Programme Manager Policy and Advocacy

waterAid, Islamabad, Pakistan

Skill Required:, HR and AdminProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
12th December, 2016

Job Description

It’s hard to believe that today over 650 million people still don’t have clean, safe water and over 2.3 billion live without a toilet. The resulting diseases kill one child every minute.

WaterAid is looking for a Programme Manager, Policy & Advocacy to play a vital role in our mission to transform lives with safe water, sanitation and hygiene in the world’s poorest communities.

Working within the country programme team as a senior management team member, the Programme Manager, Policy & Advocacy will be responsible for nurturing sustained engagement with public, private and academia at the national and provincial level with greater emphasis on influencing water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH) agenda at the federal level as well as the provincial. Some key responsibilities are as below:

Key Responsibilities:

· The Programme Manager is required to demonstrate high quality skills of programme management and leadership while designing and managing policy and advocacy programmes.

· He/she will be part of the Senior Management Team (SMT) of WaterAid Pakistan and will be required to provide quality input in shaping new programmes, contribute to new strategic initiatives for influencing policy and develop programme strategies.

· He/she will plan, organise, direct, control and review programme/projects and manage programme budgets. Moreover, design and launch issue based advocacy campaigns at national and provincial level and undertake coordination to make the process inclusive and consultative.

He/she will contribute to key organizational processes and in the development of documents such as Country Strategy, multi-year planning and budgeting (MPB), and in producing high quality progress reporting.

To be successful, you’ll need to be a sector specialist and should have at least 10-15 years – including at least 5 years of experience in senior management – and must also have the ability to conduct policy analysis, undertake cutting-edge research and advocacy as well as managing campaigns.

For more information, please see the job description via our WaterAid website:

By 2030 we want everyone everywhere to have clean water, sanitation and hygiene. We need you to help us make it happen. If you bring your expertise, passion and professionalism, we’ll give you a lot back


Wateraid Pakistan is working with a recruitment agency, please apply via their website: Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please note: in order to apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Pakistan.

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