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Interested candidates are requested to apply through the following link: Emergency Coordinator - Beirut

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Please note that only applications received through the above link will be accepted and applications received by email will not be considered.

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The Opportunity

The role of the Emergency Coordinator is to oversee the strategic direction of the Emergency Response Activities at National Level in coordination with the Area Manager and other SCI sectors, undertaking needs assessments; monitoring progress and evaluations, adapting existing programming to changing needs; and undertaking program development (design and proposal development). S/he will coordinate the day-to-day emergency and standard activities of the projects implemented and Emergency Response at National Level ensuring that they are implemented effectively and efficiently according to the donor and SCL’s guidelines and procedures for project governance applicable for the particular projects.

The Emergency Coordinator will be expected to present SCL at a Sub-National and National level. S/he will be responsible for ensuring that all SCL emergency and standard activities in the relevant geographic areas are done in accordance with Save the Children’s policies and minimum standards.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering. Master degree is a plus.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English language.
  • Minimum of 4 years of diverse experience in the Shelter and WASH sectors, including coordination of emergency responses.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with NGO’s in an emergency /humanitarian or development context.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience of line management.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience of basic construction, distribution, report writing etc…
  • Familiar with Humanitarian sector, donors, technical aspects of humanitarian Shelter & WASH, sphere standards, distribution and humanitarian principles.
  • Familiar with liaising with NGO’s and UN bodies.
  • Familiar with Emergency Activities, Assessments & Distribution. 
  • Familiar with construction & WASH activities: tendering, contracting, construction monitoring etc…
  • Proficiency in AutoCad, Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Good time management and organizations skills.
  • Strength in interpersonal, communication, presentation skills and team work.
  • Strong IT/database management skills.
  • Experience in using and training staff on ODK or similar survey tools.

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

A copy of the full role profile can be found at Emergency Coordinator - Beirut

The Organization

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those who need better healthcare, education, and Child Protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday,

All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

Violence against children is no longer tolerated.

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.



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Last modified: 
23 Feb, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Children & Youth
Application Deadline:
Sunday, 25 February 2024
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
10 months
Salary Range:
2000 to 2500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
3 to 5 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut