Job Summary

    About WATAN

    WATAN is a leading civil society organization committed to revitalizing communities and assisting those affected by crises, disasters, and conflicts.
    Watan is an independent, non-political, and non-partisan organization.
    We operate according to a comprehensive approach through integrated programs to address emergency humanitarian issues and sustainably revitalize communities.

    Position Overview

    Managing and supervising one project in Turkey and Syria will be responsible for overall project management and ensuring that project objectives/ implementation are on track/budget as planned, ensure implementation and documentation according to donor/partner/other stakeholder compliance requirements, and assist in program development.


Position Requirements

    • Minimum Required: Bachelor’s degree international development/ Business, Education, Management/social sciences.
    • Arabic-English-Turkish is (highly preferable).
    • Minimum 3 years professional experience leading, managing, and implementing projects.
    • PMP/PMD-Pro Certified (highly preferable).
    • Commitment to humanitarian relief standards,
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, remote management, and planning skills.
    • Very good report writing skills.
    • Leadership skills,
    • Very Good computer skills (MS office)


    • Tasks and Responsibilities of the Job

    • Supervise the project team and liaise with logistics, MEAL, Safety and Security, HR…. etc., and all stakeholders from WATAN regarding project activities implementation.
    • Maintain updated project human resources, structure, and team capacity-building plans.
    • Maintain updated and accurate implementation plan.
    • Maintain the project team's administrative routine.
    • Maintain updated and accurate budget monitoring tools and develop and monitor project budget and expenditures.
    • Develop, monitor, and implement project work plans according to project outputs.
    • Oversee timely preparation of relevant program documentation for approval from Gaziantep program and finance teams, including payment planning documents, beneficiary signature lists, Payment Approval Forms
    • Prepare and document the project files and ensure sound administrative practices regarding record keeping, compliance with donor/partner regulations, communications, etc.
    • Ensure securing the project documents updated and shared on the online drive (SharePoint).
    • Ensure that program/project goals and plans are implemented on time, within budget, and according to donor/partner/other stakeholder compliance requirements.
    • Maintain high-quality standards of implementation within the project.
    • Ensure overall responsibility for the project's progress.
    • Maintain updated and accurate budget monitoring tools and develop and monitor project budget and expenditures.
    • Ensure availability of technical references of the project.
    • Follow up and coordinate with clusters.
    • Strive for project sustainability.
    • Assist in the writing of proposals, provide technical input, writing and budgetary input for new program design.
    • Stay up to date with all regional and country-specific response plans by the U.N., donors active actors.
    • Frequent travel to the field to attend project sites and provide support to the team as needed.

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