Programme Support and Learning Advisor (HSBC Water Programme)

London, United Kingdom
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Job Description

Want to use your skills in promoting and capturing learning to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as Programme Support and Learning Advisor for the HSBC Water Programme to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you'll be joining a 2018 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

The WaterAid Programme Support Unit sits in the International Programmes Department (IPD) and provides support to Country Programmes in quality programming, research, learning, accountability and effectiveness.

As our Programme Support and Learning Advisor you will work with country teams and the Programme Lead to identify, plan and deliver learning, research and knowledge management opportunities from within the HSBC Water Programme.

You will champion promoting, coordinating and capturing learning across the HSBC Water Programme. You'll work closely with regional teams, Country Programmes and other UK departments to highlight and document learning from the HSBC Water Programme.

This is a seven months fixed term contract.

In this role, you will lead the knowledge management function of the HSBC Water Programme (HWP) across Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Nigeria and Ghana ensuring the sharing of experiences and successful approaches that contribute towards sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene services.

You'll also:

  • Coordinate global learning and evaluations initiatives (e.g. a multi-country research project, End of Project evaluation) for the HWP programme and 'learning into use' plans.
  • Proactively analyse data to identify trends, opportunities and gaps in learning and knowledge management in order to help facilitate cross-country capacity building and learning.
  • Work with Regional and Country Teams to identify technical support needs to ensure effective delivery of the HWP; provide own expertise and coordinate support from internal stakeholders and external consultants to countries as required.
  • Support and advise on effective learning and knowledge management capacity building across the six countries to ensure a collaborative single focused pursuit of the agreed learning goals.

To be successful, you'll need:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to synthesise different sources of information into clear and concise documents
  • Proven experience of using planning, monitoring and evaluation tools and systems to generate evidence, learning and for accountability.
  • Proven experience of designing and delivering high quality knowledge management, research and learning initiatives related to international development.
  • Proven ability to co-ordinate multi-stakeholder processes

Additional Information
WaterAids Benefits include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leaveWe offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%
  • Flexible working conditions, including the opportunity for part-time work and home working up to 2 days a week
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Adoption/Surrogacy pay
  • Season Ticket Loan

WaterAid is currently located at Durham Street, Vauxhall. However, we will be leaving our current location in the summer of 2020. The new location is to be confirmed but will be within zone 1-2 in London. The recruiting line manager will discuss this with you at the interview stage.

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Please submit your CV and Cover Letter in either Word document or PDF format.

Applications will close one minute before midnight on 22 September, 2019. Availability for interview is required during the week of 23 September.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

Salary: £36,500 - £38,500 with excellent benefits.

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