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Working at the Start Network is an opportunity and a challenge to change the way we do things in the humanitarian sector. 

 

The Start Network’s principles set out the behaviours expected from our staff and member organisations as their contribution to the Start Network vision.

We put people first: the communities we serve come first in our decision-making and programming.

We are brave: we have great ambition and are willing to explore new things and are willing to take risks to achieve it.

We operate collectively: we leverage the value of working as a network, sharing risk and resources and learning together.

We are inclusive: we see the value in diverse perspectives and work to remove the barriers that prevent voices from being heard.

We are open: we work transparently and with integrity, building mutual trust in all levels of our work, from governance to programming.

 


The Start Network is a newly created independent charity as of May 2019. In our first months of independence, we are excited to be recruiting several roles to join the team.

Please refer to our privacy policy including our candidate privacy notice regarding treatment of your data.

We also work with Save the Children UK, which manages a number of our programmes. Some of our roles adverstised below, may redirect you to the Save the Children website to the relevant application page.

 

  • Executive Assistant to CEO and CFOO

We are seeking an Executive Assistant to the CEO and CFOO. The role will be based in our central London office in Holborn. This role will provide comprehensive support for the Start Network CEO and CFOO, who hold responsibility for running the newly created charity. This will include diary and inbox management, as well as administrative support to the Executive Team.

Read the job description

How to apply

Applications are by email and should include the following attachments in Word:

- CV including the names, roles, relationship to you and full contact details for two references and an indication whether these references can be contacted prior to interview

- Letter of motivation (no more than 2 A4 pages)

- Completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Please note that we are only able to contact candidates shortlisted for interview. No agencies please.

Please send completed applications to buzzacottprod@service-now.com.

Closing date: 30 May 2019 Interviews: likely to be held mid-June 2019

Please note that you must have the right to work in the UK to apply for this role. Any offer of employment is subject to relevant checks.

  • People and Culture Manager

We are seeking a People & Culture Manager. The role will be based in our central London office in Holborn. This new role has been created to ensure the Start Network attracts, retains and develops talented people. The successful candidate will act as a business partner to the Executive Team and managers, providing advice, coaching, and guidance across multiple HR areas, such as recruitment, performance management, retention, employee relations, and compliance.

Read the job description

How to apply

Applications are by email and should include the following attachments in Word:

- CV including the names, roles, relationship to you and full contact details for two references and an indication whether these references can be contacted prior to interview

- Letter of motivation (no more than 2 A4 pages)

- Completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Please note that we are only able to contact candidates shortlisted for interview. No agencies please.

Please send completed applications to buzzacottprod@service-now.com.

Closing date: 30 May 2019 Interviews: likely to be held mid-June 2019

Please note that you must have the right to work in the UK to apply for this role. Any offer of employment is subject to relevant checks.

  • Operations and Compliance Manager

We are seeking an Operations & Compliance Manager. The role will be based in our central London office in Holborn. This new role has been created to ensure that the Start Network has robust operations and services fit for the new organisation, in line with the law and Charity Commission guidance on operating as an independent charity. The postholder will have responsibility for reviewing, updating and maintaining operational policies, procedures and tools, and supporting staff to use them.

Read the job description

How to apply

Applications are by email and should include the following attachments in Word:

- CV including the names, roles, relationship to you and full contact details for two references and an indication whether these references can be contacted prior to interview

- Letter of motivation (no more than 2 A4 pages)

- Completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Please note that we are only able to contact candidates shortlisted for interview. No agencies please.

Please send completed applications to buzzacottprod@service-now.com.

Closing date: 30 May 2019 Interviews: likely to be held mid-June 2019

Please note that you must have the right to work in the UK to apply for this role. Any offer of employment is subject to relevant checks.

  • Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser

We are seeking a Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser. The role will be based in our central London office in Holborn. This new role has been created to help to generate financial resources for the Start Network’s programmes from trusts and foundations. You will be responsible for carrying out prospect donor mapping, maintaining a fundraising pipeline, writing proposals, strengthening relationships, and pitching to donors.

Read the job description

How to apply

Applications are by email and should include the following attachments in Word:

- CV including the names, roles, relationship to you and full contact details for two references and an indication whether these references can be contacted prior to interview

- Letter of motivation (no more than 2 A4 pages)

- Completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Please note that we are only able to contact candidates shortlisted for interview. No agencies please.

