We don’t dictate solutions. We work with communities over time, using our resources, skills, knowledge and contacts to strengthen their own efforts to end poverty. Watch a video and download our latest strategy to find out more. If that sounds like the kind of thing you would like to be involved in, please read on.

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    Do you have a curious, trusting approach to your leadership? Do you have experience with activism and training within the NGO sector?  – then you might be our next Global Platform Manager!
    Training4Change and the Global Platform concept The GPs are training hubs located all over the world, where volunteers, activists and NGO employees get training and participate in projects and activities. The fundamental aim of the GPs is to empower young people to create positive social change, through training, capacity support, mentoring, networking, cultural exchange and incubation of young people with innovative ideas. Please read more on our website:           
    About Global Platform El Salvador
    At the Global Platform in El Salvador we train organizations and individuals in the knowledge, skills and attitudes to throw off poverty and injustice and to challenge decision makers. Through innovative trainings and capacity development, we aim to unleash the potential of young people by giving them power to do social change. We believe that social change is possible when youth around the world come together and create local activities with global visions.As a Manager at Global Platform Myanmar you will be managing a team of around 8 staff and be a core focal person for ensuring  ActionAid Denmark strategic activities around capacity development and youth mobilization in the Central Americas region. Every year, approximately 4000 volunteers and professionals are trained at our Global Platforms. As the Manager at the Global Platform you will be part of a team of approximately 100 employees around the worlds at our Global Platforms in in Denmark, Nepal, Myanmar, El Salvador, Jordan, Ghana, Mt. Kenya, Nairobi, Jordan and Palestine. Other new platforms are under development and expected to open in the near future. You will report to the International Head of Training4Change.
    For more information go to
    About the job
    The platform manager is responsible the overall leadership and management of the Global platform. It is your finest task to keep the platform relevant, viable and innovative. This includes
    Management and leadership
    • Managing and supervising the Global Platform team, ensuring training quality and an open and constructive learning environment build on trust, commitment and curiosity, 
    • Ensure sparring and overall supervisory support to the Training coordinator on all training and course development and manuals as well as evaluation of the conducted trainings.
    Embedding and communicate the impact and relevance of the global platforms work, through development of effective branding and promotion strategy and tools. Ensure a smooth co-operation with ActionAids Country Offices in the Central Americas regions programmatic work. 
    Training and activism
    • Furthering youth engagement on the platform through innovating and organizing impactful concepts for activities and fruitful collaboration with Activista (see more about Activista here).
    • Identify new potential strategic partners in the region, with whom partnerships with our training programme can be cultivated and thereby advancing the agenda of marginalized youth in Central America.    
    Ensuring financial sustainability, including responsibility to develop strategic relationships with current and new partners, as well as raising funds, cultivating relationships with donors, and market the platform and its activities.  The GP handles all economic tracking and reporting to AADK, AAI and donors.
    Qualifications for platform manager
    • Relevant educational background
    • Experience in cultivating markets and relationships leading to more income-generating activities 
    • Experience with and ability to work within a team, preferably some years of management experience
    • Previous experience in working with youth volunteer programs, social movements or mobilization of young people
    • Training background and experience in facilitation
    • Vast interest in regions social and political context
    • Fluent in Spanish 
    • Fluent in English
    • Previous experience from working in El Salvador or another GP is an advantage
    Personal skills
    • A high degree of maturity and trust in own abilities
    • Able to make independent decisions, while respecting the input and position of others. 
    • Innovative and entrepreneur mindset
    Employment Conditions
    A contract starting as soon as possible, running for one year with the possibility of an extension.Monthly Salary: DKK 18.141, subject to local tax.Pension: 10% of the salary.You will pay local tax of the salary.
    Housing provided or an allowance to procure housing.
    Please see further on employment conditions in our manual found here:
    Should you have any questions, please forward them to Mette Marie Yde, Operational Manager of Global Platforms at
    Application deadline is 19th of February and first interviews are expected on the 24th of February and second interviews as well as possible personality profile on 25th -26th of February. 
    As we only accept applications submitted through our online recruitment system, please use the link/button below.
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    ActionAid is looking for experienced development practitioners, who are committed to fight injustice together with our many partner organisations in the global South.

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    Chargé-e de mission

    Justice climatique


    Contrat à durée de 9 mois

    Prise de poste souhaitée : 27 avril 2015


    Date limite pour postuler : 20 mars 2015




    Souveraineté alimentaire, dignité au travail, droits des femmes : la fédération Peuples Solidaires ( soutient les femmes et les hommes qui, partout dans le monde, luttent pour leurs droits économiques, sociaux et culturels. Elle rassemble 55 groupes locaux, 170 000 signataires et est affiliée au réseau international ActionAid (



    ActionAid, mouvement international de lutte contre la pauvreté présent dans 45 pays, est engagé depuis plus de quinze ans dans le mouvement pour la justice climatique. ActionAid œuvre pour un accord global, ambitieux et équitable pour la lutte contre le changement climatique et pour un soutien financier juste aux communautés les plus vulnérables dans les pays du Sud. ActionAid met en œuvre des projets d’agriculture résiliente et d’adaptation.

