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File 16324Following identification of key HR and management areas to improve on, the ActionAid International Secretariat and its 26 associates and affiliates worldwide have been awarded the first People In Aid Quality Mark; Committed to the People In Aid Code of Good Practice.

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    ActionAid Burundi (AAB) is looking for an academic professional with strong skills in governance and accountability to support ActionAid staff, partner organisations and supported communities in their efforts to enhance the democratic processes taking place in Burundi at the moment.


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    Directorate of International Fundraising and Communications

    International Partnership Development (IPD) Team

    Senior International Partnership Development Manager

    Location:  Johannesburg strongly preferred. London or Nairobi may be considered under exceptional circumstances

    National Terms and Conditions of Employment will apply



    A career opportunity has opened up with ActionAid International for a Senior International Partnership Development Manager to work with other fundraising, program, finance and related staff across the federation in 45 countries towards the ambition to double institutional income by 2017.

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    ActionAid International is a global federation committed to find sustainable solutions to end poverty and injustice. With more than 40 national members and country programmes worldwide, ActionAid focuses its resources on working with millions of the poorest and most excluded women, men, girls and boys – taking sides with them, making long-term commitments to advance their human rights and to transform the world in which their children grow up. ActionAid International is collectively governed by all its members, supported by an International Secretariat in Johannesburg. The Asia Regional Office is situated in Bangkok, Thailand, providing managerial, governance and technical support to eleven country programs across Asia. ActionAid’s worldwide work is guided by our international strategy document titled “People’s Action to End Poverty 2012-2017”, focusing on rights based approach by challenging unequal power relations that causes poverty and inequality.



    Head of Programmes – Operations & Coordination is a challenging leadership position based in the head office in Kabul. The Head of Programmes reports to the Country Director, while being responsible for the complete programmes and projects portfolio, working with a team of Provincial and Project Managers. The overall responsibility will be to provide leadership and oversight in the implementation of these programmes and projects in order to achieve synergy and maximize efficiency in performance at the country level. The position will have a functional link with Asia Programme Coordinator and other international advisors and coordinators. The position will require extensive travel, within Afghanistan and some international representation. ActionAid is seeking a highly experienced and mature candidate to handle diverse responsibility in a multi-cultural and challenging environment, with an eye to enhancing program quality, diversifying strategic fund raising, building local leadership and forging alliances and partnerships