Area Manager-Malatya (Ref: EM031)
|İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced)|
Area Manager, Malatya
Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest, and conflict/disaster affected countries. Concern has been working in Turkey since August 2013 and currently looking for an Area Managers for Malatya (National Post).
Job Title Area Manager (National Post)
Locations Sanliurfa, Turkey
Reporting line Emergency Response Program Director
Supervisory Responsibility Yes
Contract Length until 30/09/2023 (with possibility of extension)
Job Purpose: You will provide quality leadership and ensure effective and professional management of Concern’s emergency response programmes in the field location. You will have overall responsibility of all operational and support sectors of the programmes and will have overall responsibility for programme officers, support officers, assistants and other staff in the field location as well as local partners’ staff.
- Ensuring emergency response programmes are implemented in line with the Concern Worldwide policies, procedures and Core Humanitarian Standards.
- Analysing and resolving issues that have the potential to jeopardize programme deliverables
- Participating and reporting during programme planning and reviews
- Ensuring lessons learned are shared with relevant stakeholders
- Ensuring How Concern Understands Extreme Poverty guidelines are integrated and reflected into all programmes in the location
- Updating Programme Director and briefing the Programme Management Team on a regular basis
- Maintaining daily base communication with Programme Director
- Providing regular reports, programme updates and work-plans to Programme Director
- Ensuring regular multi-sectoral programme meetings to reinforce integration
- Ensuring strict adherence to Concern’s Financial Policy and Procedures
- Managing expenditures and records daily basis
- Monitoring under and overspending in each programme budget and advising solutions
- Coaching, mentoring and assisting budget holders and local partner staff to develop accurate budgets
- Reporting any suspected or actual financial irregularities to the Country Director
Security Management & Accountability
- Ensuring all staff including local partner staff are aware of and adhere to Security Management Plan (SMP) in the area
- Ensuring a functioning Security Focal Group in the area
- Ensuring a functioning Complaints Response Mechanism in the area
Representation & Networking
- Supporting PD in establishing and maintaining strong relationships with local authorities and organisations including UNDAC, Governorates, Municipalities, Provincial Directorates of relevant ministries, civil society organisations and coordination bodies
- Ensuring strong and trust based relationships, continual capacity building and monitoring of local implementing partners and stakeholders
- Participating in provincial coordination meetings and representing the Programme and Concern
Support Systems & People Management
- Ensuring strict adherence to Concern’s HR, Logistics and Procurement, and IT Systems Policy and Procedures
- Supporting all area staff to understand and complete their objectives
- Ensuring regular cash and stock counts
- Assist with the recruitment of national staff and ensuring optimal leave planning for staff
- Ensuring induction is provided to new staff and performance development reviews are completed for all staff
- Notifying HR department in the case of any disciplinary and grievance issues
- Actively promote meaningful community participation and consultation at all stages of the project cycle (planning, implementation, M&E).
- Work with relevant colleagues to ensure that the Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) is functional and accessible, that feedback and complaints are welcomed and addressed.
- Work with relevant colleagues to ensure that information about CRM, safeguarding and expected staff behaviour is disseminated among programme participants and communities
Minimum skills and experience
- At least Bachelor degree in public administration, social work, psychology, sociology or related subject area
- Four years’ experience in humanitarian field based operations with an international or local NGO, including 1 year team management and budget management experience with International NGO
- Experience in government – civil society organisation cooperation
- Experience in management of diverse and multi-sectoral programmes
- Experience in management of a diverse team of staff
- Experience in budget management
- Knowledge of finance, logistics and administration functions
- Fluent command in written and spoken English and Turkish
- Computer literate and good knowledge of Word and Excel
- Previous work in challenging, insecure and remote areas
- Experience in the projects conducted in the field of social policy or CSO government cooperation in Turkey
- At least 3 years of experience in good governance with civil society in the field of social policy;
The expected competencies include
- Demonstrates political and cultural sensitivity; patient, flexible and capable of working with a multinational country team
- Uses a range of development approaches, including coaching and mentoring to develop team members' skills, knowledge and abilities
- Persuasively communicates difficult information with confidence and skill
- Makes decisions based on logic, rational evidence and an awareness of associated risks
- Encourages new ideas from others and is prepared to take a calculated risk to implement them
- Uses networks to access opportunities, good practice and to help grow organizational knowledge
- Champions change and flexibility to colleagues, leading by example, adopting change first and guiding others through it
- Understanding of local safeguarding structures and arrangements
- Commitment to humanitarian principles and values; upholds Concern Code of Conduct and Associated Policies and understands the importance of working with local organizations
If you feel that your qualifications and experience match our requirements, and you share a commitment to Concern’s values, please click Concern Kariyer and create your resume to apply for the role. Please note that applications received other than the online portal will not be considered. If you encounter technical problems submitting your application online, please use the contact form on job portal.
- Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview;
- Please note that both CV and Cover letter should be in English;
- Application Closing Date: 04/04/2023
- Due to the urgency of the position, Concern will conduct interviews on a rolling basis and may select a candidate before the closure of this position.
Equal opportunities: Concern values diversity in the workplace and is a committed equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of gender, race, family or marital status, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability, class, caste or religion.
Safeguarding at Concern: Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies
Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies. Additionally, Concern is committed to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults and children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with vulnerable adults and children are recruited by us for such roles. Subsequently, working with Concern is subject to a range of vetting checks, including criminal background checking.
We are an international humanitarian organisation dedicated to tackling poverty and suffering in the world’s poorest countries.
We work in partnership with the very poorest people in these countries, directly enabling them to improve their lives, as well as using our knowledge and experience to influence decisions made at a local, national and international level that can significantly reduce extreme poverty. In 2015, we positively impacted the lives of 22.5 million people.