Strategic Planning and Change Management Lead

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Job purpose, tasks and responsibilities

The role of the Strategic Planning and Change Management Lead will be hands-on, working in partnership with clients to help embed new capabilities and empower clients to take ownership of new processes.

Capacity building

  • Provide day-to-day, on-site mentorship and technical assistance to develop strategic planning and management capabilities in a wide range of areas, including: risk management; monitoring and evaluation; annual planning and prioritization; communications; stakeholder engagement; project management; business management, leadership, etc. Support clients to develop the skills and confidence to apply new approaches and processes in their work.
  • Support productions of analytical reports to support institutional policy and decision making.
  • Work in partnership with Siren system developers to define user requirements in developing and designing technical tools (IT-platform and software) to support operationalisation of new processes.
  • Develop, deploy, and ensure the uptake of new tools, mechanisms, templates, and processes in support of the above capabilities.
  • Design and conduct workshops, meetings, and roundtable discussions, as needed, and document discussion findings in clear, understandable format to inform decision-making
  • Remaining responsive to the emergent needs to build longer term capabilities for more effective planning and management.

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Conducting high-level consultations with senior officials and stakeholders.
  • Assist in the preparation of communications materials to a range of stakeholders, such as PowerPoint presentations, briefing memos, etc.

Project Management

  • Develop workplans and progress reports
  • Participate in regular work planning and progress review meetings.

Staff Management

  • Working closely with and providing guidance and direction to project team members assigned to the workstream managed by the Strategic Planning and Change Management Lead.  

Essential

  • Degree in Social Science, Political Science or related field
  • Demonstrable experience of strategic planning and change management
  • Demonstrable experience of consultancy work
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Project management skills
  • Confident to use of IT -tools (MS Office Suite, Spreadsheets, basic database management, reporting tools)
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Ability to work independently and perform well under-pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to maintain good internal and external relationships
  • A nuanced understanding of the environment and context in Lebanon
  • Demonstrable commitment and alignment with Siren values, namely: Creativity, Commitment, Integrity & Courage, Perseverance, Taking Responsibility, and Valuing Diversity & Difference
  • Desirable

  • Experience in security sector reform, public sector reform and/or public administration reform
  • Command of written and spoken Arabic

Expired
Last modified: 
08 Apr, 2021
Intervention Sector(s):
Coordination & Information management
Application Deadline:
Friday, 30 April 2021
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
12 months
Salary
N/A
Salary Range:
2000 to 2500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Masters Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
3 to 5 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Fluent
French Language:
Basic
Country/City: 
  • Lebanon
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