Jobs

We don’t dictate solutions. We work with communities over time, using our resources, skills, knowledge and contacts to strengthen their own efforts to end poverty. Watch a video and download our latest strategy to find out more. If that sounds like the kind of thing you would like to be involved in, please read on.

File 16324Following identification of key HR and management areas to improve on, the ActionAid International Secretariat and its 26 associates and affiliates worldwide have been awarded the first People In Aid Quality Mark; Committed to the People In Aid Code of Good Practice.

Keep in touch with ActionAid through Twitter and Facebook to find out the latest on our activities as well as new jobs!

Are you interested in becoming an ActionAid Inspirator? Find out more via our People4Change programme!

  1. Salary: 
    Competitive, Local salary and terms and conditions of employment of the base location will apply
    Closing date for applications: 

    ACTIONAID INTERNATIONAL

    DIRECTORATE: Programme Development, Quality and Impact

    Position: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer – Shifting the Power Project

    Location: Dhaka, Nairobi, Islamabad

    Duration: 18 Month Fixed Term Contract

    Salary:  Competitive, Local salary and terms and conditions of employment of the base location will apply 

     

    Experienced in designing monitoring, evaluation and learning systems, tools and processes in an international development / humanitarian environment you are now looking for a new challenge where your work will make a positive difference.

  2. Closing date for applications: 
    Do you have a curious, trusting approach to your leadership? Do you have experience with activism and training within the NGO sector?  – then you might be our next Global Platform Manager!
    Training4Change and the Global Platform concept The GPs are training hubs located all over the world, where volunteers, activists and NGO employees get training and participate in projects and activities. The fundamental aim of the GPs is to empower young people to create positive social change, through training, capacity support, mentoring, networking, cultural exchange and incubation of young people with innovative ideas. Please read more on our website: http://www.globalplatforms.org/who-we-are.           
    About Global Platform El Salvador
    At the Global Platform in El Salvador we train organizations and individuals in the knowledge, skills and attitudes to throw off poverty and injustice and to challenge decision makers. Through innovative trainings and capacity development, we aim to unleash the potential of young people by giving them power to do social change. We believe that social change is possible when youth around the world come together and create local activities with global visions.As a Manager at Global Platform Myanmar you will be managing a team of around 8 staff and be a core focal person for ensuring  ActionAid Denmark strategic activities around capacity development and youth mobilization in the Central Americas region. Every year, approximately 4000 volunteers and professionals are trained at our Global Platforms. As the Manager at the Global Platform you will be part of a team of approximately 100 employees around the worlds at our Global Platforms in in Denmark, Nepal, Myanmar, El Salvador, Jordan, Ghana, Mt. Kenya, Nairobi, Jordan and Palestine. Other new platforms are under development and expected to open in the near future. You will report to the International Head of Training4Change.
     
    For more information go to http://www.globalplatforms.org/
    About the job
    The platform manager is responsible the overall leadership and management of the Global platform. It is your finest task to keep the platform relevant, viable and innovative. This includes
     
    Management and leadership
    • Managing and supervising the Global Platform team, ensuring training quality and an open and constructive learning environment build on trust, commitment and curiosity, 
    • Ensure sparring and overall supervisory support to the Training coordinator on all training and course development and manuals as well as evaluation of the conducted trainings.
     
    Strategic
    Embedding and communicate the impact and relevance of the global platforms work, through development of effective branding and promotion strategy and tools. Ensure a smooth co-operation with ActionAids Country Offices in the Central Americas regions programmatic work. 
    Training and activism
    • Furthering youth engagement on the platform through innovating and organizing impactful concepts for activities and fruitful collaboration with Activista (see more about Activista here).
    • Identify new potential strategic partners in the region, with whom partnerships with our training programme can be cultivated and thereby advancing the agenda of marginalized youth in Central America.    
     
    Financial
    Ensuring financial sustainability, including responsibility to develop strategic relationships with current and new partners, as well as raising funds, cultivating relationships with donors, and market the platform and its activities.  The GP handles all economic tracking and reporting to AADK, AAI and donors.
     
