Senior Project Manager - Rigorous Impact Evaluation (contingent upon funding confirmation)

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Application Submissions Guideline: 

Please submit your CV and cover letter as well as diplomas, certificates and references (letters or contact information) by 18/03/2024 (ending with the end of business hours) via email to [email protected]  

Please indicate “FullName_SPM_Lebanon” in the subject line of your e-mail.

We welcome diversity and are happy to receive applications from people regardless of their ethnic, social and national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation and marital status.

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We look forward to receiving your application.

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  • Lead all project aspects, including strategic direction, content and concept preparation, stakeholder meetings, logistics and finance oversight, and planning.
  • Support the Head of Office in coordinating and implementing all Lebanon-related project activities, emphasizing the integration of research methodologies.
  • Liaise and build relationships with Lebanese stakeholders and international partners, ensuring effective communication and collaboration.
  • Conduct comprehensive background research, provide sound analysis, and contribute to the development of project publications and training materials.
  • Ensure proper documentation of activities and take responsibility for project reporting, including donor reports, workshop, and activity reports, with a focus on research-related outcomes.
  • Backstop the team in finance and activity coordination, resource planning, administrative management, and logistics oversight.
  • Collaborate closely with the finance department to prepare budget narratives, extensions, and monitor overall spending, with a specific emphasis on research-related expenses.
  • Develop new project ideas and concept notes, contributing to fundraising efforts in collaboration with the Representative.
  • Cooperate closely with Berghof Foundation Lebanon and MENA teams, as well as Berlin-based staff members, ensuring alignment of research objectives.
  • Perform additional tasks upon the request of the Representative, with a focus on the technical aspects of the research project.
  • Provide support with co-facilitation related to the project, leveraging research expertise.


Your knowledge, experience & skills:

  • Hold a Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Science, International Relations, or similar, with a strong emphasis on research methodologies.
  • Have more than 7 years of relevant work experience in project management, specifically in monitoring and evaluation and research-intensive projects.
  • Possess more than 7 years of relevant experience working with municipalities, local development, and social cohesion projects within a larger team in Lebanon.
  • Contribute expertise and regional experience on Lebanon and the Middle East, with a focus on research-related challenges and opportunities.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written language skills in Arabic and English.
  • Exhibit professional skills in the use of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Teams) to support research and project management activities.


Additional skills:

  • Strong ability to work with perseverance as part of a team as well as independently, especially in a research-driven context.
  • Curiosity and strong empathetic/intercultural skills, essential for effective engagement with diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to work under time-pressure, balancing the demands of research-intensive projects with tight deadlines.


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Last modified: 
14 Mar, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Conflict Resolution, Development, Peace & Security, Research & Studies, Training & Capacity Building
Application Deadline:
Monday, 18 March 2024
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
1 year
Salary Range:
> 3000 (USD)
Education Degree:
Masters Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
5 to 10 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut