InterAction is the largest alliance of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in the U.S., with over 190 members working in every developing country. Members are large and small, faith-based and secular, with a focus on the world’s most poor and vulnerable populations. The U.S. public, foundations and governments support the work of our members who collectively invest and manage over $18 billion a year. InterAction’s own funds come from dues and generous grants from others, such as foundations, corporations, and governments. Using its collective voice, InterAction seeks to shape important policy decisions as wide range of foreign assistance, relief, development, environmental and other issues that advance human dignity.
InterAction is recruiting a Program Associate who will primarily support the following two workstreams, Shelter and Settlements, and Risk Management in humanitarian setting:
A. Shelter and Settlements: Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements (S&S) assistance strives to provides safe, dignified, and appropriate living spaces and related settlements interventions to meet the most basic needs of disaster-affected populations. The S&S work at InterAction provides a platform to support and improve the collaboration, capacity, practices, and policies of Members and other stakeholders.
B. Risk Management in humanitarian settings:
InterAction’s risk program supports NGOs to advance in advancing a common understanding of an integrated approach to anticipating, identifying, prioritizing, managing, and monitoring risk arising in humanitarian delivery. This includes addressing gaps in policies, practice, and competencies, as well as facilitating information sharing on risk management that enables principled humanitarian action that is responsive to the needs of affected people.
A. Shelter and settlements (S&S):
B. Risk Management
C. The Program associate may be required to assist with other priority tasks from time to time. The Program Associate will spend 5% of their time in learning and professional development and may be required to support other team and organizational logistics and administrative tasks.
InterAction is based in Washington DC. Due to Covid-19, the Program Associate will work remotely until January 2021 and future work arrangements will be discussed with selected candidate. There are no extraordinary physical requirements for the performance of the essential functions of this position. InterAction will make reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Salary & Benefits
InterAction provides competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
Position Title: Program Associate, Humanitarian Policy and Practice (HPP) Unit
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Washington, DC
Reporting to: Sr. Advisor and technical Coordinator, with additional accountability to the Senior Manager, Humanitarian Policy
Application and closing date:
Please send your cover letter and resume to Jobs@interaction.org. Closing on 25 September 2020 with subject line containing title “Program Associate – HPP”.
All applicants must be able to provide documentation that they are legally eligible to work in the United States for an extended period. Due to the volume of applications, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls please!
InterAction is the largest alliance of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in the U.S., with over 190 members working in every developing country. Members are large and small, faith-based and secular, with a…