Program Coordinator. Northeastern Syria – Syrian Arab Republic


The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the overall delivery and quality of the program in North East Syria. The post holder will be responsible for developing proposals and field reports, mapping donors and improving the quality of programs in accordance with MdM and donor standards.


North East Syria – (Amuda (30%), Kobani (30%), Raqqa (30%) and Dohuk – Iraq Region (10%), Iraq)


The candidate will report to the Country Coordinator – NES.


Program management:

Plan and coordinate the implementation of the NES program and activities; consistent with MdM and donor standards.

Ensure financial monitoring, including planning and budget forecasts in close collaboration with the administrative coordinator.

Ensure a good understanding and ownership of the MdM programme, standards and donor engagement with the rest of the team, in particular by organizing regular meetings for program coordination, project kick-off and closing meetings.

Needs assessment:

Continuously assess the needs in the area of ​​intervention and propose the necessary adjustments to the program in collaboration with the key positions of the mission.

Propose, lead and coordinate all the evaluations necessary for the mission in close collaboration with the rest of the team.

Preparation of proposals and reports:

Constantly update the mapping of donors in the area of ​​intervention and inform its manager of any funding opportunities

Lead and coordinate proposal development, project change request and reporting

Track and archive sources of verification and other project-related documents

Finalize all internal and external reports in accordance with MdM and donor requirements.

Program monitoring and quality

Technically lead the MEAL department to ensure accountability, process monitoring, reviews and evaluations.

Ensure adequate monitoring of program activities and indicators, in line with MdM and donor standards and commitments, through a robust MEAL system

Adapt the surveillance system to remote management in the event of access constraints, including through the use of appropriate technological solutions.

Propose quality improvement and program learning initiatives and operationalize them in the field. Ensure MdM communication protocols in interventions and reports.


Academic background: Master’s degree in international development, gender studies, public health and/or humanitarian aid, or other relevant fields.

Other Qualifications: Solid knowledge of project cycle management, the international humanitarian funding system and donor requirements.

Language requirements: Excellent written and spoken English. Arabs and/or Kurds is an asset.

Computer requirements: Office pack user level.


At least 5 years of field experience in humanitarian projects. At least 3 years of experience in positions of similar responsibility in a fragile crisis context, preferably in the Middle East and/or in a conflict environment.

Experience in project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

Previous experience with health programs.

Demonstrated leadership and team management skills.

Excellent proposal writing and reporting skills

Ability to work in volatile environments and strict adherence to security protocols


Excellent organizational skills.

Excellent planning, management and coordination skills.

Strong communication (written and spoken) and interpersonal skills

Stress management.

Willingness and ability to work productively in a challenging environment.

Cultural awareness and adaptability.

Sensitive to gender issues and their integration in projects

Assertive and diplomatic.

Good teamwork and networking skills.

Alignment with the principles and ethics of Médicos del Mundo.

Identification with the lines of work, values ​​and mission of Médicos del Mundo.


From: October 2022


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