Project Manager at Handicap International, Developement departement

Project Manager at Handicap International, Developement departement
Deadline for applications: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Location: Beirut
Working area: Lebanon
Job Description



Under the supervision and responsibility of the Head of Mission

            1. Project management

             Lead, supervise, and ensure the project implementation:

Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Guarantee      the implementation of HI project monitoring and evaluation policy
  • To set up      monitoring system and tools and ensure the continuous monitoring of the      activities of the project.
  • Co-ordinate      between all the project’s internal and external interfaces.
  • Ensure      regular update of the project planning and tasks based on monitoring and      reporting
  • Prepare the      evaluation phases and implement any recommendations concluded from the      evaluations carried out.
  • Responsible      for implementation of the project activities: 


  • Update      and/or confirm identification of implementing partners based on project      planning with the support of the Head of Mission and Technical Advisor.
  • Define      jointly with the partner roles and responsibilities of each party within      the framework of the project, propose and finalize (when validated)      partnership agreements.
  • Set up a co-ordination mechanism      between the partners.
  • Communicate      on the project’s activities with all of the partners.

 Internal and external reporting

  • Submit      monthly project activity report (activity and internal budget follow up)      to the Head of Mission based on P&M tool.
  • Submit      quarterly project report (P&M tool) and organise and lead project      quarterly reviews
  • Write the      activity reports related to the project according to donors schedule and      requirements and submit to the Head of Mission.

2 Team management

  • Assess      project needs in term of internal and external human resources and propose      accordingly to HoM.
  • Manage the      project's team.
  • Develop      with the team members Individual Action Plan and update it every 6 months.
  • Conduct Job      evaluation of his/her project team once a year and mid term evaluation      every 6 months.
  • Adopt      security procedures for the project in accordance with HI security      guidelines.

3 Project quality

In collaboration  with the technical advisor in the project and the RTU  in HI-ME

  • Ensure that      activities are implemented in accordance with technical framework defined      and validated by RTU.
  • Ensure the      project’s quality in terms of realization and impact.
  • Identify      any technical, methodological or documentary resources or additional      skills for guaranteeing the quality of the project.
  • Participate      in analyzing lessons learned on the association's experience gained on the      projects and activities.


4 Administrative, budget and financial management 

  • Propose any      contracting procedures necessary for the project’s implementation. Manage      the project’s financial, logistical and material resources.
  • Ensure a      correct follow-up of the Financial, administrative and logistic aspects of      the project
  • Monitor the      project budget consumption as being responsible to validate the commitment      of expenses related to the project activities and it’s follow up within      his/her delegation limit, design the project yearly budget (IN, R1) &      prepare update (R2, R3, R4)  using      HI appropriate tools, propose necessary budget reallocations to the HOM if      required..
  • Work in      close collaboration with the Admin officer in Lebanon.



 Other tasks required

  • Identify      and participate in the design of future new project(s) in collaboration      with the Head of Mission.
  • Develop      network among disability stakeholders.      
  • Contribute      to have better knowledge and understanding on disability issues in Lebanon      through regular need assessment, stakeholders mapping, and regular update      to HoM.
  • Provide all      the information necessary for and participate in the process of drawing up      the annual strategy and/or the budget estimates for the sector or the      programme
  • Represent      Handicap International in Lebanon upon the request of the Head of Mission


Experience required: Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education:  Level of education : Bachelor degree in Human Rights / sociology/ community development  At least 3 years of experience in project cycle management with proven skills in planning, monitoring and evaluation  Experience in budget management  Experience in human resources management
Arabic: Very Good English: Very Good French:
Period: November 2013 till end of March 2014
Salary: Upon internal salary scale
Submission guidelines: cover letter is compulsory with the CV
Cover letter required? Yes
Contact information
Lina Shaar
Administration Officer
Fax: +961 (0) 422 034/5