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


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UK - London
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This consultancy assignment is part of RI’s livelihoods projects in Iran aimed to provide comprehensive training, for Afghan refugees and immigrants, on life and business skills such as communication, goal setting, negotiation skills, financial literacy, marketing assessment, business planning, business value chains, marketing, branding, innovative designing . The assignment aims to assist Afghans, especially women, youth, and persons with disabilities (PWDs) to establish self-reliant and sustainable livelihoods, improving and/or generating income and strengthening their capacities to network, cooperate and share experience and expertise on livelihoods activities with peer groups.

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

The deadline for applications is: 19 May, 2021.


GBV Manager


The primary function of the GBV Manager is to provide technical guidance and supervision for the successful implementation of a pilot mobile GBV prevention and response program. RI is looking to for an experienced GBV Manager to lead all GBV activities a part of a new USAID/BHA funded integrated WASH, Health, Nutrition and Protection (S/GBV) project across two counties in Upper Nile State, South Sudan.

The GBV Manager will lead all GBV project implementation, developing workplans, spenddown plans, HR plans and input into BVA meetings, providing technical lead to quality and effective program implementation (including supervising activities, M&E, reporting), coordinate with key actors, set up and monitoring accountability mechanisms, facilitate learning within the project and build on best practices. Additionally, experience in working with national partners to deliver protection (CP and GBV) activities, and leading safeguarding fact-finding and investigations is mandatory. A demonstratable commitment to national capacity strengthening is mandatory. Additionally, S/he will have excellent written and verbal communications skills, and will be fluent in English. Experience working in project management within an INGO in conflict-induced fragile settings is mandatory, with previous experience in South Sudan desirable.


Program Director


The Program Director will oversee program operations and coordination of all aspects of Relief International’s programming in South Sudan. He/she will collaborate with the South Sudan Country Director in the ongoing implementation of projects. He/she will also lead on all new business/program development, manage the technical sector leads and grants and MEAL team and track spending and implementation to ensure quality program management. This position is based in Juba and will require regular trips to field locations.


The MHPSS Coordinator will be part of Relief International’s South Sudan health team. This is a new position working in a new-subsector for Relief International South Sudan. The MHPSS Coordinator will spend at least 85% of their time delivering technical assistance in-person and remotely to country program colleagues in the field, and coordinating mental health and psychosocial support within the health programmes and in collaboration with other units such as the GBV prevention and response team.

This is a primarily field facing position with the central responsibility focused on program quality. The remaining 15% of their time is spent on influence, advocacy, research, programme development (proposal writing)


Relief International, as the newly selected hosting Agency of the North East Syria Gender Based Violence Sub Working Group (NES GBV SWG), is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of NES GBV SWG coordinator. Under the direct supervision of RI’s hub team leader in NES and the technical supervision of RI’s Whole Of Syria (WoS) Protection Advisor in Amman and regular communication and coordination with UNFPA WoS GBV Coordinator, the NES Protection Working Group Coordinator and the NES Forum Inter Sector Working Group (ISWG) Coordinator, the incumbent will coordinate the GBV Prevention, Response and Risk Mitigation in NES.

In accordance with the humanitarian cluster approach, RI will be leading the NES GBV SWG, and this inter-agency coordination position will ensure GBV integration across the humanitarian response implemented by NGOs in NES, including liaison and coordination with other GBV organizations, ensure compliance of the GBV response with international minimum standards, training and sensitization, strategic planning, advocacy and monitoring and evaluation. The GBV SWG Coordinator will use the IASC Guidelines for GBV Interventions in Humanitarian Settings, the GBV Area of Responsibility’s Handbook for Coordination of GBV Interventions in Emergencies (2019), UNFPA’s guide for Managing GBV Programmes in Emergencies and Inter-agency Minimum Standards for Prevention and Response to GBV in Emergencies (GBV AoR) and companion materials (orientation and training guides, planning worksheets, etc.) to facilitate planning, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of GBV initiatives

The GBV SWG Coordinator’s role will be pivotal in strengthening interagency GBV coordination mechanisms in NES for a more effective and coordinated GBV response.  The GBV SWG Coordinator will facilitate the implementation of inter-sector and agency GBV programming in a humanitarian emergency. GBV programming in humanitarian emergencies is multi-sectoral, which involves several organizations and actors, NGO, and government implementing partners, UN agencies, and other national and international organizations that engage in comprehensive prevention and response initiatives.

  • Is a key member of the newly established global Awards Management team (direct reporting line to Regional Awards Manager) and Regional Program team (dotted reporting line to Regional Senior Program Officer).
  • Focal point for all awards processes (grants and contracts) for the Regional Support Office (RSO). This includes serving as primary point of communication between country offices (COs) and Global Support Office (GSO) on new and existing award management processes.
  • Support the Regional Awards Manager in ensuring overall donor compliance of awards among all Country Offices in the Region, providing technical support when requested.
  • Support the Regional Senior Program Officer in the review of donor reports and other contractual deliverables, and assist with their submission (as needed) in respective donor portals.

RI, in collaboration with SMoHSD, supports 22 facilities (East Darfur: 6 in Abujabra, in Bahr El Arab, and El Ferdous; North Darfur: 10 in Al Malha, in El Fasher serving Zamzam Camp, and in Eltwesha, 6 in Geissan, Bau, and Kurmuk localities). RI served a total of 475,250 beneficiaries in North and East Darfur and an additional 26,625 in Blue Nile. Further, RI provides technical and training support to SMoH staff, pharmaceuticals and supplies to facilities to ensure the provision of free, high-quality health services including curative consultations, laboratory testing, dispensing of medicine, maternal and child health, and EPI services for CU1. Most of RI’s PHCCs also provide CMR service for SGBV cases requiring medical care. RI sources and ensure adequate and timely delivery of essential pharmaceutical commodities and equipment to all health facilities. RI also supports the rehabilitation of health clinic infrastructure.


The PHAST Consortium, it is an ambitious consortium program with two partners, which aim to strengthen the overall Health and Protection systems in northwest Syria by supporting several health facilities to provide lifesaving health and nutrition services to vulnerable communities. In addition to the Health Component, specialized protection services are provided at women and girls’ safe spaces (WGSS), including gender-based violence (GBV) case management, psychosocial support, life skills, and outreach activities.

PHAST Consortium Data Analyst (DA) will strengthen the analytical capacity of consortium partners and will improve the quality of Consortium products and policy briefing papers, analyzing humanitarian trends, programming needs and the context where the consortium operates.

The Consortium DA will coordinate the gathering of information generated by consortium partners and will analyze and identify key needs and programming trends within the context. This will be done in close coordination with consortium partners program teams, Consortium Management Unit and Advocacy and Comms Manager, under the overall supervision of the Chief of Party.

The Consortium DA will support in the implementation of a functional MEAL system at field level. She/he provides support to the Chief of Party and Head of Offices, MEAL focal points, and program staff; and she/he will work closely with Compliance, Partnership and Operations manager, and counterparts from partner organisation.