WaterAid Reviews

Updated 16 Jun 2021

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4.0
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WaterAid CEO   Tim Wainwright
Tim Wainwright
18 Ratings
Pros
  • "This is a family working environment, there is a prospect(in 9 reviews)

  • "A very good learning ground for employees to learn with a great culture(in 5 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Vast majority of UK office has no knowledge of the issues the charity seeks to address(in 5 reviews)

  • "poor work life(in 2 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      12 Mar 2021 - Fundraising 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive environment and wonderful cause

      Cons

      none that I can think of

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great organisation to work for

      16 Jun 2021 - Programmer Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great mission, good employer, sincerely cares for its employees

      Cons

      does not recognise or support Unions

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work

      12 Jun 2021 - Policy Adviser in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Strong staff welfare, strong sector influencer, inclusive culture

      Cons

      Racial divides, poorly funded country Programme

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great mission

      26 May 2021 - Information Systems Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great mission, global footprint, new offices

      Cons

      restrictive pay structure, glacial in change

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      20 Apr 2021 - Anonymous Employee in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Making a real impact in communities where we work - Strong team spirit - Exceptionally supportive with pandemic arrangements

      Cons

      - Disorganised and slow on HR matters

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      A fantastic organisation

      6 Mar 2021 - Individual Giving Officer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Culture, ambition and opportunities to diversify skill-set

      Cons

      Progression can be tough and laboured

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Place to Work

      1 Mar 2021 - People Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing culture Passionate employees Care for their employees Care for wellbeing

      Cons

      Have a bit slow decision making processes

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    8. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Great cause, great people.... needs better leadership

      7 Feb 2021 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The people, supportive colleagues, clear cause, global organisation with a lot to learn from each other

      Cons

      Senior leadership, very high workloads, unclear decision making, a lot of talk to make improvements but direct action limited

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Brillant organisation

      11 Feb 2021 - Project Officer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Flex organisation - Passionate and inspiring people - Strong corporate culture - Innovating NGO

      Cons

      - A little bot slow with decision making

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great!

      30 Nov 2020 - Business Development Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible, understanding, strong focus on well-being, great team spirit

      Cons

      Too hierarchical, too many sign off processes, takes a long time to make decisions

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