Director of Programmes – Vacancy Reference GOV.202102

27 September 2021

CHS Alliance is looking for a dynamic facilitator to be our new Director of Programmes.
This senior leader will build synergies, support and motivate staff, seeing opportunities to build momentum to meet the goals of the organisation. It will be a challenging and rewarding role, joining a dynamic organisation with an important mandate: to influence the humanitarian sector towards greater accountability to people affected by crisis by improving accountability in organisations through the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS).
This role is an exciting opportunity for someone with strategic thinking, strong leadership and listening and innovation skills.

What we expect from you
As the Director of Programmes, you will facilitate a team of thematic experts and be part of the senior management team (SMT) of the Alliance, working closely with the Executive Director and other members of the SMT to achieve our mission.

Your role will focus on:

  • Strategic Direction and Implementation
  • Programme Management
  • and External Partnership and Representation.

You will find the full job description here.

As part of the CHS Alliance team, you commit to the CHS Alliance vision, mission, and values and commit to be personally and collectively responsible for upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct.  This includes respecting the CHS Alliance’s Code of Conduct and the dignity of those whom the Alliance pledges to assist and with whom they have contact.

Terms and Conditions
Location:  London or Geneva
Time commitment: 80 – 100 % on an open-ended contract
Salary: We are currently going through a review of our remuneration framework. Current salary range for this position starts at 100’000CHF/£50’000 (gross annual).
Start Date:  December 2021 or January 2022

Important notice:
The CHS Alliance has a zero-tolerance policy towards the abuse of power, exploitation, bullying, harassment and discrimination and towards fraud and corruption.

As representatives of the CHS Alliance, staff behaviour must be seen to be of the highest standard and in keeping with the CHS Alliance vision, mission and aims. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks. As part of these checks, the CHS Alliance is participating in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Process within the Humanitarian and Development Sector. The participation in this Scheme requires the CHS Alliance to seek information about candidate’s misconduct (including sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment) with any previous employers for at least the past five years.

How to apply
You shall submit your application by email to:
Applications shall include a CV and a motivation letter (no longer than 2 pages each). Please mention your name and the vacancy reference in the subject line.

Vacancy reference: GOV.202102

Deadline for applications27 October 2021
Please expect the interviews to take place the first week of November 2021.