Global Coordinator (Strategic Partnerships)

Global Water Partnership (GWP)
Stockholm, Sweden
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
International Organization
Experience Level: 
Senior (10+ Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)


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GWP is recruiting a Global Coordinator for Strategic Partnerships, who will drive mobilisation of funding and collaboration alliances for the Global Water Partnership, both for the global team and the regional water partnerships. Deadline to apply is 11 December 2019.

S/he will develop and deliver new prospects for partnerships across multilateral, bilateral, corporate and philanthropic foundations at a global level and regional levels. Directly reporting to the Executive Secretary/CEO, the Global Coordinator for Strategic Partnerships will be part of the Executive Secretary’s Office team and work in tandem with others across GWPO and Regional Water Partnerships, opening up opportunities for programmatic and regional teams’ proposals and collaborative alliances, and fostering and maintaining an effective and sustainable fundraising culture.

The Global Coordinator for Strategic Partnerships will be responsible for (i) building alliances and strategic partnerships for GWP, (ii) representation and external relations with partners and alliances, (iii) coordinating the development and implementation of a Resource Mobilisation strategy involving thematic and regional teams across the GWP community; and (iii) supporting the CEO to establish a working environment that is conducive to delivering results and fostering a spirit of collaboration.

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Please note that professionals with a background originally from Asian, African, Eastern European, Latin American, or Middle Eastern countries are encouraged to apply.

GWP offers competitive remuneration as well as an attractive work environment, with flat hierarchies and agile decision-making, and with great opportunities for professional exposure and growth. This contract is initially offered for 2 years with possibility for extension. The appointment may be made at a lower grade based on the qualifications and professional experience of the selected applicant.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks after the application deadline. Applications are accepted only through the online application system and not via e-mail. Questions can be directed to