Area Project Officer - Bekaa

Area Project Officer - Bekaa
Employer: INJAZ Lebanon
Deadline for applications: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Location: Bekaa, Lebanon
Working area: Bekaa Lebanon
Job Description

INJAZ Lebanon is launching a Youth Social Innovation Project in 2017 targeting Lebanese and refugee youth as part of UNICEF Innovation Lab Network Program. In the Bekaa area, this project will operate across four locations and include two components as follows:

  • Component 1: Social Entrepreneurship Training Program.
  • Component 2: Incubation and Seed Funding Program.


The Area Project Officer in the Bekaa will work closely with the Area Project Manager in Bekaa Government. This person will be responsible of the quality of implementation of INJAZ Lebanon Social Entrepreneurship project in the centers and will:

  • Ensure that INJAZ program is being delivered in high quality and according to INJAZ Lebanon’s Program Implementation Standards (PIS) and donors’ standards
  • Support the Area Project Manager in the outreach of youth and the Monitoring & Evaluation of the project
  • Ensure that good coordination with all project’s stakeholders is maintained


The Area Project Officer will be reporting to the Area Project Manager (APM).




Program implementation and quality:

  • Knowledgeable of INJAZ Lebanon implemented program and ensures that it is being delivered according to the Programs Implementation Standards shared by the Regional Office and the donors’ standards
  • Follow-up with implementing centers and trainers to ensure smooth running and quality delivery of the project
  • Schedule the implementation in Bekaa area and update them on a daily basis on the delivery sheet
  • Attend and support most implementation sessions in the region to ensure quality
  • Gather testimonials from students and trainers


Community Partners and Youth Outreach:

  • Support the APM in identifying community partners for youth outreach
  • Ensure that good communication & coordination is maintained with community partners (current and identified) and assist in the registration of youth as per agreed targets
  • Attend weekly lab meetings and other meetings as needed
  • Conduct program presentation and support youth outreach as needed


Assist in Trainers’ Management:

  • Ensure good coordination and positive relationships with the area trainers and get their regular feedbacks on the project 
  • Assist if needed in the preparation of training workshops for project trainers


Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Collect data for the implemented program (pre-post tests, attendance sheets, pictures, testimonials, trainers’ feedback) for reporting purposes
  • Update database, information sheets and insert data collected on reporting sheets
  • Assure that all information sheets and delivery schedule are updated at all times

Logistics & Administrative Support

  • Coordinate and manage on a daily basis the food of the youth
  • Ensure adequate organization of transportation by local partner
  • Arrange the Invoices and Receipts of the suppliers and provide them to the finance department on a bi-monthly basis
  • Assist the area project manager in identifying and managing project related suppliers and service providers in the region
  • Ensure that delivery rooms are well equipped and ready for the implementation
  • Ensure availability of all program materials and coordinates with Area Project Manager on printing requirements
  • Organize the project’s logistics
  • Oversee that Bekaa area inventory is always up to date


  • Attend team meetings
  • Undertake other related duties, as assigned or requested by the Area Project Manager

Position Qualifications:




*  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Social Science, Developmental Studies, Public Administration or other relevant field or equivalent.

*  1-2 years of professional experience in education, business or social sector including management experience.

*  Sincere interest in the mission of INJAZ Lebanon and in entrepreneurship.

*  Knowledgeable of the ecosystem in Bekaa (Education, NGOs, Community centers)

*  Strong relationship-building and presentation skills

*  Ability to work independently and under pressure

*  Highly organized and motivated, ability to multitask in a timely manner, team player

*  Excellent written and spoken English and Arabic

*  Motorized

Experience required: Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education:
Arabic: Excellent English: Excellent French:
Submission guidelines: Email your resume, cover letter and the names and coordinates of three professional references to Ms. Aline Harika, Area Project Manager Bekaa ( & . Make sure to put "Area Project Officer (Bekaa)" in the subject of your email, otherwise your application will NOT be considered. Applications close on October 19, 2017. The interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis during the advertisement period. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Cover letter required? Yes
Contact information
Aline Harika
Area Project Manager