The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has a Centre for Humanitarian Data in The Hague, the Netherlands which is focused on increasing the use and impact of data in the humanitarian sector. The vision is to create a future where all people involved in a humanitarian emergency have access to the data they need, when and how they need it, to make responsible and informed decisions.

The Centre has four work streams: data services, data policy, data literacy, and network engagement. The Centre’s data services work includes direct management of the Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX) platform and the Humanitarian Exchange Language (HXL) data standard. For data policy, the Centre is developing guidelines for responsible data use; for data literacy, we offer on in-person and remote training programmes as well as a Data Fellows Programmes. Finally, the Centre engages an active community in support of its mission and objectives through a number events and communication activities. 

For more information, and to apply, see the UNOPS website

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Press Officer to join International Alert as we embark on a new organisational strategy with a strong focus on influencing. We are looking for a talented individual who can further Alert’s profile and reach by generating impactful media coverage through strong contacts with European and international media.

With a proven ability to translate complex narratives into powerful stories, you will be able to shape and lead our media strategy. As a confident planner and a creative thinker, you will develop good relationships with the media and stakeholders alike, and you will be the key point of contact for press. You will also be responsible for working with programme and country teams to develop and implement media strategies, and generate media coverage in their regions.

In return, you will have the opportunity to work for an innovative charity with amazing stories to tell.

Strong contacts with European media and experience of working in an international organisation would be distinct advantages.

While this is a part-time position, to complement a similar part-time position currently advertised in London, we are open to other options – including a full-time post in The Hague – for the right candidate.

Kindly note that the above are some of the requirements for the job. For the full requirements, please see the job description.

Closing date: 7th April at 23.59pm (GMT)

More information can also be found on the International Alert website

Job Summary

In this position, you will be responsible for providing daily support to the PACE director and helping to coordinate the PACE program, including grants and finance. WRI will host the PACE hub and you will report to the PACE director. You will be employed by WRI Europe, subject to WRI oversight and included in WRI’s performance management system. The position is in The Hague, the Netherlands. 

The successful candidate is a versatile and detail-oriented individual, energetic, and with an ability to juggle a variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment and with a small team. Some travel may be required. Duration of the position is three years with possibility of extension.

 Job Responsibilities

You will be coming in at a transitional phase for the PACE Platform and play an important role in the smooth running of the PACE program including the processing and management of funding from a variety of public and private sector funders. Your main areas of responsibility will include the following:

 Program Operations & Coordination (50%):

Financial Management (30%):

Grant Management (20%):

Closing date is the 15th March, apply on the WRI website

DCHI is looking for a new innovation manager (maternity leave cover).

The Innovation Manager is responsible for carrying out the different activities of the DCHI Building Blocks. The Innovation Manager is specifically responsible for the activities and projects within the Humanitarian Innovators Network. Other activities of the Innovation Manager include support to and further development of the activities of the Humanitarian Accelerator Programme. Also, the Innovation Manager is the go-to-person to realise matches amongst coalition partners, enabling the coalition to grow and become stronger. In addition, the Innovation Manager provides strategic input regarding the overall development of DCHI, with a focus on interests of and opportunities arising within the private sector.

Have you got what it takes? Apply latest 13th of March 2019 for this position! More information can be found on the DCHI website 

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 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 

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

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.

The HiiL Justice Accelerator is searching for a Hub and Franchise Manager to support the creation of local hubs of 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.

The Accelerator’s presence around the world is expanding, in the form of Franchises.

The HiiL Justice Accelerator looks to create locally incorporated entities which seek their own business sustainability and support local justice innovators, for example in Nigeria and Kenya in 2019. These “franchises” need a solid, reliable manager to guide their establishment and growth.

You create the next wave of justice innovation.

We need a professional with proven experience to develop and implement the franchise model. And monitor the execution to make sure these hubs are on their way to sustainability. Our Hub and Franchise Manager is a hands-on, experienced professional that will guide these hubs to success.

The position:

  • Develop and implement a sustainable franchise model for justice innovation hubs in priority countries
  • 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 the local team in building the HiiL network and brand

Our new colleague:

  • Has  10+ years of experience in building franchises, hubs, branches, or local presences of an organization (preference given to candidates who have this experience in low- or medium-income countries)
  • Has 5+ 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)
  • Shows a  passion for social impact, especially on areas related to justice
  • Has an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Takes action! Eager to challenge old assumptions, discovers and accelerates the boundaries of new possibilities
  • But is also someone who builds bridges and can gain trust of the justice sector
  • Is a team player, experienced in managing a team from abroad  
  • 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.