Assistance Coordination Unit

Development Program Officer (Ref: Development Program Officer)

  • Gaziantep
  • Assistance Coordination Unit
  • Posted date: 2 weeks before
  • End date: 2024-05-30

Job Title: Development Program Officer (Ref: Development Program Officer)

Job In Gaziantep

Company: Assistance Coordination Unit

Start Date: 2024-05-14

End Date: 2024-05-30

Job Description

Job Purpose

To oversee program development, seek grants and proposals, manage projects and oversee budgets. In general ensure that an organization’s activities and programs align with the goals and mission statements of the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Manages all aspects of grant programs including grant program oversight and administration, grant application/proposal review and processing, coordination of grant review committee, funders and partners, oversee grant program evaluation and benchmarking, prepare reports and other duties as needed;
  2. Assist in the preparation of proposals, budgets, and funding applications to secure resources for program implementation;
  3. Work closely with partner organizations, community members, and other stakeholders to facilitate smooth program execution;
  4. Provide guidance and support to project staff, volunteers, and partners to enhance their understanding of program goals and methodologies;
  5. Represent the NGO at meetings, workshops, and conferences related to program areas.
  6. Identify opportunities for new programs development and work expansion;
  7. Assist with the development of strategic partnerships and search for new funders;
  8. Other duties as assigned by the DPU manager;

Note: the above-mentioned key responsibilities/accountabilities are illustrative ones. Another future responsibilities/accountabilities may be assigned to the job depending on the department organizational chart.

Qualification (Education/Work Experience/Languages)


  • Institute or university degree in business administration, engineering, or any other related field;
  • Five years experiences in a related field;
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate various responsibilities and prioritize conflicting demands and deadlines experiences at least one year;
  • English language (Upper intermediate level);
  • Arabic language (Advanced level).


  • Master’s degree in business administration, engineering, or any other related field;
  • Seven years experiences in a related field;
  • English language (Advanced level);
  • Turkish language is an advance.

Core & Technical Competencies

A. Core Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Accountability
  • Creativity
  • Technological Awareness.
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning

B. Technical Competencies:

  • Excel skills.
  • Word skills.
  • Reporting skills.
  • Documentation skills.
  • Archiving.
  • Experience with feedback, complaints and accountability mechanisms.
  • PMD certificate.
  • Experience in developing project concept notes.
  • Experience in providing training to field staff and managing team.
  • Writing reports in both English and Arabic;

C. Managerial Competencies:

  • Communication skills.
  • Delegation.
  • Motivating Others.
  • Organizing & Task Management.
  • Patience.
  • Building Effective Teams.
  • Self-development.
  • Problem-solving skills.

Child Protection Policy

Child abuse in all forms is unacceptable to ACU, which recognizes its responsibility to protect children from harm in all areas of its work. ACU is applying a zero-tolerance approach towards any kind of child abuse and exploitation.

Equal Opportunities

ACU is committed to creating a truly inclusive, effective and representative organizational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating discrimination. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, gender identities and expressions, etc. Therefore, all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Discrimination, Abuse and Harassment Policy

ACU prohibits any form of discrimination, abuse, harassment (sexual or otherwise). ACU employees and related personnel must under no circumstances take part in any form of discrimination, harassment, or abuse (physical, sexual or verbal), intimidation or exploitation, or in any other way infringe the rights of others inside or outside ACU.

How to apply

All interested candidates in the position who meet our requirements, please fill in the form at this link: before 30 May.

  • This position is open only for local Syrian and/or Turkish citizens.
  • ACU encourages females to apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Please include the job code in the subject (DPU-02); the applications that do not include the code will not be considered.
  • Please Note the applicants should have a valid residence permit in Turkey.
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