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  • Director of Philanthropy and Partnerships
    African Women’s Development Fund

    The African Women’s Development Fund is a pan-African feminist fund that resources, supports and nurtures African women’s rights and feminist organisations and movements. The Director of Philanthropy and Partnerships leads the development and implementation of strategies and plans for resource mobilisation, development, partnerships and influencing. This role is an opportunity for a thought leader with the capability to build, transform and strengthen relationships with funders to ensure quality resources are available for support of African women’s rights movements and organisations.

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    • OPEN
    • Accra, Ghana, or remote anywhere on the African continent
  • Digital Skills and Employment Specialist
    Aga Khan Foundation

    The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is dedicated to improving the quality of life globally through sustainable development. The Work and Enterprise portfolio features dynamic initiatives aimed at fostering employment and entrepreneurship with a special emphasis on women and youth. The Digital Skills and Employment Specialist will be crucial in designing, implementing, and evaluating programmes that equip individuals with the skills to transition into the job market. This role is ideal for someone passionate about leveraging technology to drive socio-economic empowerment worldwide.

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    • OPEN
    • Flexible, preferably in one of AKF’s countries
  • Directeur du Parc National Ntokou Pikounda
    WWF RoC

    En tant que chef de l’unité de gestion du Parc National Ntokou Pikounda (PNNP), le Directeur du Parc travaillera en étroite collaboration avec le gouvernement, d’autres organisations de conservation et les communautés environnantes pour obtenir des résultats de conservation optimaux. Si vous êtes passionné par la conservation et le travail avec les communautés, c’est l’occasion pour vous de contribuer à la lutte contre l’exploitation illégale et le trafic de la faune et la flore et à la conservation des grands singes, des éléphants et autres espèces phares.

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    • OPEN
    • Republique du Congo, Parc National Ntokou Pikounda
  • Park Director of Ntokou Pikounda National Park
    WWF RoC

    As head of the park management unit for Ntokou Pikounda National Park (NPNP), the Park Director will work closely with the government, other conservation organisations and the surrounding communities to achieve optimal conservation results. If you are passionate about conservation and working with communities, this is an opportunity for you to contribute to the fight against the illegal exploitation and trafficking of fauna and flora species and the conservation of great apes, elephants and other flagship species.

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    • OPEN
    • Ntokou Pikounda National Park, Republic of Congo
  • Senior Director, Institutional Partnerships
    The Center for Reproductive Rights

    The Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center) uses the power of law to advance reproductive rights as fundamental human rights around the world. To keep funding this work, the Center is searching for a Senior Director of Institutional Partnerships who will build, strengthen and sustain donor relationships with bilateral and multilateral funders and foundations. If you are a strong grant-management leader who wants to contribute to the advancement of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, this opportunity is for you.

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    • OPEN
    • Nairobi, Kenya
  • (Senior) Project Management
    SEEK Development

    SEEK Development, a social impact consulting group, is looking for a (Senior) Project Manager for Global Health. In this role, you will lead project teams and guide major global health organisations as a trusted advisor. Ideal candidates will have experience managing diverse stakeholders and a passion for social impact. This position offers the opportunity to shape global health initiatives and contribute to a sustainable world using your strategic consulting skills.

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    • OPEN
    • Berlin, Germany
  • Director of Marketing and Communications
    Futurelect

    Futurelect seeks to empower a new generation of ethical political, government and civic leaders in Africa. The Director of Marketing and Communications will contribute to this mission by managing and strengthening the organisation’s brand and designing and overseeing the messaging, content generation, and distribution of all Futurelect’s marketing, PR, digital and learning communications, both internally and externally. This is an exciting opportunity for a strategic, digitally savvy storyteller and thought leader with an analytical mind and strong political acumen.

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    • OPEN
    • Kenya or South Africa
  • Senior Associate
    OTT Consulting

    OTT is a Southern-led global consulting firm that supports and strengthens the work of research organisations, foundations, governments and others for better-informed decision-making. The Senior Associate will lead OTT’s work supporting funders who fund the generation, communication and use of evidence. This is a unique opportunity if you are an autonomous and entrepreneurial individual with experience developing and delivering growth in a consulting environment, an understanding of the global foundations ecosystem, and an eagerness to drive evidence-informed systemic change.

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    • Remote working
  • Associate Director, Partnerships
    Climate Lead

    Climate Lead empowers philanthropic leaders everywhere by providing curated roadmaps and facilitating impactful solutions for swift climate action. As the Associate Director of Partnerships, you will be responsible for strengthening stakeholder engagement and fostering trust and transparency within the global network to advance Climate Lead’s mission through collaboration. This is an exciting role for an individual to drive impactful climate action through strategic partnerships with diverse stakeholders on a global scale, fostering innovation, professional growth, and an inclusive work environment.

