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 –the links below will re-direct you to the relevant application page.

For any questions relating to our current vacancies, please contact Antigone Mathianaki

Innovations Learning Manager

We are looking for an experienced and committed individual to join us as Innovations Learning Manager for our DEPP (Disasters and Emergencies Prepardeness) Innovation Lab Programme and support remote teams to gather evidence and learn to adapt programmes. The Innovations Learning Manager will build and facilitate online communities of practice for intra-programme learning and communication.

Closing date: 30 April 2017
Read more and apply.

Start Network - Independent Trustee

The Start Network Board is seeking to recruit an independent Trustee with high-level experience in business and innovation. The Trustee will play a key role in decision making around the strategic direction of the Network and its transition as an independent entity; and help Start achieve its ambitious vision of large-scale system change. This position is on a voluntary basis, and involves working alongside humanitarian directors from member agencies represented on the Board, as well as three other Independent Trustees; meeting six times a year. This is an exciting opportunity to take part in managing an innovative humanitarian network at scale, that is delivering a suite of new business models to radically improve the system of humanitarian aid. 

Closing date: 23 April 2017
To see the appointment brief and apply, click here.

Start Network - Operations Director

We are looking for an energetic, experienced and innovative individual to join us as Operations Director, playing a key leadership role in this dynamic organisation at a crucial time in its evolution. The Operations Director will be responsible for ensuring that the Start Team functions collaboratively and effectively day to day, leading on the strategy development, business planning and organisation performance-monitoring processes to deliver results for the Network's stakeholders. 

Closing date: 17 April
To read more and apply, click here.

Start Fund Bangladesh Programme Officer

We are seeking a dynamic humanitarian with experience in the start-up phase of humanitarian programmes and networks. This self-starter will be responsible for laying the foundations for systems, processes and communications for the Start Fund in Bangladesh. The Programme Officer, Start Fund Bangladesh will play a vital role in ensuring that the Start Fund in Bangladesh is supported by strong and sustainable governance, processes, systems and communications.

Closing date: 28 March 2017
To read more and apply, click here.

​Start Fund Bangladesh Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager

We are seeking a dynamic humanitarian with experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning of innovative, multi-stakeholder programmes. The Start Fund Bangladesh MEAL Manager leads on the MEAL of the Start Fund Bangladesh during the development of the Design & Build phase (5 months) and the first phases of delivery (year 1 and year 2). 

Closing date: 28 March 2017
To read more and apply, click here.