Senior Private Sector Engagement Specialist for Water

Edit 18 February: Please note that the application deadline was 17 February 2019 and we no longer accept applications for this position.

GWPO is looking to identify an innovative, passionate and determined Senior Private Sector Engagement Specialist who will bring her/his background in water resources management to bear in developing programmes and services that will help the GWP Network mobilize private sector groups and entities for effective and sustainable water resources management around the world. This is a new position, based in the global GWP secretariat in Stockholm, Sweden (or other GWP location if appropriate).

The Senior Private Sector Engagement Specialist will provide strategic thinking while creating space for and driving programmatic activities and network operations. Familiar with and willing to contribute to constructive and critical thinking on corporate water stewardship as one approach for businesses to engage, the Specialist will also work along other aspects of the private sector’s role in the water sector, including but not limited to: utility management, demand side management, performance management, investment financing, innovation and entrepreneurship, insurance, and financial services more generally.

S/he will drive GWP’s private sector engagement with attention to timeliness, prioritization and building fruitful coalitions across the GWP network and with strategic partners at global to national levels. The Specialist will work closely with other members of the team, including but not limited to the Proposals & Resource Mobilization colleagues, the Communications and Knowledge team, and other colleagues in the Network Operations team.

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

Please send your CV with a motivation letter to by 17 February 2019.