Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Deputy Executive Secretary

Edit 16 February: Please note that the application deadline was 15 February 2019 and we no longer accept applications for this position.

GWP is recruiting a Chief Operations Officer (COO) who will provide strategic thinking and programmatic direction to enhance Network performance, build synergies between regional and global actions to promote integrated and sustainable water resources management. The COO will also deputize for the GWP Executive Secretary and will be a key member of the GWPO management team.

S/he will look after network governance, the building and delivery of specific global GWP programmes – including their financing, quality and timeliness. S/he will foster cooperation across the secretariat’s teams, by building the secretariat-wide workprograme and by pro-actively setting structures and incentives for knowledge sharing at all levels. The role has 10-12 direct reports and some 60 indirect reports.

Full details of the position are described in these Terms of Reference.

Please send your CV with a motivation letter to by February 15, 2019.