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Interested candidates are kindly requested to send their application/motivation letter and CV per email at [email protected] maximum by 26.09.2020.  Please indicate the exact position you are applying for (Technical Advisor- PVAW-G) when applying.


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Salary band 4 – Professional 4T

Technical Adviser


Job Profile

  1. Required qualifications, competences and experience


  • Masters/MSc in an area that is related to the project objectives, with proven expertise in the field of Gender Based Violence prevention

Professional experience

  • At least 8 years’ professional experience in a comparable position
  • Sound knowledge of gender mainstreaming strategies and women’s and human rights
  • Professional experience in the area of preventing gender-based violence against women and girls
  • Proven record of professional advisory services to State and civil society actors in Lebanon on senior level
  • Experience cooperating with international organizations/agencies

Other knowledge, additional competences

  • Very good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office, MS teams)
  • Excellent written and oral knowledge in English and Arabic
  • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management


  1. Responsibilities
  • Supporting the project management using GIZ’s management model “Capacity Works”
  • Supporting and facilitating project implementation and associated activities at all levels
  • Coordinating with partner organizations (NCLW, etc.) and others; and local short-term experts and consultants
  • Advises the project and its partners in technical issues related to gender, gender based violence against women and girls in Lebanon, advocacy, networks etc. in coordination with the project management
  • keeps oversight and follows up on the implementation through partners,
    maintains very good working relationships/contacts with all project partners and relevant stakeholders (e.g. ministries, civil society, media) in coordination with the project management
  • Monitoring the projects progress according to GIZ rules and regulations
  • Assumes responsibility for project areas as to be defined with the project management
  • Supporting internal and external communication of the project


The technical advisor performs the following tasks:

  1. Tasks
  1. Supports the program management using GIZ´s management model “Capacity Works”
  • supports in developing and updating management tools, strategies and concepts such as actors mapping, capacity development matrix, operational plan, amongst others.


  1. Advising the partner institution(s)
  • Advising and contributing to the development and implementation of project framework, plans and activities in close consultation with partners  
  • Deals with the design, preparation and implementation of workshops, seminars and other events on issues connected with the project area of activity
  • In coordination with the project manager, advises partner institutions on identifying needs, developing concepts and strategies, and provides technical input
  • participates in identifying needs for external support and advice, works on policy recommendations and a strategic approach
  • drafts terms of reference and supports the selection and supervision of third parties e.g. consultants) in the course of carrying out project activities, including performance evaluation
  • Develops and organises quality assurance measures and suggests necessary changes, improvements and initiatives
  • monitors project progress, identifies bottlenecks and recommends alternative management options to the project manager


  1. Networking and cooperation
  • Supports cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with partners, assists with PR work and cooperates with local communities, relevant organisations, governmental and non-governmental agencies and individuals in the project environment and with other projects to improve and maintain good working relationships
  • communicates local interests and efforts, forwards these and encourages sharing ideas and information for the benefit of the project
  • Represents the project at relevant meetings, workshops and conferences, as required


  1. Knowledge management
  • Compiles information on the project and its context and ensures knowledge transfer
  • Develops ready-to-use strategies and technical concepts, including guidelines, manuals and procedures
  • Draws up reports and presentation documents
  • Prepares appropriate input for various project reports including annual reports, and contributes to other reports required by the project manager, GIZ Head Office, GIZ Country Office, BMZ or German Embassy
  • Assists with research activities and studies on political issues


  1. Coordination tasks
  • Assists with general project planning and develops project concepts including preparation, organisation and moderation of planning exercises and their implementation, management, monitoring, quality management, evaluation, communication and documentation
  • Coordinates relevant project activities at local level in consultation with the manager and in cooperation with the partners, both as regards implementation and preparing organisational aspects
  • Compiles the relevant information for joint activities and assignments


  1. Other duties/additional tasks

The technical advisor performs other duties and tasks at the request of management.

Project Summary:

The "Preventing violence against women and girls in Lebanon" – PVAW project aims at strengthening the capacity of state and non-state actors in Lebanon in the prevention of violence against women and girls and the improvement of the coordination and cooperation of stakeholders involved in the process. The project will additionally support selected Social Development Centers (SDCs) in their role as a first point of contact for women potentially affected by gender-based violence (GBV) as well as for survivors of GBV. In addition, selected community-based organizations will be strengthened in carrying out awareness-raising activities within their communities as well as in offering and improving concrete support services for survivors of GBV.


Last modified: 
16 Sep, 2020
Intervention Sector(s):
Gender issues
Application Deadline:
Saturday, 26 September 2020
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
One year
Salary Range:
2000 to 2500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Masters Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
5 to 10 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon