Senior Programme Officer

at Islamic Relief
Published April 11, 2022
Location ─░stanbul, Turkey
Category General  
Job Type Full Time  


Senior Programme Officer reports to Programme Coordinator and s/he will be responsible for preparing concept notes, proposals, following projects activities, and reporting the overall projects details including in progress, interim and final reports. Senior Programme Officer must work in compliance with Islamic Relief policies and procedures.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:**


To follow the implementation of project activities from beginning to end with the implementation team.

Develop detailed project implementation plans (DIPs) and ensure its timely completion, alert line manager of any deviations

To manage the related needs assessment, monitoring and evaluation for the ongoing projects.

Track project milestones and deliverables.

Implement organizational policies and procedures.

Develop and deliver progress reports, documentation, and presentations.

Manage administrative and budgetary aspects of the project implementation.

Organize projects events

Conduct projects related research tasks

Maintain communication and correspondence with partners, and programme key stakeholders.

To coordinate with local and international partners (NGOs and other official agencies working with IR).

Engage with Humanitarian Cluster working groups, and follow up on cluster updates, recommendation and sectoral strategies.

To introduce IR policies to local partners and beneficiaries and prepare partnership agreements.

To provide support and guidance to local partners for implementing the project effectively.

To follow up the implementation of the projects with local partners.

To participate in developing new project ideas in all sectors including drafting concept papers and writing full proposals.

To maintain a record keeping system of all projects documents.

To prepare progress, interim and final reports.

To carry out other responsibilities and duties as requested by the line manager.

Personal Specification:


Strong communication, interpersonal & technical skills.

Proven ability to work independently and as a team member.

Ability to take initiatives if required.

Ability to multi-task effectively as well as display professionalism and confidence.

Ability to work under pressure, with short time frames, and in risky situations and in an unstructured environment.

Must demonstrate flexibility, and ability to readily adapt to changing requirements and environments.

Strong organizational and analytical skills

Team builder, sense of humour, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to resolve disputes and conflict



University degree from an accredited University in related speciality or relevant field experience

Previous experience with the UN and/or NGOs in a similar position

Proficiency in MS office and the ability to use software necessary for project management and reporting. (Strong Excel and Word skills a must)

English (written and spoken) is a must, Arabic and Turkish skills a plus.

Must have cultural sensitivity and the ability to work in a multi-cultural team.


How to apply


Vacancy Reference: IRTRIS-SPO01


Interested applicants that possess the personal specifications mentioned above may apply by completing the job application on the following link. You may send your CV by email.

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