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
USA - Los Angeles, CA
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MEAL Manager


The MEAL Manager will work to ensure that RI is adhering to quality and accountability, both from donor requirements and, importantly, resulting in immediate and long-term changes in the lives of the communities that RI serves. The MEAL Manager will bring considerable experience and new ideasto lead on MEAL system implementation, review and evaluations, MEAL budgeting, recruitment, and proposal writing and log frame building. The MEAL Manager will work in close collaboration with Regional and Global MEAL teams to ensure quality implementation of organizational initiatives.

The Manager will ensure that all RI and Partner projects are supported by measuring the quality, efficacy, and appropriateness of their programs. It will be critical for the Manager to document and disseminate lessons learnt in order to improve current and future programs. To ensure the quality of interventions, this position will support RI and Partner teams in maintaining an effective monitoring system across all sectors, including the utilization of community feedback data.

A central focus of this position will be on building and supporting MEAL capacity among all staff and partners. This will include, notably, accountability towards and participation of affected communities that RI serves. The Manager will also guide an evidence-based agenda that will inform program direction through assessments, regular meetings with program staff, and mid/endline evaluations.


Human Resources & Administration 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 South Sudan programme – with a 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 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 develop the capacity of national HR staff through coaching and mentorship.


Hub Team Leader


The Hub Team Leader (HTL) will be deployed to scope out, plan and mobilize RI’s initial response in Northwest Syria (NWS), and to provide strategic and operational direction to the initial response in collaboration with the Regional Director and the Humanitarian Director.  Primary responsibilities will be to mobilize and coordinate with humanitarian actors and donors to identify needs and gaps, mobilize resources, and then to plan and manage the scale up of the emergency response in NWS.  In the initial weeks of the deployment, the Team Leader is primarily responsible for identifying needs and resources and elaborating program plans and proposals for the emergency response in line with Relief International national and global priorities, donor priorities, and in line with identified gaps in the overall response in NWS. The post holder will play a strategic role in determining needs, gaps and opportunities, in program and proposal development and in the mobilization and effective scale up and management of RI emergency response in NES, taking the lead in representing the organization to donors, obtaining funding, and identifying and pursuing new program opportunities for the response. A crucial part of the Team Leader role involves networking and representation with donors and the successful identification, negotiation and securing of funding for the response.


Country Director


The Country Director will ensure strong leadership of all members of the RI-Pakistan 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.


RI is implementing 14.5-month program to address the Nutrition, Health, WASH, Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance (MPCA) and Protection needs for the affected population in Milhan and Al Tawila district in Al Mahweet governorate, Khayran Al Muharraq district in Hajjah governorate and Ataq districts in Shabwah governorate.

The project provides services and support to affected communities across five sectors i.e. Health, Nutrition, WASH, MPCA and Protection. Under health and nutrition, RI is supporting primary health care including mental health, management of acute malnutrition through Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) approach, infant and young child feeding activities and referral to secondary healthcare. The WASH component is deployed at health facility level through rehabilitation, improvement of sanitation and water supply, supporting Integrated Food Security Phase Classification  ‘ IPC’ and waste management for services provision; while community level hygiene promotion and distribution of hygiene kits is implemented in supported communities. RI is providing MPCA through cash distribution for households affected with severe acute malnutrition admitted into supported health facilities for treatment, and newly arrived IDPs in targeted districts. Protection mainstreaming constitutes a cross cutting aspect of all activities, while protection services provision and awareness has been set up in Shabwah governorate through the establishment of a Women and Girls center (safe space), integrated with the reproductive health services provision component.


Regional Security Analyst


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 Analyst 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.


IT Security Specialist


As a security expert, you will be the security focal point within RI’s global IT infrastructure, monitoring alerts from all IT-managed systems and carrying out actions to mitigate any security risks or vulnerabilities.

Skilled in security assessments, you will lead in alert monitoring and response, vulnerability mitigation, architecture design, system improvement and new IT solutions implementation.


Relief International (RI) currently seeks a dynamic Health and Nutrition Technical Advisor to support our Yemen Program.  The Health and Nutrition Technical Advisor will provide timely and adequate technical support to the country health programs/project staff, including guidance on overall health program planning, health assessments, project/program design, fund-raising, project monitoring and evaluation, and service quality monitoring and improvement. The capacity building of National Teams and local partners will be an integrated component of his/her work. In addition, the Advisor will, on on-going basis, assess current health and nutrition needs and assist in program development to secure funding for new projects from a range of donors. This position requires an individual who is used to the pace of emergency response programming, does not require close supervision or direction, and is flexible and highly responsive.