UNHCR Programme Coordinator (Ref: EM085)
|İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced)|
UNHCR Programme Coordinator – Sanliurfa
About the role:
You will report to the Programmes Director for Türkiye and line manage the project officers. You will work closely with the Country Director, MEAL Manager, Country Finance Controller, Partnership Manager and Systems Director; and liaise with Programme Coordinators. You will represent Concern towards Government counterparts, UN agencies, NGOs and Sectoral Working Groups.
Job Title Programme Coordinator-UNHCR
Location Sanliurfa, Türkiye
Reporting Line Programme Director
Supervisory Responsibility Yes
Contract Status Fixed Term, till 31/12/2023 (with possible extension)
Job purpose: The Programme Coordinator is overall responsible for the implementation of an UNHCR funded protection project, which is implemented in 8 provinces of SE Türkiye by Concern and partner NGOs. The duration of the project is 7 months; extension is subject to funding.
You will be responsible for:
- Overall responsibility for successful implementation of a 7-month UNHCR funded protection project in 8 provinces of SE Türkiye
- Ensure the quality implementation of activities by Concern and local partners
- Technical oversight of all related project activities
- Supervise support to partner organizations from different departments and adjust as necessary
- Ensure harmonisation of action by all partners
- Lead monthly analysis of project data to identify trends and potential challenges
- Ensure that UNHCR, Concern and government compliance and reporting requirements are met
- Develop regular donor updates on changes in the humanitarian context.
- Attend regular meetings with UNHCR representatives where required and represent Concern
- Ensuring staff are conducting comprehensive need assessments in the field
- Leading development of Protection assessments tools, and ensuring team are working on identification of persons with special needs, referrals, case processing, and provision of assistance through a special needs funding
- Liaise and collaborate with relevant actors to update the service map as required
Coordination and Leadership
- Ensure that the project is strongly represented in the related working/sector groups and sub-working/sub-sector groups.
Financial Management and Compliance
- Ensure that programme expenditure is in line with finance policies and procedures, and that resources are optimally utilised.
- Oversee budgets and financial management by ensuring that all implementation teams have updated spending plans and track spending closely.
- Oversee grants compliance to ensure the best use of resources and work closely with finance teams to ensure timely submission of financial and narrative reports to donors.
- Line Management of the project officers including weekly and daily delegation and follow up.
- Coach all team members to ensure they fully understand outcomes through Concern’s Performance Development Reviews system (PDR’s).
- Provide technical expertise and guidance to staff as appropriate, including assessment, monitoring, evaluation, reporting (internal and donor reports), financial management, proposal development, technical design.
- Capacity building of project staff and partners with updates on training materials and technical areas
- Support and lead emergency response programming for Concern as and when requested.
- 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
- Identify funding opportunities and support the development of high-quality proposals.
- Promote Concern’s Code of Conduct and Associated Policies through the project.
Your skills and experience will include:
- Bachelor's Degree qualifications in a discipline related to social work, psychology, education, law or related fields;
- 4 years’ experience in humanitarian sector in the relevant technical position, including 2 year team management and budget management experience;
- Fluency in English
- Experience in working with multiple local partners for implementation
- Substantial experience in protection sector programmes.
- Experience in the following sub-sectors: child protection, GBV, MHPSS, disability and inclusion especially in conflict settings and with refugees.
- A proven record of effective project and people management
- Experience in report and proposal writing
- Proven financial management skills
- Good command of procurement regulations and practice
- Sound it skills, including word and excel
We would also like:
- Arabic and/or Turkish language skills
- Understanding and experience of the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership.
- Experience of implementing institutional donor funded projects
- Proven influencing and negotiating skills with internal and external audiences, experience working in partnership with Governments would be an advantage
- Ability to train local staff and to motivate and develop skills of others
- Familiarity with logistics, HR, Finance, and administrative processes.
- Flexible and adaptable to a changing environment
- Sensitivity to cultural differences, and the ability to work in a wide variety of cultural contexts
- Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to build good relations both internally and externally
- Ability to work under pressure
- Commitment to concern’s ethos and values
- Flexible, adaptable and patient
Special Skills Aptitude or Personality Requirements:
- Ability to organize and prioritize workload, using initiative when appropriate
- Good team player, flexible and capable of working with a multinational country team, politically and culturally sensitive
- Ability to cope with stress; work under pressure often to strict deadlines
- Flexibility, adaptability, sense of humour, and patience
- Ability to motivate and develop skills of others
- Facilitation and interpersonal skills
- Analytical and problem solving skills
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: 28.05.2023
- 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.
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