Job Summary

    The Partnership Excellence Coordinator is one of the first and most important points of contact for WATAN donors. In that role, candidate must communicate the organization's mission and work in an engaging, passionate, and professional manner.
    Candidate will network with donors to advance the work of WATAN and promote the success of special projects. Candidate will communicate passion for the work of WATAN to stakeholders at speaking engagements, outreach events, and in other public settings.

Position Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences
    • Fluent in English, Arabic is higly desired
    • Available to travel inside of Türkiye
    • Professional knowledge of Microsoft Tools


    Child Protection Policy

    Child abuse in all forms is unacceptable to WATAN, which recognizes its responsibility to protect children from harm in all areas of its work. WATAN is committed to ensuring a child-safe environment and is applying a zero-tolerance approach towards any kind of child abuse and exploitation.

    Discrimination, Abuse and Harassment Policy

    WATAN provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and expressly prohibits and will not tolerate any form of discrimination, abuse, harassment (sexual or otherwise), based upon race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship status, disability, or military status.

    WATAN employees and related personnel must under no circumstances take part in any form of discrimination, harassment, or abuse (physical, sexual or verbal), intimidation or exploitation, or in any other way infringe the rights of others inside or outside WATAN.


    Applications are strongly encouraged from female candidate.

    Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis. WATAN reserves the right to close this advert before the confirmed closing date when we are in receipt of sufficient applications.

    Any published closing dates are estimated.  WATAN has right to close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.


    - Working with the executive management team to draw a strategic vision for the organization, including the strengthening the partnerships strategic relations
    - Helping the organization collect information on donor institutions and their programs.
    - Searching for new possible relations and networks and reaching those responsible to convert these relations into functional and effective ones.
    - Managing all Grants to the organization from start to finish, covering all the fine details.
    - Manage the Proposal Response plans and ensure needed approvals are in place before submitting any grant
    - Manage Go/No Go process and ensure 100% utilization by the PMs
    - Completing the OCA’s, OCD’s and PAA’s requested by partners and donors
    - Check all request for proposals eligibility criteria and ensuring to meet all call/donor requirement of the grant.
    - Following up all activities related to preparing and submitting grant applications within the organization and other institutions
    - Manage all agreements, SGA’s, MOU’s and contracts legal approval and documentations
    - To set up a specific calendar for deadlines to apply for grants and the details required for the projects. It is to be updated periodically.
    - Grants screening Call for proposals calendar, Account managers relations.
    - To Build and develop a policies and procedures directory for the Business Partnership Excellence Department.
    - Organizational readiness: Make sure that all Accreditations required for WATAN are in place (,, SAMS, DUNS, and NGAGE) for WATAN Primes.
    - Tracking, maintaining and reporting about the attending of the programs team in all related Clusters and working groups.
    - Maintain and update frequently Donors and partners Contacts log information
    - Any other related tasks as may be required.

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Work Place

İstanbul, Gaziantep