Job Summary

    WATAN has a project for shelter and non-food items (S/NFI) located  in the South of Syria in - Daraa and Al- Quneitra Provence,  It includes the distribution of non-food items and shelter materials according to the requirements of the project contract.

    the goal for this position is to manage the project - Shelters and NFI activities - remotely from Gaziantep.

Position Requirements

    • Bachelor Architect, Civil engineer, or related field.
    • Minimum 2 years of progressive experience leading teams in a humanitarian context for NGOs, UN agencies, or private sector companies at similar position.
    • 3-5 years of technical experience implementing S/NFI projects.
    • Additional technical experience in S/NFI development.
    • strengthening social cohesion, and value-chain or market analysis highly preferred.
    • Experience facilitating technical trainings and workshops related to NFI integration.
    • Experience working with local authorities.
    • Proven abilities in managing teams, monitoring staff performance, and providing technical support and coaching to field teams.
    • Prior experience in developing program implementation workplans, data collection and analysis, and program reporting.
    • Strong ability to organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
    • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility.
    • I/NGO experience preferred.
    • Personal qualities: works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
    • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required.
    • Fluency in English required (writing, reading, speaking), Arabic and Turkish will be a plus.


    • Develop and implement activities as per the project’s objectives and outputs.
    • Complete deliverables in accordance to the specification and within timeline.
    • Represent Program and WATAN in relevant sectors.
    • Provide required information to relevant parties as dictated by contract and procedures
    • Participate in the development of new proposal by supporting the identification of partners, sectors, activities, developing BoQs, realizing assessments, etc.
    • Identify best practices and lessons learned.
    • Manage the S/NFI project team.


    • Project Cycle Management:
      • Identify, initiate, draft, and complete required MOUs and Amendments.
      • Oversee project implementation of all activities.
      • Initiate and oversee procurement process.
      • Liaise with financial team to confirm project remains in good financial standing and ensure accuracy of financial program forecasts.
      • Liaise with other local and international NGOs and/or others relevant actors (local authorities, public and private actors….) in order to ensure a proper coordination and effective project implementation.
    • Project Development:
      • Develop project activity paper.
      • Develop initial budget.
      • Create project work plan and timeline.
    • Adherence to All Applicable Regulations:
      • Develop criteria for beneficiaries.
      • Collect necessary documentation for project completion and ensure compliance with WATAN’s and donors’ rules and requirements.
    • Oversight of Implementing Partners:
      • Responsible for all project activities implemented by IPs (Integrated Projects) . 
      • Responsible of IPs capacity building, training when relevant.
      • Develop Project Management tool and communication channels to ensure a regular flow of information.
      • Develop Project Management tool and communication channels to ensure a regular flow of information.

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Work Place

Turkey - Gaziantep