Safe Water Network draws its leadership from across the private and public sectors, and operates as a lean, entrepreneurial organization. The organization values innovation, critical thinking, transparency, and optimism. We seek individuals passionate about having a transformative impact for those in need, and offer competitive salary and benefits.

Senior Vice President of Finance, Planning, and Administration

New York City

The SVP of Finance, Planning, and Administration position will lead the day-to-day operations of the finance, planning, reporting, accounting, and administrative functions of the organization. An integral member of the executive leadership, the SVP will assist the CEO in developing, communicating, executing, and sustaining global strategic initiatives. This involves close interaction with the management team in New York City, as well as the leadership of our Ghana and India country programs, to ensure integration of finance, planning, and administrative requirements across all functions and geographies of the organization.

Safe Water Network seeks candidates who:

  • have a demonstrated commitment to international development, including implementation of market-driven solutions, with a focus on financial and operational sustainability, serving communities in fragile markets.
  • possess the management perspective needed to provide solid business case analysis that informs systematically sound strategic decisions on planning and investments.

The position is hands-on and will require strong organizational skills, maintaining a collegial working environment while advancing financial discipline and reporting across all program components and geographies, within the organization, to our Board of Directors, and to current and prospective funders.

To apply, please send an email with the subject line "SVP of Finance, Planning, and Administration" to