REALs (Reach Alternatives)

Project Assistant (Ref: 2)

  • Istanbul
  • REALs (Reach Alternatives)
  • Posted date: 1 month before
  • End date: 2023-11-22

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Job Title: Project Assistant (Ref: 2)

Job In Istanbul

Company: REALs (Reach Alternatives)

Start Date: 2023-10-23

End Date: 2023-11-22

Job Description

Job Duties and Responsibilities

1. Project Operational support

  • Work closely with Programme Coordinator in developing, maintaining, and monitoring project plans and schedules.
  • Assist in planning, coordinating, monitoring, and implementation of the assigned projects.
  • Work as a contact person for internal and external communication concerning the assigned projects when required.
  • Work in cooperation with supporting departments in both the Türkiye office and Tokyo HQ.
  • Assist with monitoring projects on schedule, within stated budgets, and functioning smoothly.
  • Assist Programme Coordinator in the project budget, including tracking billing, payments, and other financial transactions when assigned by Programme Coordinator.
  • Maintain and update procurement plans for the assigned projects.
  • In case of changes in context or other factors that could have an impact on the delivery of the assigned projects, Project Assistant assists Programme Coordinator in realignment/modification processes.
  • Support the REALs team and partner NGOs to ensure timely implementation of project activities and follow-up of projects achievements.
  • Participate in project activities such as needs assessment, meetings, training, workshops, and events in cooperation with Programme Coordinator.
  • Facilitate communication and coordination between REALs and project stakeholders for the smooth implementation of project activities.
  • Collect information, data, and statistics to support the project planning, monitoring and evaluation, and safe operation of the projects.
  • Prepare drafts of necessary documents and materials such as monthly project reports, data input forms, and presentation materials.
  • Conduct any translation tasks required in the project or assigned (Turkish-English and vice versa).
  • Draw up minutes of meetings and follow up on important actions and decisions from meetings.


2. Coordination with other humanitarian stakeholders

  • Attend national, regional, and sector coordination meetings under the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) and prepare the minutes for the REALs project team.
  • Attend meetings with relevant stakeholders such as Turkish government, local authorities, UN, INGO/NGO and others and prepare the minutes.
  • Update REALs’ monthly activity data on Activity Info and input its annual plan in each 3RP working group and cluster in accordance with their guidance.
  • Coordinate interactions/relationships between staff, clients, administrators, and all other project stakeholders.




  • Bachelor's degree in International Relations, Political Science, Social Science, Human Rights, Humanitarian Aid, Conflict Prevention or other related fields.




  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in project operation or other related fields.



  • Work experience with other international organizations, NGOs and/or governmental development agencies.
  • Multi-cultural environment working experience.
  • Work experience in translation and interpretation.


Knowledge, skills and languages


  • Strong written and oral communication skills in both English and Turkish.
  • Well-organized, accuracy and fine attention to detail.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Practical, flexible, and creative in challenging moments.
  • Ability to produce reports and archive them in a systematic way.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player.
  • Ability to travel to the project sites in Türkiye.
  • Willingness to learn new skills in fields of own duties.



  • Basic understanding of Arabic.


Application and Contract

Interested candidate to send the following documents to

  • CV in English indicating past relevant experience, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the candidate and your salary expectation.
  • Motivation letter
  • List of three (3) professional references and their contacts.


Please note that:

*REALs will contact you only if you pass the 1st screening.

*The job opening will be closed as soon as a candidate is selected.

*Due to national quota regulations, this position is open to applications from Turkish citizens only.

Referans code : 2
E-posta :
Please send your application to the email address with reference code.

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