Giselle Hamzo and Georges Kassouf, both Cash for Education Field Assistants, photographed at Relief International's Bekaa office in Lebanon. Elie Gardner/RI
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Head Office Opportunities

Relief International’s Head Office — which we call the Global Support Team — operates out of the following locations: USA, UK and France.

Employment at Relief International provides challenging and rewarding opportunities to make a positive difference in the living standards of the communities we partner with in fragile settings across Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Our organization is not too big for you to be noticed. And not too small to put robust systems and tools at your fingertips. We value efficiency and direct communication, and offer an environment where senior management listens to and learns from people across the staff. It’s a place where your voice will be heard and your vision will be seen.

Open Positions


All Locations
Middle East
Occupied Palestinian Territories
South Sudan
UK - London
USA - Los Angeles, CA
USA - Washington, DC

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We are excited to be looking for a Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer to lead our global Ethics and Compliance approach that supports and monitors ethical compliance across Relief International’s various global operations.

We are looking for candidates who are based in the US as this role is a remote role, we can consider globally based applicants with a strong US legal background.

This role is classified as requiring advanced pre-employment checks.

About the opportunity

Relief International is looking for a globally strategic, solution-oriented executive who will work across and collaborate at all levels of the organization to contribute to Relief International’s mission.

The CECO will help the organization address complex problems – which involve identifying, resolving and preventing misconduct and/or unethical activities.

The international humanitarian sector is faced with increasing regulatory requirements and scrutiny from donors, regulators and host country governments. This requires constant vigilance and ever evolving and adapting policies, processes and practices to ensure cost-effective compliance while at the same time maintaining space for program performance and innovation.

The CECO will assess a host of dynamic ethical, contractual and legal requirements and invite and manage divergent views, while managing multiple tasks and activities in a calm, resilient, collaborative and professional manner, and be able to oversee and manage investigative matters with discretion and the utmost care of the individuals and organizations involved.

They will have experience in developing and delivering training on ethics issues to all levels of team members. Bringing excellent written and oral communication skills to be able to understand and distill data analysis, and have a proven ability to gain credibility, support and engagement from a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

The CECO will be a critical and strategic thinker while being able, and willing, to immerse themselves with details. They will be able to work both independently and, when necessary, collaboratively within a cross-functional, cross-divisional, and multi-national environment assisting in the resolution of issues in a manner that conforms to the highest ethical practices, while fostering and enhancing positive working relationships.

The CECO will have the utmost sensitivity and knowledge of cultural, political and religious environments in the regions where we work and have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability.


Programs Coordinator


The Programs Coordinator supports our varied portfolio of work across the organization. The role requires a dynamic, motivated, and thoughtful individual with excellent relationship management, communication, and operational skills and superb judgment to support the Chief Program Officer in their day-to-day work and to enable the cohesive functioning of the Global Programs division.

The Programs Coordinator is proactive and takes the initiative to identify opportunities and problems and devise solutions. Bringing strong interpersonal skills to help implement those solutions with a strong sense of judgment, discretion, and tact. Able to work in a fast-paced office environment, across time zones, which will require flexible working hours to support our global programs.

This position has a sizable administrative component, making strong organizational skills and attention to detail essential.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a deep commitment to the humanitarian sector and the communities we serve and the ability to focus on details while prioritizing and completing multiple tasks in a skillful and timely fashion.

The Programs Team Coordinator is a kind contributor to an extraordinary team, contributing to collective problem solving as the organization grapples with complex challenges in high-risk settings.


Project Supply Chain Manager


RI has recently entered into a partnership with Takeda Pharmaceuticals, to implement a four-year project medical supply chain project. This project will focus on building the capacity of 20 local pharmaceutical and medical device suppliers in four countries where Relief International (RI) has existing programming: Afghanistan, Yemen, Myanmar, and Syria.

Working in close collaboration with the Pharmacy Manager and Project Director, the Supply Chain Manager will be part of the core project team, to support activities of the project deliverables.


Project Pharmacy Manager


RI has recently entered into a partnership with Takeda Pharmaceuticals, to implement a four-year project medical supply chain project. This project will focus on building the capacity of 20 local pharmaceutical and medical device suppliers in four countries where Relief International (RI) has existing programming: Afghanistan, Yemen, Myanmar, and Syria.

Providing technical leadership, the project Pharmacy Manager working in close collaboration with the Project Director and project Supply Chain Manager, will support activities of the project deliverables.


We are currently recruiting a Global Humanitarian Director to join our Programs team.

This is a remote, 18-week fixed-term position, open to candidates based in RI countries of operation.

The Global Humanitarian Director plays a crucial role in Relief International’s response to humanitarian emergencies. Responsible for keeping RI’s standards for humanitarian response up to date – these standards, associated tools, and trainings are used to carry out high quality humanitarian responses in both emergency and protracted crisis settings.


Global Automation Specialist


Reporting to the Global IT Manager, The Global Automation Specialist, will be a technical expert within the IT team. By using new automated processes that you will create, replacing traditional ways of working, your input will improve overall productivity within the organization.  

