Bonyan Organization

Liaison & Legal Coordinator (Ref: Liaison & Legal Coordinator)

  • Gaziantep
  • Bonyan Organization
  • Posted date: 2 weeks before
  • End date: 2024-07-31

Job Title: Liaison & Legal Coordinator (Ref: Liaison & Legal Coordinator)

Job In Gaziantep

Company: Bonyan Organization

Start Date: 2024-07-05

End Date: 2024-07-31

Job Description

Overview about Bunyan Organization

Independent non-profit organization care about the Syrian affairs, where it started its activities in the city of Aleppo north of Syria and was licensed in turkey in 2014.

Bonyan’s refugee response program is structured around three axes: education, protection, and livelihoods.


People's development makes them prepared and responsible aiming to the rise of the Syrian society and the creation of its civilization.


We work to improve the Quality of Education and strengthen the values to contribute to the rise of the Syrian society.

Our Value:

Proficiency – Initiative – Welfare – Abundance

Purpose of the Position:

Job Title: Liaison & Legal Coordinator

Location: Turkey / Gaziantep (Based in Gaziantep with the possibility to travel )

Department: Administration

Reports To: CEO

Turkish Nationality required


English (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate)

Turkish (C2, Level 6, Advanced)


The Liaison & Legal Coordinator plays a critical role in ensuring Bonyan Organization's legal compliance, effective communication with external stakeholders, and risk management strategies. This position requires a highly organized and detail-oriented individual with a passion for humanitarian work and a commitment to Bonyan's mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with government agencies (local, provincial, national)
  • Oversee compliance with local regulations, especially those for NGOs
  • Lead preparation and submission of documentation for audits and inspections
  • Secure work permits and other necessary legal approvals
  • Represent Bonyan in official meetings with government and NGO stakeholders
  • Review agreements and MOUs from a legal standpoint
  • Advise on legal compliance for new programs and initiatives, collaborate with legal accountant to facilitate audits
  • Advocate for Bonyan's mission and secure permits/approvals
  • Research and identify potential government grant opportunities

Risk Management:

-Maintain and update the organization's risk register

-Develop and implement risk mitigation plans with senior management

-Conduct training sessions on risk management for staff and partners

-Perform internal audits related to risk management policies

Internal Compliance:

-Develop and enforce a comprehensive compliance framework

-Conduct periodic compliance reviews and audits across field offices

-Participate in investigating non-compliance issues

-Establish relationships with legal consultants for compliance support

Coordination & Networking:

-Secure necessary permissions from local authorities and stakeholders

-Facilitate communication between Bonyan departments and external partners

-Coordinate meetings to ensure alignment with organizational goals

-Develop and maintain partnerships to enhance Bonyan's impact

-Participate in emergency response planning and security management efforts

Training & Capacity Building:

-Provide guidance and training on compliance and legal matters to staff

-Implement capacity-building activities in compliance and risk management

-Ensure new staff receive proper induction regarding compliance and risk management processes

Experience & Skills:

-University degree in relevant field (business administration, HR, public administration) or equivalent experience.

-Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a similar role, preferably within an NGO or humanitarian organization.

-Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

-Excellent written and spoken English and Turkish.

-Proficient in MS Office Suite and adaptable to new software.

-Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines.

-Meticulous attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills.

-Passion for humanitarian work and commitment to Bonyan's mission.

-Collaborative spirit and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Additional Duties:

-Promote and ensure compliance with safeguarding policies.

-Ensure gender equity in training, career promotion, and organizational benefits.

-Perform other duties assigned by the CEO.

How to apply

The Interested applicants are kindly requested to follow this link to apply

and attach the CV (CV should be named by the full name of the applicant and make sure it has been uploaded before submission).

Note: Due to the urgency to fill this post, Bonyan reserves the right to review the CVs on a rolling basis, and selected candidates may be interviewed prior to the closing dates listed, therefore early applications are encouraged. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted through the personal Email which has been mentioned in the job application form.

  • Bonyan maintains a zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse and takes all concerns and complaints about sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse involving Bonyan staff and related personnel seriously.
  • Bonyan is committed to gender equity and having a balanced and diverse workforce. Bonyan strongly encourages qualified women, persons with disabilities, and persons from under-represented groups to apply for the position.
  • The necessity of ensuring the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity, with proper attention to promoting diversity, is the most important concern in the recruitment and employment of staff at Bonyan
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