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

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This position (GWRO) will support the grants and reporting Manager in the compilation of high-quality full Concept Notes and proposals (proposal narrative, budget, and other required annexes) to be presented to donors, with consultation/input from Technical Advisors for programs, MEL, Operations, Finance, HR and security managers, and engagement with the hubs’ key focal points for programs and operations, region and HQ focal points.


Roving Area Manager


The Roving Area manager oversee Relief International’s humanitarian assistance response efforts in Longechuk, Maiwut, Ulang and Jikmir, providing management guidance to ensure high quality, effective and efficient programming within the designated Areas. As RI’s most senior representative in the field, the Roving Area manager must come with a senior leadership profile with a proven track record in managing emergency and refugee programming. The successful candidate must be well organized and able to represent RI to partners, including beneficiaries and donors. The Roving Area manager must be able to handle sensitive, complex issues in a diplomatic way and ensure RI’s mandate, policies and deliverables.


The MEAL Manager is responsible for leading efficient, innovative, evidence based and quality program information, knowledge management and accountability systems to promote learning, ensuring production and appropriate use of materials for internal and external communications to different stakeholders and consistently measure impact. The MEAL Manager will also bring significant experience and fresh ideas to lead on MEAL system development and implementation, review and evaluations, MEAL budgeting, recruitment support, as well as support to proposal writing and log frame development. The post holder will ensure that all Relief International and Partner projects are supported to ensure quality, effectiveness and appropriateness of their programs as well as develop national MEAL capacity across the program.


Country Director


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.


RI is seeking a Program Safety & Access Director (PSAD) Afghanistan who will be responsible for the implementation of RI’s Safety and Risk Management (SRM), ensuring and managing oversight of safety and access policies and strategies, developing contextual analysis, building capacity within the Afghanistan offices safety and access teams, and developing and implementing context appropriate RI safety protocols and procedures (SOPs) across RI’s field and program locations in Afghanistan. This position is based in Kabul (Afghanistan), with a significant portion of time spent visiting field locations and providing recommendations and guidance to RI’s Afghanistan Country Director.


The position requires that the PSAD provides direct support to the Afghanistan Senior Management Team (SMT) and Country Director (CD) for the oversight for operations in Afghanistan. In addition, ensuring that he/she works closely with staff, partners, communities, and peers to enhance the capacity of the sub offices, providing routine and timely analysis and incident reports to the CD, and the Regional Safety and Access Director (RSAD) Asia & Africa, deploying as needed in support of Country Office teams, and developing regionally consistent strategies for the management of safety and security.


Finance Director


The Finance Director (FD) will be responsible for the strategic direction and leadership of all Finance functions of the Country Program. The Finance Director will also have responsibility for ensuring that all financial transactions for the Country Program are accounted for and documented accurately. He/she will be responsible for ensuring that all RI accounting procedures are followed and budgets are adhered to; all donor and HQ reporting requirements and deadlines are met; cash is controlled and accounted for in a timely manner in accordance with RI, donor and audit requirements; costs are correctly allocated to multiple projects.


Communications Intern


As part of the Regional Programs Team within the Regional Support Office (RSO) for RI’s Africa & Asia Region, the Communications Intern will serve as a critical support function for the Africa/Asia Regional Program Team. Under the supervision of the Regional Program Assistant (RPA), the Communications’ Intern will ensure quality and adequate information management within Africa/Asia region. She/he will ensure that information and data from the RI country offices within the region is captured, documented, analyzed and reported in a results-based and timely manner for donors and internal purposes, as well as ad-hoc assistance to the programs team in other tasks as needed.


GBV NES Sub Working Group Coordinator


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.