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Verification Team Leader – Northern Aleppo – Syria

  • Contractor
  • Northern Aleppo - Azaz Syrian Arab Republic
  • TBD USD / Year
  • GOAL profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.


General Description of the Programme:

GOAL has been working in Syria since 2013, responding to the acute needs of conflict-affected communities. GOAL is working in Idleb Governate, both through direct implementation and through partners, delivering food, non-food programming to highly vulnerable populations, and provision of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) through support to Water units, as well as emergency support to recently displaced households.

GOAL has been working in North Aleppo Governate since 2019, through direct implementation and through partners, delivering food, non-food programming to highly vulnerable populations, as well as emergency support for recently displaced household.

Job purpose:

As a part of the Verification Team of the Accountability Department, Verification Team Leaders support verification of existing beneficiaries to ensure that food, non-food item, cash and voucher assistance reaches most vulnerable families. Key functions of this position include:

  1. Lead Team Members on verification (checking) of beneficiary lists as part of GOAL Syria’s verification cycle in north Aleppo.
  2. Oversee home visits and information collection done by Team Members.
  3. Review all Verification forms completed by the Verification Team at the end of each workday.
  4. Coordinate communication with Local Councils and Relief Committees and informing them about GOAL programme and GOAL beneficiary selection criteria; and Collecting notes and comments from the field.

Duties, objectives, and competencies:

The post holder will be responsible for the following duties in relation to distributions:

  • Contribute as a Team Leader to Verification as outlined above.
  • Security: support the Verification Deputy Manager by providing security information and updates received from Team Members, villagers, and Local Authorities.
  • Ensure that all stages of the verification processes and documents are received from Team Members daily and that all sections have been filled in before signing them.
  • Work with other Verification Team Leaders on planning the daily and weekly work for the team.
  • Provide information to the Verification Deputy Manager for the daily update at the end of each day including:
    • Security situation in the GOAL villages and neighbouring villages.
    • Verification progress made during the day compared to the plan.
    • Any difficulties encountered and how they were overcome.
    • Community, Local Council or Relief Committee complaints.
    • Status of documents and deadlines for the documents to be completed; and
    • Observations about other organisations doing relief/ humanitarian work in the villages where GOAL works.
  • Any other task required by the line manager.

In addition to the above, the Verification Team Leader is required to abide by and uphold the Core Humanitarian Standards in the execution of his/her duties.

Requirements (essential):

  • University degree.
  • Experience working in humanitarian settings.
  • Ability to work inside Syria.
  • 3 years or more work experience.
  • Flexible about working long hours.
  • Detail oriented and strong clerical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with people of all backgrounds, excellent relationship building skills.
  • Fluent communication skills (written, spoken) in Arabic.
  • Some communication skills (written, spoken) in English.
  • Availability to travel for up to 80% of the time, work and stay overnight in programme areas.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word and Excel).
  • Prepared to work in an insecure environment.

Requirements (desired):

  • MA degree is an advantage.
  • Previous experience working with GOAL.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Previous experience with beneficiary verification, selection, or registration in an emergency context.
  • Knowledge and competency with PowerBi.
  • Knowledge of and training in the Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS)

How to apply

Interested? Then apply for this position via clicking on the “apply now” button and fill out the application form. All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline is 18th December 2022.

Please note that GOAL does not charge a fee of any kind or any other financial obligation at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training, induction) or other fees, or request information on applicants’ bank accounts. GOAL does not work with intermediary institutions and individuals or employment agencies during the recruitment process. If any fee or payment requested from you at the application or any stage of the recruitment process, please do not respond.

“يرجى ملاحظة أن منظمة جول GOAL لا تفرض أي رسوم من أي نوع أو أي التزام مالي آخر في أي مرحلة من مراحل عملية التوظيف (الطلب ، المقابلة ، المعالجة ، التدريب ، التعريف) أو رسوم أخرى ، و لا تطالب بأي معلومات عن الحسابات المصرفية البنكيه للمتقدمين على الشواغر. لا تعمل جول GOAL مع المؤسسات الوسيطة والأفراد أو وكالات التوظيف أثناء عملية التوظيف. في حالة طلب أي رسوم أو مستحقات منك خلال عملة التقديم على الوظائف الشاغره أو في أي مرحلة من مراحل عملية التوظيف ، يرجى إلابلاغ عدم الاستجابه

General terms and conditions


Children and vulnerable adults a must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

Accountability within GOAL

Alongside our safeguarding policy, GOAL is an equal opportunities employer and has a set of integrity policies. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability:

  • Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, Code of Conduct, health and safety, data protection and confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behavior protocols.
  • Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area.
  • Report any concerns about inappropriate behavior of a GOAL staff or partner.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of GOAL’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will 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.

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