London (Hybrid)
£38065 - £40052 per annum subject to experience
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Do you want to use your organisational skills to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as Executive Support Manager to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you'll be joining a 2020 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

The WaterAid Communications & Fundraising team is the largest directorate within WaterAid \UK, comprising approximately half of the total staff.

As our super star Executive Support Manager you will be responsible for providing visible co-ordination and relationship management across both C&FR and all other directorates in a challenging and dynamic environment.

We support and enjoy a hybrid working environment which includes regular attendance in the London office to connect with each other.

In this role, you will be required to manage a number of initiatives such as staff engagement and communications, corporate reporting, ad hoc project management as well as acting as triage to improve accountability, communication and decision making across the senior leadership team and the directorate.

You'll also:
* Manage the PA to Director of Communications & Fundraising (C&FR)
* Manage all external relationships on behalf of the Director
* Compile and edit reports on behalf of the Director including board papers
* Assist in maintaining the public profile of WaterAid through monitoring topics of interest, external affairs etc.

To be successful, you'll need:
* To be educated to degree level or equivalent relevant qualification or significant work experience
* Proven and substantial EA/business administration and governance experience to senior leaders
* A calm logical approach and an ability to work and deliver under pressure

Salary: £38,065 - £40,052 depending on experience with excellent benefits

  • 36 days holiday (including 8 UK Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • We offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%
  • Wide range of flexible and agile-working arrangements
  • Enhanced Maternity and Adoption/Surrogacy pay, Shared Parental Leave and Paternity Leave.
  • Sabbaticals
  • Volunteer Day
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Free annual eye tests
  • Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme

Additional Information:

WaterAid is currently located at Canary Wharf, London and this will be your location and contract base. We support and enjoy a hybrid working environment, this includes regular attendance in the London office to connect with each other. We look forward to discussing with you how you can best deliver in your new role at interview stage.

In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

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.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality. Should you have a disability and require any additional support, please contact us.

More about WaterAid

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Posted on: 05 July 2022
Closed date: 11 July 2022 at 00:11
Job ref: VN598
Tags: Intl Development