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Turkey: Partnership Coordinator

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Syrian Expatriate Medical Association
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 28 Jul 2017

Role Purpose

  • The Partnerships Associate person will support program and support staff who manage partnerships in individual projects and programs. It is a cross-cutting role involving technical assistance and support to ensure high quality, feedback and learning in SEMA partnerships. S/he will work closely with Grant and partnership Manager and the Grant Team.


  • Collaborate with the G&PM to identify, partnership opportunities
  • As requested by the G&PM maintain contact with the partners to ensure / confirm that annual planning, project monitoring, reporting, and project amendments are implemented.
  • Collaborate with the G&PM to identify, document and share best practices from their projects with other partners.
  • Under the guidance of the G&PM Prepare / review the Semi-annual report submitted / will be submitted to the partners and provide feedback to partners.
  • Facilitate field visits of SEMA Partners which aim to monitor the implementation of their projects’ SEMA systems, processes, activity plans, gender equity, inclusion, and sustainable programming.
  • As required by G&PM undertake field visits to monitor the implementation of partners’ projects’ systems, processes, activity plans, gender equity, inclusion, and sustainable programming.
  • Provide support for preparation of Annual Reflection and Learning workshop with the partner to ensure all the arrangement of the workshop.
  • Support any conduct evaluation activities by partners for SEMA and any
  • Collaborate with Grant Coordinator to prepare and organize the kick off and the close out of SEMA sub-grants with all concerned.
  • Maintain hard / Soft copy files for all SEMA / SEMA partners’ agreements.
  • Assists with the development, maintenance and tracking of SEMA grants.
  • Participate in develops reports and information for grant funding agencies.
  • Follow up on the required documents by partners when opening new partnership.
  • Conduct stakeholder analysis and partnership scoping for programs.
  • Develop, monitor and document strategic partnerships (outcome mapping, incentive analysis, etc)
  • Participate in the legal vetting process of implementing Partners in case of sub granting.
  • Formulate partnerships with donors, even with local partners Any other task or duty assign by the higher managers.


  • Bachelor degree in relevant field.
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in the humanitarian sector/with NGOs, with at least 2 years’ experience in partnership based programming or community based programming.
  • Good skills and experience in all aspects of programme cycle management – design and development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience in organizational capacity development, training, mentoring and coaching
  • Proven experience in field level representation with key stakeholders and co-ordination with other NGOs/UN
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to think and plan strategically
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including a good track record of report writing
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft programs (Power point, Word and Excel) is required. Fluency in English, both verbal and written, required.

How to apply:
  • Please insert the personal information in the application and send your CV with cover letter to the attention of the HR Department in Syrian Expatriate Medical Association (SEMA) to this E-Mail: with the job code “Par-GAS2-2“ in the subject line
  • Please Note that any CV sent with no Job Code in the subject line will not be submitted in the HR Serve