Chief Executive Officer

WaterAid Canada is seeking an inspiring and creative leader with strong ethics and the stature and credibility to represent us across the public, private and non-profit sectors. Reporting to, and working with, the Board Chair, Board Directors, staff, and volunteers of the WaterAid Canada, you will:

  • Be the face and voice of WaterAid Canada, raising our profile, and working closely with governments, institutions, industry partners, donors, sponsors, media, and communities on sustainable solutions to meet international water, sanitation and hygiene needs
  • With the Board Chair, attends the International Board of WaterAid meetings and works closely with the CEOs of other WaterAid members to advance the work of the federation
  • Support, coach, and enable the talented staff and volunteers of WaterAid Canada, fostering a collaborative, diverse and inclusive workplace and culture that motivates and retains a high-performing team
  • Drive programming focused on measurable outcomes and meaningful impact, modeling and prioritizing operational excellence, accountability, and transparency

The ideal candidate is an accomplished leader, trusted partner, and skilled communicator who has a demonstrable record of achievement in the non-profit, business or public sectors. Ideally you will have led organizations and built alliances with both domestic and international partners. Throughout your career, you have shown great vision, strategic foresight, and the ability to lead people and programs and drive high performing organizations. As an administrator, you have excellent judgement, strong critical thinking skills, and unquestioned integrity. Your ability to represent WaterAid Canada in both official languages is a desired asset.

How to Apply:

If you have the character, skills, and passion to uphold and embody WaterAid Canada’s vision, and wish to learn more about this outstanding opportunity, please call Mike Lupiano at 613-862-2999, Nicole Poirier at 613-915-5030, or email your CV and thoughtful letter of introduction to:

[email protected]

WaterAid Canada actively values and promotes diversity. We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity, and respect. Applications for employment will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

We thank all those who an express an interest – and are truly appreciative of the time that individuals put into applying – but only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.


July 4, 2022


August 26, 2022


Full-time Permanent




WaterAid Canada