EMERGENCY CASH ASSISTANCE PROJECT MANAGER (National Contract)

Requires a Cover Letter?: 
yes
Application Submissions Guideline: 
  • The application should be in English including: CV and Motivation Letter, please to save them in a folder under your full name. 
  • Please submit your application to [email protected] write as Subject of the Email the Reference number and Job Position as follows; "WeWorld Ref 202405_01 'ECA Project Manager-Kobayat' (National Contract)”.   
  • Applications in Arabic will not be considered.
  • Deadline for submitting the application: 27th of May 2024 (Applications received after this deadline will not be considered). However, “Due to the urgent need for the position, applicants will be contacted before closing the call, if suitable candidates are available.” 
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • WeWorld encourages people with special needs to apply
Contact Person Name: 
Christina Tannoury
Contact Person Position: 
HR & Admin Coordinator
Contact Person Email: 
Description: 

POSITION

Project Manager

REPORTS TO

Program Manager

DEPARTMENT

Programs

STARTING DATE

June 2024 (asap)

DUTY STATION

Akkar, Lebanon

SALARY RANGE

TBD according to WeWorld  Compensation Policy

 

 

 

 

 

General Description

WeWorld is an independent Italian organization that has been working in international cooperation and humanitarian aid for 50 years. Present in 27 countries with more than 120 projects, WeWorld operates in the following areas of assistance: human rights (gender equality, prevention and combating violence against children and women, migration), humanitarian aid (prevention, emergency relief and rehabilitation), food security, access to water, health and hygiene, education, global citizenship education, quality teaching and international volunteering. WeWorld works mostly with girls, boys, women and youth, actors of change in every community for a fairer and more inclusive world. WeWorld supports people overcoming emergencies and guarantees a life with dignity, opportunities, and a better future through human and economic development programs, in the framework of the 2030 Agenda. Joining WeWorld team means being part of the development of a dynamic organisation where the contribution of each staff member is promoted and valued, working together towards the collective achievement of shared goals and vision.

WeWorld in Lebanon

WeWorld has been working in Lebanon since 2006 and is currently supporting vulnerable populations through multi-sectoral emergency responses as well as water governance, livelihood, and local development interventions in the governorates of Akkar, North Lebanon, Baalbek-Hermel, and Bekaa. WeWorld interventions aim to increase the populations’ resilience, enhancing the communities’ capacity to find, within its fabric, the skills and resources necessary to grow in a self-sufficient manner. WeWorld Lebanon counts more than 40 employees, divided into four offices (Beirut, Zahle, Ain, Kobayat). The main donors of the mission are EU, OCHA, AICS, DANIDA, AFD, and ICRC.

Purpose of the Role

Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, the Emergency Cash Assistance Project Manager is responsible for the operations management, guidance of the wider operational aspects and coordination with the regional and national sectors of interest. The Project Manager is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the team, ensuring implementation within WeWorld regulations, procedures, guidelines, and strategies as well as Donor contractual requirements. The Project manager will have oversight over core functions of administration; finance; procurement, logistics and monitoring.  S/he will work in close coordination with the departments of MEAL, Finance, Proc/Log and HR as required and the Country Security manager.

Main functions and duties

Programme Quality & Support

  • Define together with WeWorld’s cash expert, and in line with the sector practices in Lebanon, the project Cash Assistance intervention strategy.
  • Oversee the preparation and tracking of cash/voucher transfers, making sure the project is following WeWorld operational procedures.
  • In coordination with  the MEAL department, supports the development of the M&E plan
  • Contributes to the effective implementation of monitoring evaluation, accountability and learning activities in coordination with MEAL department
  • Considering the changing and volatile Lebanese context, through a continuous Conflict Sensitivity analysis, adapt the intervention as required.
  • With support from the Finance and Procurement departments, ensure a realistic budget forecast through a monthly update and review of the financial monitoring tools and regular update of the procurement plans when needed.
  • In coordination with the project partner, prepare timely reports in compliance with internal WeWorld SoP and external donor contractual obligations.
  • Ensure accountability of the activities, keeping a focus on learning and ensuring continuous improvement in the implementation based on the received feedback by the beneficiary through the PDM and the WeWorld Feedback and complaint reporting mechanism.

Human Resource

  • Support recruitment, induction, and training of new staff.
  • Ensure that all staff clearly understand their roles and responsibilities. Based on their job descriptions set individual objectives, monitor performance, and provide constructive feedback to them
  • Identify learning and training opportunities for project staff.
  • Supporting capacity building, learning, and coaching/mentoring for the local partner.

External relations:

  • Ensure that WeWorld intervention is adequately coordinated with the sectors at the regional and national level.
  • Represent WeWorld in relevant coordination mechanisms, ensuring counterpart staff and agencies are aware of and learn from the implementation of all aspects of the Project.
  • Develop, maintain and strengthen relations with other agencies working in the same geographic or technical area.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required.

Job Specifications

Essential Requirements

  • University degree in social sciences, operations, international cooperation, Business Administration or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in cash-based programming is a must
  • Proficiency in English
  • At least six years of international experience of which three working in emergency context as project managers.
  • Experience in budget management and development of proposals for major donors including ECHO, and the Country Humanitarian Funds.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in cash programming 
  • Experience of managing programs in a complex and rapidly changing security context, and management of security incidents.
  • Established capacity to deal with stressful situations
  •  Ability to respond to multiple priorities in a timely manner, producing high-quality outcomes;
  • Good computer and IT skills and strong English communication and writing skills.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Skills and Abilities

  • Proven communication, interpersonal, negotiation, and diplomacy skills
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to effectively manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to multi-task and cope with competing demands under tight deadlines
  • Ability to think strategically and conceptually and to translate these into concrete results
  • Capacity to work autonomously and in problem prevention/resolution
  • Integrity in line with Humanitarian Principles and ethical standards
  • Cultural, gender, religion, age, disability sensitivity and adaptability
  • Strong commitment to WeWorld mission and values

Desirable Requirements

  • Knowledge of Inter-Agency systems and coordination mechanisms.

 

WeWorld is an equal opportunity organization and will not allow discrimination based upon age, ethnicity, ancestry, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or any other status prohibited by applicable law. WeWorld has also a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, a child or a vulnerable adult by any of our staff, related persons or partners. Safeguarding checks are part of the selection process. WeWorld commitment to being a safe organization begins with the staff recruitment process which includes meticulous checks, such as criminal records checks or check disclosure of previous convictions, to ensure children and vulnerable people are safeguarded and abuse is prevented. WeWorld promotes a welcoming, diverse and discrimination- and harassment-free workplace and expects the highest standards of behaviour from all its staff, who are requested to adhere to the principles and behavioural rules defined in the CoEC and the Organisational Policies. The CoEC and all the internal policies can be found here: https://www.weworld.it/en/about-us/transparency.

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Last modified: 
17 May, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Agriculture, Development, Education, Food & Nutrition, Water sanitation and hygiene
Application Deadline:
Monday, 27 May 2024
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
Expected starting date ASAP, June 2024 for a duration of 8 months full time 'Employment Agreement' (including 3 months' probation period), renewable depending on a good performance and availability of funds.
Salary
According to WeWorld Salary Scale between ($2,500 - $2,815 USD as Basic Salary).
Salary Range:
2500 to 3000 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
University Degree in Social Sciences, Operations, International Cooperation, Business Administration or similar.
Experience Requirements:
5 to 10 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Fluent
French Language:
None
Country/City: 
  • Lebanon
  • Aakkar
  • Aakkar
  • Qabaait