Country Director - Syria Response

Iraq · Syrian Country Programme


Starting date: ASAP

Contract duration: 12-18 months with the possibility of extension

Country Programme: Syria Response

Base: Erbil, Iraq with travels within the region

Line Manager:Regional Director for the Middle East

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.

Country Director (CD) is the main representative of PIN’s Syria mission, responsible for strategic leadership and overall country programme development. CD plays a key role in representation of PIN’s Syria mission in front of government officials, donors and non-governmental organizations. CD supervises Head of Programmes, Head of Systems & Operations, Field Coordinators for Northwest and Northeast Syria, Security Advisor, Area Coordinators in the field and Communications & Advocacy Officer.

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