Who are we :
Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental international humanitarian organisation, and was founded in 1968. Concern Worldwide currently operates in a number of countries across the globe, with its Head Office in Dublin. We work with the poor and vulnerable in the world’s poorest countries to help them bring about long-lasting change in their lives and realise their fundamental human rights; to food, to health, to education, and ultimately to a life of dignity. Together with local and international partners, and with the beneficiaries themselves, we respond to emergencies and undertake long term development work. We work across the world to promote a better understanding of extreme poverty, and we campaign for local and global action that will help reduce this.
Concern Worldwide is seeking a candidate for the position of Livelihoods –Agriculture Specialist (agro-food) to be based in Halba, Akkar, Lebanon. Concern Worldwide Lebanon Livelihoods program is designed around three themes: Skill building and income generation, Sustainable Agriculture, and Micro & Small enterprise Development. Concern Lebanon aims to decrease household economic vulnerability and reliance on harmful coping strategies by increasing access to livelihoods and protection information and skills; home-based income-generating activities; and training and career guidance linked to savings and protection for adolescents. Under the direct guidance of the Livelihoods Program Manager, the Livelihoods –Agriculture Specialist (agro-food) will support the implementation of Concern’s dairy production and processing project. The Livelihoods –Agriculture Specialist (agro-food) will provide technical expertise and recommendations on the design of the project and the implementation of its activities. S/he will support in all aspects of project management including coordination with other actors, financial and procurement processes in order to ensure agreed objectives are effectively met and in a timely manner. Concern is looking for an individual with demonstrable technical knowledge and professional experience in the dairy production and processing sectors. S/he will have solid project management experience and experience working in dairy-based agriculture and/or food processing and may have experience with working in non-profit or public institutes on livelihoods programmes.