Job Summary

    WATAN is looking for a Project manager who will repsonsible for planning, developing, monitoring and evaluateing the assigned project inside Syria. This involves assessing Shelter & NFI needs, designing projects, coordination and initiating and effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget. Also, Providing technical support, leadership and strategic direction, other important aspects of the role include meeting quality standards in shelter delivery, encouraging beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders

Position Requirements

    • BA in Architecture or Civil engineering or in any relevant 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
    • Very good English language skills
    • Experience in training / mentoring / coaching staff.
    • Knowledge and understanding of humanitarian standards such as Sphere and HAP.
    • 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


    • 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 Shelter & NFI project team


    • Provide internal reports with complete, verified information on time.
    • Support the PD department in the production of external reports to donors
    • Produce fact sheet/success story on a regular basis to highlight the impact of WATAN activities on the field.

    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.

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Work Place

Turkey - Gaziantep