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Program/Project Coordinator

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 17:10
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Job title: Program/Project Coordinator
Organisation: Welfare Association
Job type: National and local associations
Location: Beirut - Lebanon
Working area: Beirut - Lebanon
Job sector: Gender & Development
Deadline: January 15, 2014
Job specifications

The Welfare Association, a leading organization supporting Palestinian development and relief efforts, is seeking an experienced and a highly skilled professional for immediate recruitment in Lebanon Office.

Key responsabilites:
  • Regular technical and administrative management of the project component(s) to be implemented in Lebanon.
  • Supervise the regular implementation of the activities as scheduled in the project proposal and coordinate the activities directly implemented by partners.
  • Participate in coordination meetings organized by international and local agencies
  • Report on the progress of the activities.
  • Support the Programs Manager in identifying and developing new project proposals.
  • Lead the budget plans, preparation and control expenditures.
  • Supervise and facilitate the implementation of needed logistics for visits, travel, etc... .
  • Maintain excellent relations with stakeholders internally and with partners and beneficiaries.
  • Supervise program and project implementation through:
  • Maintaining regular contact with beneficiary organizations and conduct regular field visits to program sites in Lebanon.
  • Soliciting and reviewing technical and financial reports from beneficiaries and following up on issues needing further clarifications or additional supporting documents.
  • Monitoring the implementation process to ensure the achievement of program / project deliverables in terms of both time and quality.
  • Ensuring proper program and project closure including the design and implementation of internal and external program evaluations.
  • Reporting:  Compiling full reports to Welfare Association & Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon according to required formats and procedures.
  • Assist in reporting for other projects funded by external donors when requested
Key competencies:
  • Very good command of written and spoken Arabic and English
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office package.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work with people from different cultures, and backgrounds and abilityto deal with vulnerabilities
  • Experience required: 2 to 3 years
  • Education degree: At least BA
  • University degree in a field related to community development work (preferably in a field such as social work or education)
Contract terms:

Applicants should send their CV and a cover letter that includes expression of interest by email to no later than January 15th, 2014 and include the job name above in your email subject and cover letter. Applications received after end of business day on closing date will not be considered.

Welfare Association is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply.

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