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    • San Francisco, USA. Hybrid or Remote (USA)
  • Executive Director
    Prospera International Network of Women's Funds

    Prospera International Network of Women’s Funds is dedicated to promoting resource equity through feminist grant allocation and advocacy efforts. The Executive Director will be responsible for implementing the Ten Year Strategic Framework, leading staff to strengthen the Network, shaping funding for resource-rich movements in collaboration with members, and ensuring goal attainment. This role is an exciting opportunity for someone who aspires to redistribute resources to intersectional feminist and women’s movements, especially to those facing structural marginalisation.

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    • Remote-based in the Global South/East.
  • UAPS
    Executive Secretary
    Union for African Population Studies (UAPS)

    The Union for African Population Studies promotes the scientific study of populations and the application of research findings in development planning in Africa. The Union also builds the capacity of young scientists and institutions. The Executive Secretary is a strategic leader with research expertise and a track record of successful fundraising. This is an opportunity for a bilingual individual in French and English to oversee the secretariat’s operations and finances and foster collaborative partnerships to advance the Union’s mission.v

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    • Accra, Ghana
  • AWDF
    Director of Programmes
    African Women’s Development Fund

    The African Women’s Development Fund is a pan-African feminist fund resourcing, supporting and nurturing African women’s rights organisations and feminist movements. The Director of Programmes will lead the development of programmatic strategies, initiatives and processes related to resourcing women’s rights and feminist organisations and movements in Africa. If you are an African feminist eager to lead grant-making efforts across Africa, this is a unique opportunity to work with African women’s rights and feminist movements, nurturing and strengthening their agency and enhancing solidarity and care among movement actors.

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    • Interviewing
    • Accra, Ghana, or remote anywhere on the African continent where you have the legal right to work.
  • Alianza Americans
    Executive Director
    Alianza Americas

    As the new Executive Director at Alianza Americas, you will lead a pioneering network of 60 migrant-led organizations across the Americas. In this vital role, you’ll shape strategies and drive initiatives for migrant and climate justice and systemic inequities. This position offers a unique opportunity to innovate and influence at a transnational level, enhancing the lives of immigrant communities. With a focus on collaboration, fundraising, and public representation, you’ll guide a diverse team while engaging with various stakeholders. Embrace this chance to impact the complex and ever-growing multicultural environment in the U.S

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    • Interviewing
    • United States
  • Larche
    International Leader
    L’Arche International

    The report of the Study Commission on Jean Vanier changed the understanding of L’Arche’s past, shaping their work going forward. Now, the International Leader of L’Arche International will be pivotal in building and articulating the strategic vision of the Federation, critically reviewing the governance structure and building trusting and effective working relationships. This role is for you if you have demonstrated leadership capabilities and change management experience, believe in our shared humanity and are committed to the common good.

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    • Flexible with frequent travels
  • People Specialist
    Climate Lead

    Climate Lead empowers philanthropic leaders everywhere by providing curated roadmaps and facilitating impactful solutions for swift climate action. As the People Specialist, you will be responsible for the organization’s Human Resources (HR) operations, supporting strategy development, policy execution, and day-to-day administrative tasks. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a strong passion for HR operations to contribute to the backbone of an organization dedicated to addressing pressing environmental challenges.

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    • Filled
    • San Francisco, USA
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    Director of Strategic Impact
    International Institute for Environment and Development

    The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is a policy and action research organisation promoting sustainable development and linking local priorities to global challenges. IIED is seeking an experienced and well-connected global environmental and social policy expert who wants to help shape its world-class research and evidence generation programme, take that evidence to the audiences who need to be influenced by it, and get the positive outcomes that the planet and its people urgently need to see.

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    • Filled
    • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Habitat for Humanity Deutschland
    Leitung Finanzen und Verwaltung, Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung
    Habitat for Humanity Deutschland e.V.

    Habitat for Humanity Deutschland e.V. ist seit 1976 in über 70 Ländern weltweit als Hilfsorganisation für bedürftige Familien im Einsatz. Als Leitung Finanzen und Verwaltung gehören sämtliche Aspekte des Finanzmanagements eines Vereins zu Ihren Kernkompetenzen. Es macht Ihnen Freude, ganzheitliche Strukturen zu denken und Prozesse neu aufzusetzen oder weiterzuentwickeln. Als Leitung Finanzen und Verwaltung erhalten Sie nicht nur die Gelegenheit, als Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung die Organisation in einer Phase des Wachstums strategisch zu begleiten, sondern auch ein motiviertes Team zu führen und weiterzuentwickeln.

