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Program/Project Coordinator

Mon, 08/29/2011 - 17:01
Job key data
Job title: Program/Project Coordinator
Organisation: Collective for Research and Training on Development - Action CRTD.A
Job type: National and local associations
Location: Lebanon
Working area: Beirut
Job sector: Gender & Development
Deadline: September 30, 2011
Job specifications

In early 2011, CRTD.A has just launched a regional initiative on gender, Economic Rights and Livelihoods covering Lebanon and three other Arab countries.

This regional initiative aims at contributing to the setting up of local and regional monitoring of processes for the formulation of socio-economic policies and strategies as well as mobilizing and engaging civil society organizations and relevant social institutions to engage in policy dialogue on engendering socioeconomic policies and strategies. And CRTD.A is now seeking to recruit a "Policy Dialogue Coordinator"

The initiative includes three inter-related strategies namely knowledge production and dissemination, capacity building and awareness raising as well as policy dialogue.

Key responsabilites:
  • Develop issues and policy briefs
  • Map policy actors as well as policy dialogue arenas and spaces within and beyond the MENA region
  • Develop a policy dialogue strategy
  • Engage and initiate policy dialogue initiatives
  • Write up reports
  • Produce outputs as required by the project
Key competencies:
  • University degree in social sciences or related field especially economy and/or public policy
  • Training in gender equality
  • Demonstrable experience in policy dialogue
  • At least 5 to 7 years of experience in a policy related field and preferably within the NGOs sector
  • Understanding of gender and economy issues in the MENA region
  • Familiarity with and understanding of policy dialogue processes
  • Understanding of issues related to gender and public policy in the MENA region
  • Ability to provide training in policy dialogue - Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrates good judgment and effective decision making skills
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Arabic. French is a plus.
  • Ability to work within a team - Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to gender equality and social justice - Ability to meet multiple deadline
  • Ability to successfully work with groups with multiple interests, objectives and perspectives
Contract terms:

Immediate Recruitment- 1 year post- Full-time- With possibility of extension Full-time, 1-year, renewable post

Interested candidates should send a detailed CV + 3 references + letter of motivation to, please mention Policy Dialogue Coordinator. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted - No phone calls please.

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