Dünya Doktorları Derneği
Medecins du Monde Turkey (MDM-T) / Dünya Doktorları Derneği (DDD) is a Turkish based humanitarian non-governmental organisation that facilitates access to healthcare for populations affected by armed conflict, violence, natural disasters, disease, famine, poverty and exclusion.
Our organization collaborates with partners and key stakeholders to implement projects that facilitate access to primary and secondary-level healthcare services to respond to the medical needs of displaced population.
DDD is the 16th member of the Doctors of the World International Network that is committed to meeting the health needs of vulnerable people globally.
Please visit www.dunyadoktorlari.org.tr to learn more.
Since 2015, DDD implements programs in both Turkey and Syria providing refugee and IDP communities with free access to healthcare services. DDD works with a range of humanitarian professionals and technical experts to provide Primary Healthcare (PHC), Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) services as well as sexual and reproductive health (SRH).
Since the beginning of the Syria and Iraqi crises, Turkey has become host to over 3 million refugees, migrants and asylum seekers which led to an increasing demand for health services. In this context, DDD’s intervention aims to assist local public health systems in providing and improving access to health and health related services to vulnerable populations among refugees and migrants in Turkey, specifically in Hatay, Izmir and Istanbul. In Syria, DDD runs health facilities Afrin provinces and Idlib to deliver health-related services to IDPs.
Hierarchical & Functional links
Based at DDD Headquarter, Istanbul, the HR Coordinator is under the line management of the Deputy General Director for Support Services and will directly supervise HR Manager(s) / HR Officers for Turkey and Syria Programs.
Status: Fixed-Term Contract with optional extension
Expected Starting Date: ASAP
Policies and Procedures review
Legal Framework (Turkish Labour Law)
Capacity and Career Development
Administration and Payroll
Other related tasks
Policies and Procedures
Ensures the application of DDD policies for the national and international staff (administrative formalities, recruitment process, contracts, individual files, briefing and inception plan of new employees, confidentiality of HR information, etc.)
Assists in the development and update of DDD HR policy to ensure compliance with the local labour and taxation law
Supervise the general HR administration procedures implementation
Supports the field bases and coordinators for any HR issues
Contributes to the development of organisational charts, focusing on tasks and the definition of hierarchical and functional relations (e.g. position titles, etc.)
Updates the classification and salary grid when needed; and ensures its strict implementation across the organisation
Assist in the development of job profiles in the respect of the classification grid
Participates to the definition of Human Resources needs in the framework of yearly budget & revised yearly budget; and during the writing of project proposals and/or any amendments
Supervise the overall recruitment and training / capacity building of HR staff
Define team members action plans and deadlines for reaching goals
Conduct team meetings, individual meetings and individual appraisals
Provides regular support to the HR department staff
Provides regular evaluation to the team under his/her responsibility
Provide HR support, training and advice to all staff through regular workshops and trainings
Ensure disciplinary measures are taken, when appropriate
Provide HR Data monthly reporting to the Deputy General Director for Support Services
Participates in Budget construction or budget review on HR shared costs with finance team
Provide regular reporting on HR activities to the Line-Manager, upon his/her solicitation
Provide a mission report and/or handover document at the end of contract
Ensures preparation of external or internal audit on all HR requirements
Legal Framework (Labour Law)
Establish all formalities as required by relevant Turkish authorities from HR point of view
Supervises the framework writings of the various Employment contracts
Ensure and monitor the existence and the archiving of all HR related documents
Liaise with general coordination on all issues linked to the HR aspect of the organization
Capacity and Career development
Monitor and ensure fair and transparent procedures for recruitment
Define, follow-up and monitor training plan for the staff in accordance with legal requirements and DDD guidelines
Administration and payroll
Supervise the administrative and payroll procedures in compliance with Turkish Legal requirements
Improve and update the tools used in staff administration and payroll if necessary
Participate regularly in surveys of in-country NGOs salaries, conditions of employment and rules to ensure DDD competitiveness
Ensure remuneration systems are fair and consistent with the cost of living for local employees
Other tasks related to the position
Ensure the relevant documents are available for the recruitment of international staff and assist in the application of work/residence permit or visa
Participate in the development of DDD HR strategic directions
Perform any other duties related with his/her positions, as required by DDD Management
NB: considering the purpose and values of the organisation, DDD requests to its employee complete flexibility in term of duties and commitment, as their job description and job title can be adjusted throughout the year according to needs and priorities.
Compliance & Ethics
Promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout Dünya Doktorları Derneği. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of Dünya Doktorları Derneği and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within Dünya Doktorları Derneği and amongst beneficiaries served by Dünya Doktorları Derneği.
Knowledge & Qualification & Experience
Academic Background in HR Management and/or Administration – Master Degree preferred
Minimum 5 years of previous experience at similar or equivalent positions
Familiar with international NGO culture or multicultural environment
Required: English (oral and written)
Preferred: Turkish (oral and written)
IT & Equipment
Good proficiency with Microsoft package and HR management software
General Qualities required:
Sense of diplomacy and ability to resolve conflicts
Stress tolerance and ability to work under pressure
Flexibility and capacity of adapt to complex and changing contexts
Ability to work in an international and multicultural environment
Dünya Doktorları Derneği is an equal opportunity employer whereby we ensure all hiring and employment decisions, and operates all programs, services, and functions without the practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.
How to apply:
Please apply with your CV and motivation letter in ENGLISH through our website
The deadline for submitting the applications is 20.08.2022.
Due to the urgency to fill this post, DDD 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.
DDD is not in a position to respond to every applicant individually due to the anticipated high number of applications.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
DDD retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer a contract with a modified job description or for a different duration, or to offer a contract at a lower grade.
Dünya Doktorları Derneği
DDD in Turkey, in collaboration with different partners, is running a project aiming at facilitating access and orienting beneficiaries to primary and secondary level of health care services, providing Psycho Social Support for the refugees and migrants in Turkey.
- PHC Doctor Idlib, Al Dana
- Paediatrician Idlib
- CFS Supervisor Idlib
- PSS Worker – Child Friendly Space Idlib
- Case Worker – Child Friendly Space Idlib
- Outreach Worker Idlib
- Data Entry Operator Idlib
- Cleaner Idlib
- Primary Health Care Doctor and Team Leader Idlib
- Human Resources Manager
- Referral Assistant Afrin
- Gynaecologist Idlib, Al Doaa
- Deputy Medical Coordinator
- Protection Officer
- Project Data & Reporting Assistant(MEAL FOCUS)
- Deputy MEAL Coordinator
- Project Manager