Please send completed applications to buzzacottprod@service-now.com.

Closing date: 30 May 2019 Interviews: likely to be held mid-June 2019

Please note that you must have the right to work in the UK to apply for this role. Any offer of employment is subject to relevant checks.

  • Membership Compliance Officer

We are seeking a Compliance Officer. The role will be based in our central London office in Holborn. This role will internally and externally coordinate the Start Network due diligence process, develop a capacity support framework and coordinate its implementation, and provide internal expertise on minimum donor requirements and standards for members.

Read the job description

How to apply

Applications are by email and should include the following attachments in Word:

- CV including the names, roles, relationship to you and full contact details for two references and an indication whether these references can be contacted prior to interview

- Letter of motivation (no more than 2 A4 pages)

- Completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Please note that we are only able to contact candidates shortlisted for interview. No agencies please.

Please send completed applications to buzzacottprod@service-now.com.

Closing date: 30 May 2019 Interviews: likely to be held mid-June 2019

Please note that you must have the right to work in the UK to apply for this role. Any offer of employment is subject to relevant checks.

  • Treasurer

The Start Network is seeking a new Treasurer to join its Board of Trustees, with the ability to dedicate time to manage a newly independent organisation; the energy to play a key role in decision making around the network’s growth and strategic direction; and the diversity and skills to ensure governance excellence.

The Treasurer will be recruited specifically for demonstrated high-level experience in corporate finance, accounting and treasury operations. This is a voluntary role, and the successful candidate will also be expected to Chair the Start Network’s Finance & Audit Committee. We prefer that the Treasurer is based in the United Kingdom.

Read more.

Closing date: 12 May 2019

  • Conseiller en financement de risques – ARC Replica - Madagascar

Ce titulaire de poste sera le point focal pour le Réseau Start, en particulier le programme d'assurance sécheresse ARC Replica, à Madagascar. Pour en savoir plus sur ARC Replica, veuillez consulter ce site. Ce programme innovateur d'assurance sécheresse inclue le gouvernement et les ONG, les agences multinationales comme l'Union africaine, les communautés touchées par la sécheresse dans le sud de Madagascar et diverses agences scientifiques nationales (telles que le bureau météorologique national). 

Le titulaire du poste représentera le réseau Start à Madagascar, sera responsable de la coordination entre les membres dans le pays et sera le point focal pour le développement, la signature et la mise en œuvre de la police d'assurance.

Ce poste sera hébergé par une organisation membre de Start Network (à confirmer). Une fois l'hôte déterminé, les candidats seront invités à postuler via le site web de l'organisation. Veuillez indiquer si ce poste vous intéresse en envoyant un mail a Leonie Le Borgne et nous vous redirigerons vers la page de candidature dès qu'elle sera en ligne.

Descriptif de poste..

Climate Risk Adviser – ARC Replica – Madagascar  


This post holder will be the focal point for Start Network, specifically the ARC Replica drought insurance programme in Madagascar. To find out more about ARC Replica please visit this page. 

This innovative drought insurance programme involves government and NGOs, multinational agencies like the African Union, communities affected by drought in the South of Madagascar, and various national scientific agencies (such as the national meteorological office).

The postholder will represent the Start Network in Madagascar, be in charge of coordination between members in country, and be the focal point for the insurance policy development, signing, and implementation. 

This post will be hosted by a Start Network member organisation. Once the host is determined, applicants will be asked to apply via the organisation's website. Please indicate if you are interested in this role by emailing Leonie Le Borgne. This way we can redirect you to the application page as soon as it is live.

Closing date: Not yet set.

Read more on this role here.

  • CONSULTANT : ETUDE DES SYSTÈMES D'ALERTE PRÉCOCE À MADAGASCAR

Ce rôle appuiera l'expansion des initiatives de financement des risques de catastrophe à Madagascar en analysant les systèmes d'alerte précoce qui existent dans le pays, les forces et les faiblesses de chacun, et en recommandant des moyens de les compléter et de les renforcer mutuellement.  

Closing date: 17 May 2019 

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

  • TECHNICAL SUPPORT CONSULTANT

The role outlined in this TOR looks to support the development of the Start Network Disaster Risk Financing work through the development testing and provision of scientific hazard data and models which are used to monitor risks and trigger financing and early humanitarian action. 

Closing date: 23:59 24th April 2019

For further information on submitting the proposal please click here.

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