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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.

The Programme Director leads the development of high quality, innovative programmes that deliver immediate and lasting change for Afghan refugees and vulnerable Iranians countrywide. With support of a technical unit, He/She will ensure that RI programming is of excellent technical quality, attracts significant donor funding and contributes significantly to national / global learning, advocacy and programme development. The Programme Director oversees all technical sectoral advisors (Health, Education, Livelihoods, Protection, Cash and Capacity Building) as well as the Grants and Partnership Manager and the grant specific Programme Managers. He/She oversees the coordination of all aspects related to ongoing programming in Iran, including but not limited to program planning, progress monitoring, reporting, strategic adjustment and risk management. The Program Director will work closely with the CD for the strategic development and management of RI strategy as well as the improvement of the capacity and volume of programmes. As part of the core Senior Management Team, the post holder shall also contribute to the development and review of the organisation’s strategic direction and to its policy formulation.

  • 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.

The Supply Chain (Procurement) Officer is responsible for ensuring adherence to the RI procurement policies and procedures; s/he will serve as a “buyer” for RI and follow each step of the procurement procedure from receipt of Procurement Request to receipt of goods/payment of supplier. S/he is accountable for ensuring that all RI standards and donor compliance is met.
S/he has a focus of support to the country based programs but might be asked to perform additional tasks if and when needed.

Please click on the job title to the left for the comprehensive TOR and the RI application form.

Interested candidates should email their cover letter and CV, along with RI application form in English, to [email protected] Please mention the job title in the subject line.

Applications close on 21 February 2021.


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.



Executive Officer


The Executive Officer supports the Country Director in multiple tasks to increase overall organizational performance. The Executive Officer main duties includes executive communication support, assistance to the Senior Management Team (SMT) functioning. The Executive Officer will be in charge of several strategic organizational development initiatives that contribute to the overall efficiency of RI Iran country office. He/She supports the CD with logistical arrangements and administrative tasks.

Please click on the job title to the left for the comprehensive TOR and the RI application form.

Interested candidates should email their cover letter and CV, along with RI application form in English, to [email protected] Please mention the job title in the subject line.

Applications close on 16 February 2021.



Grants and MEAL Manager


The Grants and MEAL Manager will lead the Grants and MEAL unit at RI South Sudan. The Grants and MEAL Unit serves as the facilitator for grants management and MEAL processes in country. The Grants and MEAL Unit’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ensuring timely and quality reporting, facilitating grant opening and closeout processes, implementing large-scale MEAL processes for the RI South Sudan program. The Grants and M&E Manager will manage the country MEAL workplan and strategy implementation, help establish and manage a data collection system, and lead assessments and help co-facilitate regular lesson learned exercises and project reviews. This position has three direct reports.


The MHPSS Technical advisor 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 Technical Advisor 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).



Livelihoods Advisor


In order to address socio economic challenges faced by vulnerable Iranian and Afghans in Iran, RI is expanding its livelihoods programming significantly.  We are recruiting a countrywide Livelihoods Advisor, based in Tehran, who will focus on the development of RI Iran’s Livelihoods strategy, Livelihoods program development, technical support for program implementation, external representation and facilitation of learning within the organization.