Reporting Officer (MEL / MEAL)

London, United Kingdom
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Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
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Not Specified


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Job Description

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

Join WaterAid as Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (PMER) Officer 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 2020 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

The WaterAid Accountability & Effectiveness team plays a key role in enabling WaterAid to meet our organisational accountabilities and strengthen our effectiveness.

As our innovative and supportive PMER Officer you will coordinate our global Annual Reporting Processes and facilitate our global PMER Community of Practice.

The post can be based in WaterAid UK HQ or Country Programme Office

The role is both permanent and full-time and may require international travel of up to 4 weeks per year, once it is considered safe and responsible to do so.

In this role, you will manage the effective implementation of the IPD Annual Cycle as as well as coordinate the PMER Community of Practice. This involves ensuring that CPs are engaged, consulted with, informed and trained in the latest developments in organisational PMER.

You'll also:
* Produce the consolidated IPD Annual Update (Plan), Six-Month Report and Annual Report to inform global management decision making and global external reporting
* Lead on PMER Community of Practice communications including organising and facilitating webinars, quarterly 'deep-dive' trainings, and the monthly PMER newsletter
* Manage the PMER SharePoint site to ensure all guidance is readily available to Country Programmes and Regional Teams
* Lead on the strengthening of specific aspects of PMER across the organisation. In 2020/21 the role will focus on strengthening WaterAid's community feedback mechanisms.
* Support the A&E team to develop effective capacity building initiatives and PMER guidance to strengthen PMER at WaterAid

Person Specification

To be successful, you'll need:

  • Proven experience of writing reports fluently in English based on analysing and presenting complex information to a variety of audiences
  • Proven experience of coordinating complex processes working with a range of stakeholders to ensuring timely completion of deliverables
  • Proven experience of building engagement with and the skills and capacities of others either face-to-face or remotely

To see the full job pack, please click 'Apply'.

Please apply by submitting your CV (max 3 pages) and a cover letter (max 2 pages) into one document in either Word Document or PDF format.

Applications will close one minute before midnight UK time on Sunday 12th July. Availability for interview is required w/c 27th July with 2nd interviews w/c 3rd August.

UK Salary: £33,000 with excellent benefits
Overseas Salary/Benefits: Competitive based on Country Programme Salary Ranges

Additional Information
WaterAid (UK based) benefits include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • We offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%
  • Flexible working conditions, including the opportunity for home working up to 2 days a week
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Free annual eye tests
  • Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Adoption/Surrogacy pay, Shared Parental Leave and Paternity Leave.
  • Sabbaticals
  • Volunteer Day

WaterAid is will opening its UK office in 20 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, in September 2020. This will be a gradual re-opening, and until then the role will be home-based. Therefore the London Office location and contract base, if you are successfully offered the role, will change.

We are unable to provide sponsorship or relocation for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the country that you wished to be based.

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate pre-employment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality.Should you have a disability and require any additional support, please contact us at