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ACT Alliance is a network of more than 140 organizations operating in 120 countries. Our engagement in the humanitarian, development and advocacy fields is supported by a small Secretariat in Geneva and across ACT’s regional offices.

Do you want to apply your coordination or research skills to the humanitarian, advocacy, and development fields? Are you as committed as we are to delivering aid more efficiently?

Whether you are a specialist in gender, climate or migration issues, a field researcher, a communications expert or a finance and administration professional, join our team of passionate and talented people and be part of the solution.

Values, impact and people

ACT Alliance works to ensure that the rights and dignity of refugees and people on the move are upheld and their humanity is recognized and respected.



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Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) works to save and change lives and to fight injustice in over 32 countries, making us one of the largest aid organizations in the Nordic region. Last year we were able to reach over three million people impacted by disaster situations, refugee camps and struggling communities. In addition we were able to help victims of war and disaster in 130 countries through the ACT Alliance. We are now seeking a new colleague who will work with us "Together for a just world".

NCA is seeking an experienced and motivating leader to be based in our office in Islamabad, Pakistan. The Country Representative is the senior management position and has responsibility for the strategic leadership of NCA's office and Country Program in the region, which includes the further development and strengthening of the funding base. They will be responsible for representing NCA in relevant forums with national authorities, international and national organizations, donors, other faith-based alliances and partners as well as the media. Our Pakistan programmes focus on emergency response, disaster risk reduction, gender justice and peace building.


The Department for Mission and Development in LWF has the mandate to support member
churches in their mission to proclaim the gospel, advocate for justice and peace and work for
people and with people in need. To achieve this goal, DMD supports churches in the global LWF communion mainly though network and relationship building, sharing resources and knowledge, training and capacity development and financial assistance.

The main thrust of the Area Secretaries is to accompany churches to nurture and further their Lutheran contextual identities, mutually learning from each other and building relationships among members.

Required qualifications:

Degree in Theology

Proven experience in a position involving mission, theological reflection, as well as planning,
administration and/or management of mission or church-related development
projects/programs with LWF member church, mission society, related agency or ecumenical
organization in an international environment

Able to establish excellent working relationships with a variety of people and culturally
sensitive. Ability to set new priorities regularly, to be flexible, committed and dedicated

Excellent communication, collaboration and presentation skills and a good facilitator in
workshop/meeting settings. Skills in conflict mediation. Problem-solving, empathy and
persuasive skills

Excellent written and spoken English, working knowledge of one language of the Asia region
is required

Candidates for this position require a church endorsement by an LWF member church.
Applications (including motivation letter, detailed curriculum vitae in English, church endorsement and copies of diplomas and work certificates) with the names and e-mail addresses of three references (two professional from present and/or previous employers/supervisors and one character reference) should be sent by 25 October 2015 to:

Ms Aline Ritchie, Head of Human Resources
The Lutheran World Federation
P.O. Box 2100, 1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland

LWF-DWS has established its operations in the Central African Republic (CAR) in early 2013. The CAR Operations has opened to a regional emergency response to the displacement of CAR populations in both CAR and Cameroun since October 2014. LWF in CAR and Cameroon is implementing multisectoral projects focusing on communities in the following sectors: WASH, Livelihoods, Shelter & NFI, Food Security and Protection (principally social cohesion). These projects are funded by a wide variety of donors, including the BMZ, UNHCR, CHF and ACT Alliance.

More information here

The Head of Communication implements the LWF communication strategy, leads the communications office and communication projects in the LWF.

He/she is an advisor on all aspects of communication to the LWF Leadership Team and ensures that LWF’s communication is making visible the work of the LWF as a global communion of churches. This is essential in order for the LWF to carry out its mission as a faith-based organization working with its member churches, ecumenical partners, related organizations and the public.

See the vacancy here

Within the context of the Diakonia Team, and the Global Mission Unit as a whole, this position:

(1) directs and provides strategic leadership to the ELCA’s engagement with global companions and other Lutheran and ecumenical partners for Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting, and Learning (PMERL) on international development projects and programs;
(2) provides technical advice and support to GM to ensure integration of GM’s PME processes into GM-supported projects and programs;
(3) provides leadership and technical assistance towards the development of strategies for engagement with global companions and ELCA synods and congregations involved in international development projects and programs from the perspective of better PMERL;
(4) expands cooperation between independent Lutheran organizations, Lutheran World Federation, Lutheran World Relief and other governmental and NGO partners engaged in international development projects and programs; and
(5) increases the availability of resources for PMERL for the continued improvement of GM-supported international development projects and programs (e.g. from foundations and other grantors).

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Application on-line click here

Position Advertised by ACT member Norwegian Church Aid. For more information and to apply click here

Position Advertised by ACT member Norwegian Church Aid. For more information and to apply click here