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GVC – Due nuove posizioni – Libano

La ONG GVC sta selezionando un/a Program Manager e un/a esperto di M&E da inserire nella sua operatività in Libano. Scadenza candidature 14 maggio 2017




Location: Lebanon, Bekaa Valley_ Zahle
Job Title: Protection Programme Manager
Type of contract: 10 months contract with possibility of extension
Starting date: 15th of June 2017
Application deadline: 14th May 2017
Application procedures: send CV to reference L6, only pre-selected candidates will be contacted


Summary of Key Functions and Responsibilities
The Protection Program Manager will be leading the development of GVC Protection programming in Lebanon, under the overall strategic supervision of the Global Protection Advisor of GVC. He/she will be providing technical assistance and supervision, day to day coordination, capacity building to national/international staff and donor compliance.
The Protection Program Manager will actively contribute to improve GVC’s protection strategy and policies being part of GVC Regional Protection Task Force.
This position reports to the Country Director and line manage an expatriate emergency officer, a local Liaison Officer, a Local Protection Coordinator and two project teams. The program responds to the Syrian refugee crisis.


Specific functions and tasks:
Line managed by the Country Director, the Protection Program Manager performs a variety of functions:


Specific responsibilities:
Lead in the fine-tuning, contextualization and definition of GVC Community-Based Protection Approach in Lebanon, assuring the consistency of the approach with the needs and mechanisms of the overall Response to the Syrian crisis.
Manage, mainstream and assure consistency of the implementation of GVC Community-based Protection Approach in all targeted areas.
Lead the systematization and elaboration of synergies between the data collection methodologies and the GVC Internal dynamic software and IMS.
Conduct systematic coaching for the staff to mainstream the Integrated Protection Approach, and improve collection, management and systematization of related data.
Supervise the specific Work Plans of GVC Community-based Protection Approach, and assuring its timely accomplishment.
Lead the technical support and assistance to projects teams and mainly in surveys designing, planning, implementation.
Draft reports based on technical feedback from the relevant local staff.


Program Management:
Oversee program implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities.
Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities according to GVC, donor and other applicable timeframes and formats.
Track the progress of activities, ensure the collecting of program indicators and provide on-time internal status reports and external donor reports.
Participate in project evaluations and assist in the analysis of the results, assess project impact and effective use of resources.
Provide supervision, guidance and monitoring for program staff, ensuring clarity over program plans and priorities and encouraging effective team work.
Facilitate regular staff meetings to ensure awareness of program objectives, and opportunity for feedback
Provide staff coaching and technical supervision to develop ownership / responsibility for project activities
Manage the program budget for the assigned project and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet GVC standards with regard to financial management, including accountability and good governance


Communication and coordination:
Participate in Protection related coordination meetings and other relevant working groups or meetings as required, representing GVC and feeding back to the Country Director on relevant issues
Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned program staff, and GVC WASH sector coordinator as well as other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships.


Required qualifications:
Education to MSc level (or equivalent) relevant to human rights, social work, social science or other relevant fields;
Abreast of current development and best practices in Protection, Community-Based Protection Approaches and LRRD;
Proven experience in Community-based Protection and Integrated Protection Programming.


Required skills and experience:
Specific experience of managing ECHO projects, with at least 2 years experience;
Minimum of 5 years program management experience in the field;
Ability to work under pressure and ability to develop and work within a team;
Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability in humanitarian programs;
Experience in working with administrative and technical local Authorities, preferably in elaborating strategic plan and common actions;
Good knowledge of monitoring and evaluation;
Experience of representation in external forums;
Good proposal writing skills including writing clear and well-argued assessment as well as excellent reporting skills;
Excellent communication skills and ability to properly represent GVC externally;
Strong influencing skills;
Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy;
Fluent in written and spoken English;
Knowledge of Arabic would be considered an asset.




