National NGO Program on Humanitarian Leadership: NNPHL.8 Leadership Training Course, Asia
The NNPHL.8 call for applications is now open! This global cohort will meet in person in Asia this July, exact location to be determined. Applications close on February 29, 2020.
For the NNPHL.8 Leadership Training course, NNPHL will prioritize applications from exemplary, mid-level career humanitarian professionals working for non-governmental or community-based organizations in humanitarian settings in Asia. NNPHL will prioritize humanitarians working for national NGOs and community-based organizations in Eastern and Southern Asia and South Eastern Asia and Oceania.
NNPHL Leadership Training is designed for exemplary, mid-level career, full-time humanitarian professionals working for non-governmental or community-based organizations in humanitarian settings. All participants of NNPHL will meet a standard set of minimum requirements:
- Must have reached a mid-level position in a non-governmental or community-based organization
- Professional experience in at least one or more humanitarian emergency situations
- Must be able to demonstrate management experience (i.e., managing a team)
- Must have a demonstrated interest in pursuing leadership roles in the humanitarian sector
- Must be able to speak, read, and write English with proficiency
- Must have a Bachelor’s degree or a comparable academic or professional qualification
- Must be available to participate in the course (including the in-person training, distance learning and experiential learning highlighted above)
- Must have the permission of your employer to participate in all aspects of the program
- Must have a passport that is valid for at least six months after the date of the in-person training course
Please note that expatriate staff are not eligible for NNPHL blended learning courses, nor are professionals working at UN agencies or government affiliated organizations. However, all are welcome to register for the NNPHL Online Course, which is available to everyone at no cost.
ARE THERE OTHER SELECTION CRITERIA?
- With a focus on strengthening the leadership capacity of national level staff, NNPHL will prioritize candidates working with national NGOs and community-based organizations. A limited number of spots will be available for national staff working at international NGOs.
- For each regional workshop, NNPHL will only accept applicants from the corresponding region. Please read the Eligibility Requirements above and ensure that you meet the criteria before applying.
- Please note that expatriate staff are not eligible for NNPHL blended learning courses, nor are professionals working at UN agencies or government affiliated organizations. However, the NNPHL Online Course is available to everyone at no cost.
- NNPHL has a commitment to maintaining a gender balance for each iteration of the course and ensuring that women have improved access to leadership training. For that reason, we especially encourage women humanitarian professionals to apply for the program. For more information about NNPHL’s eligibility requirements, please see the FAQ.
Applications are due February 29, 2020.
The online application does not allow you to save your work and return to the application at a later time. Partial applications will not be considered so make sure to answer every question. We recommend that you copy the short-answer essay questions below and save them on a Word document. When you are ready to submit your application, copy and paste your answers to the online application. We can only accept applications submitted online through Recruiterbox.
Two supporting documents are required and must be submitted at the time of application: 1) a one to two page resume or CV, and 2) a letter of reference from your current or most recent manager highlighting your suitability to participate in NNPHL.
Please read the Eligibility Requirements and ensure that you meet the criteria before applying.
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