HAITI Humanitarian Director

The Opportunity


TITLE: Humanitarian Director


LOCATION: Country Office / Port-au-Prince







The Humanitarian Manager will provide operational and strategic leadership and oversight for humanitarian preparedness and response. The post-holder will be the team leader for categorised responses in Haiti, within a response structure integrated into the SCI structure in Haiti. The holder of this position will be responsible for the implementation of all SCI humanitarian preparedness and response procedures and expansion of the humanitarian portfolio, including disaster risk reduction and anticipatory action. The post-holder will be accountable for ensuring SC humanitarian standards and humanitarian policy are implemented, while ensuring compliance with the SCI’ commitment to the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS). 





  • Fluent in English, French and Creole.
  • Master’s degree level in Management or similar fields/or equivalent field experience





  • Extensive experience of working within a senior management role within a complex country programme in an emergency response or fragile state; and/or extensive experience of setting up responses in out of area contexts (either where no SC presence or CO presence).


  • Experience of managing multi-donor, multi-site, multi-sector programmes (including ECHO, FCDO (formerly DFID) and BHA) in emergency response context.


  • Experience in developing humanitarian access strategies as a part of programme design and implementation.


  • Experience of supporting MEAL systems in large complex programmes.


  • Experience of developing and negotiating successful partnerships with institutional donors/ proven qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports.


We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.


The Organization

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 


We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated


We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply


We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Job description:

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Date advertised: 23 Nov 2022

Closing date: 11 Dec 2022 - 23:59 CST

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Department: Awards Management

Type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-time

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