From time-to-time ADRA-UK is looking to enhance its team with qualified staff willing to help.  Careers at ADRA focus on what we call the 3 C’s. If you are a connected, courageous, and compassionate professional, your dream job may be waiting for you here. We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits, plus the chance to make a true impact with a talented team.


Bring your experience, your faith, and your passion to ADRA.

Your career with us is an opportunity to make a difference in millions of lives around the world and an investment in true professional development.


The ADRA network employs over 6,000 globally and works in over 130 countries.


The network offer careers across a whole range of professions in international development or humanitarian work and support functions.


Opportunities come and go – please come back frequently to check.

ADRA is looking for a new Chief Executive Officer!


The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) position at ADRA-UK offers an exciting opportunity to lead a UK-based humanitarian organisation affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church. As CEO you will play a pivotal role in ensuring that ADRA-UK fulfils its mission of creating positive change and empowering partnerships through compassionate action.


To apply you would need at least five years of NGO work experience in humanitarian development, tertiary qualifications in a relevant field, and proven leadership and strategic management skills in the NGO context. Networking abilities and a strong understanding of international development and the humanitarian NGO sector are also crucial. Proficiency in English, both spoken and written, is required. 


You should be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (occupational requirement) with a deep commitment to its mission, prior experience in ADRA or another NGO, social enterprise development experience, strong leadership and coaching capabilities, and a willingness to pursue further professional development.


The CEO position offers an opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of beneficiaries and lead ADRA-UK to fulfil its humanitarian goals. You should align with ADRA-UK’s purpose and values and possess the necessary skills and experiences to excel in this leadership role.


Applications close 31 January 2024