Afghanistan Update

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Teams walk through Bangladesh's crowded Kutupalong refugee camp to reach remote areas cut off from most services.

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Why work with us?

In an ever-changing world, Relief International’s work as a humanitarian and development organization is more important than ever. The fragile settings where we operate are marked by recurrent man-made or natural crises that impede human development. It’s not our style to parachute in, distribute supplies, and depart for the next crisis. The fragile communities where we work require our long-term commitment.

Relief International has worked continuously for a decade or more in 11 of the 16 fragile settings where we operate. Our long-standing history in these countries is part of why we are well-respected and trusted by members of the local population, peer organizations, and governments. That’s why we’re not looking for just employees. We’re looking for partners.

Relief International offers opportunities for professionals at all levels of their careers. Whether you work in the field, finance, operations, human resources, program management, communications, or another area, you’ll be a significant part of carrying these relationships forward so that we can continue to deliver relief and development where it’s needed most.

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About Relief International

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Career Opportunities

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Head Offices

Relief International operates out of four locations, known as our Global Support Offices, based in: Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Paris, and London.

RI staff travel from their base in Bunj to Jamam in South Sudan, taking two cars in case one gets stuck during the many water crossings. Elie Gardner/RI

International Opportunities

Together, our staff and local community leaders, deliver both the immediate and long-term relief communities need to thrive.

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Internships & Volunteering

We offer enriching learning opportunities for people at all levels of their careers.

Stories from the field

Learn what it's really like to work with Relief International from our team of dedicated volunteers and staff.

Somalia

Meet 5 Women Breaking Down Barriers

At Relief International, women are at the forefront of the organization, serving in a number of senior leadership positions as Country Directors, Program Officers, Project Managers, as well as Relief International’s Former President and CEO. Meet some of the Relief International women working day in and day out to ensure the people we serve in fragile settings receive the support they need.

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Lebanon

My Job as a Relief International Volunteer

The hillsides of Arsal still bear physical reminders of the intense fighting that spilled across the Lebanese border with Syria. Marked with scorch marks and half-destroyed buildings, the town has seen better days. For Arsal’s local residents and its Syrian refugee population, both communities carry hidden scars.

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Turkey

The Invisible Injuries of War

The damage to mental health for many Syrian children and adults is both chronic and severe. Relief International works across Turkey to improve the mental health of traumatized Syrian refugees.

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Sudan

Day in the Life of a Relief International Country Director

Dr. Wali joined Relief International in 2006 as a Health Coordinator at the height of the Darfur crisis. Over the past 15 years, he has served in progressively senior roles and now oversees the program as Sudan Country Director.

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Somalia

Meet 5 Women Breaking Down Barriers

Iman walks through the informal tent settlement where she lives in Arsal, Lebanon. Elie Gardner/RI

Lebanon

My Job as a Relief International Volunteer

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Turkey

The Invisible Injuries of War

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Sudan

Day in the Life of a Relief International Country Director

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Meet 5 Women Breaking Down Barriers

Iman walks through the informal tent settlement where she lives in Arsal, Lebanon. Elie Gardner/RI

My Job as a Relief International Volunteer

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The Invisible Injuries of War

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Day in the Life of a Relief International Country Director

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Join our Surge Roster

Consider applying to our Surge Roster, which calls upon pre-screened talent for short-term assignments to oversee emergency response efforts.

Careers

Benefits of joining our team

Learn more about the benefits that come with a career at Relief International.

Benefits

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Relief International offers a comprehensive benefit package that is among the best offered by nonprofits today. It includes a comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, generous time-off, and skills-based training to develop your professional development.

Benefits may vary based on contract of employment.

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With Relief International, we offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans for eligible employees and their dependents.

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Generous life and disability insurance plans to add an extra layer of protection for when these unexpected events occur.

RI staff in Zamzam, Sudan. Elie Gardner/RI

Vacation, sick, home, and parental leave options available to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Relief International's Cash for Education Field Assistant Layal Al Sayed leads a homework support group once a week for two hours in an informal settlement of Syrian refugees in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Elie Gardner/RI

Retirement plan options, including employer contributions.

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Comprehensive program that offers staff opportunities to develop the required skills needed to advance in their careers.

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Relief International offers a comprehensive benefit package that is among the best offered by nonprofits today. It includes a comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, generous time-off, and skills-based training to develop your professional development.

Benefits may vary based on contract of employment.

Nurse Abiti Johnstone at work in the pediatric ward of Gentil Hospital, South Sudan. Elie Gardner/RI

With Relief International, we offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans for eligible employees and their dependents.

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Generous life and disability insurance plans to add an extra layer of protection for when these unexpected events occur.

RI staff in Zamzam, Sudan. Elie Gardner/RI

Vacation, sick, home, and parental leave options available to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Relief International's Cash for Education Field Assistant Layal Al Sayed leads a homework support group once a week for two hours in an informal settlement of Syrian refugees in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Elie Gardner/RI

Retirement plan options, including employer contributions.

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Comprehensive program that offers staff opportunities to develop the required skills needed to advance in their careers.

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Please note, our application system, Taleo, is not compatible with Google Chrome.

RI is seeking a security analyst to support the regional security and access manager in the development and production of analysis designed to inform operational planning related to humanitarian access and security.

