GVC – Due nuove posizioni – Libano

La ONG GVC sta selezionando un/a Emergency Programme Coordinator e un/a Community Protection Approach Specialist da inserire nella sua operatività in Libano. Scadenza candidature 25 e 30 marzo 2018

 

 

Emergency Programme Coordinator
Location: Zahle, Lebanon
Type of contract: 6 months with possibility of extension (including a 3 months as probation period)
Starting date: 3rd of April 2018
Monthly Gross Salary Range: 3000-4000 EUR
Application deadline: 25/03/2018

 

Job description
GVC has been working in Lebanon since 2006, and within the Syrian crises response since 2012. Historically the organization has implemented activities related to basic assistance, WASH service provision and infrastructure; livelihood and protection and inclusion activities. Currently GVC works in both Humanitarian and Development, aiming to:
1. Provide access to basic assistance;
2. Strengthen the protection of vulnerable communities through an integrated community-based approach;
3. Enhance socio-economic development;
4. Improve local water provision system through No Revenue Water approach.
At present the main donors are: Italian Cooperation (AICS), EU (ECHO, MADAD Trust Fund), UNHCR, and OCHA.
Within this framework, GVC is recruiting an Emergency Coordinator who will be responsible for managing, coordinating, supervising, monitoring and reporting on the activities related to GVC Emergency Projects in Lebanon.

 

Main tasks and responsibilities
Under the general direction of the Country Representative and Area Manager, the Emergency Coordinator will be required to familiarize him/herself with all aspects of the execution of the GVC Emergency projects. More specifically, she/he will be responsible for the following:

 

Programme development:
In collaboration with the CR, Area Manager, Development Coordinator and Technical Coordinators, develop and implement an appropriate and effective strategy related to Emergency Sector setting clear objectives and indicators
Develop new proposals, aligned to the GVC Country Strategy, involving a multisector approach, expanding the intervention of GVC into new sectors
Support donor relations by contributing to the production of various communication products for donors and accompanying donors during the field visits in coordination with Programme and Field colleagues
Provide strategic and technical guidance on key components of GVC’s emergency work to foster good practices and ensure that Humanitarian Minimum Standards are met in all sectors.

Project development and management:
Monitor and support planning of Project activities, ensuring effective delivery in line with donor requirements and GVC’s mission
Prepare internal and external reports to ensure effective information flows and external deadlines are met
Undertake field visits to gather the information on results related to Emergency response activities to ensure that all data from the field is captured documented and reports in results- based on timely manner for donors and internal purposes
Coordinate with GVC technical, support and cross-cutting departments such as logistics, technical support, finance, IM or MEAL, to better ensure the information flow, monitoring and reporting, and provide strategical and financial oversight when required.

 

Communication and Coordination:
Participate in Working groups /Sector coordination meetings and other coordination meetings, as required, representing GVC and feeding back to the CR and Area Manager
Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication with the assigned project staff, GVC teams as well as other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national authorities, UN agencies, and other NGOs) with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships
Provide effective representation for GVC donors, national and local authorities, partners and other relevant stakeholders in the country.

 

Required qualifications, skills and experience

 

Education and skills :
An advanced University Degree or equivalent in the field of Social or Political Science, Development Studies, International Relations, Project Management

 

Professional Experience:
A minimum 6 years of relevant working experiences in related fields preferably with a special focus on the Protection sector.
Experience in budget preparation, budget monitoring and analysis required
Knowledge of main donor’s policy and Procedures (UN agencies, EU, ECHO, Italian Cooperation)
Sound knowledge of project cycle management and Humanitarian Principles
Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and team skills
Capacity to work under pressure
A good problem-solver with demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and creating efficiencies
Ability to take initiative, integrity, credibility and desire to increase responsibilities and develop leadership skills
Capacity to work autonomously and in problem prevention/resolution
Ability to identify, initiate, and maintain good relationships with partners organizations, donors and national authorities including building professional relationships with senior decision-makers and influencers/leaders
Proven organizational skills and ability to effectively manage multiple tasks while fostering quality, team spirit and positive working relationships with colleagues
Strong interpersonal relationships and demonstrated ability to leverage business networks and partnership
Demonstrates integrity by modeling the NGOs values and ethical standards
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race and age sensitivity
Excellent computer skills, including full professional competency MS Office
Valid and clean driving license
Language requirements: Fluency in English both written and verbal

