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"Head of Finance, HR and Administration Department – Syria"


Position: Syrian Arab Republic - Damascus

Duration: 6 months renewable (subject to funding), from April 2023

Conditions: Salaried contract, gross monthly salary from €2,300 to €2,800, monthly per diem 850 USD, medical coverage of 100% + repatriation insurance + provident fund, accommodation, international and local transportation as part of the mission, break every 3 months. Non family duty station.

TGH has chosen a deliberately simple and transparent remuneration policy, accessible on our website www.trianglegh.org
The salary levels advertised in our job offers are set within the framework of the salary scale and are not open to negotiation.

More information on www.trianglegh.org, under "JOBS".

TGH reserves the right to end the recruitment process as soon as a candidate is positioned

Presentation of TGH

"Actor in a sustainable and shared solidarity"

TGH is an organization for international solidarity based in Lyon, France, and founded in 1994. TGH designs and implements emergency, rehabilitation and development programs in the following sectors: water, hygiene and sanitation (WASH), food security and livelihoods, education and protection, mainly child protection. TGH is currently operating in 10 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Presentation of TGH’s work in Syria

TGH was registered in Syria as INGO in May 2017 and has had a permanent presence since November 2017. TGH works under the coordination of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), officially mandated by the Syrian Authorities to coordinate activities of humanitarian organizations committed to providing assistance to the conflict-affected Syrian population in Syria.
TGH’s sectors of intervention in Syria are: WASH, Education and Protection. The WASH working group is active in Syria and coordinated by the Ministry of Water Resources and SARC; the Education sector is coordinated by the Ministry of Education through the Directorate of Planning and International Cooperation and UNICEF in Damascus. The Early Recovery and Livelihood Sector is led by UNDP. The Protection sector is led by UNHCR and UNICEF (for Child Protection).
TGH in Syria is active in four governorates namely Rural Damascus, Hama, South Idleb and Daraa and manages 3 different projects funded by ECHO and SHF. Project coordination is done from Damascus. In 2021, TGH’s projects benefited to more than 619,000 IDPs and returnees living in conflict-affected areas through the delivery of WASH, Education and Child protection services. Discussions are on-going with other donors such as UNHCR,OFDA and SDC for potential future work.
TGH will ensure and strengthen emergency response capacity by consolidating the reputation of TGH work and reactivity in the action to ensure a timely response. Indeed, the capacity to intervene quickly to address emergency needs remain the core of TGH strategy in the frame of the lifesaving response.
TGH aims at adopting an integrated and holistic approach in a bid to favor sustainable solutions and dignified re-settlement or return for the conflict affected people. To that end, TGH makes sure basic services are recovered during the life saving response phase mainly with WASH, EIE and CP activities before concentrating in life sustaining response with shelter and livelihood projects in TGH areas of intervention.

In the field of WASH, TGH rehabilitates boreholes, water systems and pumping stations in a more durable perspective. In 2020, TGH installed a reverse osmosis unit in Rural Damascus. TGH also implements WASH-in-school activities, e.g. rehabilitation of hygiene infrastructures, hygiene kits distributions to the children, hygiene promotion. In parallel, TGH provides capacity building to community-based committees and local authorities in sustainable management of WASH services. The WASH and Shelter team is composed of two national staffs in Damascus, two in Daraa and two in Hama.
Efforts to make schools a safe and supportive environment for education, which includes the rehabilitation of school premises, are coupled with activities to support children’s education and wellbeing, targeting out of school children as well as children already in school. TGH also organizes support classes out of working hours for those children unable to attend classes otherwise. TGH reinforces school staff’s knowledge and capacities in non-formal education (NFE) and psychosocial support, and accompany them in the implementation of these activities with the required conflict-sensitive approach. The aim is to prevent and to respond to child protection concerns through these activities as well as through case management and referrals of affected children towards specialized services.

The Education and child protection activities are implemented by Education and Protection team composed of 20 national staffs in Damascus, 5 in Daraa and 11 in Hama.

In addition, 7 expatriates are working in TGH Syria mission: Head of Program WASH and Shelter, Head of Program Education and Protection, Head of Logistics, Head of Administration, Finance and HR, Reporting and Grants Officer, Meal Manager and Country Director.

Job description

The HO FIN-HR-ADMIN DPT works under the responsibility of the Country Director. He/she line manages the national Support Manager, herself/himself responsible for overviewing the work of the Administrative Officer and the Compliance Assistant (to be recruited). The HO FIN-HR-ADMIN DPT will manage field officers in Hama and Daraa for all the administrative and finance topics from a functional point of view. The main responsibility of the HO FIN-HR-ADMIN DPT will be to support the activities implementation while minimizing the financial risk for the organization through the following responsibilities:

The main responsibilities include:







This list of responsibilities could be modified according to the needs.

Security, working and living conditions

The current volatile and unpredictable context in Syria requires strict security rules in terms of movements and transmission of information / communication with the Headquarters.

Working and living conditions in Damascus are good. Communication means are satisfying (efficient internet, international phones).

The office is separated from the guesthouses. Individual rooms are available for each expatriate.

When in the field, international staff movements are strictly limited and under tracking.