Trainer on Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) and Accountability Partnership

Trainer on Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) and Accountability Partnership
Employer: Diakonia
Deadline for applications: Saturday, September 30, 2017
Location: Beirut
Working area: Beirut
Job Description


  1. 1.     BACKGROUND

Diakonia is a Swedish non-governmental development organization (NGO) whose mission is to contribute to changing political and societal structures that sustain injustice, poverty and exclusion in the world.  It supports civil society organizations in around 30 countries of Africa, Asia, Middle East and Latin America to implement projects and programmes that promote human rights, gender equality, democracy and participation, social and economic justice, and conflict resolution with justice.


Diakonia also supports its national partners to undertake humanitarian work in countries where partners have capacities and resources to undertake humanitarian response and disaster risk reduction. (The number of so called “strategic humanitarian countries” within Diakonia is currently 12).


Project Component: Quality Assurance


Diakonia aims through this component to introduce high quality systems ensuring accountability and quality management in line with Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS)


  1. 2.     OBJECTIVES OF “Core Humanitarian Standards Training”;

This training will help the participants to develop and update the complaint mechanism in line with CHS and to ensure the integration of these standards in their humanitarian interventions.

The trainer will conduct three training days on Core Humanitarian Standards with 20 participants representing Diakonia Partners, and to provide two coaching sessions with each of the partners.



 Three training days in Beirut between October and November 2017.


-      Establish overall training session objectives

-        Present training methodology

-        Prepare/Adopt training materials

-        Conduct three training days

-        Conduct two coaching sessions with each of the partners

-        Deliver final reports including group knowledge increased and recommendations





Diakonia is seeking trainer with the below qualifications:

  1. Demonstrable experience in conducting trainings of Core Humanitarian Standards
  2. Knowledge and experience working in Humanitarian field
  3. Knowledge of the refugee situation in Lebanon would be an advantage.
  4. Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  5. Immediate availability for the period indicated



Application materials should include: 

  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover letter clearly summarizing your experience, your daily rate.
  3. At least one example of a previous training on CHS
  4. Suggested training methods and agenda
  5. Financial proposal


All applicants must submit before 30 September 2017 to the following email:

Experience required: Education degree: Masters Degree Field of education: Master Degree in Social Science, International Affairs or relevant studies
Arabic: Fluent English: Fluent French:
Salary: TBD
Submission guidelines:
Cover letter required? Yes
Contact information
Sameya Bou Hassan
HUM Program Officer