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. 

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.

 

Start Network Board and Committee vacancies

The Start Network Board of Trustees, the Membership Committee and the Nominations Committee are looking for new members with fresh perspectives to contribute their knowledge, skillsets and ideas to vital areas of Start Network governance and decision making. 

Board of Trustees | 2 vacancies

The Start Network Board is looking to recruit two Trustees from the Network’s member agencies with the ability to dedicate time to manage a network at scale; the energy to play a key role in decision making around the strategic direction of the Network and its transition as an independent entity; and the diversity and skills to ensure governance excellence. Please read the Trustee Appointment Brief for more information on the role and how to apply.

Membership Committee (Terms of Reference) | 1 vacancy

The Membership Committee oversees Network membership. They are looking for one member volunteer from a Southern NNGO or INGO - experience in member support and engagement, compliance or legal awareness desirable but not necessary. If you are interested, please send your CV and a statement of interest (max. 1 page) to Antigone Mathianaki. 

Nominations Committee (Terms of Reference) | 2 vacancies

The Nominations Committee facilitates Board and sub-committee appointments, and ensures a good balance of skills is held by the trustees. They are looking for two member volunteers with governance experience. If you are interested, please send your CV and a statement of interest (max. 1 page) to Antigone Mathianaki.

  • Start Fund Regional Advisor for East and Southern Africa

The Start Fund is looking a regional advisor for East and Southern Africa. The objective of the Regional Advisor is to create greater awareness of, and engagement with, the Start Fund and the Network more broadly.

Closing date: Open

For further information and to apply for this role, please click here.

  • Partnerships Technical Adviser, Crisis Anticipation team

We are seeking an individual who will support national and global anticipation networks, as one aspect of the development of new financial products for humanitarian action. You will also build partnerships with forecasting, research and humanitarian peer organisations which improve the quality of life information available to Start Network members.

Closing date 25th September, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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

  • Partnerships and Fundraising Lead

We are looking for a Partnerships and Fundraising Lead to join our team, playing a key role in our ambitious growth plan for the Start Network – we are aiming to increase current turnover in line with our plan to expand the Network.

Closing date: 25th November 2018, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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

Go Team Asia regional roster training. Photo- Transforming Surge Capacity Project

  • Operations Lead - Humanitarian Innovation

As Operations Lead, you will lead the operational components of the Start Labs risk financing work, including management oversight of multiple budgets. You will also be responsible for effective risk management of Start Labs pilots, working with internal and external stakeholders to design and deliver effective risk management processes appropriate to an innovation portfolio. In addition you will:


Closing date: 28th November 2018.

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

 

Find out more about how you can work with us


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