WaterAid Reviews

Updated Oct 14, 2021

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4.0
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WaterAid CEO   Tim Wainwright
Tim Wainwright
20 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
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      Jun 24, 2021 - Non-fundraising Role 
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      Pros

      Great working environment and culture. Everyone supports each other and is there for a shared goal. Lots of development and learning opportunities, as well as opportunities to collaborate and mix with colleagues socially.

      Cons

      Some leadership decisions not transparent until they've already been made.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good First Job

      Aug 27, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Flexi working with warm environment

      Cons

      The change they're working for happens slowly

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Amazing people

      Aug 17, 2021 - Officer 
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      Pros

      The people are incredibly kind

      Cons

      Workload and lack of resource

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      overtime is mandatory

      Jul 20, 2021 - Fundraising 
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      Pros

      Generally friendly staff, ambitious charity, a few really good people, great cause

      Cons

      Constant overwork, employee wellbeing is largely lip service because staffing levels aren't managed properly with volume of work

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great organisation to work for

      Jun 16, 2021 - Programmer Manager in London, England, England
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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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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work

      Jun 12, 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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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great mission

      May 26, 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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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Apr 20, 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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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Mar 12, 2021 - Fundraising 
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      Pros

      Supportive environment and wonderful cause

      Cons

      none that I can think of

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      A fantastic organisation

      Mar 6, 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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