Project Officer - Food Distributions

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Job Summary
The Project Officer will work under the LHF-funded project ‘ Localized and accountable Food Security and WASH response for 6370 people in Wadi Khaled, Machta Hammoud, and Mazarea Jabal Akroum (Akkar Governorate)’ implemented by WW-GVC and Mada Association. Under this project, Mada is responsible for the distributions of fresh food baskets through agricultural cooperatives to vulnerable households and support to small-scale farmers.

The Project Officer will report directly to the Project Manager and be in charge of day-to-day implementation, with focus on the food distributions.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Supervise the selected cooperatives’ distributions of fresh food baskets on a weekly basis by ensuring on-site presence for quality control.
  • Conduct a detailed needs assessment of smallholder farmers in the target areas in Akkar and participate in the selection of 250 farmers to benefit from distributions;
  • Support on the distribution of input and equipment packages to smallholder farmers
  • Report any challenges and/or issues directly to the Project Manager.
  • Support the logistics of any training sessions and distributions under the project.
  • Support the component of establishment of small home gardens for beneficiaries as a pilot exit strategy from the food distributions.
  • Support Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) activities, including but not limited to assessment, data collection, and facilitation of Focus Group Discussions.
  • Facilitate and support the collection and preparation of communication and visual material in line with the visibility guidelines of the organization and the donors.
  • Ensure that data and documentation of all activities are properly collected and archived.
  • Maintain full qualitative and quantitative records and reports of activities
  • Report to the Project Manager on a daily basis and submit weekly reports as required, highlighting risks and challenges and proposing mitigations and solutions
  • Ensure that communication with the beneficiaries is clear, identify any bottlenecks and gaps and report back to the Project Manager

Additional Responsibilities: Any other duties delegated by the Project Manager that align relevant to the role and competencies of the Project Officer.​​​​​​

Minimum Qualification and experience

  • Full adherence to Mada’s mission and vision, as well as Ethics Code.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in similar tasks.
  • 2-3 years of experience working in NGOs.
  • Good organizational, coordination and time-management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Having previous working experience in Wadi Khaled, Machta Hammoud and Mazarea Jabal Akroum.
  • Valid driving license is compulsory.




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Last modified: 
19 Jun, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Agriculture, Development, Food & Nutrition
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, 26 June 2024
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
until January 2025
Salary Range:
1200 to 1500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
2 to 3 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • Aakkar