Project Assistant (Ref: TUR1015)

Welthungerhilfe (WHH) İstanbul
Tam Zamanlı
İngilizce (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate)
Bu ilan yayından kaldırılmış Görüntülenme : 1960


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Job Title: Project Assistant

Are you aiming to work for an organization where it is worthwhile investing your personality, your skills and your time? Are you looking for a job that is exciting and has clear goals? Welcome to Welthungerhilfe! We are one of the largest and most respected private organizations for development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. We are a politically independent and non-denominational organization, our value-oriented actions are always based on humanitarian principles. Our vision is a world in which everyone has the chance and the right to lead a self-determined life in dignity and justice, free from hunger and poverty.

Welthungerhilfe's Head Office is in Bonn, Germany whilst the Syria Response is managed from our Country Office in Gaziantep. Welthungerhilfe was established in Turkey in 2013 specifically to help people who are affected by the Syria Crisis. Since then, the organisation has expanded its program scope and scale to make the greatest possible contribution to meeting humanitarian needs in Turkey and North West Syria. Welthungerhilfe has field offices in Azaz and Afrin, as well as Ankara, Istanbul, Hatay and Mardin. The Syria Response program includes food security, WASH services, Shelter and NFI services, protection, early recovery and livelihood.

If you want to become part of this joint mission in Turkey, Syria and Lebanon, we look forward to receiving your application as:

Project Assistant in İstanbul.

The position is to be filled by March, 2023, with a contract duration of 7 months. There are good prospects for an extension. The position can also be filled with an unlimited contract duration if the employee shows an appropriate period of employment. Employment location will be İstanbul, Turkey. The position is paid according to [[paygrade]].

Your responsibilities,

Overall Roles:

  • Support WHH Istanbul based team and partner NGOs to ensure timely implementation of protection activities and follow-up project achievements.
  • Provide in-written or verbal translation for meetings, reports, presentations, etc.
  • Ensures coordination across multisector response is achieved with the support and supervision of Deputy Head of Project.
  • Act as logistics and communication focal point within the project team.
  • Provide support to case management officer to regularly update integrated service mapping.
  • Arrange and coordinate weekly/monthly meetings with project teams to monitor closely implementation and overall protection risks.
  • Provide relevant project information and prepare updates in project relevant issues e.g., reporting, writing minutes of meetings, project overviews etc.
  • Provide support in the area of logistics/distributions. Support logistics e.g., by collecting quotations.
  • Support Head of Project, Deputy Head of Project and Project Officer and relevant team members in implementing project activities and achieving targets on time without compromising the quality.
  • Support with the process of project review, design of implementation plans to identify the beneficiaries and their needs.
  • Ensure overall implementation is inclusive and uses participatory approaches through community-based participation mechanisms.
  • Support Project Officer and WHH field team based in Istanbul and implementing partners are reporting on time with accurate data and information.
  • Work closely with the Deputy Head of Project and other Project Officer in the development of the concept notes, emergency preparedness and response plans.
  • Support to and engage in establishment/implementation of accountability mechanisms to ensure feedback and complaints are duly captured into program adaptations and improvement.
  • Ensure that PSEA and complaint/feedback mechanism is known by field staff and disseminated to beneficiaries through community-based and participatory approaches.
  • Carry out periodic visits to monitor activities implemented by the partners.​


Your profile,

Required Qualifications:     

Education: Bachelor’s degree, in Social Science, development studies or relevant technical field of study.

Work Experience:

Minimum two years professional experience in a non-profit humanitarian organization.


  • Objective analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly written skills (presenting complex information coherently and succinctly).
  • Ability to coordinate complex projects, including the ability to assess priorities and manage competing deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Basic gender and protection concepts.
  • Working with communication materials and knowledge products.
  • Proven knowledge of computerized systems; high degree of computer literacy and word processing and Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures.
  • Experience in accountability to affected population, protection mainstreaming and PSEA.

 Social Skills;

         Ability to work in a team.

  Language Skills:

         Fluency in English and Turkish is required.


Desired Qualifications:

2 years of experience in implementing protection programs a non-profit organization.

Language Skills:

Working knowledge of Arabic and/or Kurdish is advantageous.

Our offer,

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits.


WHH receives funds from its donors for projects. If necessary funds are secured the duration of the announced post may be extended. If project funding is not secured the activities will stop completely and the employment contract shall be terminated.


Please send your application via our online recruiting system by February 7, 2023. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Welthungerhilfe reserves the right to fill in the position before the deadline due to urgency.


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On the legal bases referred to in Article 5, “the processing activity is necessary for establishment, use or protection of a right” and “the processing is necessary for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract”, WHH Turkey shall process your name-surname, e-mail address, mobile phone no, references and CV/résumé personal data for carrying out selection and placement processes for job candidates, and transfer them to third party suppliers  through your applications to published WHH Turkey job ads via employment agencies or sending your CV/résumé to WHH Turkey directly by wholly or partly automatic means. Additionally, WHH Turkey is going to get in touch with your references assuming that all obligatory information is given, and consents are obtained by your side about sharing their personal data with WHH Turkey.

You may submit your requests to WHH Turkey under Article 11 of the Law concerning the rights of the data subject in accordance with the Communiqué on the Procedures and Principles of Application to a Data Controller.



*Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.














































Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Welthungerhilfe is a private, non-profit-making, politically independent and non-denominational relief organization, which supports people living in deprivation and poverty, irrespective of the color of their skin, their religious beliefs or their worldview. WHH is working in the fields of development cooperation and humanitarian aid, relief aid, rehabilitation and reconstruction.

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