Partnership & Communication Officer - Makati

Long-term contract
Localisation Makati, Philippines
No remote
3 yrs of exp.
Posted on 12-18-2023

E&V Water and Life, Philippines Inc.

From French vision to Filipino taps, E&V Water and Life weaves water access, hygiene education, and community resilience into a tapestry of inclusive urban life.

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  • Nonprofit organization
  • Between 50 and 250 employees
  • Water
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E&V Water and Life Philippines (W&L) is a WASH-focused NGO with a unique and financially sustainable hybrid model that provides running water at home through the social enterprise Tubig Pag-asa complemented by water-related support programs deployed by its NGO side that allow inhabitants to utilize water in improving their living conditions and community’s resilience.

W&L is currently serving 20 urban poor communities in Cavite, Cebu, and Leyte. In all of its areas, both the social enterprise and the NGO are present making it a replicable model that could be applied to different communities with water security at its core.

The organization was founded by a French NGO called Eau et Vie in 2008. Currently, its headquarters is in Nantes, France while its Philippine Head Office is in Mandaue City, Cebu.


With all the Managers W&L Philippines & TPA,

  • He/She/They will be working together with the Senior Partnership Officer and reporting directly to the Partnership and Communications Manager.
  • Aside from developing resources, there will be opportunities for the PCO to also create communication materials and manage the social media accounts of Water and Life. Overall, the PCO is also expected to participate actively in the development of campaigns, roadmaps, and other strategic initiatives of the department.


Based in Makati with occasional visits to Cavite, the Partnership and Communications Officer will be under the supervision of the Partnership and Communications Manager. The PCO role is a great opportunity to work for an international organization on a variety of fundraising streams and develop communications activities to achieve the P&C roadmap and secure resources for Water and Life.


  • Implement the Partnership and Communications Strategy
  • Write partnership proposals especially grants for international funding agencies and foundations
  • Proactively identify new partners and continuously expand the prospect pipe
  • Handle meetings and negotiations with potential and existing partners
  • Cultivate the relationship with potential and existing partners
  • Coordinate and complete technical and narrative reports for international funding agencies and foundations
  • Maintain efficient KPI monitoring of the partnership contracts


  • Preparation of decks
  • Gathering data for the communication materials
  • Contribute in writing the newsletter
  • Contribute content and support in managing the social media platforms

Other related tasks may be asked by the Partnership and Communications Manager depending on the needs of the organization as well as the growth plan of the officer.




  • Preferably has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science or other Social Science courses


  • 3-5 years of experience working in an NGO
  • Experienced and skilled in coordinating and writing reports for international funding agencies and organizations
  • Experienced in technical grant writing
  • Can manage interdepartmental communication and external relationships
  • Optional, but preferred: knowledgeable and skilled on monitoring and evaluation


  • High English proficiency and attention to details
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Skilled in understanding data
  • Analytical, organized, and rigorous
  • Good in negotiation and diplomacy

Apply by submitting your CV and cover letter.