CONCERN WORLDWIDE TÜRKİYE
Programme Development Manager
About Concern: 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 countries. Concern has been working in Türkiye since August 2013 and currently looking for an experienced and qualified Programme Development Manager based in Şanlıurfa to lead the development of Concern’s programme in Türkiye and NW Syria.
Job Title: Programme Development Manager
Location: Şanlıurfa, Türkiye
Reporting line: Programme Director
Closely work with: Programme Coordinators, Project Managers Systems and Finance, Local partners
Contract Length: 12 months (likely to be extended)
Direct Reports: Grants Officer
Job Purpose: The Programme Development Manager will contribute to the development of Concern’s programme in Türkiye and NW Syria, in particular, the development of proposals and reports to be submitted to donors as well as support to partners.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Proposal Development and Reporting
- Lead proposal and report writing process for donors, local authorities and Concern HQ.
- Coordinate and consolidate inputs from other Concern team members and partner organizations
- Final editing and review of proposals and reports to be submitted to donors
- Support the development of proposal budgets.
- Participate in the development and revision of Concern’s programme strategies in Türkiye and NW Syria.
- Represent Concern in donor meetings, working group, cluster and coordination meeting as needed
- Stay up to date with the latest programming strategies which are suitable for refugees in Türkiye and vulnerable communities in NW Syria.
- Maintain a share point filing system for submitted proposals, reports and donor contracts.
- Maintain a share point filing system for proposals, reports and contact with downstream partners.
- Provide training for Concern team members and partners on the project management cycle, proposal development and report writing.
- Support partners to develop proposals for other donors to diversify their funding sources.
Accountability and Safeguarding
- To support and promote the standards outlined in Concern Code of Conduct and associated polices to teams and beneficiaries, and be committed to provide a safe working environment,
- Work with relevant colleagues to ensure that the Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) is functional and accessible, that feedback and complaints are welcome and addressed,
- Work with relevant colleagues to ensure that information about CRM, safeguarding and expected staff behaviour disseminated among programme participants and communities
MINIMUM SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’s degree,
- 3 years’ relevant work experience of working with partner organizations in humanitarian field,
- Good English Language skills,
- Proven experience of proposal development, report writing and donor representation.
- Excellent writing skills,
WE WOULD ALSO LIKE:
- Good Turkish and/or Arabic language skills,
- Strong communication and influencing skills,
- Ability to work independently in a systematic and organized manner,
- Ability to work as team player with a can do attitude,
- Commitment to beneficiary accountability and humanitarian principles,
- Ability to give attention to details,
- Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines,
- Adhere to the standards of conduct outlined Concern Code of Conduct and associated policies.
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;
- Promotes gender equality, challenging the reinforcement of negative gender stereotypes within the workplace;
- Builds personal confidence, skills and knowledge to take immediate action through local safeguarding procedures;
- 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: 14/12/2022
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.