Program Officer – NGO Jobs 2021

Job Title: Program Officer

Country: Turkey
Organization: Bahar Organization
Closing date: 9 Dec 2021

General View of the Position:

Managing and following up on the implementation of social cohesion projects with support from the program coordinator. He is directly responsible for managing the field project team in Syria.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the project’s activities and ensure the quality of implementation.
  • Establish, maintain, and develop productive working relationships with field staff, subordinates, and other departments within HQ.
  • Monitor and assess project progress and performance, including reviewing deliverables, and making recommendations where project activities may need to be adjusted based on results against targets.
  • Troubleshoot project problems and identify & implement creative solutions.
  • Contribute to concept note development and propose new initiatives to build on the previous programming.
  • Work with Human Resources to source and recruit the required staff.
  • Work with supply chain finance departments to ensure timely acquisition and delivery of services.
  • Write the required reports and Ensure the quality of monthly/quarterly reports.
  • Provide input into annual work plans, performance monitoring plans, and other programmatic reports.
  • Travel to the field office to monitor project activities.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Academic Qualification/s and Professional Experience:

  • BSc/BA diploma in social science or a relevant field.
  • Project and team management experience.
  • Proven project and budget tracking experience.
  • Proven ability in strategic planning and thinking.
  • Proven ability in acquiring and managing institutional funding.
  • Language proficiency: Advanced (reading, writing, and speaking) English and Arabic
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Ability to transfer gained skills to other staff.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with respect for diversity.
  • Adhering to the organization’s vision, mission, goals, and objectives; commitment to humanitarian principles and actions.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Good presentation and communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.
  • Frequent travel to Syria.
  • Turkish nationals are strongly encouraged to apply and will be prioritized for this role.

Safeguarding & Ethics:

Bahar is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants, or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We are committed to the core principles regarding the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary-General and IASC. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members. As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and adhere to Bahar Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times. Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct e-learning courses upon hire and on an annual basis.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should apply by completing the form at the following link:

The post will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted