The Centre for Humanitarian Data is seeking numerous Fellows to be part of their two-month data fellows programme this summer.

There are four different fellowships open to applications:

  • Business Strategy Fellowship
  • Data Science (Education) Fellowship
  • Predictive Analytics Fellowship
  • Statistics (Disability) Fellowship

For more information on each of these fellowships, the programme this summer and information on the requirements and application for each, please see the humdata website

The International NGO Safety Organisation have numerous vacancies across Africa, including the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria and Mali.

“A career with INSO provides a unique opportunity to work for a fast-growing organisation at the forefront of the NGO safety coordination sector.”

Check the INSO website for information on all available positions and begin your application!

DCHI is looking for a Communications and Events Manager! Are you a strong communicator, and do you love to create visibility for social innovation, by creating great stories and picture-perfect photo’s? Do you have fun with the creative process of organizing events, meetings, and workshops, and do you enjoy the responsibility to organize these independently? Than this is just the job for you!

More information on the position can be found on the DCHI website.

Go through  the vacancy below, and send in your application 6th of March 2019 latest, using this link.

The mission of the Centre for innovation is to identify and explore transformative trends in a digital world, creating innovative methods, products and solutions for Leiden University and its partners.

Our organisation

The Student and Educational Affairs expertise center facilitates study and academic success, by way of offering support to students and academic supervisors, carrying out administrative processes and contributing to an optimal living and educational environment. 

Key responsibilities
  • As the Centre’s Communications Officer, you are responsible for overseeing the development, budgeting, execution, monitoring and delivery of our communications projects, both internally and externally. You will need to delegate tasks to internal staff and/or third parties, including external contractors.  To make sure that the CFI projects are brought to the attention within, but also outside the university you will need to work with the communication department from SEA; 
  • Advise colleagues on communications strategies for projects within the Centre.
Selection criteria
  • (Dutch) HBO think-work level, with experience and affinity with an academic work and learning environment;
  • Professional proficiency in English, other languages are considered an asset.

For the full list of responsibilities, criteria, and the application portal  please see the Centre for Innovation website 

As a Frontend Engineer
YOU:

…are passionate about Frontend Development and have a proven affinity with UX and visual design principles.

…have previously worked on blockchain projects.

…have the magic to turn designs into well-functioning responsive products.

…are quick to reach consensus with other team members, which allows you to work in a more streamlined and performance-focused manner.

…will be part of a small team that consists of passionate, intelligent people with a pragmatic nature who are always willing to share their knowledge.

More information can be found on the Tykn website

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is recruiting a Senior Lead, Advocacy & Communications who will work closely with the Knowledge for Policy Director and the rest of the Management Team to lead our global work to support networks of leaders in different sectors and career moments, partner with our Knowledge for Policy and Programme teams to get actionable, scalable ideas to the leaders we work with in a compelling and efficient way and to oversee our external communications and CRM, ensuring it is fit for purpose. The Senior Lead, Advocacy & Communications will work from our head office in The Hague, the Netherlands.

A detailed job description can be found on their website

HiiL has developed data-driven, multi-stakeholder processes that help justice leaders develop justice innovation strategies. We call it our Justice Transformation Labs. The strategies we produce in these Labs are citizen-centered and outcome driven and built for system change and innovation. This year we will open such Labs in three countries – two in West Africa and another in the Middle East. We are looking for two brave, bridge-building, innovation-driven, and analytically sharp colleagues to strengthen our Justice Transformation Teams. Are you a top level diplomat, entrepreneur, transformation expert, idealist, realist, and well-grounded person in one? Do you want to work in a cutting edge field that is developing fast?

The person we are looking for will set up and lead a justice Transformation Lab in Mali. Real justice transformation requires diverse coalitions and a shared commitment to implement impactful solutions. As Justice Transformation Lead you will help make real change possible by bringing together justice leaders and experts around a system challenge to deliver user-friendly justice. You help them define what dealing with that challenge would look like. You build the personal trust and commitment that is needed to solve it. You help strengthen these efforts through innovation and develop them into an implementable innovation strategy.

The position:

  • Lead the team – including the colleagues working in the country in question.
  • Extensive stakeholder mapping, coordinating the required research and analysis so we know  who we need to involve and why
  • Connect to and engage with those stakeholders; people, institutions, networks, at all levels
  • Keep abreast of all relevant political and legal developments regarding the countries where we run such Labs
  • Cooperate and coordinate with our knowledge and innovation teams to ensure that the Lab process is fed with relevant data, knowledge, and innovations
  • Understand political and personal factors that determine positions that people take
  • Contribute to building ownership and enhancing cooperation between different justice stakeholders and institutions: government institutions, justice leaders, legal experts, international organisations, innovators, development organisations, civil society organisations, and the private sector 
  • Liaise with funding and strategic partners, and support reporting and fundraising efforts

Our new colleague:

