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Program/Project Coordinator

Fri, 01/06/2012 - 14:27
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Job title: Program/Project Coordinator
Organisation: ARC - Arab Resource Collective
Job type: National and local associations
Nationality: lebanese
Location: Lebanon
Working area: Beirut
Job sector: Psychological Support and Counseling
Deadline: January 26, 2012
Job specifications

ARC is a not-for-profit organisation, active in human and material resource development in health, education and community development. The Mental Health Programme (MHP), "Mental Health for a New Generation in the Arab Countries", works with local, regional and international partners to develop and disseminate knowledge, build upon capacities, promote and advocate for the importance of mental health and positive development in Arab countries.

ARC is seeking, for immediate employment in its office in Beirut, a Project Coordinator for the Mental Health Programme (MHP)

ARC's Strategic Objectives:

  • Resource Development
  • Networking
  • Capacity Building
  • Advocacy
  • Action Research

MHP's Objectives:

  • Increase knowledge on, and promote positive attitudes towards, mental health
  • Add to the corpus of resources in Arabic on Mental Health and related issues
  • Capacity-building for service and care providers to use mental health resources in their work
  • Increase the pool of community actors with an improved knowledge of mental health
  • Facilitate synergy among practitioners, professionals and the community

Purpose of Position: To provide administrative and programmatic support to the MHP

Key responsabilites:

The post-holder will coordinate the implementation of projects within the MHP. This includes:

  • Organising the logistics of the programme's events and activities, mainly workshops and field visits. The logistics include such tasks as travel, accommodation, exhibiting and selling resources, etc
  • Taking minutes of meetings and ensure the follow up on action points
  • Follow-up on programme components (ex: workshop reports, capacity building processes, resource production etc
  • Conducting field visits to partners if required by the programme
  • Assisting in developing annual work plans, and ensure and monitor their implementation
  • Assisting in ensuring that the MHP section of the website and directory are regularly updated
  • Attending meetings and events organised by ARC and the MHP if and when this is requested
  • Demonstrating commitment to ARC's core values especially to the child protection policy
  • Undertaking any other programme related tasks as requested by the Unit Coordinator
  • The incumbent shall report directly to the Unit Coordinator, and will implement his/her tasks within the MHP Team.
Key competencies:
  • Bachelor in psychology
  • Experience in NGO work
  • Experience working in the Psycho-social field
  • Facilitation skills - Research and documentation skills
  • Punctuality and organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • At least one written recommendation by a previous employer
  • Fluent in English and Arabic - Computer literate (Arabic and English)
  • Ability to handle work pressure especially in combining field and office work
  • Ability to travel
  • Availability to start work immediately
Contract terms:

Remuneration: Salary based on qualifications and experience, NSSF benefits, Transportation allowance, Opportunity to grow within the organisation.

Please send your CV and letter of interest to Ms. Hiba (Administration) at For more information please call: 01 742 075

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