Applications are now open for the next intake of the Humanitarian Leadership Programme / Graduate Certificate of Humanitarian Leadership, which commences on 10th July 2017.
Closing date for applications for the next intake is on 15th June 2017.
Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted and applicants may be offered a place prior to the closing date.
Any applications received after the closing date will be considered for a place on the next available intake.
Places on the programme are limited and therefore we will only select participants who are suited to the level of this learning programme.
The programme represents a significant investment of participant time and energy – we need to believe that you have considered this fully and are able to make the necessary commitment.
You will need to demonstrate the following:
- Five years experience of working with recognised national and international non-governmental organisations, UN Agencies, private sector organisations or relevant government bodies related to humanitarian and emergency response;
- A minimum of three years in a managerial role;
- A desire to develop your leadership skills in order to make a positive contribution to the future of the sector
- Excellent verbal and written English communication skills. Must have equivalent English language level to 6.5 IELTS or similar. You may be requested to undertake a written test or undergo interview if the application panel needs to confirm your English language proficiency.
You will need to ensure you have the support of your employer or sponsoring organisation. Please discuss your application with your line manager as they will be required to provide a supporting statement, as well as sign a declaration that they will support you during the course. You will need to prepare, then complete and submit the application form, provide your curriculum vitae, answer motivation questions and write a short personal statement. We expect a high volume of applications and encourage you to apply early to maximise chances of being awarded a place on the programme.
Once you have submitted you will receive an automatic reply to confirm that your application has been received.
You can download the required forms and documents from the Application Form page
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