Director de Programas Water Footprint Network


The Water Footprint Network has a vacancy for an enthusiastic and energetic Programme Director, based in Enschede, the Netherlands. Apply before Aug 30.

Profile of the candidate:

• Strong background and network (at least 10 years experience) in the global water sector 

• Academic level education with at least an Msc degree and doctorate preferred in water/ natural resources/ environmental management

• Record of scientific leadership in relevant subject area

• Proven project management and staff supervision skills to lead a small,  highly professional multicultural team operating in different international locations

• Proven track record in fundraising

• Clear, balanced communicator comfortable with public presentations; understands different stakeholder perspectives in integrated water resources management

• Excellent time management, ability to manage competing demands with grace and to work well under pressure 

• Excellent communication skills in English – writing, speaking and listening, other languages a plus 

• Proven commitment to the Water Footprint Network’s mission

• Ability to travel frequently and internationally

• International work experience and experience working with companies, governments, NGOs, international organizations, investors and academia

• Familiarity with standard setting, quality assurance, certification

• Experience teaching complex concepts and quantitative approaches to a non-technical audience

• An enthusiastic, dynamic and amiable person