The core function of this position is to support RI regional security team with analysis capacity, analyzing global political and security developments in order to produce high-quality, actionable analysis that is relevant for RI’s operational and strategic decision-making. The Security Analysis will use a number of methodologies and manage specialist resources to ensure key threat trends that may impact RI staff or programs are identified, assessed, and communicate this analysis in an effective and functional manner to all stakeholders. This position is based in Amman Jordan (negotiable) with a portion of time spent visiting field locations (where possible up to 25% travel) and providing support to RI’s Middle East countries.

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INTERNATIONAL

Area Manager

SUDAN

The Area Manager has overall responsibility of the functionality of the office and sub-offices/programme implementation sites of RI in North Darfur. The Area Manager will be responsible for the support departments in North Darfur and supporting and guiding the programme implementation in relation to communication and collaboration with the authorities, personnel, supplies procurement and storage, logistics, security and finance.

Reporting to the Country Director based in Khartoum, the Area Manager is the direct line manager of a team of senior officers including support departments (HR, logistics,  procurement, security, IT, Finance). The Area Manager is responsible for effective implementation of program, and closely collaborates with programme coordinators (health, nutrition, WASH) and correlate programming with support functions, adhering to the protocols and operating procedures of the organisation.

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HEAD OFFICE

Global Assurance Manager

UK - LONDON

RI Global Assurance supports the management teams and the Board by evaluating, and providing an independent assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of the organization’s governance, risk management, and the controls and oversight arrangements in place.

 

The Global Assurance Manager will confidently lead, or be part of a team, on delivering high quality internal audit assignments, reviews, investigations and other work assigned on time and within budget. He/she will also influence and facilitate change within Relief International by contributing to the exchange of knowledge and learning within the organisation.  In addition, he/she will support the Global Assurance Director and the department in the development and implementation of Global Assurance and wider enterprise risk management improvement plans.

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Regional Director – Africa/ Asia

PAKISTAN KENYA

Directly supervising the Regional Senior Management Team (RSMT) and all Country Directors in the Africa/ Asia region.

The Regional Director is responsible for the overall regional and country strategic planning, successful program delivery, adherence to and compliance with internal and external policies and requirements.  Leading on troubleshooting for major issues that arise through a solution-oriented approach and building team dynamic within the region that ensures holistic support to country offices with an aim to constant improvement across all key functions.

As relevant and feasible, the Regional Director should work closely with the RSMT to standardize ways of working across the nine country offices, in addition to harmonizing approaches with RI’s other region, the Middle East.

As a member of the Global Senior Management Team (GSMT), the Regional Director must advocate internally for support to address emerging challenges in Africa/Asia, champion new initiatives within the organization to be rolled out within the Africa/Asia region and contribute positively to making systems improvements for the entire organization.

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Under the RI Liaison Manager’s supervision, the Administrative and Liaison Assistant works towards achieving the Liaison Unit objectives and plans. As part of the RI Liaison Team, she/he effectively contributes to ensuring all Unit’s activities adhere to RI policies as well as internal processes and procedures. The Administrative and Liaison Assistant is responsible for implementing delegated tasks and promoting ideas that would contribute to strengthening the Liaison Unit’s function. The Administrative and Liaison Assistant is accountable for ensuring effective communication and collaboration with other Units/Field Offices. She/he is responsible for required assist preparing status reports, proper filing and documentation of all Liaison Unit’s activities with due consideration to records management principles.

Please click on the job title to the left to access the detailed TOR and application form.

Interested candidates should email their updated CV, Cover Letter and the RI application form to [email protected].

The deadline for applications is: 24 October,  2021.

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INTERNATIONAL

Construction Project Consultant

IRAN

RI’s program in Iran focuses on the Education, Health, Livelihoods, Protection and Emergency Response sectors. Many of RI’s projects are implemented in partnership with government line ministries and involve construction and rehabilitation, primarily of Health and Education facilities across the province and other RI’s operational areas upon supervisor request. Under the direct supervision of the head of office and technical supervision of Country Construction Coordinator, the Construction Projects Consultant will support RI in supervising all aspects of the implementation of RI’s construction activities.

Please click on the job title to the left to access the detailed TOR and application form.

Interested candidates should email their updated CV, Cover Letter and the RI application form to [email protected].

The deadline for applications is: 17 October,  2021.

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INTERNATIONAL

Country Director (CD)

AFGHANISTAN

The Country Director will ensure strong leadership of all members of the RI Country Team that builds team spirit, cohesion, motivation, commitment, quality performance and fulfillment of all agency functions. He/she is directly responsible for the overall strategic planning, program design and implementation, program support operations (security, HR, procurement, logistics), country-level external relations and coordination, finance and budget compliance, administration, monitoring and evaluation, staff supervision, and required reporting on grants. He/she will ensure that programs meet stated objectives, are in line with RI’s philosophy and strategy, meet the needs of beneficiaries, and are implemented to the highest standards, on time, and within budget. The CD is will lead in obtaining funding, and identifying and pursuing new program opportunities. The CD will continually assess, identify and address gaps and weaknesses so as to improve overall country program performance, efficiency, and effectiveness.

The CD is the primary link between the country team and Regional Support Office or team (RSO) and Global Support Office (GSO). He/she will build and maintain a close, collaborative and responsive relationship and frequent communications with the Regional Director as his/her direct supervisor and key link to global support services.

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If you suspect that you are the subject of such activities, we encourage you to file a report with the relevant authorities in your country. You may also notify Relief International’s Human Resources department.

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Statement on Safeguarding

Relief International conducts comprehensive checks to ensure that future employees have no history in violating safeguarding policies. We remain committed to protecting the safety, security and dignity of each and every beneficiary, employee, volunteer, partner or other individual associated with our organization.