Deadline for applications:Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Full time position
Location: Lebanon - This position will be located in Beirut, with frequent visits to the field will be required. Working areas include but are not limited to: Beirut, Mount Lebanon & North Lebanon
CARE Lebanon is seeking qualified Economic Development and Livelihoods Coordinator for its Lebanon Country Office, in Beirut.
Detailed Responsibilities & Tasks:
Responsibility #1: Leads the strategy development of the Economic Development and livelihoods programs
Oversee the overall implementation of CARE Lebanon’s livelihood programs
Coordinate the necessary market assessments, needs assessment, gap analysis and scoping exercises to redefine CARE’s priority interventions and strategic planning in the Livelihood sector and in the use of cash assistance in the Lebanese context.
Support the Country Director and Deputy Country Director-Program in the identification of funding opportunities for Cash based and livelihoods interventions.
Lead on the development of new programs and partnerships related to cash based and livelihood interventions, in line with identified needs and within CARE’s strategy in Lebanon, including the elaboration of donor proposals, in close collaboration with program teams, Area Managers, and Program Support team.
Actively participate in the reviews of the mission’s strategic documents and planning.
In close collaboration with the Gender Advisor, ensure that cash based and livelihood interventions reflect properly gender concerns.
Contribute to the technical and operational advocacy strategies of the CO, in collaboration with the regional operations and CARE network
Ensure the coordination between CARE’s cash based interventions and/or livelihood projects to guarantee a homogenous programmatic approach in CARE’s areas of interventions.
Provide technical support to the program teams for the setting of an adequate implementation methodology in cash and livelihood programs and support the overall implementation of the programs.
Participate in the follow-up of the humanitarian situation in the country, the context of intervention and analyze the Local Economic Development and Livelihood situation; and report to the DCD-P.
Ensure and/or supervise regular training of the teams
Produce Standard Operational Procedures and Processes to enable a quality project implementation in line with CARE’s Accountability Framework and donors’ compliance.
Support the cash and livelihoods Project Managers to produce program reports as necessary.
Work closely with the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) team to advise on the specifics of cash based interventions and/or livelihood exercises, as well as with other Technical Advisors and Coordinators at central level to ensure coherence and complementarity of the cash and livelihood interventions with other sector programs implemented and developed by CARE Lebanon.
Establish positive relations and close collaboration with other agencies involved in cash and livelihood programs in Lebanon.
Represent CARE at the Technical Management Unit of the Lebanon Cash Consortium.
Ensures information is efficiently communicated between the field and the national coordination.
Represent CIL in sectorial coordination at regional, national and sub-national levels and with the technical authorities
Coordinate, under the supervision of the DCD-P, the Economic Development and livelihood representation of CIL among partners, donors, private sector, and different authorities
What we offer
Full time employment contract. Salary and conditions will be in accordance with CARE Lebanon’s terms
All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV. CV only applications will not be considered. This announcement is Open Until Filled, the hiring department is accepting applications until the position is filled.
CARE encourages all qualified candidates regardless of sex, nationality, ethnicity, disability or religious believes to apply for the position
5 to 10 years
Education degree: Bachelor DegreeField of education: Master Degree is a plus