Job Post at WaterAid Malawi


Head of People and Administration – Malawi

  • Deadline : 10 May 2017
  • Interview dates : w/c 22nd May
  • Salary : Competitive with excellent benefits
It’s hard to believe that today over 663million people still don’t have clean, safe water and over 2.4 billion live without a toilet. The resulting diseases kill one child every minute. 
WaterAid is looking for a Head of People and Administration to play a vital role in our mission to transform lives with safe water, sanitation and hygiene in the world’s poorest communities.
As a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT), you are responsible for delivering people, organisational development and administration plans which enable the Country Programme to achieve its strategy and goals. 
Key responsibilities include:
  • Embed a Performance Management Culture
  • Support managers to implement, communicate and sustain change programmes
  • Support managers in identifying and maximising potential and drive development through succession planning and individual development planning
  • Be collectively responsible for the overall leadership of the Country Programme
To be successful, you will need to:
  • Have extensive experience in a senior HR role and at least five years at senior management level.
  • Fully versed with the principles and procedures governing the full employee life cycle. Have a solid experience in developing and steering culture change and a willingness to challenge the status quo are required.
  • Be an effective and engaging communicator.
  • Be resourceful, innovative and committed to role model WaterAid values.
    If you have the right skills and attributes, please send your application, consisting of a letter of interest and a CV, clearly indicating details of your current remuneration package and providing details of at least three references, via email to Wateraidmalawi@wateraid.org using ‘People Manager Malawi’ as the subject of the email.
    Please note: in order to apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Malawi.
    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 is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.
    Only candidates shortlisted for interviewing will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date for applications.

     No recruitment agencies please.

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