Under direct guidance and supervision of the Protection and SRH Program Manager, the GBV and SRH Project Manager will manage implementation of GBV and SRH components of projects under multiple grants. The GBV and SRH Project Manager will directly manage a team to make sure that all activities are implemented in line with the international standards and best practice. The main role of the GBV and SRH Project Manager will be to ensure a successful life cycle for the projects under her/his responsibility by coordinating with program support functions, including Finance, HR, Administration, Logistics and Procurement. The role of the GBV and SRH Project Manager will also involve coordination, leadership and coaching of the team in all technical aspects of implementation, with the support of the technical staff at the country office and from global teams. The GBV and SRH Project Manager will assist the Program Manager to ensure good quality of GBV and SRH integration within the whole program.
Job Responsibility #1 Project Management and Accountability % 40 of time
- Manage the successful completion of the GBV and SRH focused projects including coordinating staff and plans on a day to day basis to ensure the effectiveness and accountability.
- Oversee the implementation of GBV and SRH activities with the support of the Program Manager and with technical support from the SRH Technical Advisor.
- Adapt project activities to be compatible with emergency response in line with GBV cluster emergency response package and participate internal emergency response coordination to ensure GBV activities are included to the overall emergency response.
- Work in coordination with the SRH Technical Advisor to adapt SRH activities in line with the international standards and with the needs identified in the SRH cluster.
- Ensure CARE implements projects in a manner that meets contractual obligations including all donor and CARE policy, procedures, rules and regulations.
- Conduct regular team meetings with GBV and SRH team and partners’ staff to ensure projects are implemented per agreed work plans and to support them to do this.
- Facilitate program reporting and information flow to the Program Manager to complete CARE/donor reporting requirements within agreed timeframes.
- Improve already-existing networks and/or establish new networks amongst relevant service providers and stakeholders (NGOs, governmental bodies, hospitals, schools, etc.) operating in the GBV prevention and response.
- Ensure that accountability mechanisms are implemented according to agreed principles and procedures.
- Monitor project expenditures in coordination with the Program Manager.
- Prepare documentation for granting process with implementing partners.
- Ensure projects have accurate procurement plans; follow up on purchase requests with relevant departments.
- Ensure risks are appropriately managed, including financial, safety and security, programmatic and reputational risks.
- Coordinate and collaborate with other technical specialists as needed.
- Collaborate with the Protection Project Manager and SRH Technical Advisor to create joint activities and foster learning across the program.
- Ensure MEAL requirements of projects are applied including independent monitoring for activities.
Job Responsibility #2 Project Design % 10 of time
- Assist the Program Manager in developing project proposals and long-term resource mobilization strategies based on knowledge and experience gained through direct implementation of GBV and SRH components of the projects as well as GBV Sub-cluster’s strategic inputs
Job Responsibility #3 Staff Management, Capacity Building of Staff and Implementing Partners %30 of time
- Manage the GBV and SRH team that consists of GBV Coordinator and Officer, SRH Coordinator and Officer.
- Develop capacity building plans for direct supervisees.
- Oversee the preparation and implementation of capacity building plans of the partners based on the needs identified by the GBV and SRH team and SRH Technical Advisor.
- Ensure that the external and internal referral mechanism system (SOPs) is known, applied and monitored
Job Responsibility #4 Representation, Coordination and Reporting in relation to GBV and SRH % 20 of time
- Support partner NGOs in maintaining a safe and confidential record keeping system and making sure referral of cases are confidential, safe and in a timely manner.
- Attend, regularly and actively the cross-border GBV sub-cluster monthly meetings and report to the Program Manager.
- Ensures that partner NGOs are regularly attending the important coordination forums and provide updates on their activities in Syria (meetings, 4Ws matrix and advocacy).
- Support/help to prepare partner NGOs monthly plans, reports and specific reports on protection program.
- Review and improve the quality of Partner Organization’s existing data collection tools/databases/reporting templates for protection specific activities.
- Providing support in reviewing monitoring and evaluation reports.
- Support to and engagement in establishment/implementation of accountability mechanisms to ensure feedback on protection concerns are duly captured into program adaptations and improvement.
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Social Science, Public Administration, Business Administration, Developmental Studies).
- Certification/ training in GBV prevention and response programming.
- At least four years of work experience in project management, GBV and protection fields of which at least two should be in a not-for-profit, humanitarian organization.
- Experience in managing and implementing humanitarian or emergency programs/projects.
- Demonstrable experience of working on protection programs, especially on GBV, case management and PSS, and good knowledge on SRH programs.
- Experience of managing/supervising staff.
- Demonstrable experience of providing training and capacity building on GBV issues.
- Ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment.
- Knowledge of the Syria crisis context.
- Experience of managing teams based in other locations than your own.
- Experience of participating in humanitarian coordination mechanisms.
- Experience working with /through implementing partners
- Experience with remote management
- Understanding of northern Syria crisis and context
- Gender awareness and commitment to gender equality
- Fluency in English
- Strong skills in oral and written communication
- Strong skills in inter-personal communications, able to work effectively with multiple stakeholders in a complex, multi-actor environment
- Sensitivity to cultural differences and the ability to work effectively across a wide variety of cultural contexts
- Strong team player, able to develop and maintain effective working relationships within a distributed and dynamic team
- Competence with MS Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook
- Strong coaching, training and mentoring skills.
- Arabic language skills.
Child Protection Policy
Child abuse in all forms is unacceptable to CARE Turkey, which recognizes its responsibility to protect children from harm in all areas of its work. CARE Turkey is committed to ensuring a child-safe environment and is applying a zero-tolerance approach towards any kind of child abuse and exploitation.
Discrimination, Abuse and Harassment Policy
CARE Turkey expressly prohibits and will not tolerate any form of discrimination, abuse, harassment (sexual or otherwise), based upon race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship status, disability, or military status. CARE employees and related personnel must under no circumstances take part in any form of discrimination, harassment, or abuse (physical, sexual or verbal), intimidation or exploitation, or in any other way infringe the rights of others inside or outside CARE.
Employment is subject to the possession of valid identification documents (passport, residency card, temporary protection card, etc.) and successfully obtaining permission to work by the Government of Turkey (work permit). CARE will submit the work permit application on behalf of the selected candidate after the job offer accepted. Candidate can start to work for CARE only after the work permit is received. Failure to provide the required documents or rejection of a work permit application by the Government of Turkey will result in your employment offer being rescinded.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates, please attach a Curriculum Vitae in English and a Cover letter (in a separate file of no more than one A4 page) describing how your skills and experience match the requirements of this post, following to provided link when you click on the apply button.
Applications in languages other than English will not be reviewed.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
** CARE International is an Equal Opportunity Employer **
***Female Candidates are encouraged to apply!***