    Qualifications for platform manager
    • Relevant educational background
    • Experience in cultivating markets and relationships leading to more income-generating activities 
    • Experience with and ability to work within a team, preferably some years of management experience
    • Previous experience in working with youth volunteer programs, social movements or mobilization of young people
    • Training background and experience in facilitation
    • Vast interest in regions social and political context
    • Fluent in Spanish 
    • Fluent in English
    • Previous experience from working in El Salvador or another GP is an advantage
    Personal skills
    • A high degree of maturity and trust in own abilities
    • Able to make independent decisions, while respecting the input and position of others. 
    • Innovative and entrepreneur mindset
    Employment Conditions
    A contract starting as soon as possible, running for one year with the possibility of an extension.Monthly Salary: DKK 18.141, subject to local tax.Pension: 10% of the salary.You will pay local tax of the salary.
    Housing provided or an allowance to procure housing.
    Please see further on employment conditions in our manual found here: http://www.ms.dk/sites/default/files/filarkiv/dokumenter/gp_staff-terms_and_conditions_manual_2014.pdf
    Application
    Should you have any questions, please forward them to Mette Marie Yde, Operational Manager of Global Platforms at myd@ms.dk.
    Application deadline is 19th of February and first interviews are expected on the 24th of February and second interviews as well as possible personality profile on 25th -26th of February. 
    As we only accept applications submitted through our online recruitment system, please use the link/button below.
    https://delta.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=354&ProjectId=181205&DepartmentId=11133&SkipAdvertisement=true
  3. Salary: 
    £45,489 per annum - Terms and Conditions as per the base location will apply
    Closing date for applications: 

    At ActionAid International we help people to use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. Because that’s how real change happens – for women, for communities, for whole societies. We are now recruiting a Campaigns Mobilisation Manager to lead our online and offline campaign mobilisation strategies to help win change on our ambitious and bold campaigning agenda

    As Campaigns Mobilisation Manager you will support ActionAid Federation countries and strategic members around the world to build their supporter bases by developing compelling and innovative online and offline supporter mobilisation plans. Importantly you will ensure we engage youth audiences in all our multi-country campaigns. You will get to understand the values and motivations of potential supporters and ensure this knowledge is used to strengthen the effectiveness of our activities. Working closely with communication and fundraising teams as well as external supplier partners you will make sure our public campaigning is clear and inspiring, and raises our profile. You will lead on building our campaigning ‘signature’. You will also ensure that mobilisation targets are met, and that we continually improve our campaigning effectiveness and practice and remain adept to changes in the external world. You will build networks with relevant external partners, networks and organisations we work alongside to achieve our goals.

    You must have a relevant degree or equivalent experience and have excellent written and spoken English. You will have substantial campaigning experience, ideally on an international level and gained in implementation and strategic roles. You will have been involved in developing and implementing marketing, behaviour and policy change or political campaign communications strategies. In addition you will have managed international public mobilisation or engagement initiatives both online and offline. An effective manager, you can communicate at all levels and enjoy working in a collaborative way in a multi-cultural context. You must also be able to demonstrate knowledge of human rights and women’s rights issues, as well as development debates and relevant international institutions and processes.

  4. Salary: 
    Please see the attached Job Description
    Closing date for applications: 

    ActionAid Arab Regional Initiative seeks an experienced Youth & Governance Advisor, who is able to provide efficient roving capacity development support to both national staff at the ActionAid office and with local partner organisations of ActionAid in the region. An overall objective of the placement is to ensure a capacity enhancement related to Governance and Decentralisation, youth programming, and youth-based campaign and policy approaches to governance.

  5. Closing date for applications: 

    ACTIONAID INTERNATIONAL

    DIRECTORATE: Finance and IT

    Position: Financial Systems Manager

    Location: Johannesburg

    Salary: R489 707 per annum - Grade D

    Local terms and conditions will apply

    Purpose of the Role:

     

    Manage the application lifecycle for the Federations global financial systems, including development and operations. The organisation is at the start of a major finance transformation project and is currently looking at new products and partners to provide these services. You will be joining at an exciting time that will provide many challenges to you as an individual and to the organisation as a whole. This role is extremely rewarding and only candidates that are committed to providing excellent service and are passionate about providing sustainable solutions should apply. Although the IT focus of the organisation at present is on transformation, this role is based on the continued support of BAU across its geographically diverse stakeholders. 

