POSTED BY Murat Kaya | Ağu, 12, 2018 |

Reference: IPAHO/URFA


Application Deadline: 17.09.2018


Position: Head of Office


Location: Şanlıurfa


Type of Contract: Service Contract


Expected Duration of the Assignment: 12 Months with possible extension


Starting Date: 24.09.2018


Languages Required: Turkish (Native)/English (Professional )



Kırkayak Kültür which was established in 2011, is a rights-based non-profit organization, which has been producing baseline gap analysis and policy papers as well as conducting capacity development programs with advocacy and lobbying activities for disadvantaged groups in Turkey and in the Middle East Region.

Kırkayak Kültür, through partnership cooperation with GOAL, aims to support Syrian Dom community who lives in Şanlıurfa and Gaziantep using the “Individual Protection Assistance Program” through an 18 months’ process. The project aims to connect vulnerable and marginalized communities to available state services and non-state services in Gaziantep and Şanlıurfa. Subsequently, experiences in working with the Dom population will be shared with state and other actors in the protection community


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

-Overall coordination of all community hub activities, and ensuring proper and consistent implementation of Info Hubs main aims: Awareness of rights and basic services, Individual Protection Assistance.


-Coordinate hub activities with local government authorities and institutions. Establish and maintain good relations with key government stakeholders.


-Develop organizational procedures and systems for office personnel, including filing, billing, accounts payable, payroll and scheduling


-Liaise with the project manager and representing Kırkayak Kültür during meetings in Şanlıurfa


-Coordinate IPA team and activities.


-Monthly engagement with local authorities and update information on specific needs and dynamics about neighborhood and household protection needs.


-Weekly report of the ongoing process, needs and assessments of Info Hub to project manager.


-In coordination with the GOAL M&E team ensure smooth and effective registration processes for hub beneficiaries with relevant data collection.


-Assess the protection needs per neighborhood level with IPA team.


-Develop organizational procedures and systems for office personnel, including filling, billing, accounts payable, payroll and scheduling.




University degree in related field (e.g. business administration, social work, social sciences, public administration)

Professional Experience:

-At least three years’ work experience in business or NGO administration preferably managing programs or centers for refugee populations. Experience supervising a team required.


-At least two years of experience working in emergency, development or recovery program context required.


-Strong organizational skills. Demonstrated experience in organizing community events and services across a range of technology sectors.


-Ability to maintain a positive, enthusiastic attitude while being a pro-active problem solver.


-Excellent attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently.


-Understanding of monitoring and evaluation concepts, tools and methods.


-Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, Power-point. Ability to manage programming database preferred.


-Fluency in oral and written English and Turkish required. Arabic proficiency strongly preferred.


Important Notice:

KIRKAYAK KÜLTÜR is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, and culture. Women and individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a test and or interview. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.



Interested candidates, please send a Curriculum Vitae in English and a Cover letter to the following e-mail address: indicating the reference  number which:  IPAHO/URFA  in the subject line by 17th of September, 2018.