Global Health & Nutrition Director
|Location:||Head Office (US, UK or France)|
|Position Location:||USA, UK or France|
Position: Global Health-Nutrition Director
Location: Head office - USA- Washington DC; UK – London or France – Lyon. Remote postings may be considered if candidate has right to work in remote location. Must have the ability to travel to Relief International’s field locations in Asia, Africa and the Middle East; with 30-40% international travel required.
Reports to: Senior Vice President, Technical Assistance Department
About Relief International:
Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in 17 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.
Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
Relief International includes the four corporate members of the RI Alliance: RI-US, RI-UK, MRCA/RI-France and RI-Europe. Under our alliance agreement, we operate as a single, shared management structure.
The Global Health-Nutrition Director provides direction and leadership for Health and Nutrition work across humanitarian, transition, and development settings. This position sets the strategic direction for program quality and works with global, regional, and national teams to deliver results. They develop ideas to address complex challenges, create funding opportunities, and foster partnerships to advance and expand our impact in fragile settings.
The position focuses on program design (including work in supporting new business development) ; technical advising during program implementation (including on activities and M&E) ; and facilitating learning within the organization from lessons learned on RI projects and best practices within the health sector globally.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
New Business Development (40% LOE):
Program Support and Quality Assurance (40% LOE):
Other Duties (20%):
RI Values: We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.
Due to the critical nature of this position, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and applicants may be interviewed prior to the closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this role.
Simply apply by following the link below and uploading your cover letter and up-to-date CV.
Due to limited resources only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Note to external agencies; we will not be accepting CVs from third parties
Relief International is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
Relief International is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children as a priority. This is reflected in our pre-employment checks and requirement to verify and check the identity and references of all applicants.
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