The Director will lead the NW Syria NGO Forum – a coordination, representation, and advocacy platform of more than 100 local and international NGOs working on the humanitarian response in NW Syria. This is a pivotal position within the response community and wider response architecture. The NGO Forum Director will engage with local and international NGOs around humanitarian and ‘nexus’ issues requiring collective representation and advocacy. The Director will represent the NGO community at key coordination platforms in the response including, but not limited to, the Inter-Cluster Coordination Group and Humanitarian Liaison Group, as well as engaging with other regional coordination platforms including the Syria INGO Forum (SIRF). The Director will also engage with UN Agencies, Cluster Leads and Co-leads, OCHA, the Deputy Regional Humanitarian Director (DRHC), pool-fund mechanisms, humanitarian policy analysts, Syrian NGO coalitions, donors, and diplomatic missions to influence policy and practice relating to the humanitarian response in NW Syria.
The NGO Forum Director reports to an elected Steering Committee of the NWS NGO Forum. Under the guidance of the Steering Committee and reflecting the harmonized views of the wider NGO community, the NGO Forum Director will be responsible for the development of humanitarian strategy and engagement, influencing and humanitarian diplomacy, and managing the Forum’s thematic working groups.
The position requires significant coordination skills, broad general and technical knowledge, confident leadership skills and a deep understanding of humanitarian principles.
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HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates, please attach a Curriculum Vitae in English and a Cover letter (in a separate file of no more than one A4 page) describing how your skills and experience match the requirements of this post, following to provided link when you click on the apply button.
Applications in languages other than English will not be reviewed.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
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