vacancy reference PROG.201802
Are you an experienced professional in the aid sector? Have you worked in membership organisations? Do you enjoy harnessing people together to find collective solutions to difficult issues? Do you want to be part of a small, dynamic team who are intent on raising quality, accountability and people management in how organisations support people affected by crisis? Do you have the right skills and experience to stimulate and improve the support and expertise we offer to our members and the engagement around the Core Humanitarian Standard?
Then please consider this exciting new role to work with a highly motivated and skilled team to support the membership in key areas related to the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS), including Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA), accountability to affected people, strengthening complaints mechanisms and people management. Other topics may be developed over time.
What we expect from you
You will work closely with the CHS Alliance Policy team and the members themselves to identify the areas where common challenges are found in implementing the CHS and find creative and forward-looking means to play a supportive role in finding collective solutions to work better with and for people affected by crisis. Specifically, you will:
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You are a seasoned professional with 10 to 15 years of progressively responsible experience in leading programmes for non-profit organizations with a global membership reach; and more specifically:
Terms and conditions
Reports to: Executive Director
Responsible for: Accountability Manager and PSEA Manager, plus possible interns and consultants as required
Location: Geneva or London
Contract type: open-ended contract – full time (80% considered for the right candidate)
Start date: early 2019
How to apply
You shall submit your application by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications shall include a CV and a motivation letter (no longer than 2 pages). Please mention your name and the vacancy reference in the subject line.
Deadline for applications: Sunday 9 December 2018 (23:59 GMT)
Interviews will take place in w/c 7 January 2019.
Formed in 2015 by the merger of HAP International and People In Aid, the CHS Alliance aims at improving the effectiveness and impact of assistance to people and communities vulnerable to risk and affected by disaster, conflict or poverty, by working with humanitarian and development actors on quality, accountability and people management initiatives.
The Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS), which sets out Nine Commitments that the humanitarian sector can use to improve the quality and effectiveness of their assistance, is at the heart of the CHS Alliance’s mission.