Humanitarian Programme Officer – Accountability,Christian Aid

Christian Aid LogoConflict and natural disasters devastate lives. All too often it’s the lives of the world’s poorest people. You’ll help us and our partners around the world to deliver and ultimately save lives and reduce human suffering.

At Christian Aid we have a vision of a better world. More than half the world lives in poverty. We aim to put a stop to that. So we campaign against the inequalities that keep people poor and we work with local organisations to give people strength to find their own solutions to the problems they face, irrespective of their religion. If you’re as determined as we are to end poverty and injustice across the world, work with us to make change happen.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join Christian Aid’s Humanitarian Division as Humanitarian Programme Officer – Accountability. You will be joining a dedicated global team of accountability specialists with a passion for strengthening accountability to people and communities affected by crisis. The post will work with teams across the organisation including country programmes, programme support and impact to ensure accountability is `integrated across our international programmes. The role will be central to ensuring effective knowledge management and communication of CHS and accountability across the organisation. The post holder will work with the Humanitarian Division and international programmes

About you

You will be a passionate and motivated individual with a commitment to strengthening quality and accountability standards across international programmes. You will be excited about the implementation of standards, especially the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS), its application across organisations, and especially in projects and programmes. You will have experience of working in a humanitarian setting across different contexts and responses. You will have a good understanding of applying international standards in different environments and with local and national partners. You must be willing to work under pressure, in demanding environments and able to deliver on objectives within a tight timeframe. You will be excited to travel at short notice for up to 3 months at a time.

Further information

This role can be based in any of our regional office international (please see our website for a list of where we work.) This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

Salary offered will be based on the location.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

  • Type of contract: Fixed Term
  • Contracted hours: 35
  • Contract length: 2 Years
  • Location: Flexible Location
  • Closing date: 29 October 2018
  • Interview date: 6 November 2018

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