Head of Project - Lebanon

Welthungerhilfe
  • Location
    Beirut, Lebanon
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Jul-21-2019
  • Posted
    Jul 08

Position description

As Head of Project you will implement a BMZ funded rural development project in Lebanon and monitor the activities of partner organizations. Furthermore you will be in charge of setting up a project-office structure for Welthungerhilfe in Lebanon, including registration and recruitment of the coordination team.

Your responsibilities

  • Setup of project office in close coordination with Welthungerhilfe's regional office in Turkey;
  • Carry out the project according to the co-financing agreement and Welthungerhilfe's standards;
  • Ensure complete narrative and financial documentation and reporting;
  • Implement the security plan and ensure security of staff involved in the project;
  • Attend and advocate in UN/NGO Cluster Meetings;
  • Support capacity building of implementing partner in the areas of Finance Management, M&E, SPHERE, CHS;
  • Liaise with current and potential future donors;
  • Assist in further programme and project development in consultation with the Programme Department of Welthungerhilfe's regional office in Turkey;
  • Representation of Welthungerhilfe in local and international meetings.

Qualifications

  • A university or technical degree in a relevant field like social sciences, agriculture or similar qualification;
  • At least 5 years professional experience working in the global south and cooperating with local NGOs;
  • Several years of project and leadership experience for international (aid) organisations in the sector of Food Security, Livelihoods, and rural development, preferably in the region;
  • Very good analytical skills for evaluating humanitarian and security-related situations;
  • Coordination and organisational skills, including ability to work under pressure;
  • A high level of mental and physical resilience and readiness to travel to areas with volatile local conditions;
  • A very good command of spoken and written English, German and/or Arabic are an asset.

Application instructions

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