Director of Policy and Practice - USA - Washington



Every two minutes a child under five dies from diarrheal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation. 

WaterAid America (WAA), a Member of the global WaterAid federation, is seeking an experienced Director of Policy & Practice with strong influencing, communication and interpersonal skills to lead its evidence-based policy and program areas towards WaterAid’s goal of reaching everyone, everywhere with clean water, decent toilets, and good hygiene within a generation.

The Director will report to the CEO of WaterAid America and will be based in Washington, DC. A Member of WAA’s Leadership Team, the Director will contribute to the overall and general management of the organization while managing three direct reports (Regional Director, Latin America and the Caribbean; Associate Director of Government Relations; and Sanitation Policy Officer).

Please see the job description linked below the advert for full details of the role

If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, please email your cover letter and CV to [email protected] with “DPP” in the subject line. Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is fulfilled.

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.