Junior Program Officer

at World Vision
Published August 2, 2022
Location Şanlıurfa, Turkey
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


Job purpose:


World Vision International is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual who can ensure that World Vision’s programmes in Jordan and Syria are of quality and represented well to the international community through effective project design, proposal development, and grant management. Under the direction of the Senior Programme Officer, the Junior Programme Officer will work with the Programmes and Operations teams, as well as other relevant internal and external stakeholders, to develop new proposals, startup new grants, and report on ongoing grants to relevant ministries and coordination mechanisms.


Major Responsibilities:


Project Design and Proposal Development


Coordinate the proposal development process for assigned proposal submissions, ensuring that these submissions follow donor guidelines and meet WV Grant Management Minimum Standards.

Collaborate with all WVSR departments and, where relevant, Support Offices, Global Centre and the Regional Office for the development of concept notes and proposals for assigned donors, including the drafting of agreed sections in narrative proposals.

Ensure that each proposal follows the agreed internal sign-off procedures prior to donor submission.

Maintain (in conjunction with GAM team) WVSR’s contribution to WV’s grant management information system (Horizon System)

Grant Management


Ensure that approved proposal documents are shared with relevant WVSR teams, including through a shared filing system.

Support the facilitation of grant start-up and closeout workshops.

Ensure project reports are reviewed for quality and compliance in addition to other donor-driven deliverable.

Act as a focal point for assigned Support Offices and other donors.

Collating Grant Health Tracker documents and submitting them to the region.

Other responsibilities


Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture.

Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager.

Required Professional Experience



Required at least one year experience


Work experience in international relief and development in various geographical areas.

Work experience leading/assisting in large, extended project consisting of multiple deadlines, stakeholders, and activities

Writing experience.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification


Bachelor’s degree in relevant area (English, Int’l Development, Humanities, Social Work, health etc.)

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications


Understanding of the aid architecture (UN systems, Cluster system)

Fluency in English

Excellent writing skills (especially in English) with a focus on clarity, brevity and research

Public speaking and meeting facilitation skills

Excellent knowledge of MS Office, Access, Google Platforms

Strong planning and time management skills

Work collaboratively with team members when

Proven work experience reporting on large quantities of qualitative and quantitative data.

Program development and management.

Non-profit fundraising and donor relations.


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