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End Water Poverty Global Coordinator

WaterAid

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Join WaterAid as the End Water Poverty Global Coordinator to champion human rights to water and sanitation in a transformative role

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Kenya, Senegal, SA, Nepal or Colombia

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In-person- Kenya, Senegal, South Africa

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Expires at anytime

Organisation Summary: WaterAid is on an inspiring mission to make clean water, decent toilets, and good hygiene a norm for everyone. As an integral part of our passionate team, you'll help create profound change worldwide. Embrace the opportunity to be your best, and together, we'll amplify our impact. Now is the time to step up as our End Water Poverty Global Coordinator and lead the charge to empower communities and eradicate poverty.

Role Summary:

  • Steer the strategic direction and fortify the End Water Poverty (EWP) network.
  • Lead the collective campaign efforts at various levels, from local to global.
  • Integrate a decolonisation and localisation agenda to propel EWP's growth.

Role Requirements:

  • Dynamic and driven individual with proven campaigning and network leadership skills.
  • Practical experience in decolonisation and localisation approaches.
  • Experience campaigning on water and sanitation issues, preferably from a Latin America, Africa, or Asian context.
  • Capability to address community challenges on regional and global stages, collaborating with others in the rights, water, and sanitation space.

Application Process Details:

  • Application deadline: 17 March 2024, 23:59.
  • Interviews scheduled: Week of 25 March and 1 April, to be conducted online.
  • Eligibility proof to work in the UK is required.
  • A basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is mandatory as per our Safer Recruitment policy.

About WaterAid: Want to use your skills in campaigning and movement-building to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere? We need passionate, creative and dedicated people. In return, you will be encouraged and empowered to be yourself at your very best. Together, we will make a bigger difference. Join WaterAid as the End Water Poverty Global Coordinator to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good.

About the Team: End Water Poverty (EWP) is a global civil society coalition holding duty-bearers to account to realise the human right to water and sanitation. We have 150 members in more than 80 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe and North America all working to ensure there is accessible, affordable and good quality water and sanitation for everyone. We run a 'Claim your water rights' campaign that creates tangible change for communities, holds duty-bearers to account and raises up issues to regional and global decision-making spaces.

About the Role: This is an exciting role where, EWP's Global Coordinator, you will be responsible for the strategic direction and strength of the network, as well as drive the collective campaigning effort of the network in its Claim Your Water Rights campaign at local, national, regional and global levels. This role will also lead strategic thinking and practical application of embedding a decolonisation and localisation agenda into EWP's direction and growth.

Job requirements: We are looking for a candidate who is dynamic, driven and able to bring their savvy campaigning and network leadership skills to ensure EWP continues to grow as a network and in its impact. They will also have practical experience of how decolonisation and localisation approaches are practiced. Grounded in practical experience of campaigning on water and sanitation in a Latin America, Africa or Asian perspective, we are looking for someone who is able to elevate key issues being faced by communities into regional and global spaces, working with others in the rights and water and sanitation spaces.

Benefits: Salaries and benefits for different countries will vary in line with the location of the successful candidate and depending on experience.

Applications details: Applications will close at 23:59 on 17 March 2024. Availability for interviews is required for the week of 25 March and 1 April, which will be conducted online. To apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK. All our vacancies require a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to comply with our Safer Recruitment policy.

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