Emergency Programme Manager, Syria Response


Role Overview:

This is a management role to ensure AAAR is
strategically positioned to engage in humanitarian response to the ongoing
crisis in Syria. The position holder will provide strategic overview and
oversight of the crisis in Syria considering in country and regional context,
funding opportunities, exploring partnerships, networks and alliances for a
concrete presence of AAAR in Lebanon. 

Key Responsible Areas

1.       Strategically Position
ActionAid Arab Region to engage in humanitarian response in Syria.

2.       Strategic Management of Syria

3.       Scope for fund raising
opportunities to respond to humanitarian crisis in Syria.

Position ActionAid Arab Region to engage in humanitarian response in Syria.


Complete AA registration process in Lebanon and act as
interim official AA representative in country.

Oversee the
updating of the existing 2019 Syria Scoping Study and the recommendations for
next steps (recommend consultation with previous consultant Dr Rebecca

Follow up on
contacts in Lebanon identified as part of the original scoping study –
particularity Syrian Civil Society Organizations

Actively engage in
Coordination mechanisms for Syria in Lebanon

Explore potential
partnerships with local organizations in Syria.

Management of Syria Programme.


an engagement plan for Syria for the medium term till end of 2021.

team structure and systems required for smooth operation of programmes in
Syria considering current funding constraints.

Initiate basic systems required for
programmes in consultation with regional director of AAAR.

Ensure all documentation required are in

for fund raising opportunities to respond to humanitarian crisis in Syria

Scope for fund
raising opportunities and begin relationship building with donors in country.

Engage with
relevant AA federation fundraising teams on Syria engagement.


Experience, Language & Qualifications

Strategic management experience in complex contexts
in humanitarian engagement

of Human Rights Based Approach in emergencies

Fluent in
written and spoken English and Arabic language.

Experience of grounding SHEA & Safe

Able to work independently and achieve

Knowledge, skills and Experience


Excellent knowledge of contextual and
humanitarian issues in the Middle East and previous experience of strategic
management of humanitarian programmes.

Relevant strategic and operational
management experience of working in conflict and insecure environments,
including fundraising and donor engagement, restricted grant management,
financial management and wider risk management (brand, financial etc.)

Strong conceptual and practical
understanding of protection issues and approaches in humanitarian contexts,
including the constraints, sensitivities and risks associated with a human
rights-based approach.

  • Commitment
    to local women’s and youth’s leadership, including understanding of
    women’s and youth  organisations/movements
    and their role in humanitarian response. 

Solid experience and understanding of the
humanitarian architecture, key donors, international humanitarian and refugee
law and humanitarian standards and practices (SPHERE, CHS, Red Cross/Crescent/NGO
code of conduct etc.)


and Leadership

Extensive leadership and influencing skills
with a clear comfort and aptitude for cross-cultural working.

Experience of creating, articulating and implementing
a vision
and solutions for effective team working
a diverse group of stakeholders.

Commitment to feminist leadership and strong people and team management
skills able to set objectives, coach,
mentor, and hold teams, individuals and self to account, while promoting positive team working.

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منتهية الصلاحية


دليل مدني، شبكة المجتمع المدني، يوفر للمنظمات منصة لنشر الوظائف, وليس مسؤول عن عملية التوظيف. كل منظمة مسجلة على دليل مدني هي مسؤولة بشكل فردي عن منشوراتها وعن عملية التوظيف.

آخر تاريخ التحديث: 
13 فبراير, 2021
قطاع(ات) التدخل:
التنسيق وإدارة المعلومات
آخر مهلة للتقديم:
الخميس, 25 فبراير 2021
نوع العقد:
مدة الوظيفة:
3 Months
نطاق الراتب:
> 3000 (USD)
درجة التعليم:
Master of Design
تفاصيل درجة التعليم:
متطلبات الخبرة:
بين 5 سنوات و10 سنوات
اللغة العربية:
اللغة الانكليزية:
اللغة الفرنسية:
غير مطلوب
  • Lebanon
  • بيروت