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    DIRECTORATE: Fundraising and Communications  

    Position: Communications Advisor - Africa

    Location: Johannesburg, Nairobi

    Salary: R 538 989 per annum; £36 035 (International Grade D)

    Local salary scales and terms and conditions will apply where applicable 

    Are you looking for a chance to be part of an organization that supports communities to realize their rights?  Do you long to see power really in the hands of rights holders? If you are outraged with the injustice, ready to interrupt the status quo, read on…

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    DIRECTORATE: Campaigns and Policy

    Position: Campaigns Manager Safe Cities

    Location: Nairobi, Johannesburg or Monrovia

    Duration: 6 months fixed term contract

    Salary: £45,489 Grade E 

    At ActionAid International we help people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. Because that’s how real change happens – for families, for communities, for whole societies. We are now recruiting a Campaign Manager to lead the strategic development, coordination and delivery of our Safe Cities For Women Multi-Country Campaign (MCC).



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    DIRECTORATE: Programme Development, Quality and Impact

    Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

    Location: London or Johannesburg

    Duration: Fixed Term contract to June 2016

    Salary:  For Location London - £39,099 to £40,282 per annum

    For Location: Johannesburg – ZAR 489707 per annum


    Local Terms and conditions will apply”

    If you’ve extensive experience in monitoring and evaluation policies, systems, methods and approaches we have the perfect platform for your skills at ActionAid International. As Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor we will look to you to strengthen organisational performance and champion a culture of accountability to ensure we continue to work efficiently at helping people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice.

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    £36 035, International Grade D, (Depending on location, Local terms and conditions of employment will apply)
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    DIRECTORATE: Programme Development, Quality and Impact

    Position: Programme Coordinator Land and Livelihoods

    Location: Johannesburg or any AAI Office in the South

    Salary: £36 035; Grade D

     (Depending on location, Local terms and conditions of employment will apply)

     Purpose of the Role:

    Facilitates shared learning, production of communication and training materials and capacity development leading to improved programme design and delivery on land, agriculture and natural resources. Acts as a reference point on land, agriculture and natural resources, helping to synthesise and analyse progress against agreed plans in order to inform strategic decision-making and prioritization of work by the ActionAid International platform. Manages relevant multi-country projects and facilitates delegation of strands of work to countries. Makes strategic connections across the IS and across the federation to promote integrated and effective ways of working.

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    DIRECTORATE: Programmes – International Humitarian Action and Resilience Team

    Position: Team Administrator/Executive Assistant

    Location: Central London

    Duration: Fixed term contract to December 2016


    Salary: £28,863 to £29,736 per annum

    Join ActionAid International as a Team Administrator and you will be part of a global team helping people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. You can be part of the team making a tangible difference by providing high level executive assistant support to our Humanitarian Director and administrative support to other team members.



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    £36 035(Depending on location, Local terms and conditions of employment will apply)
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    DIRECTORATE: Fundraising and Communications

    Position: Business Development Manager (maternity cover)

    Location: London, Johannesburg, Nairobi, or existing AA office in Africa/Europe

    Salary: £36 035; Grade D

    6 months Fixed Term Contract

     (Depending on location, Local terms and conditions of employment will apply)

    Purpose of the Role:


    The Business Development Manager (maternity cover) will help guide and develop ActionAid’s (AA’s) institutional funding portfolio using an entrepreneurial business development approach that is evidence based, demonstrates impact and offers value for money to donors. S/he will work with country and global programme, finance and other relevant staff to develop and submit large scale proposals or tender bids. S/he will also conduct research on tendering and other alternative institutional fundraising opportunities and support the identification and management of consortium partnerships with Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) and private sector consultancy firms, where appropriate, to leverage AA’s funding prospects. Strengthening the skills of other staff is also a key part of the role through training, mentoring, coaching, peer review and feedback on proposals.

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    DIRECTORATE: Fundraising and Communications

    Position: Programme Led Funding Project Manager

    Location: Central London

    Duration: 6 months (initially) Fixed Term Contract – Maternity Cover

    Salary: £39,099 to £40,282 per annum


    At ActionAid International we help people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. Because that’s how real change happens – for families, for communities, for whole societies. We are now redesigning our business model so that the Federation is fit for purpose to raise the ‘right type’ and ‘right amount’ of income to achieve strategic objectives. We are now looking for Project Manager their expertise in fundraising processes to help deliver this programme led approach to funding and ensure it is embedded in our ways of working.