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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The Regional Employee Relations Coordinator will support the Regional HR Manager (RHRM) and the lead recruiter to provide high quality and timely HR service for the global organization. This will involve supporting the development of new HR Policies and procedures, ensuring proper onboarding and orientation support, coordinating HR Investigations, coordinating HR Project work, ensuring effective HR system reporting and HR folder system set ups, providing recruitment support and liaising with colleagues in the Global, Regional and Country office HR Teams.


Regional Recruitment Coordinator


As part of the Regional HR Team within the Regional Support Office (RSO) for RI’s Middle East Region, the Regional Recruitment Coordinator (RRC) will serve as a strategic partner in advancing and meeting the region’s talent needs, improve recruitment processes and systems while increasing the visibility and knowledge of RI as a preferred employer in the region. The Regional Recruitment Coordinator partners with the Regional HR Manager and hiring managers in the region to develop search strategies, build talent pipelines, advise country and regional teams on recruitment strategies, track and proactively communicate on progress and outcomes for all recruitments. This will be a critical role in managing, optimizing, and designing a talent acquisition program that will enable RI to expand its funding portfolio in the region. The RRC will also be tasked to train hiring managers and country HR staff on recruitment skills, track and report on key metrics for recruitment, promote Safe Recruitment, Diversity Equity and Inclusion in recruitment.


Country Director


Reporting to the Regional Director for the Middle East, the Country Director is responsible for the Lebanon mission overall, including high-level representation, fundraising, and program development, strategic planning, risk management, program quality, administrative processes, security, and all other aspects of the mission vital to ensure the health of the mission. The Country Director must be dynamic, maintain the ability to work on both macro/ strategic and micro/ detail-oriented issues simultaneously, and have strong communication skills in order to work effectively with internal actors at all levels of the organization and external actors including but not limited to donors, government institutions, U.N. agencies, partners and other key stakeholders.


Grants Manager


The Grants Manager is responsible for leading efficient and quality program grants management processes, and actively overseeing the contracts portfolio and ensuring compliance to internal and donor requirements. Key responsibilities include: management of the donor portfolio, identification of funding opportunities, coordination and oversight of development of quality proposals and reports and their timely submission, information and knowledge management to promote learning, ensuring production and appropriate use of materials for external communications to different audiences. The Grants Manager will also represent RI-Afghanistan at key donor and external coordination meetings in consultation with the CD and DCD, and facilitate internal programme reviews and workshops.



The Health Technical Adviser will be responsible of providing strategic, technical support and coordination to the humanitarian health and nutrition sector response for RI’s PHAST project, ensuring appropriate coordination between RI and its health implementing partner and other health players. In this role the health advisor under the supervision of the Chief of Party (DOCP) will also ensure that effective partnership and collaboration are maintained for technical cooperation, program coordination’s, information sharing and knowledge networking. He/she will provide technical oversight, guidance and advice to the implementing health and program teams at RI, its partner. The health Advisor will be accountable for the agreed health outcomes and overall health objective and will ensure robust health sector interventions. He/she will also play a role in representing RI and its implementing partner at coordination bodies and with donor as needed.

The PHAST Project Management Team (PMT) shall be recruited and hosted by RI with primary focus on PHAST project Implementation. The PMT shall be composed of:

  1. Chief of Party (CoP)
  2. Compliance, Partnership & Operation Manager.
  3. Finance Manager.
  4. Data Analyst

PHAST PMT maintains collaborative/coordination linkages with RI and its implementing partner focal points in Turkey and RI WoS for the functions of (M&E, Safety and Security, HR, operations, Management, Protection, etc.)


The Senior Protection Coordinator (SPC) is a critical part of the NES Syria team based in NES, working closely with NES hub team leader and other support departments, directly supervises the Protection Coordinator, and coordinate closely with the Amman-based Protection Advisor  and the rest of the technical team (GBV and PSS).

The Senior Protection Coordinator  is the “go to person” for all protection program aspects in NES (GBV, PSS support through women and Girls safe spaces and mobile protection units, protection monitoring and any other future protection activity implemented in NES). S/he will track progress, contribute to the design and implementation plans of activities, contribute to lesson learnt and recommendations for program improvement. The SPC is in charge of the overall quality implementation of activities in NES including monitoring the progress of program activities, ensure that operational and financial activities in line with RI policies and procedures, identify gaps and challenges affecting the implementation and support the field-based teams in addressing them in coordination with other support departments. The SPC will also have a key role in designing new interventions based on clear gaps identified at field level, contribute to proposal and report writing ensuring not only that data provided is accurate but also the monitoring of quality of services. The SPC will coordinate closely with the Amman based technical teams, including technical capacity building plans for the field-based staff are relevant, technical gaps are addressed on timely manner and with quality results, keeping all relevant parties updated on the progress of the program. The SPC will represent the NES protection program in all internal coordination meetings, and will represent RI in the relevant external coordination meetings as guided by the supervisor and the protection director in Amman


Deputy Chief of Party (PHAST)


Relief International (RI) and its implementing partner aim to strengthen the overall health system in northwest Syria by supporting health facilities to provide lifesaving health and nutrition services to vulnerable communities. The interventions will be guided by a robust monitoring framework built on RI and its implementing partner experience operating in the Syrian context, leveraging each organization’s operational presence and networks to deliver essential services to conflict-affected communities through a coordinated and integrated approach. In addition to specialized protection services by RI that will be offered through 4 women and girls’ safe spaces (WGSS), including gender-based violence (GBV) case management, psychosocial support, life skills, and outreach activities. The DCoP is key position of the PHAST Consortium Management Unit (CMU) and will directly report to the CoP. He/she will support the CoP in leading the coordination between PHAST partners (RI, SAMS, IDA, NSPPL and UOSSM) to ensure project implementation and all project deliverables are met and delivered in a timely and efficient manner in line with the project proposal in close coordination with the RI NWS hub leadership, SAMS counterparts and RI’s Amman-based technical team.


Relief International is seeking two Regional Ethics and Compliance Officers, one for the Middle East and one for Africa and Asia Region to develop, implement and lead ethics and compliance initiatives.  The positions will be part of the Global Ethics and Compliance team and work in close collaboration with colleagues at the global, regional, and country levels to drive compliance with RI’s code of conduct and related policies within RI’s country missions. The positions will report directly to the CECO but have a dotted line to the Regional Director as this position will also be integrated within the regional team.

Your role will be to help ensure RI’s compliance program is designed and implemented effectively based on the unique risks, needs and challenges of each country within the region.  While reporting directly to the CECO, the role will be a member of the regional team and a key liaison to both country leadership teams and GSO functions (including awards management, legal, finance, supply chain and operations and human resources). The Regional Ethics and Compliance Officer will also support other regional and global compliance program needs as requested.

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