Working at NWP means working to help solve global water challenges, whether it's too little, too much or too polluted. You do this by matching Dutch water expertise to international water issues. Do you want to play a role in contributing to global water solutions while creating economic opportunities? And do you want to contribute to capacity building in the water sector through working with young experts on their careers? Then read on and apply.
As a member of the Young Expert Programmes (YEP) bureau, you are responsible for the YEP Water part within the programme and you will work on the spinoff: YEP Tailor-made. In addition, together with a financial colleague, you will be responsible for the financial reporting of the YEP Programmes as well. We are looking for an entrepreneurial and enthusiastic colleague that helps us to continue and expand a proven concept. Not only by organising what needs to be done on an operational level but also by thinking of strategic improvements and by promoting our activities.
We believe we can work towards a sustainable future where over 9 billion people live well and in balance with the earth’s resources. A future that is water-driven, for society as well as for businesses. We are the Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP), a network of Dutch water organisations, that together co-create innovative and future-proof solutions.
NWP is an organisation driven by networkers with an entrepreneurial mindset. We celebrate our diversity and inclusivity in who we are, how we think and how we act. We aim for personal growth matching both organisational and personal goals. The human input is well balanced, compensated and appreciated in a sustainable manner.
The Young Expert Programme is one of the main activities of NWP. YEP’s mission is to create a young, renewed, inspiring international network and build expertise in the field of Water, Agrofood, and renewable Energy (nexus) through Dutch organisations operating in developing countries and emerging markets. Together we contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
As a Project Manager, you jointly coordinate the recruitment and selection process of both projects and candidates. You frequently meet with representatives of Dutch organisations or their local counterparts, (potential) candidates, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and other relevant partners of YEP. You make sure that there are sufficient qualitatively good water proposals in every batch, and you see to it that all YEP Water candidates experience a smooth and well-facilitated development journey. You work closely with other colleagues within the program bureau and NWP. As Project Manager you will promote the Programme in 2 ways:
Regarding the spinoff YEP Tailor-made you create a continuous funnel of new leads to expand the number of training activities and coordinate a smooth execution of the planned projects, and you make sure that the current Tailor-made activities run smoothly.