Programme Development Advisor
Contract: 12 Months Fixed Term Contract, Full Time
Location: The role can be based in the UK or one of the following WaterAid Country Programmes – Ethiopia, Rwanda, Mozambique, Malawi, Nigeria, Ghana, Pakistan, Nepal, subject to right to work eligibility in the respective countries.
Salary & Benefits
Salaries and benefits for different countries will vary in line with the location of the successful candidate and depending on experience.
See below some example salary ranges:
UK, Grade 3: 45,579 – 47,858 GBP with benefits
Rwanda, Grade F: 25,429,265 – 33,520,678 RWF with benefits
Mozambique, Grade F: 3,397,534 – 4,453,820 MZN with benefits
Nigeria, Grade F: 13,337,587 – 18,482,841 NGN with benefits
Want to use your skills in project design to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere? Join WaterAid as a Programme Development Advisor to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good.
The WaterAid Accountability & Effectiveness team plays a key role in enabling WaterAid to meet our organisational accountabilities and strengthen our effectiveness. As our Programme Development Advisor you will lead, facilitate and support quality project design and set-up processes and strengthen the capacities of Country Programmes and Regional Teams in project and programme design.
About the team:
This position will be based in the Accountability and Effectiveness Team (AET) of the Programme Support Unit (PSU), part of the WaterAid UK International Programmes Department (IPD). IPD operates in over 17 countries with approximately 600 staff in total. PSU is a globally diverse, motivated, and fun group of 27 technical experts, specialists, advisors, and managers, passionate about bringing sustainable WASH access to the world’s poorest and most marginalised people.
PSU exists to coordinate organisational thought leadership on WASH, provide specialist support, guidance, learning, knowledge management, and planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting support across the organisation, particularly to WaterAid country programmes. PSU collaborates with many functions across the organisation including the Policy & Campaigns Department, Fundraising, and Regional Management Teams across South Asia and Africa, as well as with WaterAid partners, to bring sustainable and inclusive WASH to everyone, everywhere.
About the role:
The primary focus of the role is to support Country Programmes and Regional Teams in both project and programme design. The post holder will also support fundraisers during proposal development. This will be both through supporting the development of specific projects, programmes and proposals, and through the capacity building of staff in project and programme design. The post-holder will ensure that project and programme design follows WaterAid’s Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (PMER) core procedures, will make recommendations for their improvement and will develop and identify key resources to support staff in the project design process.