WaterAid is an international non-for-profit organization dedicated to helping people break free from poverty and disease, unlock their potential and change their lives for good through improved access to clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene. WaterAid started its operation in Nigeria in 1995. Since then it has successfully executed several intervention programmes as outlined by its objectives and has made impact in the lives of the very poor. WaterAid with the country office in Abuja currently works in Bauchi, Enugu and Plateau States with funding from various donors and partners.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Bid Manager

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time

About the Role

  • As the Bid Manager in the Bid Management Team, you will support the development of winning proposals to deliver strong growth in our restricted funding pipeline.
  • In this role, you will work with key stakeholders, including staff in Country Programmes, Finance Teams, Regional Funding Managers and external partners to develop high-quality bids for opportunities with institutional and non-institutional donors that act like institutions.
  • This includes bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g. FCDO, GAC, USAID, EU, World Bank), as well as some work with trusts and foundations.

You’ll Also

  • Support the project design process
  • Work with country finance teams to build and review project budgets that reflect the technical design
  • Facilitate After Action Reviews to ensure lessons are captured
  • Design and deliver training to strengthen capacity of colleagues in Country Programmes and regional teams in proposal development
  • Negotiate WaterAid’s scope of work and budget with external partners

About You

  • Experience developing winning proposals to a range of institutional and non-institutional funders, ideally for development projects in low-income countries
  • Experience analysing financial data and developing proposal budgets
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good understanding of proposal management best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a strong ability to negotiate and influence


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  13th May, 2024.


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