Water For People is looking for business development manager at Kolkata/Delhi – Apply by July 15, 2011

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Water For PeopleWater for People helps people in developing countries improve quality of life by supporting the development of locally sustainable drinking water resources, sanitation facilities, and hygiene education programs.

This position will search for opportunities and drive the development of viable sanitation business-based solutions that can be taken to scale within India. This will be achieved by providing business development expertise, working with local business development services providers, conducting market analysis studies and mentoring emerging sanitation businesses.

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide expertise in developing sustainable sanitation businesses in India. Identify needs, opportunities, gaps and constraints in potential sanitation markets, models and entrepreneurs and provide mentoring and support to sanitation businesses
  • Continually search for new sanitation business opportunities within India, both inside and outside the existing Water for People program activities, in urban, small town and rural settings
  • Conduct/oversee the management of market assessments, feasibility studies and business plan development


  • Must be fluent in English and Hindi
  • Must be risk taker, and have a nose for entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to extrapolate lessons to other situations
  • Comfort and talent in communicating with diverse and international constituents
  • Some knowledge of or willingness to learn about the sanitation sector.

Last date to apply: July 15, 2011

Send your application to: recruitment.waterforpeople@gmail.com

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July 15, 2011 12:00AM