Vacancies with the International Disability Alliance (IDA)

  • Program Manager. IDA is seeking a full time Program Manager to be based in New York, Geneva or in exceptional circumstances elsewhere. The Program Manager will be responsible for assisting the IDA Executive Director with developing, communicating and monitoring IDA’s strategy and operations. The Program Manager will also support the IDA Executive Director in fundraising and coordinating with IDA’s strategic partners. The Program Manager will manage the IDA Partnership with DFID and will lead IDA’s engagement towards the work of UN Agencies, in particular the Partnership to Promote the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNPRPD).
    To apply: Download the application pack.
    Deadline for applications: 11 August 2017. 

Partner vacancies & consultancies
(Disclaimer: The following vacancies are not from IDA and are provided for information. IDA does not accept responsibility for the vacancies, nor does it accept applications for the below positions)

  • Consultancy: To develop IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action. The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Task Team on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian is seeking a consultant who will be responsible for drafting the initial content of the IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action. In addition to drafting the content, the consultant will be required to coordinate specific actions detailed in the Task Team work plan, and engage with a broad range of stakeholders, including Member States, UN agencies, persons with disabilities and their representative organizations, humanitarian actors and wider civil society organisations. 
    To apply: visit the UNICEF page.
    Deadline for applications: Friday Jul 28 2017
  • UN Volunteers are seeking a JPO to support the disability inclusion initiative of UNDP/UNV. The Analyst will work on the Inclusion of YP with Disabilities, at the UNV HQ in Bonn Only German nationals are eligible to apply, ideally those with disabilities. More info at: