Sanitation Workers Project Manager
Want to use your skills to play a vital role in improving the lives of sanitation workers and making clean water, safe sanitation and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?
Join WaterAid as Sanitation Workers Project Manager to help further the cause of sanitation workers, by providing leaderships and guidance to the BMGF-funded sanitation workers project, in partnerships with World Bank, ILO, WHO and SNV.
The role of the Sanitation Workers Project Manager will be pivotal to delivering the next phase of the coalition's work.
The post is required until approximately 28 Feb 2023 - to be recruited as a fixed-term contract of around 2 years and 2 months (subject to start date).
The location of this post is flexible to countries where WaterAid has an established office. A consideration will be that this post will spend a significant amount of time working with colleagues and partners across continents.
When post-Covid practices are resumed, the post holder will be expected to spend substantial periods of time in their WaterAid office. Until then, they will be expected to work from home.
The post is part-time, 28 hours per week (4 days)
This post holder will lead and coordinate the successful implementation of the BMGF project on sanitation workers, having day-to-day responsibility for the smooth and effective running of the project. Effective project leadership along with project planning, budget control, tracking and reporting, risk and issue analysis and quality assurance will be key to delivery in this role. The post holder will work with internal and external stakeholders.
You will have a track record of successful project management, excellent interpersonal skills and experience in working collaboratively at an international level.
Please see full details in the job description (link to JD found on the Apply screen).
Note this position is contingent upon final grant approval by the donor.
Annual UK salary: £29,200-£30,800 working 4 days pw - based on full-time equivalent salary of £36,500-£38,500 (subject to experience).
Salaries for different countries will vary in line with WaterAid's country salary scales.
To see the full job pack, please click 'Apply'.
Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter into one document in either Word Document or PDF format.
Applications will close 23:59 UK time on Sunday 8th November 2020. Availability for video interview is required between 18th and 24th November.
This is an office-based post in a country where WaterAid has a presence (www. search WaterAid Where we work). In particular, we are encouraging people with extensive experience of working in the Global South to apply. This post will have to work closely with colleagues and partners across continents, so being able to work roughly in GMT time zone office hours will be a consideration when choosing applicants.
WaterAid benefits vary depending on the country of the successful candidates. For UK-based posts this includes:
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
- We offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%
- Flexible working conditions, including the opportunity for part-time work and home working up to 2 days a week
- Season Ticket Loan
- Free annual eye tests
- Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme
- Enhanced Maternity and Adoption/Surrogacy pay, Shared Parental Leave and Paternity Leave.
- Volunteer Day
We are unable to provide sponsorship or relocation for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the country to which you wish to work.
WaterAid is currently located at Canary Wharf, London and this will be your location and contract base. Due to current restrictions on office capacity the majority of our staff are working from home. All aspects of this including how we are supporting home working and the office transition will be discussed at the interview stage with you.
WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate pre-employment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.
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