The Chief of Party (CoP) position is an exciting opportunity for a results-driven leader to guide a dynamic and talented team of staff and partners who are changing the way buyers and investors do business with local entrepreneurs in Turkey. The CoP will lead the overall coordination and delivery of project services on behalf of Building Markets under a newly awarded grant that expands the Organization’s two-year track record supporting over 750 Syrian small businesses. The CoP is responsible for exceeding program targets, and for the smooth and efficient running of all aspects of the country office, including, but not limited to, overall program strategy, quality implementation, finance, HR and logistics, as well as compliance with organizational, local, and donor rules and regulations. The CoP is expected to successfully oversee a demanding workload that involves executing, participating, and closely monitoring the day-to-day activities of the program. The CoP will have a successful track record of managing large missions in challenging environments along with demonstrated skills in building and maintaining productive external and internal relationships.
Under guidance from the Chief Finance and Administration Officer (CFAO) at Building Markets Headquarters, and in close collaboration with the Chief of Party (CoP), the Director of Finance and Administration will oversee the critical operating functions of the work of Building Markets and its local partners in Turkey, including administration, finance, human resources management, procurement, and logistics. This incumbent is primarily responsible for ensuring 360-degree compliance for the work of Building Markets and its partners within Turkey, and ensuring on time reporting, record keeping, and management of all in-country finance related issues. This is an outstanding opportunity for a finance professional with experience ideally gained through both nonprofit and corporate settings. Successful candidates will have a proven track record, accounting certification or the equivalent, and experience working in the Turkish market.