Project Manager

Closing date

IYD – Humanitarian Relief Association

Deadline for applications: 20/10/2021

Position: Project Manager.

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 in 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 offices 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 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 Manager.

Project / Department Title: FSL/Programs

Direct supervisor / Reports to: Program Manager

Overall objective of the job:

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Cash Voucher Assistance CVA Project Manager will be responsible for supporting the planning, implementation, tracking, and reporting on regular activities for food voucher programme. The CVA Project Manager will work closely with supporting departments and partners, and donors to ensure that the necessary support for activities is in place.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Program Planning and Implementation

Support is developing weekly and monthly activities plans, and in coordination with other members of the CVA team and other departments.

Follow up the implementation of project activities according to relevant plans.

Track progress against weekly, monthly, and annual plans. Provide accurate and timely updates and reports as needed. Identify challenges and propose solutions to ensure timely and effective implementation of activities.

Support coordination with MEAL staff to plan, implement, analyze, and review the results of PDMs and other relevant monitoring data on a monthly basis.

Support beneficiary accountability and participatory approaches throughout the program cycle.

Participate in the design of initiatives to monitor or strengthen program quality, including assessments, registration, and beneficiary tracking.

Support in the cash flow projections.

Update and monitoring CVA distribution trackers.

Facilitate regular team meetings to review data and carry out analysis, sharing the results with the CVA team.

Participate in developing guidelines, SOPs, and other CVA-related documents in coordination with other project officers and managers.

  • Documentation and Reporting

Support the program team in ensuring a secure and organized filing system and archive for beneficiary registration, distribution records, and other required documentation. Where necessary, cross-check paper-based information with electronic ledgers and reports to ensure accurate reporting.

Conduct basic analysis of the distribution database to support reporting to the donor or cluster. Supporting programming staff in submitting reports to donor or cluster system including 4Ws.

Maintain files and archives of CVA program support documentation.

Support basic analysis of program support documentation.

  • Administrative Support

Submit and follow up on requests for support from operations teams, including procurement & supply chain logistics.

Record and promptly disseminate minutes for partners, staff, and other meetings.

Schedule and organize and/or assist in activities such as meetings, conferences, training, and workshops for project staff.


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in any social science discipline.
  • Significant relevant work experience in these specific areas will be considered as an added value.


  • Excellent leadership, coordination, and representation skills. Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Humanitarian Reform process and the role of the humanitarian community (UN System and NGO).
  • Applied knowledge in program management, project formulation, program cycles, and reporting standards.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and creativity in planning and problem-solving.
  • Program planning and management skills.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to organize and facilitate training sessions.
  • Ability to develop capacity-building frameworks and work plans.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, carry out multiple tasks simultaneously, and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to IYD core values and principles.
  • Excellent leadership, coordination, and representation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal.
  • The ability to use Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint in a professional way.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English, both written and verbal.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Good organizational, multitasking, and time-management skills.
  • Good knowledge of writing technical MEAL reports.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of project monitoring and evaluation.


  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in managing relevant projects. Experience in Cash or Market-based programming is desirable.
  • Proven administrative and IT skills, and an ability to maintain accurate records.

Physical and personality traits required:

  • Ability to travel to field locations.
  • Flexible and able to work well under pressure
  • Capable of working collaboratively with team members to achieve objectives.

How to apply


Interested candidates should use the following link for registration:


*We are strongly encouraging females to apply for this position.*

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.

Website: https://iydrelief.org