The British Embassy in Ankara is part of a world-wide network representing British political,
economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking for a Support Officer to work
with the Projects team to help deliver the British Embassy Programme Fund in support of
Turkey Network’s Country Business Plan.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitoring and assessment of financial and progress reports (checking disbursements and
monitoring of programme spend as well as progress against desired outcomes);
Assisting project partners in project implementation (general administrative and financial support);
Assisting the Projects team in general programme management (organisation of visits and
meetings including record keeping; providing input for social media, internal communication
outlets and digital platforms such as the shared point and the website);
Responsible for the day to day management of the budget, working closely together with the
programme managers and the head of projects section.
Essential qualifications and experience
Excellent written and spoken communication skills in Turkish and English;
Previous experience in project organisation and management with NGOs, international organisations, public or private agencies;
Good attention to detail, especially in financial and written work;
Ability to build working relationships with government institutions and other key stakeholders;
Ability to prioritise own workload and meet deadlines, without compromising the quality of work or customer care;
A high degree of integrity;
Adaptable, open to change and a strong team-player;
Good IT skills (mainly Microsoft Office applications).
Desirable qualifications and experience: Financial experience and knowledge of spreadsheets and basic accounting.
Required competencies: Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service
Application deadline: 11 May 2017
Type of Position: Full-time, Fixed term, with possibility of renewal
Please use the link to apply:
Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”.
We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered.
Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.
Please be advised that the British Embassy will not be able to meet the travel costs incurred when travelling to the interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a job.