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Water For People is one of the leading innovators in the water and sanitation sector, in big part because of our team. We work across nine countries to ensure water and sanitation are accessible to Everyone Forever, and our employees around the world help drive sustainable solutions to end the global water and sanitation crisis.

Our headquarters team is based in Denver, but we have employment opportunities globally.

Current Job openings


The Director of Strategic Accountability and Adaptation leads the team responsible for the programmatic monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) processes that drives adaptive planning and results in organizational accountability for achievement of our mission and strategic targets.  This includes oversight of the global MEL framework, in addition to development and implementation of the Results Framework for Water For People’s ambitious Destination 2030 strategy and alliance. The Director of Strategic Accountability and Adaptation also ensures technical support is provided to country programs on MEL activities as the organization continues to decentralize MEL functions and as country teams prioritize the strengthening of national water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) monitoring systems. As the organization grows, it is also essential for this position to continually identify opportunities for increased efficiency, sustainability, and scalability of the MEL functions.


The District Coordinator is based in Malawi and is responsible for overall district coordination of all Water For People interventions and provide technical leadership in the implementation of the Water For People program. The District Coordinator is accountable for the delivery of key performance indicators under the district Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) program. The District Coordinator is responsible for all district grant compliance of all partners and represent Water For People at relevant district level technical forums. This position will be reporting to the Senior Program Manager.


The Senior Program Manager is based in Malawi and is responsible for the overall management and development of the program in Malawi and for ensuring that their work is underpinned by innovation and advances in technology to contribute effectively and efficiently in delivering our WASH ambition as articulated in our strategy. The Senior WASH Program Manager is also responsible for the development of innovative sustainable models in collaboration with other functions, in line with the mission of the organization. The Senior Program Manager has the key responsibility to strengthen and develop the Malawi funding base and profile as a key player in WASH and to explore opportunities for expanding our work and to manage and develop relationships and collaborative links with partners across the country including but not limited to government, donors, civil society and the private sector.


The Regional Program Officer (RPO) – India supports the overall development, implementation, and promotion of Water For People’s programmatic work in India. The RPO collaborates with country and Global teams on evidence-based planning and adaptive management of programs in achievement of impact and revenue targets. The RPO represents and promotes Water For People’s programs in communications and fundraising efforts, and provides grant management and business development support. The RPO is critical to the coordination and consolidation of information flows from India country program throughout the rest of the organization.


The Grant Writer works to secure and maintain funding for Water For People by writing grant concepts, proposals and reports and working closely with the Grants Unit. The Grant Writer supports effective communications by fashioning persuasive pitches tailored to the donor’s level of familiarity with water, sanitation, and hygiene. Powerful and compelling concepts, proposals, and reports will be developed for corporations, foundations, individuals, bilateral, and multilateral agencies to meet and exceed Water For People’s annual revenue targets. In this position, the Grant Writer will likely work on grant proposals and reports related to programs in Latin and Central America.


The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) leads the implementation of the global vision and mission of Water For People with the support of an experienced and talented Global Leadership Team (Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Growth Officer, Chief Operations Officer, Regional Director – Africa, Regional Director
– Latin America, and Country Director – India).

The CEO has the overall strategic and operational oversight responsibility for Water For People’s employees,
programs, strategy development, and fulfillment of its mission while fostering a positive organizational culture. As a nonvoting Board member, the CEO frequently interacts with the Board of Directors, actively engaging them
in governance and strategically deploying their strengths and interests in the highest support of the organization. In addition, the CEO is the main external face of the organization and actively involved in sharing the Water For People story externally and interacting with donors, partners, and other key stakeholders.

We have partnered with Koya to help us fill this critical position. If interested in applying please click on the profile button to read the whole profile and then click on the link located on page 12.


The SharePoint Developer will develop and maintain current in-house software solutions by studying requirements analysis and information needs; will confer with stakeholders and IT Management; studies systems flow, data usage, and work processes; performs software design using software development fundamentals and processes; debugs, tests and deploys software solutions. This position will report to the Global Director of Technology and will be based only in India, Peru, Honduras or Guatemala.


The Digital Marketing Coordinator supports activities that help strengthen the Water For People brand, grow and engage various audiences, and connect donors to Water For People through social media outreach, multi-channel campaigns, and other opportunities. The Digital Marketing Coordinator is a technology and platform expert who supports the organization’s digital presence: social media, email marketing, website, etc. The ideal candidate will love social media and understand the role it plays in effective branding and marketing. This role works closely with the Marketing, Donor Impact, and Global Programs teams.

Water For People's Commitment

Water For People is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating a culture of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in our workplace. Water For People strives to create and maintain a level of diversity that reflects the communities we serve. Achieving this – regardless of race, ethnicity, ancestry, tribal affiliation, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, veteran status, disability, socioeconomic class, educational attainment, or other social identities is critical to our ability to have a world where every person has access to reliable and safe water and sanitation services.

Our commitment ensures that we:

Have a different array of thinking that comes from diverse backgrounds and cultures, enabling us to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges.

Strive for a culture of inclusion and belonging by treating each other with dignity, respect, and appreciation enabling us to feel welcome, supported, and valued.

Effectively connect, communicate, and build long-lasting relationships with stakeholders within our diverse communities.

Have diversity of thought, perspectives, backgrounds, identities, and talents that will support our mission to develop high-quality drinking water and sanitation services that are available to Everyone Forever.

Employee Rights and Benefits

U.S. employee benefits include paid time off, health and dental insurance, and retirement compensation. Global benefits differ per country.

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