Regional Programe Development Manager - Middle East

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 7 February 2020
  • Lyon, Rhone Alpes, France | London, United Kingdom | Washington, United States
  • Closing on 8 March 2020
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Job Description

Regional Program Development Manager – Middle East

US, UK, France (50% Travel to RI International Operations)

Salary competitive: (dependent on previous experience)

Relief International (RI) is a leading non-profit organisation working across 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure the well-being, and advance dignity. We specialise in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises, and chronic poverty.

This role’s primary focus is the Middle East, where we operate in the following countries; Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Yemen.

The Program Development team is dedicated to building high impact programming by raising income from institutional donors (like the USAID, DfID, EC, GAC and the UN). The Programme Development team is based across our global support office in Washington and London and supports Country Offices by helping them to design high-quality programmes, and by raising funds from institutional donors needed to implement them. You will thrive in an entrepreneurial senior team dedicated to building high-impact programming.

The Regional Program Development Manager – Middle East is critical in bringing significant impact and opportunity of funding to our country programmes in Middle East. Reporting to the Global Programme Development Director, your role will be supporting country teams and will be key in leading in donor liaison and engagement and capture management. A large proportion of your time will be supporting country teams in proposal development.

To be successful in this role, your approach will be entrepreneurial and will bring proven experience in building high impact programming though programme design and proposal development. Bringing a strong network of contractor, donor relationships and understanding of donor tends. Your excellent written and verbal communication skills will be critical to this role.

This role covers the Middle East Region that requires the candidate to be able to travel to our country programmes up to 50% of the time.

Due to the critical nature of this position, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and applicants will be interviewed prior to the closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this role.

Simply apply by following the link below and uploading your cover letter and up-to-date CV.

Due to limited resources only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Note to external agencies; we will not be accepting CVs from third parties

Relief International is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Relief International is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children as a priority. This is reflected in our pre-employment checks and requirement to verify and check the identity and references of all applicants.

About the Organization

Relief International specializes in relief and development programs that benefit people in acute distress. A registered non-profit in the US, UK, France and Belgium, our work targets those fragile countries or communities that suffer from recurrent man-made or natural crises that impede human development. The people that we serve live in seventeen countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia where the debilitating effects of political instability, forced displacement, and natural disasters are pervasive. Often, RI is the only organization providing healthcare, education, logistics, energy, capacity building, economic development, sanitation, and many other forms of assistance to these highly vulnerable communities.

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