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Practice Lead – Research

Water Witness


  • Location: Edinburgh, UK
  • Salary: £41,890 - £46,400
  • Closing Date: 06/02/2020

Water Witness is seeking an exceptional individual with the experience, skills and vision needed to co-ordinate an innovative, multi-country research programme, and to provide strategic leadership for evidence generation and learning across our operations. The post-holder will co-lead the ‘Accountability for Water Action Research Programme’ to ensure the initiatives’ impact and legacy through strengthening water sector governance and service delivery in Africa and beyond. They will co-ordinate and mentor research partners and professional research fellows in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and with a Pan-African focus to support high-quality research design, delivery, documentation and communication of results. This initiative will further develop Water Witness' global support role in the field of accountability and advocacy for water security. The post holder will also work with the team and partners to enhance the impact of inter-disciplinary research across our growing organisational functions. The goal is to generate and share knowledge which will enable all stakeholders to harness accountability practice to accelerate delivery of the water-related SDG’s, social justice, climate resilience and sustainable resource management. 

For more information about the position please follow Link to Job.