Project Coordinator (Only national applications-Short Term Contract) (Ref: PROCO1410)

Save the Children İstanbul
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SCI employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.


Under the general supervision of the Child Protection Project Manager, together with the implementing local NGO partner staff, engages in project budgeting and planning and oversees day-to-day implementation and on ground management, provides technical support for the implementing local NGO partners as well as pertinent government local officials who are directly involved in the project implementation. 


Reports to: Child Protection Project Manager

Location: Istanbul, with regular travel to Ankara and other locations in Turkey

Child Safeguarding:

Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post will require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people


Project Management Support

  • Coordinates day-to-day technical support (coaching, mentoring) to the field level project staff of the two implementing local NGO partners
  • Support CP PM in preparing project implementation plans and assists the implementing partner in planning process
  • Conducts regular follow-up and monitoring to the project sides to ensure proper and efficient implementation
  • Identifies critical issues in the implementation of the project and together with local implementing NGO partner staff, takes the necessary actions to address problems and constraints at field level
  • Strongly engages in the selection and follow up of target groups 
  • Prepares regular reports on the implementation of activities as per the requirements of SC and the donor
  • Facilitates and ensures the active involvement of communities in all the project activities as primary stakeholders
  • In collaboration with the MEAL team, support the systematic implementation of MEAL tools and mechanisms by project staff and partners. This will be used to build an evidence-base for the interventions, for quality reporting and for assessing impact.

Budget Management Support

  • Follows up on budget utilization and project expenditure at field level and follows up on monthly expenses and supports partners to develop mitigation plans as required.
  • Provide input during the project budget forecast

Partnership and Capacity Building

  • Closely work with partners (implementing local NGOs) to support in the preparation of quarterly project reports at field level
  • Provides technical and professional support to partners for institutional as well as project specific purposes
  • Identifies and supports partner to build their capacity and to facilitate project implementation
  • Maintains regular communication and interaction with partner to facilitate and promote learning and information sharing between SC and the partner organizations
  • Manages relations with local stakeholders including local government entities that are directly or indirectly involved in the project implementation. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences (e.g. International relations, Sociology, Psychology, Economics or Social Work related fields)  
  • At least 3 year experience in project management cycle (e.g. monitoring, reporting).
  • At least 1 year of experience as project coordinator or equivalent
  • Experience in working with NGOs and partnerships
  • Experience in Child Protection, Protection
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Highly developed facilitation and capacity building skills
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies
  • Fluency in Turkish and workable communication and writing skills in English language required
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s values

Benefits Package provided to National Staff:

  • Salary commensurate with the pay-grade of the position.
  • Transportation allowance
  • Annual leave
  • Private Medical insurance
  • Life and Critical Illness insurance

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter in one document with your application. 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Save the Children

Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. By transforming children’s lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.
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