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General Description of the Programme:

GOAL an International Humanitarian Organisation has had a presence in Turkey since 2013 and has been contributing to the migrant response since 2016 with a focus on responding to needs in health service delivery, social safety nets and the protection of vulnerable and marginalised migrants in southern Turkey.

GOAL has been working in Syria since 2013, responding to the acute needs of conflict-affected communities. GOAL is working in Idleb Governate, both through direct implementation and through partners, delivering food, non-food programming to highly vulnerable populations, and provision of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) through support to Water units, as well as emergency support to recently displaced households.

GOAL has been working in North Aleppo Governate since 2019, through direct implementation and through partners, delivering food, non-food programming to highly vulnerable populations, as well as emergency support for recently displaced household.

GOAL has two projects (ECHO funded LINK and PRM funded GREEN) in Turkey, LINK program targets refugees from nomadic / semi-nomadic backgrounds and those engaged in seasonal agricultural labor. LINK has been designed to address and mitigate protection concerns of the vulnerable / marginalized refugees through provision of critical information and raising their awareness on their rights, obligations and services available in Turkey, by sensitization/advocacy (targeting key stakeholders and service providers, etc.) activities, and Individual Protection Assistance (IPA) services to enable highly vulnerable refugees to access to basic, social and protective services available under the provisions of Temporary and International Protection regulations in Turkey. On the other hand, Green program aims to improve socioeconomic inclusion, resilience and self-sufficiency of highly vulnerable/excluded women and girls from host and refugee communities (Syrians as well as those living in program locations under the international protection regulation) including nomadic communities and seasonal agriculture workers from both communities through integrated and market driven livelihood opportunities and protection services, including language courses and vocational skills training on greenhouse production and agriculture; case management (CM)/coaching services, establishment of a women cooperative, protection outreach, information provision and awareness raising; and provision of special needs and individual protection assistance services.


Job purpose:

The Occupational Safety Assistant will be responsible for analysing type of work environment and work procedures, inspect workplaces for adherence to regulations on safety, health, and the environment, developing occupational health and safety policies and processes, developing capability and capacity for emergency arrangements and plans, taking preventive measures to reduce risks, planning and providing training.


Occupational safety experts are obliged to perform the following tasks:

  1. A) Guidance;
  • Assist OHS Expert on providing the employer with written notifications about Occupational Health and Safety precautions.
  • Assist OHS Expert to carry out studies on the causes of occupational accidents and occupational diseases and on the measures to be taken to prevent the repetition of such cases and make suggestions to the employer in this regard.
  • Assist OHS Expert to carry out studies and make suggestions to the employer on the investigation of the causes of events that occur in the workplace and do not result in death or injury but have the potential to harm the employees, equipment, and workplace.
  1. B) Risk assessment;
  • Assist OHS Expert and participate in the studies and the implementation of the risk assessment in terms of Occupational Health and Safety, make suggestions to about the health and safety measures to be taken as a result of the risk assessment.
  1. C) Occupational environment surveillance;
  • Assist OHS Expert To observe the occupational environment; to plan and control the implementations of the periodic maintenance, controls, and measurements that should be conducted in a work environment in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation
  • Assist OHS Expert To plan and control the implementation of the surveillance of the occupational environment and control measurements and periodic maintenance that
  • should be done in a work environment in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation
  • Assist OHS Expert and participate in the activities carried out for the prevention of accidents, fires or explosions in the workplace, make related suggestions to the employer and follow up the implementations; Preparation of emergency plans for cases such as natural disasters, accidents, fires or explosions.
  1. D) Training, briefing and registration;
  • To carry out studies on and control that Occupational Health and Safety Training for the employees are planned in accordance with the relevant legislation; to submit them for the approval of the OHS Expert, to implement or follow up the implementation of the training
  • Preparation of the monthly evaluation chart of occupational safety activities
  • Preparation of a monthly work accident and near-miss report
  • To arrange briefing activities for employees and to submit them for the approval of the employer and to check their implementation
  • To prepare Occupational Health and Safety procedures and submit them for the approval of the employer and check their implementation.
  • To follow-up documentation and archiving in accordance with the legislation of the Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Reporting of monthly work plans to the relevant coordinator,
  • Performing other duties assigned by the employer.
  1. E) Cooperation with the relevant units;
  • Assist OHS Expert To make an evaluation of occupational accidents and occupational diseases in coordination with the workplace physician, to prepare necessary preventive action plans by carrying out examination and research in order to prevent the repetition of the dangerous events and follow up the implementations.
  • Assist OHS Expert To cooperation with the workplace physician, to prepare the annual work plan consisting of the Occupational Health and Safety activities that will be carried out in the following year
  • To be affiliated and cooperate with the committee of Occupational Health and Safety to support and cooperate with the employees’ representatives and support staff.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Biology/Chemistry,  and/or Engineering faculties or any other relevant major.
  • Have an Occupational Health and Safety Certificate from Ministry of Labour (C Class),
  • At least 3 years of work experience
  • Excellent attention to details.
  • Fluent Turkish and English Language skills both written and spoken.
  • Diplomatic with a strong communication skills
  • Team player
  • Computer literate
  • Creative and open to learning.


Requirements (desirable)

  • Turkish citizenship
  • Arabic Language skills
  • Experience in working with INGOs.

Interested? Then apply for this position via clicking on the “apply now” button and fill out the application form. All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application deadline is 22 September 2022.

“Please note that GOAL does not charge a fee of any kind or any other financial obligation at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training, induction) or other fees, or request information on applicants’ bank accounts. GOAL does not work with intermediary institutions and individuals or employment agencies during the recruitment process. If any fee or payment is requested from you at the application or any stage of the recruitment process, please do not respond.”

GOAL’ün, işe alım sürecinin (başvuru, başvuruların işlenmesi, mülakat, eğitim, oryantasyon) hiç bir aşamasında hiç bir şekilde ücret talep etmediğini, başvuru sahibine herhangi bir finansal yükümlülük yüklemediğini ya da başvuru sahibine ait banka bilgilerini talep etmediğini unutmayınız. GOAL işe alım süreci boyunca hiç bir aracı kurum ya da kuruluş yahut istihdam bürosuyla çalışmamaktadır. Eğer başvuru sırasında ya da işe alım sürecinin herhangi bir aşamasında sizden herhangi bir ücret ya da ödeme talep edilirse lütfen yanıt vermeyiniz.

General terms and conditions


Children and vulnerable adults a must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

Accountability within GOAL

Alongside our safeguarding policy, GOAL is an equal opportunities employer and has a set of integrity policies. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability:

  • Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, Code of Conduct, health and safety, data protection and confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols.
  • Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area.
  • Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated.  Due to the nature of GOAL’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible.  This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date.  We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.

Thank you.

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