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    • Filled
    • Cologne, Germany
  • Association For Progressive Communication
    Finance Manager
    Association For Progressive Communications (APC)

    Association for Progressive Communication, a global network, advances social justice and human rights by cross-cutting electronic networks, envisioning marginalised people shaping the internet, and advocating for its global governance as a public good. As the Finance Manager, you will oversee accounting and finances, leading a team to maintain strong controls and ensure financial compliance at all levels. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual passionate about fostering integrity, trust, and respect for APC’s financial resilience and feminist organisational growth.

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    • Filled
    • Nairobi, Kenya
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    Country Director, Mozambique
    WaterAid

    WaterAid is determined to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation. The Country Director will provide strategic leadership to country programmes, finance and people, and engage with external stakeholders to move the work of WaterAid forward. If you are an inspiring leader who is politically savvy, a strategist, and can command credibility with external audiences, including government, civil society, and donors, this role is for you.

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    • Filled
    • Maputo, Mozambique
  • Light for the world
    International Director of Impact and Advocacy
    Light for the World

    Light for the World is a global organisation working to improve eye health services, education, and job opportunities for people with disabilities in sub-Saharan Africa. The International Director of Impact and Advocacy is pivotal in enhancing Light for the World’s (LFTW) global reputation. This position intersects internal expertise and external partnerships to ensure LFTW’s programmes have a lasting impact. This is an exciting opportunity to collaborate with teams to drive effective initiatives and engage with various communities and networks to champion the LFTW’s mission.

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    • Filled
    • Berlin, Germany
  • Light for the world
    International Director of Programmes
    Light for the World

    Light for the World is a global disability and development organisation whose vision is an inclusive society where no one is left behind. The International Director of Programmes will lead a dynamic team across six countries, driving programme excellence and operational efficiency. They will foster collaboration among country directors, shaping strategy and amplifying impact towards a more inclusive society. This is an exciting opportunity for a senior-level programme director to help shape Light for the World’s programming in line with its vision.

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    • Filled
    • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Futurelect
    Regional Head of Programmes, Southern Africa
    Futurelect

    Futurelect’s mission is to empower a new generation of ethical political, government and civic leaders in Africa. The Regional Head of Programmes (RHPSA) will lead the design, delivery and management of all Southern Africa public leadership and civic education programmes. As the new RHPSA, you will conceptualise and design the seminars, learning, and training programmes with facilitators, champions, and guest speakers. This is a great opportunity for someone with experience in education programme management, government, politics or leadership development looking to advance open and democratic societies in Africa.

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    • Filled
    • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Malteser International
    Director of Programmes and Operations
    Malteser International

    Malteser International is the humanitarian relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta. With over 145 projects annually in 35 countries throughout Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas, they provide emergency relief after disasters and support recovery efforts focusing on sustainable development. The Director of Programmes and Operations will lead Malteser International’s large programme portfolio worldwide, overseeing humanitarian and development cooperation programmes across five continents. This is an exciting opportunity for a strategic leader with experience in humanitarian programme management who enjoys working in and shaping dynamic and innovative structures.

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    • Filled
    • Cologne, Germany
  • Stop the bleeding
    Head of Secretariat
    Stop the Bleeding Campaign

    The Stop the Bleeding campaign is a consortium of seven organisations focused on sustainable debt management and stopping illicit financial flows out of Africa. The Head of Secretariat will coordinate the consortium’s work, create and implement a campaign strategy with a feminist approach, and get the buy-in from different stakeholders, from governments to civil society and the public. This is an exciting role for an experienced Pan-African movement builder with campaigning running through their veins who wants to play a part in disrupting systems of oppression in Africa.

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    • Filled
    • Dakar, Senegal
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    Executive Director
    Recourse

    This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of the few key organisations working at the intersection of development finance, human rights and climate change. The Executive Director will facilitate the work of Recourse’s team of experts by ensuring that the organisation’s growth trajectory is supported by strong systems, processes and funding. If you would like to contribute to helping communities hold international financial institutions accountable for how their financing impacts climate change, social justice and human rights, this role could be for you.

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    • Filled
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • asylum access
    Director(a) Ejecutivo(a)
    Asylum Access México

    El/la Director(a) Ejecutivo(a) de Asylum Access México (AAMX) es fundamental para impulsar la visión y misión de la organización interna y globalmente. El/la Director(a) liderará AAMX para promover la seguridad, movilidad libre y el accesso a trabajo justo para los refugiados y desplazados en México. Como rol estratégico, esta persona estará a cargo de un equipo alto rendimiento, y de gestionar las operaciones y finanzas de la organización, de manera justa, transparente y efectiva.

