Livelihoods Programme Manager for Northeast Syria

Šafaříkova 635/24, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic · Syrian Country Programme


Starting date: ASAP

Contract duration: 6 months with the possibility of extension

Country Programme: Syria

Base: Kobane, North East Syria, with frequent travels to Manbij and Raqqa

Line Manager: Deputy Field Coordinator for Northeast Syria

About the PIN:

People in Need delivers assistance in Northern Syria addressing the needs of IDPs and hosting communities in several sectors such as food security, livelihoods, shelter, protection, education and WASH. PIN is well-established organization with several field offices, direct implementation and more than 400 employees. Main office sits in Erbil and provides support services to field teams inside Syria. PIN’s contribution to the Syria humanitarian response is amongst the largest, with an annual turnover of over $35 million across Syria and funding from humanitarian donors including ECHO, OFDA, FFP, SDC and DFID.

PIN’s key programming sectors in NES include a combination of early recovery and immediate humanitarian response programs in order to:

General Position summary:

With supervision from the Deputy/Field Coordinator and technical guidance from the Head of Programmes and PIN´s Livelihoods Advisor, the Livelihoods Programme Manager will have a key role in leading a programme team, timely and smooth implementation and ensuring overall quality of the livelihoods programming in all PIN’s areas of operation in Northeast Syria.

The current portfolio of the programmes includes technical and vocational education and trainings and business trainings provided in 4 TVET centres as well as business grants to the most motivated training graduates and apprenticeships while encouraging active participation and inclusion of persons with disabilities. The portfolio is expected to include also activities aiming to support markets and business recovery in the coming months. PIN’s Livelihoods programme are currently funded by DFID and OFDA.

Duties and responsibilities:

Programme implementation

Team Management

Programme Development

Suitable candidates for this position should possess:

Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions

People in Need offers:

How to apply:

Are you interested in this position? Send us your CV and short cover letter. Please note only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

People in Need staff are expected to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need Code of conduct and key policies (available at:

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