Practice Lead (Research)

Water Witness International
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level (5-7 Years)
Degree Required: 
Doctorate
Apply By: 
6 February 2020
8 days remaining

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Practice Lead - Research, Edinburgh, UK. £41,890 - £46,400 plus benefits including 8% pension contribution.  Doctoral degree plus seven years’ relevant experience.  Closing date 6th February 2020.  Further details and candidate pack: https://waterwitness.org/s/Practice-Lead-Research.pdf

We are seeking an exceptional individual with the experience, skills and vision needed to co-ordinate the ground-breaking, multi-country Accountability for Water Research Programme which aims to strengthen citizen responsive water governance, climate resilience and WASH service delivery across Africa. The post-holder will lead evidence generation and knowledge management across our growing operations.  The successful candidate will require exceptional competence in the design, delivery, and documentation of interdisciplinary research, as well as in the provision of technical support to a dispersed group of diverse partners.  They will drive the uptake and application of knowledge generated and stimulate positive change for vulnerable people across our countries of operation.  This is an excellent opportunity for a gifted individual to shape global research, policy and practice on accountability, advocacy and governance for sustainable and inclusive development.