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    Contract type: Permanent

    Location: London or Johannesburg   

    Grade: G

    Do you have extensive management and leadership experience and are an expert at driving organisational strategic direction and overseeing the financial management of a complex organisation at Finance and Operations Director level.

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    Head of Human Resources, Organisational Development and Operations

    Contract type:                       Fixed term to a maximum of 12 months

    Location:                                Johannesburg

    Reporting to the Finance and Operations Director, the Head of HROD and Operations provides strategic leadership in Human Resources Management, Organisational Development and Administrative Operations.

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    Recruiting AA office: AADK – YOA team

    Job title: Global advisor on Economic Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship

    Advisor operating level: Global Level Advisor

    Location of placement: Zambia, at the Global Platform

    Strategic connection to AA projects and priorities : AADK Innovation Project & AADK Global Platforms Project

    Duration of contract : 2 years  - with possibility of extension.

    Do you want to support bold and youth-led innovation within social entrepreneurship around the world, and help ensure the sustainability of our global social change and organizing work?

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    Recruiting AA office: ActionAid Denmark

    Job title: Global Tax Advisor

    Advisor operating level: Global Advisor

    Location of placement: Preferably the regional ActionAid office in Nairobi, Kenya

    International priority area:          ActionAid: International Priority 2: “Ensure increased civic participation and state accountability for the redistribution of resources and delivery of quality, gender-responsive public services”

    Duration of contract: 2 years

    Do you want strengthen ActionAid’s impact on the global, political agenda on tax justice, and help develop our international advocacy work and collaboration with tax coalitions and networks?

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    Recruiting AA office: TCDC and AADK – L&C team

    Job title: Global Advisor on Programme-led Learning

    Advisor operating level: Global Level advisor

    Location of placement: MS-TCDC, Arusha, Tanzania

    Strategic connection to AA projects and priorities: Overall support to programs with learning.

    Drive knowledge curation, inspire and facilitate communities of interests in the field of participatory methodologies as basis for high quality program led learning across AAI Country programs

    Name of other partners, if any: TCDC, AAI Country Programs, Integrated Learning Team at the GS

    Duration of contract: 2 years  - with possibility of extension.

    Do you want to join an organisation with high ambitions on learning as an integrated element in strong programming work benefiting people suffering from marginalisation and poverty? And are you able to support people and organisations to become stronger learning actors?