Abia, Adamawa, Bauchi, Delta, Ekiti, Imo, Kaduna, Kwara, Lagos, Nasarawa, Niger, Rivers, Sokoto and Taraba states.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit an Application letter and a CV as ONE SINGLE WORD document to NigeriaEmployment@rti.org not later than October 12, 2018.The title/subject of your email and application should be the position you are applying for. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis hence Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. We offer a highly competitive remuneration and please note that any successful candidate will be subjected to a pre-employment background investigation. For further information about RTI International, please visit our website at www.rti.org.
National Water Resources Institute - Kaduna
“The only one of its kind in West Africa”
Invites Applications from prospective students for 2018/2019 Academic Session into:
1. Certificate in Water Resources Engineering Technology.
2. Advanced Diploma in Hydrogeology.
3. National Diploma in Water Resources Engineering Technology.
4. Higher National Diploma in Water Resources Engineering Technology.
Application form costs N3, 000.00 only for all Programs except for National Diploma in Water Resources Engineering Technology which is N2, 000.00 only.
To apply click: https://forms.nwri.edu.ng/forms_on_sale.php
Closing date is 31th October, 2018.
Training and Capacity Building Opportunity for UN-Habitat partners in Africa
Last updated: 28 May 2018
Application open for the International Leaders in Urban Governance Programme for African countries (27-31 August 2018 in Singapore)
The programme is jointly organized between the Government of Singapore and UN-HABITAT and encourages mayors, governors, heads of metropolitan regions and provincial governments, policy makers, decision-makers, senior urban practitioners and officials from rapidly urbanizing African cities to attend.
The programme offers a unique opportunity to get ‘hands-on’ experience of Singapore’s successful urban practices and model of urban transformation through site visits, peer-to-peer dialogue and action planning. Participants also receive backstopping from senior practitioners from UN-Habitat and the Government of Singapore in the formulation, development and follow-up of action plans on priority urban challenges for their cities.
Rotary Scholarships for Water and Sanitation Professionals
SOURCE: Scholarships for Development
Last updated: 28 May 2018
Deadline: 15 June 2018 (annual)
Study in: Netherlands
Course starts Oct 2018
The Rotary Foundation and the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education have teamed up to tackle the world’s water and sanitation crisis by increasing the number of trained professionals to devise, plan, and implement solutions in developing and emerging countries. Through this partnership, The Rotary Foundation will provide grants to Rotary clubs and districts to select and sponsor a limited number of students each year.
UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, The Netherlands
Level/Field(s) of study:
Number of Scholarships:
Water and Sanitation Professionals
TRF awards scholarships of approximately €34,000, paid directly to UNESCO-IHE. Funding to cover additional costs (including international travel) related to participation in the academic program will be coordinated by UNESCO-IHE.
Students eligible for this scholarship must be provisionally admitted to eligible degree programs at UNESCO-IHE (see above). Students must also live or work near a Rotary club.
Applications submitted directly to The Rotary Foundation by the student will not be considered. Students provisionally admitted to one of the three eligible UNESCO-IHE academic programs will need to seek the sponsorship of their local Rotary club or district. Completed applications must be received by The Rotary Foundation from sponsor Rotarians no later than 15 June of the year in which studies begin.
It is important to read the Application Tool Kit and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: http://www.unesco-ihe.org/rotary-scholarships-water-and-sanitation-professionals