Partner Development Manager
Reports to: Director of International Programs
Position: Partner Development Manager
Location: Boone, North Carolina
The Partner Development Manager (PDM) will be responsible for maintaining and developing existing implementing organizational partners (IOPs), while also identifying new IOPs to integrate into strategic W|W initiatives. The PDM will take the lead role in liaising with IOPs to coordinate development and evaluation of projects. Additionally, as a member of the International Programs Team, the PDM will suggest and justify needs regarding direction and expectations of IOPs, design and implement ideal IOP profiles and expectations, and build and execute standard operating procedures to effectively integrating IOPs into the W|W long term vision and mission.
- Lead the Filter Implementation Team
- Vet IOPs through reference checks and proposal management, caste IOP expectations, complete MOU, coordinate training needs and project logistics including shipping, and organize next steps including future filter deployments/implementations.
- Seek to grow the Filter Program IOPs & Disaster Relief Preparedness (DRP) Trainer Networks by developing a gap analysis and prioritized list of prospective new partner networks that can be tapped within the aid sector.
- Assist in achieving the target of tripling the number of Filter Program IOPs and establishing a roster of at least 20 DRP trainers within 1 year.
- Engage deeply with existing and potential IOPs to learn about needs and provide actionable and realistic feedback in accordance with W|W strategic vision.
- Engender trust with IOPs by communicating and presenting W|W’s mission in a compelling way that is aligned the IOPs needs and within the scope of W|W’s strategic vision.
- Maintain and develop working relationships with current IOPs through regular communication and follow up.
- Explore opportunities and networks that could bring new IOPs into the W|W ecosystem.
- Develop links with key contacts, organizations and networks within and outside the WASH sector.
- Liaise with other W|W team members to strategically manage and deliver resources (specifically filters) to approved IOP projects.
- Ensure all IOP projects are completed on schedule and within budget by leading the planning, organization, and oversight of project funds and logistical details.
- Effective communicator who is flexible and thrives in non-routine and complex environment
- Comfortable with frequent and non-routine travel in complex environments
- Enjoys relationship building and employs project management mind set
- Comfortable performing self-directed work
- Positive Attitude, Strategic Thinker, Effective Communicator
- Excellent writing, editing, presentation skills
- Proficient in Google Drive & Microsoft Suite
This position reports to the Director of International Programs. There will be constant opportunities to collaborate with all Wine To Water team members on various projects and activities.
- Bachelor’s degree required
- International humanitarian experience (preferably in the WaSH sector) with ability to lead large cross cultural teams.
- Ability to communicate and interact well with people of different educational, linguistic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
This position is for full-time salaried employment with Wine To Water. Wine To Water offers competative salaries and a 401(K) retirement savings plan as well as medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance.
- Please complete the application and submit a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please be sure to tell us why you are interested in this job and what makes you a strong candidate
- We will review applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
- • We may invite finalists back for a second interview
Reports to: International Operations Director, National Program Manager
Position: International Fellow
Location: Nepal, Amazon, Dominican Republic
Note: Recruiting and slecting International Fellows occurs throughout the year. If interested, please first complete an application and express geogrpahic area of interest. We will review applications based on the needs of our field offices.
If the idea of spending two weeks in a foreign country leaves you longing to have an even greater impact and grow deeper in your relationships with others, consider joining Wine To Water as an International Fellow. Our International Fellows primarily serve to support the work of our International Operations, while also providing a life changing experience for volunteers from all backgrounds as they experience the world water crisis firsthand.
Reporting to W|W Intl. and the National Program Manager, the International Fellow’s primary responsibility is to act as liaison between W|W Internationall and the W|W Field Office team. Furthermore, the fellow should actively support all functions and program initiatives including but not limited to: team communications, WaSH program implementation, community development, and volunteer team coordination. Lastly, the fellow should work in the spirit of interdependence, innovation, and quality growth to ensure W|W meets its strategic objectives while and supporting the overall mission of W|W.
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Excellent writing, editing, presentation, and communication skills Profficient in Google Drive & Microsoft Suite
- Positive Attitude, Detail Oriented, and Organized
This position reports to the International Operations Director and the National Program Manager. There will be times when this position will liaison between our International Operations department and our local staff. At Wine To Water, constant collaboration between different departments and different projects is highly encouraged.
Support the Field Team in:
- Identifying and vetting WaSH initiatives in support of W|W’s mission
- Submission of program proposals and reporting in accordance with W|W
- International Operations SOP
- Management of operational and WaSH program budgets
- Gathering and submitting impactful and relevant media content
- Relationship building with local partners, donors, and program stakeholders
- Volunteer team planning, hosting, and follow- up in accordance with Volunteer Program expectations.
• Bachelor’s degree required
• International travel experience
• International experience leading teams strongly preferred
This position is for an International Fellowship. As a Fellow, this position will not be considered a salaried employee of Wine To Water, but instead an independent contractor.
Wine To Water will pay or reimburse for any reasonable and necessary expenses for travel, food, and lodging on trips authorized by Wine To Water.