Location: Lebanon, Bekaa Valley_ Zahle
Job Title: International Research Expert on Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Systems (MEAL) Review.
Type of contract: Consultancy
Starting date: 30th may 2017
Expected duration: indicative 20 days in the field and 100 hours of remote mentoring
Application deadline: 14th of May 2017
Application procedures:
Interested applicant must submit a cover letter (not more than 450 words) explaining why s/he is the most suitable for the work; CV including reasearch experience in similar field; a detailed proposal of not more than five A4 pages research proposal including: the proposed methodology; the proposed work plan; the proposed budget; the proposed timeframe (indicative 45 days in the field and 90 days of remote mentoring); Proven experience and contactable references from credible past NGO M&E strengthening work. Send CV to reference L5, only pre-selected candidates will be contacted


Summary of Key Functions and Responsibilities
The consultant is expected to propose and develop a sector-based strategy (M&E, accountability) in accordance with GVC’s policies and priorities for the intervention country.
In collaboration with technical coordinators, she/he will be in charge to produce an overall analysis of GVC’s programs’ effects/outcomes through internal and external M&E as well as orientations, lessons learnt and recommendations. In addition, she/he will design appropriates tools and procedures for the MEAL team in the country, which will ensure that the collected data will be used to take appropriated operational decisions and to address contractual engagements with donors. The consultant will have the role to develop program teams’ capacities in his/her field of expertise: data collection, management and analysis (method, format, software etc.), measure of indicators, complaint response mechanism etc as well as develop training modules. She/he will train and coach senior staff on feedback mechanism and procedure for GVC learning sharing and dissemination.


Purpose of GVC Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Systems (MEAL) Review
We expect the consultant to:
Develop, in consultation with GVC, a robust M&E and learning framework, strategy and plan that is appropriate to the size and complexity of the organisation, and ultimately allows GVC to:
effectively measure, use and share results from across all programs to support decision making at different levels:
effectively measure, use and share results from across all programs to support learning;
effectively measure, use and share results from across all programs to support accountability and meet the information needs of different internal and external audiences;
aggregate data from their operational areas;
Develop in collaboration with GVC relevant staff a SoP, including feedback mechanism, learning sharing and dissemination, to provide feasible processes to include in program design, allowing GVC to:
Include a dissemination and learning plan in any project design
Pilot a Responsibility Assignment Matrix to govern learning outcomes and outputs in GVC programs
Inform the fine-tuning of GVC internal IMS to produce dissemination and learning outputs;
Work with relevant GVC staff to design and develop monitoring tools required to implement the new M&E system, including identifying the training needs and training of staff where appropriate.
Provide support, through remote mentoring, to the piloting and rollout of GVC’s new MEAL system across its operational and activity areas and support GVC to review and adjust the MEAL tools where necessary.


We expect the consultant to:
Present, to GVC, a detailed proposed methodology for the in-depth review at the start of the consultancy.
Conduct an assessment of GVC’s current M&E documentation;
Collect and analyse data to highlight the strengths and weaknesses of GVC current M&E system at all levels, taking into account how data is currently collected, stored, analysed and used for organizational learning and accountability;
Engage GVC Information Management departments to map opportunities for further developing the internal IMS to inform and support accountability and learning.
Share the findings and recommendations with GVC staff for feedback and reflection during a one day workshop in Lebanon, and collate these into a final report with recommendations for what could be done differently or better.


Necessary outputs
Presentation of various M&E options and approaches in response to the findings from the in-depth review.
A robust and relevant M&E framework, strategy and plan based on agreed, needs as identified with GVC.
A set of SoPs, including as minimum: dissemination and learning
Appropriate M&E tools developed.
Training needs identified and relevant training provided for GVC staff.
Training on use of M&E framework and tools, including development of an M&E manual for GVC.


Profile/Consultancy Requirements
Proven knowledge and analytical capacity in relation to gender, human rights, and a rights-based approach to development and women’s rights;
Experience in developing M&E and documentation systems (including key performance indicators, specific project indicators, data collection tools, functional databases for civil society organizations), as well as organizational development;
Knowledge of formulating process and system indicators for sector reform programmes, with experience in change management;
Knowledge of qualitative analysis and/or use of community-based approaches to monitoring and evaluation;
In-depth understanding and knowledge of the work of non-governmental organizations;
Experience with and supportive attitude towards processes of strengthening local organizations and building local capacities;
Good listening and communication skills;
Good analytical skills;
Experience in evaluating projects on areas related to GVC core programmes and capacity building programmes;
Excellent written skills
Proven experience in facilitating training in M&E;
Experience and skills in participatory strategic and operational planning;
Highly motivated and committed to the values of transparency and integrity.


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