Head of Programmes - Syria Response

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq · Syrian Country Programme


Starting date: ASAP

Contract duration: 18 months with the possibility of extension

Country Programme: Syria Response

Base: Erbil, Iraq with travels within the region

Line Manager:Country Director – Syria Response

About the role:

PIN has been working in Northern Syria since 2012, providing emergency relief and early recovery support to conflict-affected communities. Programmes for conflict-affected communities in Syria focus mainly on Emergency Food Assistance, WASH, and Education, in addition to Early Recovery and Livelihoods activities. PIN’s contribution to the Syria humanitarian response is amongst the largest, with an annual turnover of over $30 million, engaging over 350 full- time staff members across Northern Syria and cross-border response hubs in neighbouring countries.

Head of Programmes (HoP) is part of Syria Country Management Team (together with Country Director, Head of Systems & Operations, Field Coordinators, Security Advisor and members of HQ Syria desk). He/she oversees efficient program delivery and quality of the projects on WoS level. Together with the Country Director, the Head of Programmes represents PIN to donors and partners, ensuring that PIN is recognised for its field experience.

Head of Programmes reports to PIN Country Director for Syria Response. He/she has delegated management responsibility for MEAL unit, Grants Unit, Accountability manager and Protection Manager.

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