Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Employer: Etana
Deadline for applications: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Working area: Program Coordination, Program Management, NGO, Syria
Job Description


Etana's admin office in Beirut is seeking a motivated, dynamic and organized program coordinator who will work directly with the Executive Director to ensure the organization’s efficient and effective operation. Candidate should be fluent (preferably first language) in English with Arabic competence and excellent writing skills. Candidate should also hold at least an M.A. in a field related to international relations and/or the Middle East and have knowledge of Syrian history and current regional events. Prior work with non-profit/NGOs and experience with project management is required. Experience with financial management and ability to develop budgets is necessary. Candidate must have excellent organizational and communication skills and should be a self-motivated worker. Job offers face time with Syrian activists, representatives of international organizations and governments, regional and European travel, opportunities for speaking and reading/writing Arabic and opinion making. Experience with word and excel are required.

 Duties include:

  • communication with all current and potential donors (including European and American partners)
  • project management: oversight of projects based on project and reporting requirements, including report writing
  • maintenance of organized filing (online) system (including official documents and project information)
  • financial oversight: oversight of financial reporting based on project requirements
  • interface with and management of finance manager, accountant and Lebanon team (trainers, editor, webmaster etc)
  • development of project/grant proposals and budgets

Candidate must commit to a contract of 2 years.

For more information, please email a cover letter and CV to

Experience required: Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education: Bachelor in major related to Middle East or International Relations
Arabic: Good English: Fluent French:
Period: Ideal candidate can commit to 2 years
Salary: negotiable; starting salary $1800
Submission guidelines: Please email a cover letter and CV to
Cover letter required? Yes
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