 

Will constitute a plus
Previous experience in the Middle East Countries, Syrian Crises
Knowledge of Italian and/or Arabic

 

Application procedures:
Send your CV and cover letter to job.openings@gvc-italia.org with reference L10, only preselected candidates will be contacted; the applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position may be awarded before the deadline

 

 

Community Protection Approach Specialist
Location: Zahle, Lebanon
Type of contract: 6 months with possibility of extension (including a 3 months as probation period)
Starting date: 10th of April
Monthly Net Salary Range: 2500 Euros
Application deadline: 30/03/2018

 

Job description
GVC has been working in Lebanon since 2006, and within the Syrian crises response since 2012. Historically the organization has implemented activities related to basic assistance, WASH service provision and infrastructure; livelihood and protection and inclusion activities. Currently GVC works in both Humanitarian and Development, aiming to:
1. Provide access to basic assistance;
2. Strengthen the protection of vulnerable communities through an integrated community-based approach;
3. Enhance socio-economic development;
4. Improve local water provision system through No Revenue Water approach.
At present the main donors are: Italian Cooperation (AICS), EU (ECHO, MADAD Trust Fund), UNHCR, and OCHA.
Within this framework, GVC is recruiting a Community Protection Approach Specialist who will be responsible for supporting activities in Bekaa carried out by GVC in favour of Syrian Refugees.

 

Main tasks and responsibilities
Under the general direction of the Country Representative and Programme Manager, the a Community Protection Approach Specialist will be required to familiarize him/herself with all aspects of the execution of the GVC CPA, and more specifically he will be responsible for:
Ensuring a positive and respectful work environment;
Ensuring involvement of relevant GVC colleagues in key actions, as appropriate, including Protection Task Force and field teams;
Mentoring and technical supervision of CPA field Officer;
Upholding and mainstreaming research ethics;
Compliance to GVC Community Protection Approach, identifying lessons learned and documenting these;
Writing and updating SOPs for GVC Community Protection Approach in compliance with standard SoPs and upon validation of the Task Force CPA Specialist.

The CPA is a methodology which comprises a context-specific process of multi-sectorial assessment and right-based analysis to determine immediate patterns of risks and analyze the degree of the population’s resilience against such risks. Throughout this, local protection strategies are elaborated and designed to increase the capacities and empower the communities and individuals, reduce exposure to harm and develop local strategies to increase protection from the impeded access to safe and dignified life.

Technical monitoring and supervision of GVC Community Protection Approach (CPA)
Defining the CPA methodology for each cluster including disaggregation of groups and CPA related steps with the field coordinator;
Ensuring community participation and empowerment in all CPA steps implemented in each targeted localities and ensuring proper representation of the targeted population;
Provide capacity building of field staff related to CPA steps;
Providing technical support for field coordinator and CPA field officer in defining and managing the CPA process;
Quality control of data collected including ensuring following SOPs and guidelines related to CPA data protection mechanism defined for Lebanon context with regular feedback provided for field coordinator and field staff;
Provide technical support for field staff during all CPA process in compliance with guidelines for formats and tools used;
Documentation of lessons learned and methodology and regular sharing with Global CPA specialist;
Ensure reflections of field’s recommendation in joint discussion with Protection Specialist and regular sharing with Global Protection Specialist and Global CPA Specialist.

 

Reporting
Provide regular feedback for the Project Manager regarding CPA process progress and defining, including reporting of activities within project frame
Provide regular reporting to the Regional Protection Task Force on CPA process

 

Professional experience
At least 3 years of previous experience in the humanitarian sector within community mobilisation
Previous work and publications in social research
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Word and Excel

 

Education and skills
Master Degree in social science, sociology, anthropology or similar subject;
Fluent in English, knowledge of Arabic is an asset;
Good communication skills (with local authorities and communities);
Understanding of and commitment to humanitarian principles and values;
Highly organised and able to work respecting deadlines;
Passionate in the job, flexibility and willingness to work long hours;
Ability to work in team with respect;
Being flexible and with the ability to adjust to changes and new requirements;
Driving licence.

 

Will constitute an asset
Previous experience in the Middle East
Previous work in NGOs
Knowledge of Arabic

 

Application procedures:
Send your CV and cover letter to job.openings@gvc-italia.org with reference L11 only preselected candidates will be contacted; the applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position may be awarded before the deadline

 

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