Career profiles

We are always on the lookout for talented and adaptable people who want to make a difference in society. For some roles we require more specialist skills and experience, but we do also have many generalist roles for which we will give you training and support in return for your hard work and commitment.

People join HALO from all walks of life and backgrounds. Find out more about the careers available in HALO from some of our people.

FIONA KILPATRICK - PROGRAMME MANAGER, IVORY COAST

Following 11 years as a British Army Ammunition Technician and Ministry of Defence Explosive Safety Advisor, then a further two years as a civilian bomb disposal instructor to the Afghan National Security Forces in Kabul, it was time for a change.  In my mind, I had seen my share of conflict zones and troubled countries.  It was time to go home and find a quiet job in a quiet company.  It was at this point I discovered that The HALO Trust was looking for a new member of staff, in Africa!

Read more about Fiona Kilpatrick's work as a Programme Manager at HALO Trust

MICHAEL NEWTON – DEPUTY PROGRAMME MANAGER, SOMALILAND

On leaving the Royal Air Force in 2012, I undertook a Masters degree at Durham University during which I spent some months in Nepal, covering the reintegration and rehabilitation of former child soldiers. I realised then, that I wanted a career in the humanitarian sector. 

Read more about Michael Newton's work as a Deputy Programme Manager at HALO Trust