About Wello

Wello is a social venture with a bold mission: to deliver clean water to a thirsty world. By reframing the water crisis as an opportunity, Wello has reinvented the wheel and developed an innovative business model that empowers individuals to use the WaterWheel as an income-generating tool to lift their families out of poverty.

The Position

Wello is seeking a dynamic and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Chief Operating Officer. As an early member of the Wello team, youʼll be joining us as we prepare to launch our activities in Rajasthan. Weʼre looking for a smart, creative thinker who likes challenges, is deadline-oriented, has a great sense of humor and passion for Welloʼs mission.


  • Overseeing daily business operations related to the launch and implementation of Welloʼs pilot
  • Participating in the development and implementation of a strategic 5-year plan
  • Creating and manage annual budgets and work-plans
  • Managing all personnel-related matters in-country
  • Developing and managing relationships with in-country partners


  • Graduate degree in business administration / international development, or relevant experience
  • Proven ability to drive start-up operations – experience doing so with social enterprises a plus
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to work independently, proactively and under pressure
  • Creative thinker; entrepreneurial; fast and enthusiastic learner; excellent sense of humor
  • Comfortable working in rural communities and under basic conditions for extended periods of time
  • Experience working across cultures
  • Knowledge of global health, international development and sustainable business issues and trends
  • Background in rural distribution and sales a plus
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills; local language skills a plus
  • Passion for Welloʼs mission is essential

How to Apply

Email your cover letter and resume to cynthia @ wellowater.org