Job details

Key expert 1: Team Leader, expert in civil society development and/or social policy

Job description

Team Leader (TL) will be responsible for general coordination of project activities, project management and implementation, thus he/she will ensure coordination among other experts and backstopping team. TL will also be responsible for checking the outputs and indicators are in accordance with the ToR and the work schedule. He/she shall act as the main counterpart to the MoFSP in relation to the performance of project activities. He/she will be responsible for the efficient and effective financing management monitoring and the project implementation in line with EU procedures and this ToR.
As a TL he/she will be in charge of CSO mapping and analysis, implementation of information meeting, as well as provision of expert support to all thematic activities in this project. TL will also participate to the Opening and Closing conferences. The TL will be in charge of quality control and ensuring that all documents are in line with current and most advanced European practice in the field of social policy.

Location: the operation base will be in Ankara with activities to take place in 10 pilot provinces (tentatively lstanbul, Ankara, lzmir, Adana, Trabzon, Diyarbakir, Van, Bursa, Malatya, Edirne).
If the expert needs to work home-based or at weekends, prior approval of the Contracting Authority should be taken. Each key expert subject to current contract should spend minimum 85% of their time in the beneficiary country during the contract implementation.

Job duration

24 month (455 working days)

Job profile

Qualifications and skills
- At least Bachelor degree. In the absence of degree equivalent professional experience of minimum l0 years on civil society or social policy;
- Master's and/or PhD degree in political science, public administration, law,' social science or related disciplines will be an asset;
- Good command of written and spoken English.
General professional experience
- Minimum 6 years of professional experience in the field of civil society development and/or social policy;
- Experience in a managerial position such as a Team Leader/Project Manager or equivalent.
Specific professional experience
- At least 3 experiences in good governance with civil society in the field of social policy
- Experience in the projects conducted in the field of social policy or CSO-government cooperation in Turkey will be an asset.