Who is Water Mission?
Water Mission is a rapidly growing Christian engineering nonprofit working to end the global water crisis by building safe water, sanitation, and hygiene solutions in developing nations and disaster areas. Guided by love, excellence, and integrity, we are driven to share clean, safe water and God’s love with all. To date, we have served nearly 7 million people in 57 countries. Working at Water Mission is as much a calling as it is a career, and we are searching for people with the courage, passion, and drive to help us change the world. Read more about What We Believe, our Statement of Faith, and our Christian Mission.
What is the opportunity?
The Global Policies & Governance Director is responsible for ensuring that Water Mission’s policies and procedures are clear, concise, organized, and comply with legal, regulatory, ethical, and biblical standards. In addition, this person will oversee governance requirements and duties of each country affiliate to ensure adherence to external regulations and internal policies. He/She will work with senior leadership and HR to enforce policies in all aspects and levels of business, perform audits, as well as provide guidance on compliance matters.
With this being a new role, this person will build the framework, governance process, and training approach needed for a global policies manual and will work with senior leadership to ensure that all country affiliates are properly set up from a legal and tax perspective with the right governance documents in place.
The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, with in-depth knowledge of the latest industry procedures and regulations. This person should be well-versed in legal guidelines and corporate and non-profit governance best practices. They must be a professional with high ethical standards who works diligently to complete their duties keeping in mind the objectives of the business. The ideal candidate will be comfortable saying “no” when necessary. This position is based in Charleston, SC, and will report to the Chief Operating Officer.
A successful Global Policy Director will:
What is required?
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