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    • Filled
    • Mexico City, Mexico
  • asylum access
    Executive Director
    Asylum Access México

    The Executive Director of Asylum Access México (AAMX) is pivotal in driving transformative change for refugees in Mexico and within the organization. This role encompasses ensuring safety, mobility, and fair work opportunities for refugees and representing AAMX in policy and donor engagements. As a cultural and strategic leader, the Executive Director fosters a motivated, high-performance team, encourages professional growth, and manages operations and finances. This role also involves forging vital relationships with decision-makers, strengthening the organization’s reputation, and contributing to Asylum Access’ global leadership.

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    • Filled
    • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Deputy Regional Director in Tunis
    Amnesty International MENA

    The Deputy Regional Director (DRD) role at Amnesty International MENA is a pivotal leadership position, collaborating closely with the MENA Regional Director and Deputies to lead multifunctional teams driving human rights impact. Managing teams in Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Western Sahara, responsibilities include project management, staff well-being, and strategic advice on human rights trends. This is an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the region’s human rights landscape, design impactful campaigns, and contribute to managing a multifunctional Regional Office.

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    • Filled
    • Tunis, Tunisia
  • Hivos people unlimited
    Global Head of People and Culture
    HIVOS

    Hivos, an international organisation committed to social justice worldwide, is seeking a new Global Head of People and Culture (GHPC). With a global team of approximately 300 individuals from diverse backgrounds, they champion inclusive and sustainable societies. As the new GHPC, working closely with the Executive Board, the Regional Directors and Management Team, and HR teams across their regional hubs, you will spearhead the transition from traditional human resource approaches focused on administration and compliance to a strategic approach focused on unlocking employees’ full potential.

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    • Filled
    • Hague, Netherlands
  • Aktion Deustschland Hilft
    Hauptgeschäftsführung
    Aktion Deutschland Hilft

    Aktion Deutschland Hilft e.V. ist ein Bündnis renommierter deutscher Hilfsorganisationen, der im Falle großer Katastrophen und Notsituationen schnell und effizient zu Spenden aufruft und humanitäre Hilfe weltweit leistet. Zur strategischen und zukunftsorientierten Weiterentwicklung des Vereines sucht das Bündnis eine neue Hauptgeschäftsführung. Wenn Sie Erfahrung in der humanitären Hilfe haben und die Kommunikations- und Managementkenntnisse mitbringen, um unterschiedlichste Partner zusammenzubringen und das Bündnis effektiv nach außen zu vertreten, dann bewerben Sie sich.

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    • Filled
    • Bonn, Deutschland
  • NRC
    Private Sector Fundraising Adviser
    Norwegian Refugee Council

    NRC is currently seeking a Private-sector Fundraising Adviser for their German office. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and executing NRC’s private-sector policies and strategies and establishing and maintaining partnerships with private foundations and corporations. You will collaborate with diverse teams and individuals within NRC and develop innovative ideas for how the German private sector can contribute meaningfully to NRC’s mission. If you are a self-driven professional with a proven track record in forging partnerships and long-lasting relationships, this position could be an excellent fit for you.

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    • Filled
    • Berlin, Germany
  • Publish What You pay
    Advocacy Coordinator, Africa
    Publish What You Pay

    Publish What You Pay is a global movement advocating for a fairer, cleaner energy future. The Advocacy Coordinator, Africa, is a highly motivated individual with strong policy expertise, relationship building and advocacy skills. Working across PWYP’s Africa network, the Advocacy Coordinator, Africa is responsible for managing and executing highly collaborative advocacy strategies to drive large-scale shifts in the oil, gas and mining industries. If you are a strategic thinker with experience in mobilising, coordinating and supporting civil society organisations to influence policy, this could be the role for you.

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    • Filled
    • Dakar, Senegal
  • SEEK Development Logo
    (Associate) Director: Global Health
    SEEK Development

    SEEK Development is a strategic and organisational consulting group dedicated to global human development and social impact. As (Associate) Director: Global Health, you will be part of SEEK’s leadership team and a trusted advisor to senior clients within the world’s most influential organisations in Global Health. You will build strong relationships and help clients develop transformative strategies to maximise their impact, positioning them as catalysts for change. If you are an entrepreneurial, strategic thinker enthusiastic about the opportunity to continue growing SEEK’s already strong brand, practice and impact, this is your role.

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    • Filled
    • Berlin, Germany
  • One earth future
    Vice President of Impact Funds
    One Earth Future

    For over a decade, One Earth Future has been a driving force in preventing armed conflict and promoting stability through inclusive problem-solving. As an operating foundation, they leverage their core endowment and overseas development assistance to address fragility and persistent conflict. The Vice President of Impact Funds will lead existing and expanded fund management efforts in conflict-affected areas. This experienced leader will use strong cross-cultural communication skills to build investor relationships and tailor processes for fragile regions. By leading the efforts to create a more unified and efficient fund management system, they’ll empower vulnerable areas and drive positive change.

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    • Filled
    • Oslo, Norway