This vacancy has now closed

Research and Investigations Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,577 – £35,531
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th November 2022

  • Advertised from 2nd November 2022
  • 2 Year Fixed Term Contract- Extension subject to performance and funding.
  • plus benefits


Water Witness works at the frontline of the global water crisis to shine a light on its impacts, to understand its root causes and to activate an effective and lasting response. Our ambitious 2030 Strategy sets out five imperatives for a water secure future: accountable governance, progressive financing, redefining corporate responsibility, confronting climate change and activating people power.

Water Witness is seeking a high calibre individual to join its Edinburgh-based team where they will be responsible for research and investigations into the water and climate challenges facing vulnerable communities around the world, their root causes, and actionable solutions.

Their work will build the evidence base of reliable knowledge and stakeholder voices which are the foundations of global advocacy and action for a fairer water future. This exciting position will play a key role in delivering the Accountability for Water and Fair Water Footprints Programmes, which focus on holding governments and corporations to account for sustainable and equitable water management and stimulating citizen action for water justice.

The position will involve regular overseas travel to support research in sometimes challenging contexts.

Application notes

Closing date: 28th November 2022

Interviews: W/C 5th December 2022

To find out more about the role and how to apply, please download the Candidate Pack below.

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