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Concern Worldwide has nearly 3,000 staff working in 30 countries, who are committed to transforming concern into action and working toward a common goal. Join us.


US opportunities

The Program on Humanitarian Leadership (PHL) is designed to train the next generation of humanitarian professionals.  It is a rigorous, innovative blended learning leadership training program. The six plus month program starts in March 2017 (all dates to be confirmed) with background reading and online e-learning modules.

The Program Officer will be responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of the Experiential Learning components of PHL which include: field placements, mentorship and field-based final assignments. Additionally, the Program Officer will provide planning and logistics support for the overall blended learning program which includes a distance learning component; an in-person leadership training course for 35 plus individuals; and the scale-up of a monitoring and evaluation plan to measure impact (i.e. surveys and questionnaires).

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The primary goal of this internship opportunity will be to help the Concern communications team maximize the value of its world class photographic and video assets. The intern will work under the supervision of the Videographer & Multimedia Specialist with regular communication and monitoring by the Communications Director. This will be very much a collaborative team-oriented experience that will include substantive contributions to large-scale, high-profile products.

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The primary goal of this internship opportunity will be to assist the Concern communications team in the production and organization of high quality content across multiple platforms, to include web, social media, other digital channels, and print applications.  The intern will work under the supervision of the Digital Marketing & Communications Officer with regular communication and monitoring by the Communications Director. This will be very much a collaborative team-oriented experience that will include substantive contributions to large-scale, high-profile products.

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Concern Worldwide US is seeking a Database Manager who will have responsibility for the coordination, management and maintenance of the organization’s donor database in Salesforce. An integral member of the Development team, the Database Manager will focus on maintaining the integrity of Concern’s donor data, which drives all prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities.

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International opportunities

Area Coordinator, Haiti

As a member of the country management team the Area Coordinator (AC) for La Gonâve will provide quality leadership and ensure the effective and professional management of Concern’s post Hurricane Matthew Emergency Response.  In addition the Area Coordinator will coordinate and support Program Managers in the closing off respective WASH and livelihood programs, and ensure effective communication with community stakeholder, local authorities and Senior Management Team on all matters related to La Gonâve.   The role encompasses oversight and support not just of Concern programs in the area but also of the administrative and logistical needs of these, through a team of support staff.  The Area Coordinator translates the Country Strategic Plan together with the CMT into project proposals to ensure proper implementation, monitoring & evaluation of interventions in accordance with Concern’s mandate, whilst constantly monitoring the operational context, giving meaning to Concern’s humanitarian principles and values. Find out more. 

Country Director, DRC
The Country Director has overall responsibility for strategic planning, programmatic direction, and management oversight of all programs and operations of Concern Worldwide in DRC. She/he will ensure effective and professional management of all aspects of the country program, including humanitarian interventions, ensuring compliance with Concern’s organizational procedures, policies and values. The main duties and responsibilities include Strategic Planning, Leadership, Program Development and Management, Program Quality and Learning, Human Resource Management, Risk Management and Financial Accountability, Systems, Policies and Procedures, and Representation and Networking. Find out more.

Program Director, DRC

As a member of Concern Senior Management Team in DRC, the Program Director will lead quality and control in programs through improving programming methodologies, techniques and through mentoring of managers on program tools and approaches and methodologies.  She/he will lead the implementation of the Concern Program Cycle Management and Evaluation tools in Concern DRC’s program activities, build a network of key technical and peer agencies which allows for shared learning, identifying potential consortium actions, program development and the establishment of effective advocacy platforms, and support fundraising through leading with the development of high quality proposals.  She/he will also actively participate in the management and development of all aspects of Concern DRC’s operations and ensure in-country learning and information sharing across the DRC areas of operation by creating and maintaining good communication linkages between and within program and areas. Find out more. 

Operations Research Officer, Sierra Leone
On October 1, 2011, Concern Worldwide Sierra Leone commenced a five-year USAID and Irish Aid-funded child survival project. The project is likely to have an extension through end of June 2017. The goal of the project is to contribute to the reduction of maternal, infant, and child morbidity and mortality among 36,726 women of reproductive age and 35,480 children under five years old in ten slum communities in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The Operations Research Support Officer will be responsible for: leading in the planning and documentation of operations research activities; reviewing key databases for quality and determining key themes to present to communities and for process documentation; communicating project and study findings and processes internally within Concern and externally with key stakeholders, and with the child survival project team; implementation of mini Knowledge Practice and Coverage Surveys across the 10 communities on a quarterly basis. Find out more.

Systems Director, Liberia
As a member of the Senior Management Team and Country Management Team, the Systems Director will contribute to the development and management of the overall Liberia country program, ensuring effective and efficient systems support to program implementation in both a development and an emergency context. Find out more.

For a full listing of Concern Worldwide’s current overseas job opportunities, please click here. Applications for overseas positions should be submitted to Concern Worldwide’s international headquarters in Ireland.

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