INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since its establishment in 1965, GOPA has successfully completed over 5,000 management, training and consultancy projects in 130 countries.

ABOUT GOPA

GOPA Danışmanlık is a private consulting company established in 2011 as a member of GOPA Consulting Group. We are GOPA’s local office in Ankara, working on development cooperation projects in Turkey and the northern part of Cyprus. For more than 10 years, we have been operating and implementing technical assistance projects financed by the EU and other donors in the region.

In this capacity, we have worked with a wide range of clients and counterparts in the region including various public institutions, ministries, provincial directorates, municipalities, development agencies, chambers of trade and industry, universities, trade unions, business associations, SMEs and NGOs. Relying on the strong international technical track record of GOPA Consulting Group, we also provide direct access to international best practices combined with national know-how to our clients.

For almost 10 years, we have been investing in Turkey to promote economic growth, sustainability and poverty reduction through capacity building and structural reforms. We furthermore provide expertise in management consultancy, institutional capacity building, technical assistance, market analysis, market development and planning, research, policy analysis and development, training, media consulting, event management, communication and awareness raising and capacity building.

GOPA PROJECTS

GOPA Danışmanlık has successfully completed several management, training and consultancy projects in Turkey in cooperation with national and international donors. We are currently implementing projects in a variety of fields ranging from private sector development to vocational education and human rights. We have worked with different target groups in Turkey enabling us to establish reliable networks with different actors at local, regional, and national level. While we are supporting SMEs at regional level, we also have projects supporting disadvantaged groups including children and refugees at national level.

Our unique approach for the effective management of our projects focuses on combining international technical expertise with specific local knowledge and networks. Being a member of GOPA Consulting Group, we make use of the hands-on international experience and networks of our Group companies and complement it with a strong understanding of the local context and well-established working relations with different beneficiaries. This insight enables us to best respond to changes in the market and other environmental conditions through innovative concepts and approaches, adopt the international best practices and tailor them to what is needed by the local beneficiaries. We also reflect this approach in the provision of services to our clients and our cooperation with other partners.

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GOPA HUMAN RESOURCES

GOPA Danışmanlık is looking for talented and experienced co-workers with team-working skills who are eager to work on our projects with us. We are looking for teammates with expertise in capacity building and training, private sector development, education and labour market, social development, judiciary, human rights, gender and social equality, communication and design, event management, awareness-raising and visibility.

GOPA Danışmanlık believes in mutual cooperation and experience sharing. For this reason, we welcome your expertise and hope to see your CV in our database. We proceed transparently in expert mobilisation processes and match your experience with the open positions in our projects. For cooperation, we would like to invite you to submit your CV to GOPA Danışmanlık Expert Pool and our office in Ankara.

GOPA ONGOING PROJECTS IN TURKEY

Technical Assistance for “Implementation of Turkish Qualifications System and Framework Operation (TUYEP)”

Technical Assistance for “Implementation of Turkish Qualifications System and Framework Operation (TUYEP)”

The Beneficiary of the project is Vocational Qualifications Authority (VQA) and the Contracting Authority is Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services. The purposes of the project are (i) to strengthen the VQA's and related stakeholders' institutional capacity, (ii) to strengthen NVQS, and (iii) to enhance the implementation of the TQF.

Technical Assistance for Developing an Institution Model for Children Staying with their Mothers

Technical Assistance for Developing an Institution Model for Children Staying with their Mothers

General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Houses of Ministry of Justice is the End Beneficiary of this technical assistance while the Ministry of Justice acts as the Lead Institution. Within 18 months, the End Beneficiary and the affiliated penal institutions will be provided with technical assistance services in the field of capacity building, cooperation and awareness raising. Within the scope of this project, conduct of needs analysis, development of training programmes, organisation of strategy development workshops, organisation of study visits will be carried out.

Technical Assistance Project for the Establishment of Malatya Licensed Warehouse and Exchange

Technical Assistance Project for the Establishment of Malatya Licensed Warehouse and Exchange

The final beneficiary of the project is Malatya Metropolitan Municipality and the Contracting Authority is the Ministry of Industry and Technology, and the overall goal of the project is to support the socio-economic development of Malatya. The purposes of the project are to improve the capacities of the licensed warehouse and exchange as well as the value chain and strengthen the technical capacity by providing technical assistance during the establishment process of Malatya Licensed Warehouse and Exchange.

GOPA COMPLETED PROJECTS IN TURKEY

Technical Assistance to Support for Preparation of Local Development Strategy (LEADER)

Technical Assistance to Support for Preparation of Local Development Strategy (LEADER)

The Beneficiary of the project is General Directorate of Agricultural Reform and the Contractiong Authority is Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and ARDSI. The purpose of the project is to support Local Action Groups to for preparation of sustainable strategies which are named as Local Development Strategies in rural development and to expand awareness For further details, please click here to visit the project website.

Establishment of a Common Use Facility (Furniture and Auto Mechanics) and Small Business Advisory Services Unit in Amasya

Establishment of a Common Use Facility (Furniture and Auto Mechanics) and Small Business Advisory Services Unit in Amasya

The Beneficiary of the project is Amasya Union of Chambers of Tradesman and Craftsman and the Contracting Authority is Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology. The purpose of the project is to improve the competitiveness of the micro scale enterprises, operating mainly as furniture manufactures or auto mechanics and to setup advisory services focused on the requirements of the target groups in Amasya. For further details, please visit the project website at www.amasyaokm.org.