  • Has a Master’s degree +8 years experience in relevant field (e.g. law, politics, economics, international relations, international development studies, conflict studies)
  • Has proven experience in leading and facilitating multi-stakeholder processes. A passion for the justice sector and profound knowledge of strategy making in the public sector and, ideally, the justice sector
  • Is able to deeply listen and build trust with a broad range of actors
  • Has political awareness, -sensitivity, -astuteness, and -courage where needed
  • Is at ease with working on challenging environments in processes with high levels of information security and a need to manage team and personal security well
  • Has excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills. Highly developed cultural sensitivity. Is modest
  • Has good analytical skills. Thinks fast, is able to assess and analyse fast, does not get lost in complexity
  • Is a strong process manager, result oriented, able to manage a variety of tasks and people and complete complex projects successfully
  • Fluency in English and French required
  • Is a team player, independent, hands-on and a strong sense of responsibility
  • Flexibility, ability and willingness to travel frequently to the areas where you work, mainly Africa and the MENA region including potentially insecure environments
  • Is at home in different cultures and languages – mainly Africa and the MENA region.
  • Can represent HiiL where needed

We offer you:

  • A full-time position in scale 11 step 3 of the Onderzoeksinstellingen 2019,  in The Hague, the Netherlands – initially for 2 years
  • An organizational culture where motivation prevails; the work that we do is meaningful and contributes to changing people’s lives
  • An environment that is bound to further improve your professional skills

What else:

  • Starting date: asap
  • We are offering a full-time position with the aim of building long-term work relationships
  • Part of a dynamic and international team
  • Being creative, courageous and collaborative are at the heart of our organisation
  • Preferably holding EU-citizenship

Are you the Justice Transformator we need? Please apply and send us your CV and a short motivation letter to recruitment@hiil.org.

More information and opportunities on the HiiL website

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

HiiL has developed data-driven, multi-stakeholder processes that help justice leaders develop justice innovation strategies. We call it our Justice Transformation Labs. The strategies we produce in these Labs are citizen-centered and outcome driven and built for system change and innovation. This year we will open such Labs in three countries – two in West Africa and another in the Middle East. We are looking for two brave, bridge-building, innovation-driven, and analytically sharp colleagues to strengthen our Justice Transformation Teams. Are you a top level diplomat, entrepreneur, transformation expert, idealist, realist, and well-grounded person in one? Do you want to work in a cutting edge field that is developing fast?

The person we are looking for will set up and lead a justice Transformation Lab in the Middle East. Real justice transformation requires diverse coalitions and a shared commitment to implement impactful solutions. As Justice Transformation Lead you will help make real change possible by bringing together justice leaders and experts around a system challenge to deliver user-friendly justice. You help them define what dealing with that challenge would look like. You build the personal trust and commitment that is needed to solve it. You help strengthen these efforts through innovation and develop them into an implementable innovation strategy.

The position:

  • Lead the team – including the colleagues working in the country in question.
  • Extensive stakeholder mapping, coordinating the required research and analysis so we know  who we need to involve and why
  • Connect to and engage with those stakeholders; people, institutions, networks, at all levels
  • Keep abreast of all relevant political and legal developments regarding the countries where we run such Labs
  • Cooperate and coordinate with our knowledge and innovation teams to ensure that the Lab process is fed with relevant data, knowledge, and innovations
  • Understand political and personal factors that determine positions that people take
  • Contribute to building ownership and enhancing cooperation between different justice stakeholders and institutions: government institutions, justice leaders, legal experts, international organisations, innovators, development organisations, civil society organisations, and the private sector 
  • Liaise with funding and strategic partners, and support reporting and fundraising efforts

Our new colleague:

  • Has a Master’s degree +8 years experience in relevant field (e.g. law, politics, economics, international relations, international development studies, conflict studies)
  • Has proven experience in leading and facilitating multi-stakeholder processes. A passion for the justice sector and profound knowledge of strategy making in the public sector and, ideally, the justice sector
  • Is able to deeply listen and build trust with a broad range of actors
  • Has political awareness, -sensitivity, -astuteness, and -courage where needed
  • Is at ease with working on challenging environments in processes with high levels of information security and a need to manage team and personal security well
  • Has excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills. Highly developed cultural sensitivity. Is modest
  • Has good analytical skills. Thinks fast, is able to assess and analyse fast, does not get lost in complexity
  • Is a strong process manager, result oriented, able to manage a variety of tasks and people and complete complex projects successfully
  • Fluency in English and Arabic required
  • Is a team player, independent, hands-on and a strong sense of responsibility
  • Flexibility, ability and willingness to travel frequently to the areas where you work, mainly Africa and the MENA region including potentially insecure environments
  • Is at home in different cultures and languages – mainly Africa and the MENA region.
  • Can represent HiiL where needed

We offer you:

  • A full-time position in scale 11 step 3 of the Onderzoeksinstellingen 2019,  in The Hague, the Netherlands – initially for 2 years
  • An organizational culture where motivation prevails; the work that we do is meaningful and contributes to changing people’s lives
  • An environment that is bound to further improve your professional skills

What else:

  • Starting date: asap
  • We are offering a full-time position with the aim of building long-term work relationships
  • Part of a dynamic and international team
  • Being creative, courageous and collaborative are at the heart of our organisation
  • Preferably holding EU-citizenship

Are you the Justice Transformator we need? Please apply and send us your CV and a short motivation letter to recruitment@hiil.org.

