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

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Country Director


The Country Director will ensure strong leadership of all members of the RI-South Sudan Senior Management 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 mission and strategy, meet the needs of beneficiaries, and are implemented to the highest standards, on time, and within budget. The CD 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 (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 regional and global support services.


Human Resources Manager


The Human Resources Manager (HRM) will lead, develop and strengthen all HR functions in order to provide efficient and effective HR leadership and support to the RI Sudan program – with special focus on effective recruitment, staff development and training, remuneration, performance management, HR Policy and overall compliance, employee relations and staff care. He/She supports the efforts of the Deputy Country Director to recruit, manage, motivate, and develop agile and robust workforce to deliver country strategy. The HRM is an effective advisor and educator on HR matters, including issues of HR policy local and labor law. He/she helps to create an enabling and nurturing work environment that promotes Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and employee engagement. S/he will also be tasked to development the capacity of national HR staff through coaching and mentorship.


Area Director


The Area Director – Gaza will lead the Gaza-based operations of RI’s oPT response. The Area Director-Gaza will head the structure of the Gaza-based team, be responsible for ensuring the implementation of activities in Gaza in accordance to program design and compliance while remaining flexible and adaptive to the evolving context. Your role will be critical to building RI’s mission in Gaza while simultaneously ensuring life-saving program delivery as quickly and as efficiently as possible. You will report to the Country Director, sit on the country SMT, work closely with all key management functions in the county team, and be responsible for a team of both national and international staff inside Gaza.


Grants and Awards Manager


The Grants Manager helps ensure compliance with donor requirements at all stages of the project lifecycle and facilitates effective management of RI Yemen’s grants in coordination with other departments (e.g., Programs, Technical Units, Finance, Operations). This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring timely and quality reporting to donors, facilitating grant opening and closeout processes, advising on donor rules and regulations, coordinating proposal development processes, and capacity building of staff.


Procurement Manager


The procurement manager will focus on procurement and team capacity building under the direct supervision of the supply chain and operation manager with technical reporting line to RSCO. He/she will support emergency response procurement activities and be responsible for executing complex procurements in the country in strict compliance with the procurement policies and procedures by Relief International and its donors. He/she will put in place a provisional procurement structure and team to meet the growing and changing needs of emergency response programming.

In charge of the correct implementation of RI procurement guideline, educate customers, capture, analyze and report procurement data. S/He remains updated about donor policies and procedures.


The Health Sector Working Group Coordinator in Northeast Syria will be responsible for coordinating independently all cross-border health activities, interacting and engaging with Health actors, INGO, NNGO, Donor representatives, and other stakeholders. The HWG coordinator should also work closely with the Whole of Syria health sector coordination team, NES Forum, and ensure to build collaboration with UN agencies and their implementing partners working in self-administration-controlled areas of NES through WoS health sector coordination mechanism.


HR Manager


As the Human Resources Manager, you will initially be the setting up the HR department in oPt together with the upcoming national HR staff with the support of the Regional Support Office (RSO).

The HR Manager is responsible for providing leadership for the HR function for staff members across RI’s oPt program. You will oversee the efficient execution of daily HR operations in line with established policies and procedures for our OPT. You’ll also play a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction and long-term growth of the HR department.

The role will involve managing and coordinating HR functions and activities to ensure compliance with organizational policies and legal requirements. Additionally, you’ll contribute to the continuous improvement and development of HR processes and systems to enhance overall efficiency and effectiveness.

You will take charge of ensuring smooth day-to-day HR operations, working closely with team members to address any challenges and streamline processes. Your leadership will be crucial in driving strategic initiatives and fostering a culture of continuous improvement within the HR department.


The Regional Program Development Manager (RPDM) reports to the Regional Program Director (RPD), with technical supervision of the Head of Program Development based in Washington DC. The RPDM will take on a rigorous leadership role as a thought leader working with RSO and GSO to set strategy for the region as well as to support and guide the country offices in various key aspects of developing and accessing funding for new programs, in addition to focusing on improving the consistency and quality of proposal development processes at country level. The RPDM will be responsible for working closely with the RPD and country offices on capture management, networking planning, leading on program design workshops for strategic proposals, coordinating proposal development among various departments, ensuring full packages ready for review at regional and global level, and managing contributing directly on proposal writing as necessary. The job holder will need to undertake short-term travel to support country programs in the development of large strategic bids and/or providing surge capacity if needed.  This role will be critical to overall leadership and management of managing and reporting the ongoing and forecasted opportunities related to program development in the region and facilitate resource availability in coordination with GSO.