Leadership and Learning Project Manager at WaterAid

Full Time
Posted 2 months ago

WaterAid is an international not-for-profit organisation dedicated to helping the poor and marginalised people break free from poverty and disease, and change their lives for good through improved access to clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene. Since 1995, WaterAid has dedicatedly worked with the governments and people of Nigeria to support the implementation of sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions and programmes. The WaterAid Nigeria’s Programme Directorate is responsible for engaging with multiple stakeholders in the programmatic value chain to ensure delivery of quality programmes in line with the CP strategy and quality programme standards. With the state as the focus of our work to maximise impact, the position of the volunteer is to provide support to the state programme office to enable the achievement of increased access to WASH services in the state.

Leadership and Learning Project Manager at WaterAid 1

JOB TITLE: Leadership and Learning Project Manager



  • Want to use your project management and learning and development skills to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?
  • Join WaterAid as Leadership and Learning Project 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 Leadership and Engagement team have a global remit responsible for facilitating high levels of employee engagement and performance across WaterAid, through the development of integrated leadership, learning, talent management, engagement and internal communications strategies.
  • As our Leadership and Learning Project Manager you will make an important contribution to WaterAid’s global strategy supporting important projects that strengthen our leadership and management capabilities across WaterAid globally.

Your Responsibilities
In this role, you will:

  • Project manage and provide complete logistics and co-ordination support for all our global leadership, management, learning, coaching and talent programmes
  • Manage the learning management system including creating bespoke learning content to support on-going capability building across WaterAid
  • Implement the Global Wellbeing Strategy across the organisation by coordinating the wellbeing champions staff group, managing the internal wellbeing podcast series and creating engaging resources and communications
  • Deliver and manage the learning & development communications plan ensuring access to learning opportunities is inclusive across WaterAid
  • Manage the performance management approach, communications and process across WaterAid
  • Manage the evaluation process for all learning & development programmes, including long term evaluations of impact
  • Provide budget and contract management support across the whole of the Leadership and Engagement team

This is a very exciting opportunity to join our Leadership & Engagement team. To be successful, you’ll need:

  • Project management experience with great attention to detail as well as good planning and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent IT skills in MS Office Suite including experience of using MS Teams and SharePoint (or similar) and the ability to deliver digital workshops* Experience of using an LMS and e-learning software, with the ability to create learning content
  • Confident communication skills both verbally and in writing, with the ability to adapt communication style according to our global audiences 

Work Schedule:

  • This is a full-time permanent role with flexibility in working hours and remote working.

This role is Grade E in County Programmes and a Grade 5 in the UK. Salary and benefits will be in line with WaterAid country’s salary scale and depending on experience.

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Deadline: December 15, 2021

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