More information and opportunities on the HiiL website

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Operations Officer

HiiL’s Justice Transformation Team is growing fast. The size and complexity of the projects is increasing. Therefore, the team is looking for you; the proactive colleague who can organise everything related to operations.

Do you love to take on a high level of responsibility? Do you deliver on time, by planning, organising resources and people?  Do you enjoy working under pressure and are comfortable with change and complexity in a very dynamic international environment?

You are essential to the success of the projects you are working on, as your responsibilities are linked to coordination, planning and control of the project. Your actions directly influence the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the project.  With this position you have a chance to work with justice actors from all over the world.

The position:

  • Provide secretarial and administrative support
  • Organise team meetings and provide operational support to the team, missions and other project related activities
  • Liaise with service providers and ensure the efficient running of the office
  • Organize local events in Africa, the Middle East, and the Hague
  • Provide project management support by preparing progress reports and assisting in procurement
  • Interface with Project Teams, HR, Finances, Procurement & Contracting, and Project Management
  • Improve existing procedures, enhance cooperation, and search for new possibilities

Our new colleague:

  • Has +3 years professional experience in operations, logistics, and/or project management. BA degree in a similar field.
  • Takes action! You get things done. You are hands-on, service oriented and proactive.
  • Loves to solve problems and can easily adapt to changing priorities and needs
  • Has excellent English skills (near native)
  • Other languages (especially Dutch, French or Arabic) are a big plus.
  • Works efficiently for on-time, high quality delivery
  • Has a clear motivation for supporting our user-friendly justice innovations
  • Having worked in a small business, social enterprise, NGO environment etc. is a plus
  • Is adventurous and interested in travelling to unstable countries

What else:

  • Starting date: February 2019
  • We are offering a full-time position with the aim of building long-term work relationships
  • Part of a dynamic and international team
  • Being creative, courageous and collaborative are at the heart of our organisation
  • Preferably holding EU-citizenship

Are you the operational officer we need? Please apply and send us your CV and a short motivation letter to recruitment@hiil.org.

More information and opportunities on the HiiL website

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The HiiL Justice Accelerator is searching for an Accelerator Programme Manager to create and refine the world’s best curriculum for justice innovation.

Take a leading role in the HiiL Justice Accelerator programme.

Every year the HiiL Justice Accelerator scouts and selects the world’s best justice innovators. As a full time member of our team, you get to meet some of the most amazing, impressive, and impactful entrepreneurs you’ll ever meet – and take an active hand in supporting them.

Our Programme has been generated by six years of justice innovation expertise.

The HiiL Justice Accelerator has created a programme based on working with justice innovators working on issues as diverse as child marriage in Malawi, tender corruption in Ukraine, and prison databases in Sierra Leone. We support these innovators by providing education, resources, advising, mentorship, and more.

But it’s time to benchmark this programme – and make it the best in the world.

While making an acceleration programme for justice innovations is a unique endeavour, creating an effective startup acceleration programme shouldn’t require re-inventing the wheel. We need a seasoned, experienced professional who has developed startup support programmes to help us make ours the best in the world.

The position:

  • Based on the HiiL Justice Accelerator Programme, continue to refine and develop HiiL’s acceleration programme offering, based on your expertise with such programmes
  • Lead the curriculum at the Justice Entrepreneurship School, an annual one-week training in The Hague for the world’s most promising justice entrepreneurs
  • Develop curriculum, including workshops, trainings, and online materials to be used in local hubs in Africa and South Asia
  • Support a local team in selecting and supporting justice innovators (for example, in East Africa, West Africa, or Bangladesh)
  • Guide innovators with business knowledge to support their growth (portfolio management), as well as in growing and tracking their impact
  • Guide a local team in building the HiiL network and brand

Our new colleague:

  • Has 10+ years of experience in building or guiding startups or businesses, or developing innovations (preference given to candidates whose startup experience focuses on social impact or justice)
  • Has 5+ years of experience developing and executing curriculum for a startup accelerator and can prove the success of such programmes through hard statistics on user growth, investability, social impact, or other metrics
  • Is an entrepreneur themselves, with a passion for delivering social impact
  • Shows a  passion for social impact, especially on areas related to justice
  • Has strong networks in startup, investment, technology, and/or accelerator programme communities
  • Takes action! Eager to challenge old assumptions, discovers and accelerates the boundaries of new possibilities
  • Is an excellent communicator
  • Is strong on the business bottom line, result oriented and hands on

What else:

  • Starting date: March 2019
  • The role will require you to travel occasionally to Africa or South Asia
  • Part of a dynamic and international team
  • You are based in The Hague
  • Preferably holding EU-citizenship

Will you join us? Please apply and send us your CV and a short motivation letter to recruitment@hiil.org.

More information and opportunities on the HiiL website

Incomplete applications will not be considered.