The Programme Director will be primarily responsible for the development and delivery of Water Footprint Network’s Work Programme, for ensuring the scientific and technical rigour of Water Footprint Assessment applications and will have lead responsibility for specific projects and initiatives.
The Water Footprint Network is a dynamic, international, continuous learning community with around 200 partners in 40 countries committed to promoting sustainable, equitable and efficient water use through the advancement of the Water Footprint. UNESCO-IHE is founding partner of the Water Footprint Network.
The basis for the water footprint concept and methodology has been laid by prof. Arjen Hoekstra at UNESCO-IHE and further developed at the University of Twente, the Netherlands. The concept and methods have been firmly established in scientific literature. By today, hundreds of institutions actively apply the water footprint assessment methodology and contribute to further developing it.
Applications are accepted until August 30, 2012. For more information about the vacancy go to: waterfootprint.org/downloads/WFN-VacancyProgrammeDirector.pdf