Medecins Du Monde, notable for its campaigning against Israeli’s security barrier, is advertising for an “International Coordinator in Palestine” to be based in Jerusalem. The job description includes networking with “various partners and institutions in Palestine”; supervising “the management of the MdM international network’s base in Jerusalem”; Successful applicants will have “Knowledge of Middle East and particularly Palestine.” Knowledge of Israel or Hebrew is not a requirement, nor is networking with Israeli institutions or partners. MDM does not specify if they consider all of Jerusalem to be “Occupied Palestinian Territory.”
Save the Children UK is advertising for a Child Rights Programme Manager for “Jerusalem, Occupied Palestinian Territory.” Save the Children UK is active in anti-Israel advocacy at the UN. The Manager will head SCUK’s newly created Child Rights Program and seeks applicants with previous experience in the “OPT/Middle East”. The announcement does not state where in Jerusalem the position will be located, nor does SCUK specify whether it considers all of Jerusalem to be “Occupied Palestinian Territory.”
CARE is hiring a Country Director for the “Palestinian Territory” to be based in Jerusalem. The Country Director will be CARE’s “senior representative in West Bank and Gaza who ensures that CARE’s work contributes to CARE’s vision of a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been eliminated and people live with dignity and security….The CD provides strategic leadership and guidance to the country office team so that CARE’s role and mandate in the Palestinian territory are appropriate to the operating context and CARE is a significant contributor to reducing poverty and social injustice.” The position does not require knowledge of Arabic
NGO Monitor will continue to track the hiring process for these positions.