£36,000 - £38,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Want to use your skills in Private Sector Engagement to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as Private Sector Advisor 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 Corporate Partnerships team which is responsible for developing and implementing high value and high impact shared value strategic partnerships.

As our energised and motivated Private Sector Advisor you will help to develop transformative shared value partnerships and support the development of a sectoral approach for working with multi-national and large national companies.

The role is full time and fixed term for 1 year. There is flexibility on working arrangements and some limited UK &/ or overseas travel may be required if travel begins to open up in 2022.

How to Apply:
Join us to change normal for good - apply today. To see the full job pack, please click 'Apply'. Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter into the same document in either Word Document or PDF format. Applications will close 23:59 on 28/11/2021. Availability for interview is required the week commencing 06/12/2021. Interviews will take place virtually.

In this role, you will serve as an expert private sector focal point and a primary function of your role will be developing sectoral approaches for working with multinational and large national companies.

You'll also:
* Develop sector strategies based upon insight
* Work collaboratively with different departments on Private Sector Engagement and build and co-develop approaches across federation members
* Develop tools and resources to build capacity and communicate the Private Sector Engagement approach

To be successful, you'll need:
* Experience from working with the private sector on the sustainability agenda
* Proven experience from working with some, or all, of named sectors - apparel, FMCG, financial services.
* Proven ability to analyse data, package results and compile outcomes in a practical and compelling way to communicate desired outcomes effectively.

Salary: £36,000 - £38,000 (subject to experience) with excellent benefits

  • 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%
  • Wide range of flexible and agile-working arrangement
  • 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
  • Sabbaticals
  • Volunteer Day

Additional Information:

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 homeworking and the office transition will be discussed at the interview stage with you.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. 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.

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Posted on: 05 November 2021
Closed date: 29 November 2021
Job ref: VN438
Tags: Fundraising, Intl Development