Head of Commercial Services


Head of Commercial Services

Salary: £52,000 per annum, with competitive benefits package, and potential
for ‘on-target earnings’, linked to performance

Contract: Permanent 

Reports to: CEO

Hours: Full time (40 hours per week including one hour lunch break each day) 

Start date: As soon as possible after 1st September 2024 (start date flexible
but organisational need is from September)

Location: Home-based (travel costs paid for meetings) 

Job Description

Waterwise is looking for a Head of Commercial Services. This is a new permanent
role on our Senior Leadership Team, reporting to the CEO and specifically designed to deliver
against the next phase of Waterwise’s journey – increasing our reach and impact on water
efficiency both within and beyond the water sector. You’ll be leading and broadening our
commercial offer, helping us drive even greater impact in water efficiency, and the income to
support it, across the UK. You’ll refine our proposition and pricing of existing services,
seeking opportunities to cross-sell additional services to existing audiences, as well as
broadening our reach, engaging with completely new audiences and developing and shaping new
commercial services aligned to new customer needs. You will have strong experience at senior
level in driving commercial impact for good, and everything this involves in terms of income,
growth, commercial strategy and delivery, and risk management. You’ll be working closely with
our Board, and reporting to the CEO and the Board on finance and risk.

For full job description, person specification and details, download
the candidate pack.

About Us

Waterwise is the leading independent voice in the UK for using water wisely, for
the benefit of people and the planet. Our vision is that water is used wisely every day,
everywhere, by everyone. We are the UK’s conscience on water efficiency, on behalf of people
and the planet, and are experts in water efficiency policy, regulation, research, behaviour and
campaigns. We are a happy and growing team, and our staff survey reflects that the CEO’s number
1 priority is staff wellbeing – followed in second place of course by water efficiency, our


This is a home-working position with travel for meetings. Our competitive non-financial
benefits package includes the Four Day Week – 80% of contracted hours for 100% of contracted
pay (we don’t work on Fridays). Other benefits at Waterwise include homeworking; a positive,
values-based environment and inclusive culture where it feels safe for employees to say ‘no’ on
grounds of workload; death in service benefit at x2 of salary; paid chartered and professional
memberships; individual and team training budgets; maternity leave and adoption leave beyond
statutory; and sickness pay beyond statutory.

Our Values

At Waterwise, we’re committed to driving equity and preventing discrimination at work and in
the work we do. We know that simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to create
an inclusive environment within Waterwise and in our work and events, where everyone can
contribute their best and develop to their full potential. We celebrate and value how different
everyone is, and we work hard to ensure everyone is treated with dignity and respect. This
aligns with our ‘People’ value that we will prioritise staff wellbeing, and will be an
inclusive, kind and positive team.

Please see our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement here. 

We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive of and accessible for everyone. If
you are interested in applying for a role with us and think you may need some additional
support or reasonable adjustments made to any part of the recruitment process, please get in touch.

For this role we particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely
to be underrepresented in Waterwise’s workforce. 
from the global majority
, LGBTQI+ people, and men.

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