Search UN Jobs and NGO Jobs

Turkey: Early Recovery & Livelihoods Project Coordinator

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Organization: POINT Society
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 12 Aug 2018

About Point

POINT was established by a group of humanitarian workers and its headquarter is in Gaziantep, Turkey. As an organic non-governmental organization, the co-founders of PONT realized the crucial capacity gaps and needs for the civil society and communities to play a greater role in improving the response to the humanitarian crisis and better contribute to the stabilization of their conflict-affected country. POINT provides capacity development to the local civil society and communities actors as well as local staff in INGOs. This is in order to strengthen their voice, increase their impact and bring about the development of diverse, inclusive and independent civil society and communities.

Job description

✓ Develop the project charter✓ Arranging kick off meeting with project staff and partners/donors
✓ support the Program manager in developing ToRs of new staff inside Syria
✓ Develop and insure the correct implementation of the work plan, while defining clear milestones, and a contingency plan in collaboration with relevant departments;
✓ Prepare procurement plan.
✓ Attend relevant meeting.
✓ Follow up activities related to:

  1. Basic (Social and Economic) Infrastructure Rehabilitation
  2. Sustainable Financing of Vocational Training
  3. Alternative Project Ownership Modalities - Livelihood Grant Support
  4. Local Spatial Planning, Implementation and Livelihoods through community participation
  5. Village Micro-Credit associations
    ✓ Direct and coordinate the work of the project coordinator inside Syria and the project’s team.
    ✓ Implementation:
  6. Planning different phases of implementation with the Program Coordinator inside Syria;
  7. Harmonize implementation phases with the MEAL activities needed during and after project implementation period;
  8. Follow up on project related procurement and logistics;
  9. Always keep contact with all relevant parties involved both internal and external;
  10. Evaluate implemented activities and guarantee efficient usage of the resources.
  11. Coordinating with Financial Department.
  12. Develop project media and communication plan in coordination with the Media
    ✓ Reviewing the plans regularly to ensure tasks and milestones are being achieved in a
    timely manner.
    ✓ Take an active part in the project issue/risk management process, by contributing to the
    identification and prioritization of existing and potential issues and risks, and helping to
    develop strategies and controls to mitigate these.
    ✓ Check project compliance with MEAL department and highlight any issues to the
    Program Manager.
    ✓ Provide a skilled facilitation service to support the project team in achieving the project
    ✓ Build and maintain effective communications with senior managers, stakeholders, other
    project team members
    Minimum skills and qualification
    ✓ At least three years’ work experience, with relevant tasks, in emergency contexts; good
    knowledge of the humanitarian aid system with a special focus on Community based
    ✓ Previous experience in remote project management;
    ✓ Proved strategic capacity in the identification of new opportunities and project proposals;
    ✓ Previous work experience in management of emergency projects;
    ✓ High interpersonal skills with a strong analytical approach in problem solving and

    ✓ Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Arabic.✓ Background knowledge of the regional context is preferable.

    ✓ Coordinating with the MEAL coordinator for developing the monitoring process.✓ Ensure the performance of high quality standards throughout the whole project;

    ✓ Collect technical information, manage risks and new opportunities for projects;
    ✓ Lead constant quality control system;
    ✓ Analyze and report strengths and weaknesses of the project;
    ✓ Evaluate the project activities during the implementation phase and afterwards.
    Knowledge management
    ✓ Check and archive all activity related documentation as per POINT and Partner/Donor
    ✓ Elaborate notes with details of the best practices and lessons learned during the project;
    ✓ Share the notes with the ProgramManager, relevant staff, POINT’s and project partners.
    Education and Experience:
    ✓ University degree in in Business administration, international development or a field
    related. Strong previous experience in general project management.
    ✓ Prepare narrative reports and contribute to the development of financial reports, in
    collaboration with the relevant admin staff in POINT;
    ✓ Prepare project status reports, presentations, agendas etc.
    ✓ Guarantee effective and constant information flow with the Program Manager.

How to apply:

Please send your CV to within the job title (ERL-P.Coordinator-TR-002) as the subject of the email to:

Kindly note that any email not including (ERL-P.Coordinator-TR-002) as it subject, will be disqualified.