Field Officer – Jarablus - Syrian Nationals Only



Field Officer – Jarablus

(Syrian Nationals Only)


REPORTS TO: Senior Field Manager



Under the supervision of the Senior Field Manager, and in coordination with the DCOP-O, Stabilization, Grant and Program Teams, the Jarablus Field Officer is responsible for coordinating activities with Area Managers and the Senior Field Manager by attending and if necessary, organizing skills building seminars organized in Syria, meeting with partner council representatives and other program partners (as directed by the AMs and SFM), visiting project implementation sites in Syria to ensure adequate implementation of activities and better understanding of program impacts, providing information for developing new program activities in collaboration with Local Council Advisors and Area Managers, assisting in launching program activities, and providing overall assistance to help guide the program in the desired direction. In addition to these core tasks, the Jarablus Field Officer may be requested to conduct other program related activities, support the work of Field Monitors, and respond to ad hoc program requirements. The position is based in Jarablus, Syria; with frequent travel within Syria and occasional trips to Gaziantep, Turkey.



  • Provide instructions, guidance and information to partner council representatives along with council advisors about requirements for project concept and application development;
  • Conduct periodical meetings with partner council representatives and Stabilization Committee to develop relationships, share and obtain information relevant for the program;
  • Conduct site visits to project sites in Jarablus for program purposes;
  • Meet with Stabilization Committee, partner councils and organization heads to inquire about equipment suitability, trouble shoot technical problems and confirm equipment locations, end users and use is in conformity with the terms of the grant agreement;
  • Meet with council advisors and partner council representatives to help in organization of needs assessments and council performance assessments;
  • Assist in preparations of workshops and trainings inside Syria;
  • Attend workshops, trainings and events organized by council advisors and prepare workshop
  • Provide monthly report with observations about program impacts, potential new program areas, and program challenges;
  • Conduct regular meetings with council advisors embedded in partner councils within assigned province to assist in grant development and implementation;
  • In case of in-kind grants and support provided to program partners, ensure proper documentation is in place and signed by authorized and vetted recipient of in-kind grant;
  • Conduct other activities, as directed by the DCOP-O and SFM;

Managing and allocating program resources appropriately:

  • Strictly apply all project required expense documentation and reporting for time in Syria, including developing draft travel and work plans prior to each deployment to Syria;
  • Support the Area Managers and grants team in monitoring and reporting partner program budgets and expenditures, as relevant to assigned grants;
  • Support Area Managers and grants team to monitor and advise partners on the development and submission of all administrative and financial documents;
  • Submit regular time sheets and travel expense reports for program related costs to ensure timely reporting of program operational expenses.

Application deadline:  November 13, 2016

Application instructions: Send complete CV and cover letter to Please include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line.


Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: International Development Organisation
  • Location: Jarablus
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
  • Closing Date: 2016-11-13

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