Senior Bid Manager Job in Nigeria

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: 
Senior Bid Manager

Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time

About the Role

  • As the Senior 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 lead the bid development process for large complex institutional grants and commercial tenders, working closely with key stakeholders including internal WaterAid colleagues in London and in-country, as well as external partners towards the achievement of WaterAid's strategic program objectives in priority countries.

You'll Also

  • Support or coordinate the project design process
  • Work with country finance teams to build and review project budgets that reflect the technical design
  • Design and deliver training to strengthen capacity of colleagues in Country Programmes and regional teams in proposal development
  • Support the global restricted funding community of practice, developing tools and processes, and advocating for industry best practice

About You:

  • Significant experience as a bid manager, ideally with a track record of successful bidding for development projects in low-income countries
  • Experience negotiating with partners in complex consortia
  • Experience developing and negotiating proposal budgets
  • Ability to design and deliver training, and help embed practices across a complex organisation
  • Excellent business acumen and ability to influence others
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy

Application Closing Date
29th February, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online