Liaison Officer (Ref: RR-TUR-HM-2-B4-004)

Withheld Name of International Nongovernmental Organization Hatay,Kahramanmaraş
Liaison Officer
Sözleşmeli 4-9
Arapça (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate),İngilizce (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate),Türkçe (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate)
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                              Liaison Officer


Job Title: Liaison Officer


Location: Two positions vacant; Hatay Province Liaison Officer, Karamanmaras Liaison Officer

Planned start date:  03.07.2023          

Planned end date: 31.12.2023


Overall Purpose: The multi-sector focal point for operations in the target district/province. Working as an important member of a diverse team who are committed to serve the world’s most vulnerable with practical and compassionate care, the Province Liaison Officer coordinates, develops, leads, monitors and evaluates the activities in the assigned province. This involves effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget. This non-technical role, seeks to facilitate the delivery of technical programs under the technical leadership of the sectoral management. Other important aspects of the role include managing and training national staff to understand, maintain and reflect our values, code of ethics and humanitarian principles. The liaison officer will encourage beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders and anticipating, and planning with a special focus on Protection.


Project Overview: Our goal in the Turkey crisis is to provide rapid emergency assistance to the Turkish, and Syrian refugees to the internally displaced people affected by the Earthquake, to cover their immediate needs in health, shelter and basic assistance.


Major Duties and Responsibilities

Staff Management

  • Line-manage the Officers and Assistants within the assigned projects, including day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc.
  • Facilitate regular meetings to assist information sharing between project staff, to ensure all staff members are aware of project objectives and current work plans and to provide the opportunity for feedback
  • Provide coaching, supervision and training to staff in order to develop ownership of activities


Financial Management

  • Monitor and report on district/province expenses and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet the organisation's standards with regard to financial management, including accountability and good governance


Communication and Coordination

  • Mapping of key government and non-government stakeholder, development of excellent independent and neutral relationships and appropriate communication and information dissemination.
  • Support the technical teams in obtaining relevant approvals with the different ministries.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the technical teams, in-country staff and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships
  • Participate in Protection, Cluster, MHPSS TWG and GBV meetings as appropriate, as well as in internal trainings, and other working groups or meetings as required, representing us and feeding back to the MHPSS staff and broader team on relevant issues



  • Ensure timely procurement of psychotropic medicine, equipment, and medical supplies for delivery of the project (if applicable)
  • Liaise, as necessary, with the logistics and finance staff to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed and accounted for correctly


Quality Management

  • Promote and use the organisation's intranet and other operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed
  • Ensure MHPSS projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with the organisation, donor, country and international standards i.e. Sphere, CHS and IASC guidelines


Delegated Responsibilities

  • Authorisation of expenditure on applicable budget lines up to USD 500


Person Specification

Qualification / Experience Essential Desirable
Vocational qualification Bachelors degree in relevant field Engineer/psychology/sciences/international studies
Work experience

2 years’ post-qualification professional experience

At least 1-year management experience

Experience working in humanitarian emergency context

Languages Excellent English, Turkish and Arabic (spoken and written) Ability to speak, or willingness to learn, local language
IT Familiar with Microsoft Office programs, in particular Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.  




Competencies Essential Desirable


Passionate about serving the vulnerable people

Desire to learn

Team-player with good inter-personal skills

Willingness to support others and to share workload

Aptitude for community mobilisation and capacity-building

Experience in training / mentoring / coaching staff

Experience of living and working in a multicultural team

Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels

Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner

Able to cope with basic living conditions in the field 

Willingness to be stretched professionally,personally, and spiritually

Technical expertise

  • Ability and willingness to manage project implementation
  • Good numerical, report writing and administration skills
  • Problem solving ability

Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills

Good report and proposal writing skills

Management and leadership
  • Knowledge and experience of (primary) mental health care principles and managementAble to prioritise clearly and oversee multiple tasks
  • Able to take the initiative in project decisions
  • Able to enforce procedures
  • Able to set clear objectives for staff and to delegate
  • Committed to consultative and servant minded leadership

Good understanding of humanitarian work

Areas of expertise

Leadership, communication, coordination, problem solving



Work conditions: This is a field-based position and working and living conditions may be very different to that previously experienced. The Relief Orientation Course – ROC  - will provide more information about working and living in this location.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application including the most recent CV with a cover letter in English with contact details (name, position, phone and e-mail details) of two references by indicating name of the position applied with the reference code  RR-TUR-HM-2-B4-004 in the subject line of the e-mail to Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Withheld Name of International Nongovernmental Organization

A Swiss based impartial, independent, and neutral humanitarian organisation.
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