Manager Policy - Rural WASH

Posted By: WaterAid India


Middle Mgt (Regional/ Zonal Manager, AVP, State /Regional Head)

HR and Administration/Training

Public Health/WASH

Job Description

- Responsible for leading WaterAid India’s work on rural WASH using evidence-based advocacy

- Develop national and state advocacy strategies, key messages, policy briefs, etc under Rural WASH

- Deep engagement with nodal ministries and supporting them in achieving the national goals

- Identification of critical policy issues on WASH and guide or support Regional Offices to do the same

- Use different media to articulate WaterAid India’s position on WASH; these include, but are not limited to, websites, social media, mailing lists, print media, television, and radio

- Support regional and state teams in articulation and execution of the policy advocacy on Rural WASH

- Responsible for working with WaterAid India’s partners to organise meetings, seminars, and workshops as required

- Coordinate with  key stakeholders and other relevant policy think tanks and

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

- Comprehensive understanding of contemporary national development issues

- In-depth understanding of public policy relating to water, sanitation, and hygiene and development of credible pro?poor policy alternatives

- Demonstrable success in developing and implementing advocacy strategies that have changed attitudes, or legislation

- In-depth understanding of drivers of public policy change and decision making processes in India

- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and writing in English and vernacular, along with superior networking abilities

- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a politically sensitive environment

- Ability to forge effective working relationships at senior level external stakeholders including the media

- Experience of working with government stakeholders

- Ability to multi task

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:WaterAid India
  • About Organization:

    WaterAid India has operated in India since 1993, to help realise its vision of a world where everyone has access to safe water and sanitation. During the course of the past 33 years it has grown from an agency confined to one region – South India – to a nationally recognised leader in the water and sanitation sector, spanning more than 10 states and working with about 50 partner organisations – governmental and non-governmental.