Technical Assistance for Development of Osmaniye Enterprise Development Centre (Osmaniye İŞGEM)

Technical Assistance for Development of Osmaniye Enterprise Development Centre (Osmaniye İŞGEM)

The End-Beneficiary of the project is the Governorship of Osmaniye and the Contracting Authority is the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology. The Overall objective of the project is to contribute to the socio-economic development of Osmaniye and to establish a new incubator (İŞGEM) in selected regions with the aim of developing and disseminating qualified and comprehensive entrepreneurship support mechanisms. For further details, please visit the project website at www.osmaniyeisgem.com.

Technical Assistance for Sustainable Tourism Development in Mardin

Technical Assistance for Sustainable Tourism Development in Mardin

The End-Beneficiary of the project is the Governorship of Mardin and the Contracting Authority is the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology. The purpose of the project is to contribute to the social and economic development of Mardin by improving competitiveness of the tourism industry through a sustainable tourism development strategy and action plan and implementation.

Technical Assistance for Support to the Local Human Rights Boards and Women’s Rights Awareness

Technical Assistance for Support to the Local Human Rights Boards and Women’s Rights Awareness

The beneficiary of the project is Turkish Human Rights Institution and the Contracting Authority is Central Finance and Contracting Unit (CFCU). The overall objective of the Project is to provide full compliance of human rights actually enjoyed by Turkish citizens and the civil society as a whole with principles and practices in accordance with the highest standards indicated by the prominent international instruments that Turkey is a party to.

Technical Assistance for Strengthening the Capacities of Ministry of Transport IPA Unit and End-Recipients

Technical Assistance for Strengthening the Capacities of Ministry of Transport IPA Unit and End-Recipients

The beneficiary of the project is Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Communications and the Contracting Authority is Central Finance and Contracting Unit (CFCU). The overall objective of the project is to provide technical assistance in order to strengthen institutional capacity of the Ministry of Transport- IPA Unit and potential end-recipients through the activities under the transport operational program of the IPA Component III.

Feasibility Study for a Rural MSME Loan Programme

Feasibility Study for a Rural MSME Loan Programme

The objective of the project is to analyse the potential of a rural MSME rural loan program with Ziraat Bank. Therefore, a market study (including analysis of demand and supply side) and selection of appropriate target regions was done. These findings including information acquired during conversation with donor institutions and public authorities, business and MSME association were used to design a tailor-made MSME rural loan programme for Ziraat Bank.

Upgrading the Statistical System of Turkey Programme Phase III

Upgrading the Statistical System of Turkey Programme Phase III

The Beneficiary of the project is TurkStat and the Contracting Authority is the Central Finance and Contracts Unit (CFCU). The purpose of the project is to further improve the compliance with the EU standards in the selected areas of the statistical system of Turkey and to ensure efficient coordination in gathering statistics by TurkStat.

Technical Assistance for Improving the Quality of Vocational Education and Training (VET)

Technical Assistance for Improving the Quality of Vocational Education and Training (VET)

The Beneficiaries of the project is the Ministry of Labour and Social Security and the Ministry of National Education and the Contracting Authority is the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology. The purpose of the project is to promote investment in human resources by increasing the quality of VET and improving the linkages between vocational education and the labour market.

TEAM GOPA

Marina Eichhorn - Managing Director

MARINA EICHHORN

Managing Director
Yeliz Savaş - Company Manager

YELİZ SAVAŞ

Company Manager
Merve Üstaş - Business Development

MERVE ÜSTAŞ

Business Development
Baran Can Turan - Corporate Communication/Art Director

BARAN CAN TURAN

Corporate Communication/Art Director
Ezgi Civelek - Project Management & Operation

EZGİ CİVELEK

Project Management & Operation
Orbay Kındıra - Accounting and Finance

ORBAY KINDIRA

Accounting and Finance
Buse Gültekin - Business Development

BUSE GÜLTEKİN

Business Development
Sera Güllü - Business Development

SERA GÜLLÜ

Business Development
Lale Özbek - Administrative Affairs

LALE ÖZBEK

Administrative Affairs
Murat Yumurtacı - Administrative Affairs

MURAT YUMURTACI

Administrative Affairs

PROJECT ASSISTANTS

Turgut Haspolatlı - Project Assistant

TURGUT HASPOLATLI

Project Assistant
İlayda Özveren - Project Assistant

İLAYDA ÖZVEREN

Project Assistant
Selen Yalçın - Project Assistant

SELEN YALÇIN

Project Assistant
Mustafa Ay - Project Assistant

MUSTAFA AY

Project Assistant

GOPA CONTACT INFORMATION

GOPA Danışmanlık Ltd. Şti.
Karum İş Merkezi İran Caddesi No. 21
D Blok Kat: 4 / 401
Gaziosmanpaşa, 06680, ANKARA
Telephone
:
+90 (312) 428-8875
Fax
:
+90 (312) 428-7627
TUYEP Project Office
Balgat Mahallesi
1420. Cadde No: 12
Çankaya, 06520, ANKARA
Telephone
:
+90 (312) 210-1056
Directions
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ANNEMLEYİM Project Office
Karum İş Merkezi İran Caddesi No. 21
D Blok Kat: 4 / 401
Gaziosmanpaşa, 06680, ANKARA
Telephone
:
+90 (312) 428-8875
Directions
:
Malatya Project Office
Özalper Mahallesi
Huri Sokak No 14/2
Yeşilyurt, 44090, MALATYA
Telehone
:
+90 (546) 502-0857
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