Project Background:


The YMCA of Lebanon is looking for a qualified trainer to provide a two-day workshop Finance Essentials Skills for entrepreneurs and potential future entrepreneurs in central Beqaa. This workshop is a part of the Dareb-III project.

Dareb III project spreads out over 6 months. It aims to empower 30 young future entrepreneurs to gain entrepreneurial knowledge, develop soft and technical skills, and explore their potential by taking calculated risks to start and grow an enterprise.


The  workshop objectives:

  1. Understand core financial concepts relevant to running a business.
  2. Develop a strong financial foundation for your business.
  3. Create a financial plan and budget to track progress.
  4. Manage cash flow effectively to ensure business continuity.
  5. Learn strategies to secure funding for your business.
  6. Understand financial risks by using financial ratios and implement risk management strategies.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and conduct pre and post-tests to monitor participants’ progress following the training.
  • Design and deliver 2 two-day workshops according to the provided objectives.
  • Meet with other trainers to ensure training materials are consistent and comprehensive, and avoid duplication.
  • Facilitate interactive discussions, activities, and exercises to enhance participants' understanding and skills.
  • Assess participants' progress and provide constructive feedback.
  • Collaborate with other facilitators, program coordinators, and stakeholders to ensure the smooth implementation of the training program.
  • Adapt training materials and methods as necessary to meet the needs of diverse participants.
  • At the end of the workshop, provide YMCA Project Manager with a final report.


Time Frame/Duration

  • This task includes developing training materials and delivering 2 workshop days. The Trainer is expected to start developing the training materials in early/mid-June.
  • The workshop will be scheduled to take place on weekends from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, between June and August.



Requirements for this position include:

  • a degree in Finance or a relevant field
  • 3-4 years of experience delivering similar training.
  • Working as a financial officer or manager in a firm for at least 3 years.
  • Demonstrated experience in:
    • Developing and managing financial budgets and forecasts.
    • Performing financial analysis and interpreting financial data.
    • Implementing and maintaining financial controls and procedures.
    • Experience with financial reporting and regulatory compliance
  • Strong communication, organizational, and critical thinking skills.
  • Flexibility.
  • Fluent in Arabic
  • Strong reporting in English.  ( the YMCA of Lebanon will provide the report template)

How to apply

Interested candidates must submit the following documents  [email protected]  specifying the full title of the consultancy in the subject of the email:

  1. Personal Curriculum Vitae, including previous work references,
  2. A Cover Letter that includes a detailed description of past work in conducting similar trainings to demonstrate their qualifications,
  3. Financial offer calculated per training day including the delivery of training sessions, transportation to training locations, the development of training materials, and the delivery of the final report.

All submissions not following these guidelines will be automatically rejected.


Friday, 31. May 2024
Type of Call
Call for Consultancies
Intervention Sector(s):
Training & Capacity Building
Remuneration range:
< 1000 (USD)
Duration of Contract:
1 Month