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CaLP Director

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

The Role 

The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) is looking for a new Director to lead CaLP, the secretariat team and oversee CaLP’s work with members. Key dimensions of the role include:

  • Lead the processes of setting strategy, developing & delivering annual plans. Oversee their successful implementation.
  • Represent CaLP and manage relationships at a senior level with major humanitarian and private sector actors.
  • Ensure CaLP brings members together to deliver on their shared mission.
  • Position CaLP appropriately in relation to sensitive and contested policy debates, being a broker where appropriate.
  • Lead a dispersed staff team of c. 30 and an annual budget of £3m.
  • Build the CaLP secretariat staff team, into a high performing team with a positive working culture.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience


  • Substantial senior management and leadership experience.
  • Knowledge of the international humanitarian system, including the roles, priorities and politics of major actors.
  • Experience of Cash Transfer Programming in humanitarian aid.
  • Experience of working in a network environment.
  • Experience in delivering activities in some or all of CaLP’s strategic areas: capacity building, knowledge management & research, coordination (of cash programming) and policy.
  • Experience of managing restricted grants and relationships with humanitarian donors.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-building skills, able to build relationships and support the dispersed staff team.
  • Diplomacy and gravitas to engage effectively with all stakeholders at senior level.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.


  • Written and verbal communication skills in French or Arabic. 

How to apply

If this sounds like you and you would like to learn more about this impactful role please click on the Job Profile attachment for all of the details.

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Type of contract
Open ended