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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
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International Opportunities

Relief International team members serve in 16 countries in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

As part of our staff, you will partner with communities facing lack of shelter, food, water, healthcare, education, and economic opportunity. You’ll work together with local residents and leaders to design and implement sustainable solutions to both the immediate and long-term challenges that fragile communities face.

If you’re ready to join our field teams, search for available positions below.

Open Positions - International Opportunities


All Locations
South Sudan
UK - London
USA - Los Angeles, CA
USA - Washington, DC

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.


Area Manager


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.


Regional Director – Africa/ Asia


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.


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.


Construction Project Consultant


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.


Country Director (CD)


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.


Communications Intern


The Communications Intern will be based in Tehran and is technically supervised by the Advocacy and Communications Officer. She/he will support the unit in ensuring the sound implementation of the advocacy and communications strategies and work-plan, and actively contributes to the unit’s objectives. The incumbent will have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, is results-oriented, flexible, and proactive. Attention to detail, ability to work under pressure and a strong adherence to deadlines and milestones is a key attribute. We are looking for candidates with a professional and strong can-do attitude, who possess the ability to coordinate and handle multiple workloads and projects seamlessly.

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: 13 October,  2021.

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