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Turkey: Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL) Officer

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: International Association for Relief and Development
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 21 Jul 2017

About ONSUR:

International Association for Relief and Development (Onsur) is a non-governmental organization registered in Turkey N° (27-018-178) dealing with the Relief and development projects through the empowerment of local communities to ensure a decent life, Founded at the beginning of 2012. Onsur works through the main office is located in Gaziantep’s province Turkey, in addition to execution offices in: Syria (Aleppo, Idlib, Rural Damascus), Lebanon (Saida, Arsal), and Iraq (Erbil – under construction)


  • Oversee the implementation of all livelihood and food security project activities in Syria to ensure the project is completed in a timely and accountable manner
  • Communicate with the program staff in Syria on a regular basis to coordinate day-to-day implementation of activities, to follow up on security situation, to collect data, and to conduct training as needed (Remote from Gaziantep)
  • Assist with proposal development, including strategic design, research and writing, and assist with seeking potential new partners and donors
  • Represent ONSUR at the Food Security and Early recovery Cluster sand at other external meetings as needed
  • Communicate with staff inside Syria on a regular basis to coordinate day to day activities, documentation collection, and logistics
  • Oversee work of program staff inside Syria and ensure proper tracking of implementation, reporting, and logistics
  • Follow up on security situation inside Syria to develop contingency plans for projects and to ensure continuation of programing
  • Collaborate with MEAL team to set up, plan, and follow up with MEAL plans for relevant projects

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Is a Turkish or Syrian national
  • Has a degree in a relevant field such as Agricultural Engineering, Economics, Development studies, Social sciences or other relevant disciplines
  • Has at least 2 years of experience implementing livelihood and food security programs
  • Has experience with donor funded grants and reporting
  • Is fluent in English and Arabic, Turkish (prefered)
  • Previous experience with remote management and with implementing cross-border programs in Syria is desired

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position. The environment is fast-paced and dynamic and will require flexibility and a willingness to complete job duties from a remote location in a timely manner when needed.

How to apply:

Please send your application and C.V to Human Resources Officer at with the following subject : « PROTR027005 ».