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Project Senior Officer

IYD International Humanitarian Relief Association

IYD – Humanitarian Relief Association

Deadline for applications: 13/12/2022

Position: Project Senior Officer.

Location: Turkey-Gaziantep.

Working Area: Office.

About: IYD – Humanitarian Relief Association:

IYD is a Turkish, non-governmental, non-profit and has no political association working in various fields of humanitarian relief, development, and education.

IYD was established early 2013 in Turkey.

IYD was registered in 2014 with a license No. (34-203/022) and it has been working according to Turkish Organizations Law No. /5253/ under the name: ULUSLARARASI INSANI YARDIMLAŞMA DERNEĞI

IYD’s office are spread throughout Turkey and Syria as following:

  • Turkey: Istanbul – Gaziantep.
  • Syria: Aleppo – Idleb.

IYD vision:

In science and work, pioneers in developing ways of life to draw smiles and instill hope.

IYD mission:

To provide the best services to develop the affected societies, meeting the basic needs according to the international standards and within a unique ethical methodology.

Our values:

  • Respecting others
  • Transparency
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity
  • Independency
  • Neutrality

IYD strategic goals:

  • Working on ensuring a decent life for all the affected people.
  • Rehabilitation and construction of the damaged infrastructure.
  • Securing the daily basic needs.
  • Raising and revitalizing the capacities of the Syrian Civil Society.


Job Title: Project Senior Officer.

Project / Department Title: ERL Program.

Direct supervisor / Reports to: ERL Project Manager.

Job Purpose:

The project Senior Officer is responsible for overseeing all project implementation steps and their technical aspects based on the work plan, including the preparation, planning, organization, coordination with team and all potential stakeholders in addition to support departments. He/she will ensure and support implementation of the vulnerability assessment framework, BNFs selection and planning of project, liaising with local authorities and community representatives, payment transfer. He/she is daily interacting and leading the field teams for implementation, coordinates with M&E, Finance, Logistic and Accountability and Security department. Furthermore, he will be a line manager for field agriculture project officer as well as ensure documentation of all activities in the project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Continuously monitor and supervise the integrated project activities especially agricultural activities in order to meet its objectives.
  • Supervision of project’s implementation and commit to the work plan, budget, and logical loge frame.
  • Reporting of the project activities to the line manager.
  • Ensuring the project documentation, monitoring project activities and preparing monthly and ad-hoc narrative reports with high quality as well as technical reports.
  • Leading the field project staff and providing technical support for the staff to ensure the capacity building during the project life.
  • Providing technical support and reviewing agriculture aspects for the program manager and the supporting departments to develop the specification and BoQs for any needed goods to be procured.
  • Ensure projects technical implementation with high quality while conducting agricultural activities.
  • Developing training manual and identify the trainers for agriculture-related training including, land preparation & soil fertility, planting, integrated pest, and disease management, water management and post-harvest practices.

Qualification (Education – Work Experience):


  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Sciences, or other related fields.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in implementing agricultural interventions.
  • Advanced level in English.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Humanitarian Reform process and the role of the humanitarian community (UN System and NGO).


  • Higher educational degree in Agricultural Sciences.
  • More than three years of experience in implementing agricultural interventions.
  • PMP or PMD certificates are preferable.

Core, Managerial and Technical Competencies:

Core Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Planning and Organising
  • Accountability
  • Creativity
  • Stakeholder Orientation
  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Technological Awareness

Supervisory – Managerial Competencies:

  • Leadership
  • Building Trust
  • Vision
  • Managing Performance
  • Judgment and Decision-making
  • Empowering Others

Technical Competencies:

  • Excellent writing and speaking skills in English.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Adaptable, able to respond to emergencies, and work under pressure.
  • Problem solver.
  • Strong knowledge in reporting.
  • Strong knowledge in project management cycle.
  • Good analysis skills.

How to apply


Interested candidates should use the following link for registration

We are strongly encouraging females to apply for this position.

Compliance to Anti-Harassment, PSEA, and Child Safeguarding:

  • Child abuse in all forms is unacceptable to IYD, which recognizes its responsibility to protect children from harm in all areas of its work. IYD is committed to ensuring a child-safe environment and is applying a zero-tolerance approach towards any kind of child abuse and exploitation.
  • IYD employees and related personnel must not under any 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 IYD.

General Information:

  • Multi-sent CVs will be ignored (please send your CV only one time at a time).
  • No resume will be reviewed after the specified date for receiving CV’s to the announced vacancy.
  • IYD is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.
  • IYD does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
  • IYD is not able to respond to every applicant individually due to the anticipated high number of applications.
  • IYD retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer a contract with a modified job description or for a different duration, or to offer a contract at a lower grade.

We thank all applicants; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Shortlisting and interviews could be done before the application closing date.


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