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.

Technical Advisor - Anticipation

We are looking for an experienced and committed individual to join us as Technical Advisor for crisis anticipation. You will provide expert advice, programme/project management and technical guidance for anticipation and early action across the Start Network.

As Technical Advisor you will lead the development of a network-wide plan for anticipation and early action in support of wider plans for new forms of financing led by Start Labs and overall network development. You will design and oversee quality assurance of all anticipation and early action initiatives in line with wider plans for risk financing and oversee the professional development of the team.

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MEAL Manager - Start Funds

We are looking for an experienced individual to join us as MEAL Manager. You will be responsible for the performance of the Start Funds MEAL team, taking a lead role in enhancing Fund performance through strong MEAL activities, linking with the wider evidence and Start Network strategies.

As MEAL Manager you will oversee MEAL for all existing fund management, currently including Global Start Fund, Anticipation window of the Start Fund and Migration Emergency Response Fund.  You will also ensure the quality delivery of all Funds’ related MEAL activities. 

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Programme Manager - Start Fund

We are looking for an experienced individual to join us as Programme Manager - Start Fund. You will be responsible for the performance of the Start Fund which provides rapid funding to underfunded small to medium scale crises, spikes in chronic humanitarian crises, and act in anticipation of impending crises, filling a critical gap in the humanitarian sector.

As Programme Manager you will be responsible for overseeing the successful implementation of the programme, managing all contractual obligations and donor compliance, as well as being responsible for the Start Fund’s performance in line with KPIs.

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