Education & Career Development Specialist

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POSITION TITLE: Education & Career Development Specialist

REPORTING TO:  INJAZ Executive team

COVERAGE AREA:  All Lebanese territories

STATUS:  Full-time

PERIOD: 12 months renewable based on performance & availability of funds

 

The Education & Career Development Specialist will have a crucial role in planning and executing a project funded by USAID. This role involves coordinating with various partners, teams, managing resources, and maintaining a focus on quality, efficiency, and compliance with project objectives and budgets.

 

Responsibilities

  

Project Planning and Management:

  • Collaborate with the executive team, and field teams to ensure projects and activities are executed within the framework of the original plan and budget.
  • Develop detailed project work plans in coordination with relevant stakeholders.
  • Support project teams in the fulfillment of their duties according to project design and goals.
  • Ensure close coordination at the project level with project partners, schools and the Ministry of Education for project outreach and registrations

 

Trainers & Volunteers’ Training & Scheduling:

  • Review, update and maintain INJAZ Database of trainers & volunteers
  • Oversee the recruitment and orientation of project trainers and volunteers.
  • Assist in planning and implementing INJAZ Training of Trainers (ToT) sessions.
  • Ensure that project trainers and volunteers consistently fulfill their roles and complete program delivery tasks in line with project standards.
  • Ensure a thorough understanding of INJAZ Lebanon program content and monitor its delivery according to agreed-upon standards.

 

Partnerships and Relationships:

  • Review, update and maintain INJAZ Database of partners
  • Represent INJAZ Lebanon in meetings and partnerships with schools, universities, private companies, and other stakeholders to strengthen collaboration and support.
  • Stay informed about developments in the field of Career Readiness in Lebanon and the region

 

Program Implementation & Quality:

  • Manage project implementation, ensuring adherence to quality standards and donor requirements.
  • Develop and update quality control plans in line with INJAZ Al-Arab and donor program implementation standards.
  • Manage availability of program materials and resources according to the program plan
  • Review, develop, and finalize program materials in collaboration with other team members.
  • Review feedback forms and M&E surveys, making necessary changes to improve the projects and programs being implemented.
  • Develop and review Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), policies, and manuals as needed.
  • Develop, review, and issue sub-grantee contracts for projects being implemented.
  • Develop, review and revamp where needed program content
  • Prepare all necessary reports (Internal & External) with the frequency requested from the Executive team and the Funding entity

 

Administration:

  • Manage the Project budget and align it with the related activities in collaboration with the Finance & Admin Manager and the Programs and Marcom team.
  • Develop an annual calendar that predicts project needs and includes timetables, procedures, and responsibilities.
  • Develop reports to donors with support from other team members
  • Oversee the maintenance of database information related to project activities and participants.
  • Contribute to the recruitment of new project personnel when needed with the support of the Finance & Admin Manager
  • Review KPIs of the project team in collaboration with the Finance & Admin Manager

 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Attend partners’ meetings and collaborate effectively with the team
  • Undertake other related duties as assigned or requested

 

 

Position Qualifications:

  • University Education (Master Degree level preferred) in Business, HR or Education field. (Essential)
  • At least 5 years’ experience in non-profit sector, including 3 years at management level (experience with international donors is a must). (Essential)
  • Experience with USAID grants is preferable
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, outgoing and dynamic (Essential)
  • Excellent organizational and budgeting skills (Essential)
  • Computer literate with significant experience in MS Office, specifically excel (Essential)
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal (Essential)
  • Can confidently work in a stressful environment (Essential)
  • Details oriented (Essential)
  • Sincere interest in the mission of INJAZ Lebanon (Essential)
  • Highly organized, motivated and a team player (Essential)
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Arabic (Essential)
  • Knowledgeable and strong interest in Career Readiness activities (Essential)
  • Motorized and willing to commute to project locations all over Lebanon (Essential).
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Last modified: 
11 Jan, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Children & Youth, Education
Application Deadline:
Saturday, 20 January 2024
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
12 months renewable based on performance and availabilty of funds
Salary
N/A
Salary Range:
> 3000 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
5 to 10 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Fluent
French Language:
None
Country/City: 
  • Lebanon