You will advise and be the focal point for process automation within RI’s global IT infrastructure, promoting automated workflows, and developing solutions to strengthen workflows and applications.  


Climate Advisor


We are excited to be looking for a Climate Advisor, this is a newly created role to join our Global Technical Assistance team

This is a remote position, open to candidates based in US, UK, France or globally.

This role is required to travel to our country offices approximately 30% of the time.

The Climate Advisor will lead a highly collaborative process, to shape and implement RI’s climate adaptation and mitigation vision, strategy and theory of change. Reporting to the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Director (WASH) to ensure a fully integrated approach.

Climate change is dramatically affecting our world. Changing weather patterns are affecting food production, and extreme weather events are gaining in frequency and intensity.

RI’s Climate Advisor is a: 


Programmatic visionary, translating strategy into action and engendering a culture of learning and innovation for excellence in program quality and impact.


Consummate humanitarian voice, articulating RI’s sharpened position and positioning RI as a leader in the humanitarian and development sector, globally.


Team builder and talent developer, working as an integral contributor of the Technical Assistance Department and RI’s Programs team; building team capacity and driving talent development throughout the organization.


Kind contributor to an extraordinary team, contributing to collective problem solving as the organization grapples with complex challenges in high-risk settings.


You will lead on:


Vision & Strategy 

  • Drive the implementation of a climate lens in all program design of RI’s core sectors.
  • Contributing to expectant action and emergency preparedness and planning.
  • Develop RI’s climate strategy and theory of change, through a highly collaborative process.


New Business Development 

  • Lead and support program design. Working with sector leads, integrate climate smart approaches into RI’s Health & Nutrition, WASH, Livelihoods, Education, Cash, and Protection programming.
  • Support new business development, most notably for donors spanning bilateral (governments), multilateral (UN and EU), Foundations and Corporations, with an eye towards facilitating public-private partnerships.
  • Undertake new business development efforts in coordination with the Program Development team and Strategic Partnerships Director to seek out new opportunities – both humanitarian and development.

RI’s Climate Change Adaptation & Mitigation Capacity 

  • Provide technical expertise in the development and implementation of climate smart approaches across RI programming.
  • Grow and strengthen local, community capacity to prepare for, manage and respond to climate shocks and anticipated impacts of climate change with green, digital and off grid solutions.
  • Build RI’s on-the-ground capacity to deliver quality and holistic programming through the use of innovative and entrepreneurial solutions to complex problems.
  • Reinforce long-term development by developing relevant approaches and tools, capacity building and technical guidance plans in RI sectors and programs for RI staff and local partners.
  • Support emergency preparedness through a lens of anticipatory action and planning for RI country offices
  • Identify, document and disseminate best practices within climate change interventions.
  • Develop a robust RI community of practice for cross-germination of ideas.
  • In partnership with teams across the agency, co-lead and support RI’s agency wide rollout and implementation of environmental risk assessment and management.


Representation & Engagement 

  • Shine a light on RI accomplishments, internally and externally.
  • Stay updated on climate science, trends, and best practices.
  • Work with MEAL teams to plan for climate-specific and multi-sectoral evaluations, to highlight successes and provide learning opportunities.
  • Lead representation and engagement efforts in partnership with internal and external stakeholders to influence resource-partners and peers and position RI as a leader in climate change adaptation and mitigation.
  • Provide thought leadership in leading climate change initiatives and networks.
  • Engage with policymakers, stakeholders, and relevant institutions at local, national, and international levels to advocate for policies that address climate change impacts on vulnerable populations.


Value-Added Partnerships 

  • Explore, lead, and facilitate value-added partnerships – at global, regional, and country levels – that add depth and scale to RI’s work and enable greater resilience and long-term community health and wellbeing.
  • Serve as RI’s spokesperson on Climate adaptation and mitigation and develop entrepreneurial partnerships with the private sector for durable solutions.


Carbon Credits Program Management 

  • Manage RI’s ongoing fuel-efficient stove program in Ghana, known as “Gyapa™. Oversee the sub-award with implementing partner and coordinating Gyapa’s verification, annual reporting, SDG (Sustainable Development Goal) reporting, project design document (PDD) finalization for the third crediting period and working with brokers to sell Gyapa carbon credits. The Gyapa Program is under the Gold Standard™ for which it earns verified emission reductions (commonly known as carbon credits).

Regional Investigations & Safeguarding Manager


We are currently recruiting two Regional Investigations & Safeguarding Managers – one to join our Middle East Regional Office, and one to join our Africa / Asia Regional Office.

This is a remote position, open to candidates based in one of RI countries of operation, willing to work GMT+3 office hours.

Reporting directly to the Global Investigations Manager, the Regional Investigations and Safeguarding Managers will help ensure RI’s ethics and compliance program is designed and implemented effectively, based on the unique risks, needs and challenges of each country within the region.

The role is dynamic and needs-based, and the workload is expected to be; approximately 50% dedicated to safeguarding, and 50% dedicated to internal investigations and incident management. The role will also support other regional and global ethics and compliance needs as requested.