+90 533 132 83 79

Health Program Manager

    Application Deadline: – 12.02.2024

    Location: Gaziantep, Turkey
    Work Type: Full-time
    Number of Vacancies: 1

    Role Purpose:

    He is responsible on coordinating with the program manager in HQ for the health matters and represent Turkey office in all assigned technical meetings upon request. Coordinate with the administration of health and MASAR offices inside Syria as well.

    Monitoring the budget lines for the proposed project, which involves tracking all Purchase Requests submitted to the related supporting departments (Finance and Logistics). Obtain statistical information, arrange, and organize it in specific forms as well,

    Follow up the implementation of the proposed project in accordance with the plans set by the line manager. Monthly follow-up for project activities with field staff, any other tasks as assigned by the line manager related to health and nutrition.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    Plan the delivery of the overall Health portfolio and its activities in accordance with the vision and goals of MASAR HD and under the supervision and coordination with the program’s director.

    Provide guidance to the programs team on achieving agreed targets and long-term strategic objectives.

    Contribute and lead programs development efforts by identifying opportunities and working with partnerships and grants team in drafting proposals with direct coordination with Programs director.

    Identify and evaluate the risks and possible threats associated with health programmatic activities and, in coordination with stakeholders inside MASAR HD, take appropriate action to control and mitigate risks.

    Oversee the preparation and submission of technical and programs reports as per grants and donor agreement.

    maintain systems for programs operations in accordance with MASAR HD policies and procedures.

    Prepare and oversee project implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities (for example, monitoring against log frames, individual performance management work plans).

    Ensure that health programs activities comply with donors’ legislation and professional and humanitarian standards.

    Provide guidance to health programs staff on all issues related to programs implementation.

    In coordination and collaboration with the MEAL Department, develop a programs evaluation system to assess the strengths of each program and to identify and implement action plans regarding areas for improvement.

    Follow up Monitoring and Evaluation reports, recommend and implement changes to enhance the programs, as appropriate.

    Prepare an annual employment plan for the health programs department and update quarterly according to grants.

    Develop an annual health program budget and operating plan to support the programs, coordination closely with all other key departments including finance, HR, and supply chain.

    In collaboration with the Programs director and Finance Manager maintain of all programs financial activities and monitor the budget for each health program.

    Manage all health projects funds according to established accounting policies and procedures as per MASAR HD regulations and donor compliance.

    The ability and flexibility to represent MASAR HD, when assigned by senior management, at conferences, training, or donor meetings, when needed.

    Maintain effective communication and relations with donors and other stakeholders.

    Building capacity of health programs’ teams using orienting, training, coaching, counselling, communicating job expectations, planning, and monitoring.

    Accomplish human resource objectives by developing job descriptions, selecting, assigning, scheduling, and appraising/disciplining employees, and reviewing job contributions, and reviewing compensation actions.

    Prepare a bi-weekly written report to the senior management on all aspects of the programs, activities and challenges, threats, or risks.

    Contribute to the continuous improvement of MASAR HD quality of work.

    Promote and model a positive, professional, and respectful office culture.

    Any other duties assigned by line manager when required.

    Qualification, Experiences and Competencies:

    A bachelor’s degree in medicine, Pharmacy, or any other medical field.

    At least 5 years of professional experience in humanitarian assistance, including a minimum of five years in Health programs.

    Excellent knowledge of the humanitarian and development sectors, and experience with and knowledge of humanitarian standards and Syrian context.

    Excellent knowledge in programs life cycles.

    High skills in planning and delivering multiple activities, work plans and tasks under pressure to strict deadlines and high levels of precision.

    Ability to work with and lead a team and to work independently, with minimal supervision and well under pressure while taking and facilitating team and programmatic decisions.

    Proven skills in managing others, leading teams, reporting, analyzing, and problem solving.

    Must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality regarding work-related information and data.

    Ability to solve problems in the field with staff, local committees, and beneficiaries.

    Ability to manage remote teams.

    Certified in PMD Pro1 & PMD Pro2

    PMP is a strong plus.

    Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

    Excellent communication skills and a positive attitude.

    Ability to work with diverse people, communities, and cultures.

    People management skills that include diplomacy.

    Ability to take initiative and work without supervision.

    High skills in English and Arabic.

    Familiarity with protection concepts such as child protection and prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse.

    Key Performance Indicators:

    Timely and quality technical advice and support

    Leadership skills

    Quality reports and other strategic documents drafted and submitted in a timely manner.

    Timely and quality knowledge products

    Service and work Quality

    Strong relationships with various partners

    MASAR HD is well represented in important meetings on topics related to expertise.

    PSEA, Discrimination, Abuse and Harassment Policies

    The organization has a zero tolerance for Sexual
    Exploitation and Abuse of beneficiaries. Protection from Sexual Exploitation
    and Abuse (PSEA) is everyone’s responsibility, and all staff are required to
    adhere to the Code of Conduct, that enshrines principles of PSEA, always (both
    during work hours and outside work hours). Familiarization with, and adherence
    to, the Code of Conduct is an essential requirement of all staff, in addition
    to related mandatory training. All staff must ensure that they understand and
    act in accordance with this clause.

    Child Protection Policy

    Child abuse in all its forms is unacceptable to MASAR HD,
    which recognizes its responsibility to protect children from harm in all areas
    of its activities. MASAR HD is committed to ensuring a child-safe environment
    and applies a zero-tolerance approach towards any kind of child abuse and

    To apply via the following link:


    Share This Blog