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Position:                                                  Project Coordinator  

Supervised by:                                         Head of Operations

Location:                                                    North East Syria (NES)

Period of Assignment:                            As soon as possible - 15.05.2025  

Fight for Humanity:

Founded in March 2019, Fight for Humanity is a Swiss-based non-governmental organization that seeks to reinforce respect for the rights of people exposed to human rights abuses in situations of violence and conflict. ​It currently implements programs in the Middle East on child protection, the protection of cultural heritage, and peace and social cohesion. 


The Project Coordinator will coordinate Fight for Humanity’s activities to support the implementation of the Action Plan on Child recruitment in North East Syria.  


  • Facilitate effective coordination among local authorities engaged in activities related to the prevention and response of child recruitment in North East Syria.  

  • Coordinate and support training and capacity building activities and supervise Fight for Humanity’s trainers in these efforts.  

  • Coordinate and monitor all planned activities in support of the implementation of the action plan.  

  • Provide support for Fight for Humanity's advocacy efforts to engage relevant stakeholders in Northeast Syria (NES)  

  • Support travel arrangements for Geneva-based staff and other resource persons.  

  • Represent Fight for Humanity in different platforms in NES 

  • Provide HQ with monthly financial and operational reporting  

  • Supervise Fight for Humanity’s office and staff in NES 


  • Work within the framework of Fight for Humanity’s core values, promoting its mission. 

  • Commit to read and respect all Fight for Humanity’s current ethic and organizational policies  

  • Work towards achieving Fight for Humanity’s organization and program-level objectives.  

  • Participate in Fight for Humanity training activities as required.  

  • Undertake any other duties appropriate to the post as may be required. 


  • Based in North East Syria  

  • 100%, consultancy contract  

  • Occasional travel to Erbil, Iraq and Amman, Jordan  

  • Possible extension based on needs and resources  

  • Direct reporting line to the Head of Operations of Fight for Humanity in Geneva, Switzerland  

Required experiences and skills: 

  • 5 years of experience in project coordination and administration 

  • Working experience from international projects and/or with international organizations or INGOs 

  • Good understanding of the Syrian armed conflict and the geopolitical dynamics of the Middle East 

  • Ability to develop good relationships with local actors in NES including local authorities 

  • Solid knowledge of child protection international standards and practices  

  • Excellent level of English (written and spoken) required, fluency in Arabic and Kurdish required.   

  • Computer skills (proficiency in MS Office, notably Excel, Word) 

  • Willingness and ability to work in a challenging work environment  

How to apply:

Please send applications to (cover letter, resume) to with the reference “Coordinator” no later than 10 March 2024. Only complete applications will be considered. 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Candidates will be required to self-declare relating to their track-record on sexual exploitation and abuse, as well as on safeguarding, especially child safeguarding. Candidates will also be requested to authorize background checks on these topics with former employers. 

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