Peace Education Project Manager (Ref: 2309GZTP10)

Gülümseme ve Zeytin Yardimlaşma ve Dayanişma Derneği (Basmeh and Zeitooneh) Gaziantep
Project Manager
Tam Zamanlı 1-3
İngilizce (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate),Arapça (C2, Level 6, Advanced),Türkçe (B2, Level 4, Intermediate )
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İlan Detayları

Job code: 2309GZTP10


Gülümseme ve Zeytin Yardimlaşma ve Dayanişma Derneği  GvZ (Basmeh and Zeitooneh) is a non-governmental, non-profit civil society organization that has been supporting the most marginalized, desperate, and affected people since 2014. From the beginning, GvZ believes that its role is to create ways to empower those affected by developing their skills and reviving their sense of humanity and dignity. Through its community centers, GvZ provides women, youth, and marginalized groups with various humanitarian services such as relief aid, protection, education programs, and communication with other humanitarian actors on advocating for essential issues to bring to light. To this end, GvZ strives to continue honing people's skills to participate in peacebuilding and actively advocate for a democracy that reflects a diverse and socially connected society.

2. Purpose:

The project manager will take the lead on the implementation of the peace education project implemented in Gaziantep and ensure all activities are executed in high quality and reaching the target within the project timeframe, while reporting regularly, attending coordination meetings and communicating externally and internally, being the budget holder and providing technical input and support to the team, while managing the community center and its needs, and ensuring the safety of staff and participants.

3. Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the recruitment of the project and center staff with the HR officer in coordination with the program manager.
  • Follow-up on project expenses and forecasts as he/she will be the budget holder of the project.
  • Attend regular coordination meetings with working groups to ensure proper communication especially with joint activities and targets.
  • Coordinate with support services, M&E, and communication units and departments to ensure quality and timely implementation
  • Ensure that all the staff recruited are well trained and support them on a technical level when needed in coordination with the program manager.
  • Supervise the performance of team members working with children and youth to deliver high quality peace education.
  • Establish and maintain a monthly and weekly work plan with project team which includes weekly monitoring meetings.
  • Create the schedule of the sessions for the children and youths.
  • Create and update up to date procurement plans and ensure all the materials are ordered and delivered to the center in a timely manner.
  • Create and update the work plan, risk matrix, needs assessments and other project documents based on the need of the project and changing context.
  • Collect all reports and provide a monthly report internally, and externally as frequently as needed (with one final report by the end of the project).
  • Establish and conduct meetings with local stockholders for the benefit of the program including municipalities and key persons when needed, especially in coordination with our implementing partner.
  • Assess trainings needs of the team, and identify suitable trainings conducted by international and local partners for their participation.
  • Ensure that all the staff recruited are familiar with GvZ’s Code of Conduct and protection standers.
  • Ensure quality and minimum child protection standards are implemented and respected in all activities, including the child safeguarding policy
  • Ensure that all the staff can identify at-risk cases and refer them to the protection staff in the centers of operations. 
  • Ensure that all the referral pathways and referral cases are well documented, complying with confidentiality and ethical standards.
  • Ensure that all data related to the project is documented, available and always organized upon request throughout the project.
  • Organizing all the social initiatives for the children and youths (venues if needed, materials, refreshments, transportation…).
  • Managing all risks related to the community center, with clear safety and security measures in place to ensure staff and participants’ wellbeing is always prioritized.
  • Following up on center logistical needs and ensuring it is child friendly, safe, clean, and accessible at all times.
  • Sign off on time sheets, vacation request (project facilitators and center staff)


4. Qualifications:

  • Have a university degree in Psychology, Sociology, or Management.
  • Previous PSS project coordination
  • Social work.
  • Good communication skills both internal and external
  • Experience at least 1-3 years in the field
  • Work under pressure
  • Ability to manage a big team and a community center.
  • Knowledge of the areas of implementation

5. Competencies:(Key Skills, Behaviors and Knowledge):

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Developing project plan and assisting the team.
  • Lead the team of facilitators, the project and activities as planned.
  • Communicate effectively with the team, support staff, management partners and donor.
  • Reporting internally and externally.
  • Coordinate with other organizations and stakeholders.



  • Focusing on needs of vulnerable people.
  • Cultural awareness.



  • Confidence, drive, and fast learner.
  • Work with team (good communication skills)   
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Strong personality
  • Ambitious 

8. Application Process:
If you meet the required qualifications and conditions, we kindly request you to submit your electronic application including your CV through the following link: Application Form. or by clicking on the Application button above. 

9. Deadline:
The deadline for submitting applications is before 17.12.2023.
GvZ is an equal opportunity employer. Women and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Although the advertisement is still in progress, we are eager to kickstart the selection process. Therefore, we encourage interested candidates to submit their CVs promptly as we will begin reviewing applications and conducting interviews in advance. Early submissions are highly encouraged to ensure consideration for this opportunity.

For inquiries about this application process, please contact 


Gülümseme ve Zeytin Yardimlaşma ve Dayanişma Derneği (Basmeh and Zeitooneh)

Gülümseme ve Zeytin Yardımlaşma ve Dayanışma Derneği (GvZ) is a non-profit, non-governmental civil society organization dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable and marginalized affected by the conflict in Syria. From its inception, GvZ has been committed to empowering those impacted by the conflict, fostering skill development, and restoring their sense of humanity and dignity.
Through its community centers, GvZ offers a wide range of humanitarian services to women, youth, and marginalized groups, including relief aid, protection, educational programs, and collaboration with other humanitarian entities to advocate for critical issues. GvZ's primary goal is to enhance the capabilities of Syrians, enabling them to actively engage in the peacebuilding process and advocate for a diverse yet socially cohesive democratic society in Syria.

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