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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Food Security and Livelihood Advisor – Middle East


RI currently seeks a dynamic Food Security and Livelihood Advisor to support and strengthen RI FSL portfolio in the Middle East. The FSL Advisor will support programs across the Middle East Region to be attractive to multiple donors and take into account the fragile setting conditions and humanitarian development nexus. The FSL Advisor will work closely with the Regional Program Director, Country Offices and Global Livelihood Director to define the RI regional sectorial strategy and provide guidelines, capacity building, technical support for the design, implementation and monitoring of RI FSL interventions.

This position requires an individual who is abreast of various programmatic and strategic opportunities in the sector within the ME and who can actively contribute to identify opportunities to increase the resilience of target groups and communities taking into consideration also disaster risk and climate change vulnerabilities.


Health Program Manager


Relief International Myanmar is delivering a suite of humanitarian and health systems strengthening programs across our operational areas, the largest being in Rakhine and Shan States to respond to the humanitarian crisis and to sow the seeds of early recovery.  Projects include working in IDP camps and host communities in WASH, Health, and Protection (Child Protection, GBV, and MHPSS); as well as NFI distributions to newly displaced IDPs, early livelihoods recovery and emergency preparedness planning with conflict-affected communities.

The Health Program Manager will provide technical and management oversight for the implementation of all Rakhine health programming across the field offices, acting as the central point for coordination, planning, delivery and monitoring. This role requires excellent liaison and coordination with sectoral Program managers (WASH, Protection, Early Recovery, and Emergency Preparedness) field, regional, HQ technical staff and partners. The Health Program Manager will represent, share information and advocate for Relief International at donor and inter-agency meetings in Rakhine and also at national level, when required.

Experienced Senior National staff are highly encouraged to apply.


Global Procurement Manager


We are currently recruiting a Global Procurement Manager to join our Supply Chain & Operations team.

Due to an overwhelming response in applications, we are no longer accepting new applications for this position, as of September 12, 2023.


Deputy Country Director – South Sudan


The Deputy Country Director-Programs (DCD), under the direct supervision of the Country Director, will be the senior leader in country for ensuring program quality and improvement in South Sudan’s diverse and growing portfolio in health, nutrition, livelihoods and WASH. The Deputy Country Director (DCD) – Programs will oversee all strategic program operations and coordination of Relief International in South Sudan’s Country program. He/she will collaborate with the South Sudan Country Director in strategic planning, new business/program development and systematic program implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects. He/she will also lead managing the technical program managers and sector leads, grants management and reporting, communications and quality program management. The DCD programs will also act as the vital link between South Sudan program and the technical input from Regional and Global technical functions. The DCD will also strengthen RI’s networking capacity, engage in strategic partnership with INGOs and will ensure strong partnerships with local organizations. Moreso, the position will be delegated to act as CD as and when it is required. The position will be based in Juba and will require some trips to field locations.


Grants and Compliance Coordinator


The Grants and Compliance Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating proposal development, donor reporting working with technical program managers and field staff.  Additionally, working closely with the DCD – Programs, s/he will be responsible for programmatic and financial oversight of project work plans and budgets, nurturing synergies and cross-learning within the program and support functions by providing guidance on grants management and ensuring timely narrative and financial reporting in that is compliant with donor standards. S/he will be the custodian of all donor agreements ensuring the teams are well acquainted with the compliance issues for each donor.


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 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.


Relief International seeks a Regional Programme Development Officer (Africa and Asia) to support its programme development efforts across two regions – Africa and Asia. This position will be responsible for providing a wide range of support to the Regional Programmes Team including coordination across a number of country offices across Africa and Asia, opportunity tracking and pipeline management, proposal proofreading, various databases’ management, desk research, programme development logistics, and other tasks.

The position will report to the Regional Programme Development Manager (Africa and Asia), and work closely with the Regional Programmes Unit, Regional Finance Unit, Awards Management unit, and the Africa and Asia country offices.


Northeast Syria Area Director


Are you ready to step into a leadership role that truly matters? Join us at RI Syria country program as NES Area Director. This is more than a job; it’s an opportunity to make a tangible difference in the lives of those affected by emergencies.

What You’ll Do:

As NES Area Director, you will play a pivotal role in coordinating and leading emergency response efforts. You will lead all aspects of RI intervention, from initial planning to coordination and inter-agency negotiations. Overseeing assessments, proposal design, and resource allocation for in-country. You will be instrumental in developing high-quality funding proposals and budgets, ensuring they align seamlessly with response needs and donor expectations.