Senior Humanitarian Programme Officer

يتطلب رسالة مع الطلب؟: 
توجيهات التقديم: 

Submit the CV and cover letter to [email protected].

Subject of email should be the following reference "RE-SHPO-2023" .

Electronic applications returned to an email address other than the one above will not be considered.

Only candidates who have legal papers to work in lebanon are applicable to apply for this post.

Please provide copy of your legal papers with your CV.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Due to the acute need to fill this position, 
Interviews will be held on a rolling basis

Contact Person Position: 
HR & Admin Officer
البريد الالكتروني للشخص المسؤول: 

Overall Responsibility

Under the supervision of Head of Programmes, Senior Humanitarian Programme Officer (SHPO) will be responsible to design, manage and implement emergency and seasonal projects across Lebanon such as Ramadan, Qurbani, Winterization and Emergency response.


Main duties and responsibilities

Ensure strict compliance of programme activities with Islamic Relief policies and procedures and with relevant donor regulations and agreements, Quality and Accountability guidelines (Sphere, CHS etc) and organizational code of conduct.

Under the direct supervision of Head of Programmes and Country Director, take overall leadership in prioritizing response sectors and funding where this is limited, in line with Islamic Relief Lebanon Strategy, ensuring maximum integration between sectors where possible.

Coordinate closely and support the SMT on response fundraising, supporting the development of high-quality concept notes and proposals linked to the response strategy, and engaging effectively with Islamic Relief donors and partners.

Provide oversight for humanitarian programming implementation to ensure timely & high-quality delivery of programme activities.

Ensure quality programmes and the monitoring of this through regular site visits within the response.

Under the direct supervision of Head of Programmes and Country Director, take the lead on other Islamic Relief Lebanon humanitarian requirements such as seasonal projects (Ramadan, Qurbani and Winterization), preparedness planning, disaster risk reduction, etc.

Contribute to the development of IR Lebanon Disaster Preparedness Plans, annual business plans and country strategy

As a member of a response, play an active role in the overall management of Islamic Relief emergency responses.

Ensure optimal safety and security management procedures and practices are in place for the emergency response programme and continually monitor the safety and security situation, adapting staff safety and security procedures accordingly in collaboration and cooperation with the Security focal point.

Coordinate with government entities, municipalities, local authorities and targeted communities to ensure smooth implementation of all IRL’s interventions  

Collect beneficiaries’ data at the targeted communities’ level and ensure accuracy of data, data filtering and cleaning

Well experienced in developing necessary forms, sheets and questionnaires for need assessment and other work-related requirements using different applications such as kobobox, googlesheets, etc

Lead and participate in the field to do data collections, data cleaning and data analysis with final reports to be presented to IRL management    

Collaborate with MEAL to ensure that monitoring & evaluation and accountability processes are in place and compliant with Islamic Relief MEAL benchmarks and ensuring that feedback is incorporated into programme design and learning disseminated.

Work closely with finance unit to develop budget, budget tracking and overall budget control

Work closely with IRL procurement and logistics unit to ensure appropriate coordination of delivery of commodities and smooth implementation of the project including staff movements

Coordinate with IRL Security focal point to ensure timely and coordinated access, safe movement and safe delivery of the projects’ commodities    

Ensure strong accountability to beneficiaries, IR and targeted communities

Ensure appropriate archiving of all projects’ documents (Soft & hard) following Islamic Relief’s archiving policy


Ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Sphere Charter and Red Crescent/Cross Code of Conduct.

Comply with Islamic Relief policies and practice with respect to child safeguarding, PSEAH, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.


Experience / Education/Skills- Essential               


Bachelor’s degree (minimum 16 years of education including school, college and university) from an accredited University in social sciences, humanities, international development or similar subjects.

Minimum 3-5 years of relative experience, preferred with international NGOs.

Strong communication, interpersonal & technical skills.

Flexible to work overtime and readiness to travel on short notice.

Proven ability to work independently and as a team member.

Ability to take initiatives, whenever required.

Ability to multi-task effectively as well as display professionalism and confidence.


Ability To


Work independently with minimal supervision.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of assignment.

Word-processing, spreadsheet and database software programs related to job functions.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.




Fluency in English & Arabic (written and spoken).


IT skills

Excellent computer proficiency.

Proficiency in MS office and excel and the ability to use software necessary for project management and reporting.


General Skills


Demonstrated technical report writing and analytical skills.

Strong planning, communications and coordination skills.

Ability to work under pressure and within a team.




Flexible & Patient

Ability to work on your own initiative as well as a part of a team

Sympathetic with aims & objectives of Islamic Relief

Empathy with & understanding of the basic teachings and values of Islam.


Islamic Relief considers the welfare and protection of children, young people and people at risk to be paramount to the organization. With a zero-tolerance approach Islamic Relief have been committed to safeguarding people within our programs and projects from Exploitation and Abuse which also describe standards in behavior expected from the organization, its staff and representatives towards each other and those we serve. Any candidate offered a job with Islamic relief will be expected to sign Islamic Relief Safeguarding Policies and code of conduct alongside to their contract of employment


This job description may change based on the situation in the field. All staff are expected to show high level of flexibility in order to respond to the ever-evolving situation. Furthermore, he/she can be required to perform other related duties as identified by his/her supervisors.

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: 
07 نوفمبر, 2023
قطاع(ات) التدخل:
خدمات الإغاثة
آخر مهلة للتقديم:
الثلاثاء, 21 نوفمبر 2023
نوع العقد:
دوام‬ ‫كامل‬
مدة الوظيفة:
Based on Project Timeline
نطاق الراتب:
بين 1200 و 1500 (دولار أمريكي)
درجة التعليم:
تفاصيل درجة التعليم:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University in social sciences, humanities, international development or any other related field
متطلبات الخبرة:
بين 3 سنوات و5 سنوات
اللغة العربية:
اللغة الانكليزية:
اللغة الفرنسية:
غير مطلوب
  • Lebanon
  • بيروت
  • بيروت