Livelihood Assistant - Gaziantep (Ref: Livelihood Assistant)

Save the Children International Gaziantep
Tam Zamanlı 1-3
Türkçe (C2, Level 6, Advanced)
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İlan Detayları


Livelihoods Assistant is a national position based in Gaziantep. The role of Livelihoods Assistant is to support daily oversight and implementation of livelihoods interventions for earthquake-affected population (focusing on adolescent and youth) in Gaziantep. Livelihood Assistant will support the Project Officer to ensure adherence to overall technical and programmatic quality in implementation, compliance with donor rules and regulations, and the timely submission of all deliverables, including work plans, budget forecasts, performance monitoring plans, and reports as required. The Livelihood Assistant will also be responsible for the coordination of the activities in coordination with the project team. S/he will be expected to conduct regular visits to project locations pro-actively.


Demonstrate to the highest levels, Save the Children’s (SCI) leadership behaviours including communicating vision and strategic purpose, external orientation, managerial courage and building high performance teams.

Project Delivery:

- Assist project implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities (for example, monitoring against log frames, individual performance management work plans) in the earthquake affected areas. 

- Support the implementation of all livelihoods activities for adults, adolescents and youth affected by the earthquake and input deliveries with MEAL, Awards, Supply Chain, Finance, Partnerships, and other support-related units within SCI

- Assist the team in organizing effective outreach activities. 

- Support organizing trainings, workshops, conferences and other events

- Prepare inputs to reports, summaries, graphs and inputs to presentations in support to various project activities.

- Support to the execution of activities is in compliance with the donor requirements, SCI’s policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) and processes. 

- Support field-level technical assessments in coordination with the Livelihoods Specialist and other SCI thematic areas and/or other external sector agencies, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific analysis of children’s needs.

- Visit target communities on a regular basis to understand the needs and determine the most feasible livelihood modalities for assistance. 

- Build a productive relationship with the communities, enterprises and other stakeholders.

- Identify programme supplies needs and coordinate with the supply team to put in place a sensible phased procurement plan.

- Contribute to communications, media and advocacy work as required.



- Support effective coordination between livelihoods team and other programmes teams (child protection, MHPSS, Education, Shelter etc.) and support departments (supply, finance, MEAL, etc). 

- Participate in regular Sector Coordination meetings if required. 



- Provide inputs for project reports and situation reports (sitreps) based on the activities conducted in the field. 

- Provide the SCI team with continuous feedback on Project status and contextual changes, including supply processes. 

- Contribute to formalizing and optimizing internal tools and procedures including SOPs, practices research papers and others.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject such Economics, Business and Administration, International Relations etc. 
  • 1 year of experience working in Livelihoods programmes or 2 years of experience in private sector working on responsibilities like the scope of responsibilities of Livelihoods Assistant
  • Experience and/or interest in working with adolescent and youth groups and supporting their transition to adulthood.
  • Good understanding of the local market, economies, vulnerabilities, employability and entrepreneurship programmes and cooperatives. 
  • Experience in organisation of events and meetings.
  • Experience in managing priorities and working with tight deadlines.
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills.


  • Ability to work in an emergency context, including long distances to project locations.
  • Ability to take initiative, independently as well as part of a team. 
  • Strong commitment to providing high levels of service delivery (both internal and external stakeholders).
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s mission, vision and policies.
  • Good communication skills – presentation, negotiation, analysis, reflection. 
  • Good knowledge on the MS Word, Excel, Power Point.
  • Fluency in spoken and written Turkish. 


  • Experience in any of the relevant fields, such as, Employment Readiness, Cooperatives, Skill 
  • Development, Youth Empowerment, Business Incubation etc. 
  • Experience working in humanitarian / emergency contexts.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is desirable.
  • Speaking Arabic will be an asset

Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities 
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Save the Children is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating discrimination. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve children better.  Therefore all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Child Safeguarding:
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy

Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. 

Save the Children International

SCI employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

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