NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Organization: Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression
Closing date: 19 Feb 2021

Programs’ Manager acts as the head of the Programs’ Department, and reports directly to the General Director.


  • Responsible for developing the strategic plan of all SCM Programs, towards achieving its vision, mission and Objectives.

  • Responsible for researching, planning, implementing programs’ objectives.

  • Ensure program operations and activities adhere to legal guidelines and internal policies.

  • Provide regular updates to the General Director accurately about Programs’ activities and progress.

  • Develop new programs / projects within the Department that serve the strategic plan of the organization.

  • Ensure that all Programs including their projects aspects are ready on time such as but not limited to: MEAL plan, risk management plan, work plan, Budgets, recruitment and procurements plans, by signing the final approval on the documents.

  • Conduct the final revision of all proposals, external reporting before sharing with external stakeholders.

  • Responsible for close-out phase for all programs including projects, providing recommendations on the projects’ evaluation.

  • Track progress and performance of all Programs’ managers in addition to being reposbilibe for their administrative matters.

  • Provide continuous support to staff and build their capacities through on job training, mentoring, and coaching.

  • Seek funding opportunities for all programs.

  • Represent SCM in delegated events, donors’ meetings and as requested from the line manager.

  • Maintain good relationships with stakeholders, partners & beneficiaries.

  • Any other related task requested by the line manager.


University Degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or relevant field


  • minimum of 3 years of experience in programs’ management in a similar institution
  • Fluency in English and Arabic, other European language would be considered as as an added value
  • Excellent knowledge in the Syrian context, specially the context of human rights in Syria (Justice and Rule of Law, Media and Freedoms, Citizenship and Civil Society)
  • Ability to travel within European Union countries and MENA region
  • Excellent skills in using computer software applications, specially Google G-Suite, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in Remote management in a similar field of work
  • Ability to manage activities and various staff groups, in addition to high communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong knowledge in managing donors’ requirements, reporting and developing proposals

How to apply:

  • The CV must include contact information (telephone number, Skype address), previous experiences with professional references, academic qualifications.
  • CV must be in PDF with the full name of the applicant in the title.
  • Applications sent via email with the name of the vacancy in the email subject.
  • Any application received after the deadline will be rejected.
  • CVs will be reviewed after the deadline of submission, and only shortlisted will be called for interviews. We apologize for not sending replies to all.

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