Director of Policy, Impact and Advocacy

Director of Policy, Impact and Advocacy

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CHS Alliance


Are you excited in thriving change and greater uptake of policy work at sector level? Are you a seasoned professional willing to bring stakeholders together to drive greater accountability to affected populations? Do you want to join a growing and dynamic team? Then, please consider applying for the above-mentioned position.

The CHS Alliance is looking for an enthusiastic professional with 15 years of progressively responsible experience, good knowledge of quality and accountability in the aid sector and excellent management skills. If you feel you can support the delivery of the ambitious CHS Alliance strategy 2022 – 2025, we would love to hear from you.

What we expect from you

As the Director of CHS Policy, Impact and Advocacy within the CHS Alliance, you will be part of the Senior Management Team and drive greater accountability to affected people focusing on three areas:

  • Policy oversight of the CHS Verification
  • Impact of the CHS
  • Advocacy for greater uptake up of the CHS.

As part of the team, you commit to the CHS Alliance vision, mission, and values and commit to be personally and collectively responsible for upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct.  This includes refraining from acts of misconduct, respecting the CHS Alliance’s Code of Conduct and the dignity of those whom the Alliance pledges to assist and with whom they have contact.

You will find the full job description here.

Terms and Conditions

  • Reports to:  Executive Director
  • Direct reports: Verification lead and Senior Advisor on CHS and Outreach
  • Location:  London or Geneva, with a preference for London. Possibility for other locations to be considered if hosted by a CHS Alliance member
  • Contract type:  open-ended, full-time (80% will be considered for the right candidate)
  • Start Date:  September 2022
  • Salary scale: for UK – starting from GBP50’000 gross/year. For Switzerland – starting from 100’000CHF gross/year.

Important notice:

The CHS Alliance has a zero-tolerance policy towards the abuse of power, exploitation, bullying, harassment and discrimination and towards fraud and corruption.

As representatives of the CHS Alliance, staff behaviour must be seen to be of the highest standard and in keeping with the CHS Alliance vision, mission and aims. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks. As part of these checks, the CHS Alliance is participating in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Process within the Humanitarian and Development Sector. The participation in this Scheme requires the CHS Alliance to seek information about candidate’s misconduct (including sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment) with any previous employers for at least the past five years.

How to apply

You shall submit your application by email to:

Applications shall include in one PDF documentCV and a motivation letter (no longer than 2 pages). Please mention your name and the vacancy reference in the subject line.

Vacancy reference: VER.202203

Deadline for applicationsopen until filled