Life Skills Project Coordinator –Marjayoun

Life Skills Project Coordinator –Marjayoun
Employer: World Vision
Deadline for applications: Friday, March 22, 2013
Contract:
Location: Marjayoun
Working area:
Job Description

TASKS:
• Build positive and constructive relationships with community members and partners in order to understand their realities and facilitate development processes effectively.
• Strengthen the understanding of community development and ownership and of social sustainability among the stakeholders in the area.
• Encourages an understanding of and sensitivity to child development and child vulnerability factors among community members and partners
• Communicate effectively World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values and its approach in order to work in ways that are contextually appropriate and clear.
• Undertake social networks analysis in order to understand the functions various stakeholders fulfill, power dynamics, and to identify potential local partners and assess their capacity building needs.
• Facilitate relationship building and strengthen relationships and partnerships between existing groups in the community
• Actively search for new partners within and outside the community, identify how these partners can work together towards shared priorities for child well-being and initiate, develop and manage partnership arrangements with them.
• Build the capacity of WV and partner community groups to deliver the joint outcomes effectively.
• Train partner community groups on appropriate skills and self-assessment methods to build their capacity for management of local initiatives.
• Build the capacity of community partners and volunteers to facilitate and manage development plans focused on child well-being
• Participate in and support the community partners in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools and measurements of program/project effectiveness to track the delivery of joint outcomes.
• Encourage and enable communities to share and learn from their own experiences as part of confidence and capacity building.
• Actively support program team leader and collaborate with sponsorship coordinator, and social groups in project planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting processes relevant to assigned areas
•  Work with social groups to support, monitor and evaluate ongoing activities according to approved stated objectives, plan of action, budget and record progress.
• Raise awareness and facilitate critical analysis of community issues and opportunities.
• Facilitate visioning and planning processes with community members – especially the most vulnerable, and within community based groups.
• Help community partners to prioritize projects based on opportunity, needs and community capacities.
• Assist stakeholders and community partners to identify and mobilize community resources needed for project implementation.
• Supporting advocacy work with partners for children’s needs, rights, protection, and participation

EDUCATION / SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:
 Education
University degree in a field related to community development work (preferably with experience in a field such as Education).

Knowledge and Skills
• Strong understanding of community-led development work
• Strong critical and analytical thinking skills
• Strong facilitation skills
• Strong communication skills and cross cultural sensitivity
• Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability and commitment to listen to others
• Very good command of Arabic and English.
• Computer literate in Microsoft Office package.
• Creative and initiative taker.
• Major flexibility in accomplishing tasks.
• Hold a valid Lebanese driver’s license.
• Willingness to travel within the country.

Experience
• 2 to 3 years experience in Education life skill.
• Experience in project implementation and report writing

 Work Environment:
80% field work
20% office based

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
Contract - Full Time (7 months)

Qualified candidates are requested to send their CV to the following fax number or e-mail address:
Fax number:  00 961 4 401982
e-mail address: cv@worldvision.org.lb

 

 

Experience required: Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education:
Languages
Arabic: Very Good English: Very Good French:
Period: 7 months
Salary:
Submission guidelines:
Cover letter required?
Contact information
Vania Achkouty Baz
HR Manager
Fax: 04-401 982
Website: