Project Manager – Leb Inc: Promoting Social Business in Lebanon
Based in: Beirut
Reporting to: General Director and COSV Representative for the Mediterranean and the Middle East
Length of Contract: 1 year extendable
Deadline for application: 25/05/2018
The Project Manager will be responsible for the achievement of the initiative funded by the Italian Cooperation, supporting the promotion of social business in Lebanon in the area of Northern Lebanon (Tripoli) and in the Beqaa region. He/She shall ensure timely and successful achievement of all project’s activities, in line with the objectives outlined in the proposal and in compliance with COSV high-quality standards and Donor’s regulations.
Professional experience in socio-economic development related field;
Experience in management of development standards and processes, with a special reference to social enterprise field;
Good strategic capacity to identify and develop relevant opportunities and project proposals in line with COSV Country Mission;
Previous experience in the management of initiatives funded by Italian Cooperation will be an asset;
Excellent social and public representation skills, embedding analytical, problem-solving and conflict resolution approach;
Italian native speaker; fluent in English, both oral and written; good knowledge of Arabic is highly appreciated;
Previous knowledge of the regional context is preferred.
Coordinate project implementation: follow-up, monitoring of running activities and supervision of the project activities in coordination with project partners and external stakeholders;
Supervise administrative and financial management. Proven experience in the elaboration, management and follow-up of international tendering/procurement activities in compliance with the Donors’s procedure;
He/she ensures the preparation of all financial and narrative reports expected by the project;
He/she is responsible for the preparation of all formal communication and contract modifications requests (ex. budget modification) of the project;
He/she selects, coordinates and supervises the local staff to be employed in projects;
Maintain good, tight relationship with project counterparts, internal and external;
He/she elaborates, writes and prepares all necessary documents to submit new projects, in accordance with the organization’s processes and procedures.
Interested candidates meeting the above described qualifications should send their CV with a short cover letter by 08/06/2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org specifying PM_LebInc/IC in the email subject
Please note only shortlisted candidate will be contacted