Current vacancies

Work with the Start Network

Working at the Start Network is an opportunity and a challenge to change the way we do things in the humanitarian sector. A job with Start means a place within a community of international NGOs working together to create a new humanitarian economy, guided by the principles of speed, collaboration and innovation, with the ultimate goal of connecting people in crisis to the best possible solutions.

The Start Network is currently hosted by Save the Children UK; as such, we are compliant with Save the Children employment policies and processes. If you wish to join Start, you will need to apply through the SCUK website –any links below will re-direct you to the relevant application page.

For any questions relating to our current vacancies, please contact Ekaterina Schubert.


Change Lead: Request for Proposals

Deadline: 9am, Monday 23rd July 2018

We are looking for Change Lead who would help us complete the move to the independent organisation. It would be done through planning and delivering on the strategy of changes to business processes, systems and technology, governance and engagement of staff, trustees and stakeholders throughout the transformation of the Start Network to its own independent entity. The timeline for the project is 6 months, to be complete by 1st January.

Click here to download the full Terms of Reference

All applications should be sent electronically to with attachments in pdf and a subject line of Change Lead Consultancy Proposal.


DEPP Innovation Labs: Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Trainer

Deadline: 5pm, Tuesday 24th July 2018

The Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Innovation Labs programme are looking for a service provider to give training to 5-6 Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officers on using evidence to inform learning in their labs.

This ToR is for a trainer to organise a learning workshop with all MEL personnel. The main aim of this session will facilitate the share learning between labs along key thematic areas, as highlighted by them. In doing so, the service provider will be expected to provide essential training on how to:

  • Ask questions and draw conclusions through a critical-thinking lens – delving beneath the surface level conclusions from data to understand the root causes of key challenges and successes.
  • Develop frameworks for recording and formats for sharing this learning.
  • Use tools, techniques and different formats for presenting data
  • Identify relevant learning from their own project and other projects, and how to use it to improve own lab’s processes.

Click here to download the full Terms of Reference.

All applications should be sent electronically to with attachments in pdf and a subject line of Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Trainer.


Start Fund, Programme Officer 

Deadline: 29 July 2018

Salary: £33,000

We are looking for an experienced and committed individual to join the Start Fund Team as a Programme Officer. You will be responsible for implementation of the Global Start Fund alert cycle, working with the network and MEAL function to ensure learning loops are closed and making improvements to the mechanism.

For further information on this role or to apply please click here.

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