Closing Date : 2017-11-24
Duty Station : Ankara, Turkey
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Organization: Orange
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 24 Nov 2017

General Description of the Organization:

Orange is a non-governmental civil society organization devoted to alleviating the suffering and improving the sustainability mechanisms of conflict affected population.

Orange partners directly with affected Syrian populations delivering humanitarian and development programmes, Livelihood, Education, and Protection, to enable them to improve their living practices and their sustainability mechanisms.

Orange also collaborates with national and international non-governmental organizations, local initiatives responding to the humanitarian Syrian crisis with capacity development programmes, to be better equipped with the skills they need to prepare and respond to affected population s needs and to ensure that these communities where we work in are ready for any future disasters.

Job purpose:

Orange s livelihoods programming aims to build the capacities and assets of vulnerable Syrian individuals to enhance their social and economic self-reliance. Project activities include; Market Mapping and Analysis, Counselling, Technical, Vocational and Education Trainings, Job Matching and Referrals, Internships and Income Generating Productive Assets, Mentoring and Coaching.

The main purpose of this position will manage and lead the development, implementation, scaling up and monitoring of Orange s Skill Development and Livelihoods Project in Northern Syria. S/He will collaborate and consult with relevant stakeholders including national and local partners. S/He will also be responsible for representing Orange and coordinating stakeholders in the Livelihood and Early Recovery Clusters and working groups.

Duties, objectives and competencies:

Project implementation:

Lead the implementation of the project ensuring timeliness and delivery according to the activity plan and results framework.

Ensure the project adheres to both donor and Orange s project approaches, to best practices and to all internal policies and procedures

Ensure participation of the community in the implementation of project through appropriate mechanisms ensuring the project addresses the identified needs.

Respond to requests for information about projects from Orange staff from various departments and field programs, donors and relevant stakeholders.

Liaise with other partners of to ensure appropriate coordination of interventions

Manage and revise project operational plans based on plan submitted to donors and in accordance to Project Management Tool.

Work with project team and link with Senior Management Team on progress and challenges encountered.

Staff Management

Line manage the project staff/team to ensure effective and efficient project implementation, partnership relationships and operational systems

Ensure that there is a clearly defined structure, up-to-date job description, and reporting mechanisms for each team member in line within Orange s HR policies and procedures.

Hold regular coordination meetings with key team members, subgrantee and regular meetings with SMT to discuss issues, ensure strong communication and learning from each other.

Financial management:

Manage the project budget, including regular monitoring of expenditure against budget, in accordance with donor and Orange s financial procedures and guidelines.

Develop a clear work and expenditure plan and ensure that the project is implemented within the agreed/approved budget and timeframe

Networking:

Represent Orange s at different local coordination forums and national forums including the education cluster.

Network, maintain communication and share experience with organisations and other stakeholders to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of project activities and promote best practice.

Regularly provide briefings on project, emerging issues, and developments in our areas of operation to a range of audiences, including Orange s staff, donors, the media, UN agencies, inter-agency networks, etc.

Monitoring & Evaluation

Manage project in line with logical framework, the project M&E plan and ensure regular analysis and reporting on project data.

Ensure team is aware of, and understand the M&E methodologies and requirements including monthly data collection, analysis and reporting to all key stakeholders in a timely manner.

Other Duties:

Adhere fully to the commitments and rules of Orange s Code of Conduct and Humanitarian Core Standards

Undertake any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the line manager and SMT.

Requirements:

Bachelor/Master s degree in Education, business administration, Economy, or relevant field of study.

Previous NGO work experience or leading NGO with increasing responsibility, particularly in Livelihoods/Skill Development (TVET) sector.

Experience with Capacity Development programming

Strong communication skills, including the ability to coordinate with multiple parties and external stakeholders

Sound judgement and ability to make impartial recommendations

Experience in project development, management and monitoring and evaluation Excellent English language skills (spoken, written and reading)

Hard-working, proactive and able to prioritize and delegate a demanding workload.


How to apply:

In case you meet the requirements and that you are interested in the position, please fill in the form hereand upload an up-to-date CV in English before November 24, 2017. Please note that the position may be filled before the deadline of submission of applications.

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