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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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.


Senior Finance Coordinator


The Senior Finance Coordinator is responsible for managing RI’s Finances, supporting field offices by supervising and assisting National Finance Coordinators/Officers in ensuring all financial transactions for the Country Program are accounted for and documented accurately. He/she will assist Finance Manager in ensuring that RI accounting procedures are followed and budgets are adhered to as per the donor and GSO reporting requirements and deadlines are met, cash is controlled and accounted for in a timely manner and in accordance with RI donor and audit requirements. The Senior Finance Coordinator is expected to support smooth project implementation while adhering to the protocols and operating procedures of the organization.


To support the most urgent coordination needs, RI is supporting and strengthening the coordination, information sharing, and data management for Nutrition Working Group for NES. This coordination structure will assist field level and strategic coordination and provide systematic linkages between NGOs in NES and other stakeholders, such as the NES Forum Inter Sector Working Group (ISWG), UN counterparts, the Whole of Syria architecture, and local health authorities at central and local level.

In the absence of the cluster system in NES, the NES Forum and thematic working groups are coordinating the humanitarian response in NES in line with IASC standards. The Nutrition Working Group (NWG) was established in line with the existent IASC guidance to ensure adherence to protocols, timely, and effective humanitarian response for affected population in Northeast Syria (NES).The NWG, in part of the overall humanitarian coordination architecture under the NES Forum ensures representation in all inter-sector products, such as advocacy pieces, Inter Sector Working Group (ISWG) visibility, Whole of Syria (WoS) level coordination and general area based or camp coordination platforms. The NWG is a coordination unit under the NES Forum umbrella through which partners who operate in NES involved in the Nutrition response coordinate interventions, seek technical support, avoid duplication of services and better link with other organizations to prioritize resources based on needs.

The main purpose of this role is to lead the Nutrition Working Group in NES and ensure coordinated, timely and accountable nutrition response of NGOs in NES,  strengthening the strategic development of the sector as well as boosting advocacy on Nutrition response related matters. The Nutrition Working Group Coordinator will have key interfaces with the Health Working Group, the WASH WG and the FSL WG, as part of the NES Inter-Sector Working Group, and will also coordinate closely with WoS Nutrition Cluster.


WOS Operations Manager


Reporting to the Syria Country Director, the Syria Operations Manager (OM) is responsible for overall strategic and technical oversight of the hub based cross border operations staff (located in Turkey and Syria and in Jordan hubs).  Syria OM will work in close coordination with the DCD and hub team leads to ensure necessary guidance and oversight is readily available to the operations departments in relevant hubs and that a uniform system is maintained and constantly improved with on-going efforts.  Syria OM will work with RI Global Operations and lead on the finalization of remote management / Syria Supply Chain guidelines and standard operating procedures.


Communications Intern


RI is seeking a motivated person to support across the RI program portfolio in the Middle East, with specific support provided to the Middle East regional programs team based in Amman, Jordan. The Communication Intern will be responsible to 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 for RI. This includes, but is not limited to, support in the review and finalization of donor reports, management of internal communications initiatives and information management platforms, as well as ad-hoc assistance to the programs team in other tasks as needed.


WOS Protection Advisor



The WoS Protection Adviser will be based in Jordan-Amman with frequent travels to support the program teams in Syria, Turkey, and Lebanon as required. He/She will be in charge of the overall management of the WoS-funded protection program(s), ensuring strategic vision and development of the program, with a strong focus on the technical elements and innovative programming. He/She will also ensure objectives are on track, work plans are in place and program progress is on track. The position will report to the WoS deputy country director for program quality and will supervise the technical team based in Amman while providing technical support to the protection manager and their team in the hubs. He/She will be also responsible for the introduction of new activities and services, development of technical SOPs and guidance notes in line with international standards, as well as developing and delivering technical training and providing technical support to the teams in Amman and the hubs. The WoS Protection Adviser will be responsible for the identification and development of new funding opportunities, updating the country’s Protection strategy, and representing RI in coordination and donor meetings.

This position requires a detail-oriented critical thinker who is accustomed to the pace of emergency response programming, has experience in successfully leading a diverse team, does not require close supervision or direction, is flexible and highly responsive, and can work well under pressure with minimum supervision or direction, is flexible and highly responsive, and has excellent organizational skills. The WoS Protection Adviser must be able to rapidly identify and anticipate problems and issues related to the day-to-day implementation of program activities assists the program managers of the hubs, and coordinate closely with WoS DCD Program Quality and department leads to address challenges ensuring quality and timely implementation of activities in the field.


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.

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