Framing the Sphere Handbook Revision Process

The Sphere Project seeks a consultant to design the upcoming revision process of its Handbook - Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response. Additional information is available here.

Beginning as soon as possible, the consultancy runs for 10-15 working days and is to be completed by end April 2016 at the latest.


In order to apply, candidates should submit a cover letter, qualifications, proposed approach to the consultancy outputs and proposed timeline to by 11 March 2016 (COB). 

Applications will be considered as they are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 


Coordinator of the Global Humanitarian Standards Partnership - 50%

The Sphere Project and Companion Standards seek to hire a Coordinator for the Global Humanitarian Standards Partnership. The position requires a savvy professional experienced in working with networks, building consensus across diverse constituencies and leading/facilitating inter-organisational processes in support of a common goal. The Coordinator will start as soon as possible. The position is at 50% and initially for 3 months, but with possible renewal.


Please send your CV and motivation letter to by 2 March 2016 (COB). Applications will be considered as they are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

The Coordinator will be administratively based at the Sphere Project office, which is hosted by ICVA in Geneva, but may work from another location, reporting directly to the Sphere Director on behalf of the Partnership. (N.B. Candidates wishing to work in Geneva must hold a valid work permit and must confirm this in their application.)

Additional information is available here.

A number of Sphere Project Board organizations as well as quality and accountability initiatives advertise job openings on their websites. Job-seekers are welcome to visit the sites/pages listed below.

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