  6. Salary: 
    £28,863 to £29,736 per annum
    Closing date for applications: 

    Join ActionAid International as a Team Administrator and you will be part of a global team helping people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. You can be part of the team making a tangible difference by providing high level executive assistant support to our Humanitarian Director and administrative support to other team members.

    As Team Administrator you will use your admin/PA skills to help maximise the effectiveness of our Humanitarian Director and the International Humanitarian Action and Resilience Team.  This will involve managing logistics from scheduling and preparing meetings to answering calls and coordinating travel arrangements. As well as processing expenses and invoices, you will also take and circulate minutes, organise documentation, handle correspondence and manage diaries. In addition, you will carry out a range of general duties from preparing regular reporting to updating systems to help ensure the office runs smoothly.

  7. Closing date for applications: 

    ACTIONAID INTERNATIONAL

    DIRECTORATE: Fundraising and Communications

    Position: Head of International Partnership Development

    Location: Johannesburg, Nairobi, London or Brussels

    Salary on International Grade F: starting £54,372 per annum

    Terms and conditions of base Location will apply

    If you have extensive knowledge of major official donors and a proven record of securingsignificant funds from them, this position as Head of International Partnerships with ActionAid International is the perfect role for your skills. Focused on helping people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice we want you to provide strategic and operational leadership to achieve ambitious fundraising targets from institutional donors. 

  8. Closing date for applications: 

    ACTIONAID INTERNATIONAL

    DIRECTORATE: Finance and IT

    Position: Finance Systems Officer

    Location: Johannesburg

    Salary: R346 072 per annum - Grade C

    Local terms and conditions will apply

    Purpose of the Role:

     

    Support the Financial Systems Manager in the management of all financial system lifecycle processes, including application, development and service. The organisation is at the start of a major finance transformation project and is currently looking at new products and partners to provide these services. You will be joining at an exciting time that will provide many challenges to you as an individual and to the organisation as a whole. This role is extremely rewarding and only candidates that are committed to providing excellent service and are passionate about providing sustainable solutions should apply. Although the IT focus of the organisation at present is on transformation, this role is based on the continued support of BAU across its geographically diverse stakeholders. 

  9. Closing date for applications: 

    Consultancy Opportunity: Action Research & Evaluation ActionAid and DFID are looking to recruit an independent consultant (or consultancy team) to support action research and the final evaluation of a multi-country project tackling violence against women and girls in urban areas, in cities in Bangladesh, Kenya, Myanmar and Zimbabwe.

  10. Closing date for applications: 

     

    Are you a dedicated operational manager with a keen eye for details, motivated by developing and working with systems and procedures that make sense, and the ability to easily connect with all personalities? If so, we are looking for you!

     

  11. Closing date for applications: 

    Secondment Opportunity

    Chief Operating Officer

    ActionAid Australia

    (12 month maternity cover) 

    Are you interested in helping to address the root causes of poverty and enabling people who are poor to claim their human rights? ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency working in over 40 countries, taking sides with poor people to end poverty and injustice together.

     

    Reporting to the Executive Director, this exciting role has a wide range of responsibilities. Managing a team of 3, the position would appeal to someone equally happy being hands on as well as taking a strategic approach across many functions.

  12. Closing date for applications: 

    ACTIONAID INTERNATIONAL

    DIRECTORATE: Campaigns and Policy

    Position: Tax Power Campaign Manager

    Location: Johannesburg or Nairobi

    Salary:  £45,489 per annum

    Terms, conditions and benefits of base Location will apply

     

     

    At ActionAid International we help people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. Because that’s how real change happens – for families, for communities, for whole societies. We are now recruiting a Campaign Manager to lead the strategic development, coordination and delivery of our international Tax Power Campaign. This is a unique opportunity to lead a bold and transformative campaign that is tackling the injustice of developing countries losing billions to corporate tax dodging every year. We have played a pioneering role globally in leading this groundbreaking campaign over the last few years.