Deadline: 26 March 2019
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Livelihoods Coordinator in Beirut, Lebanon. The duration of this post is 12 months.
The Livelihoods Coordinator will guide DRC’s strategic positioning, technical development and quality implementation of livelihoods programmes.
DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.
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Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Livelihoods Coordinator will perform the following functions:
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- Programme development, management and reporting
- Lead on the technical design of concept notes and proposals on livelihoods and to a smaller extent basic assistance in collaboration with the Grants Specialist and Head of Programmes.
- Support identification and development of strategic partnerships on livelihoods.
- Provide technical inputs and quality assurance of interim and final project reports on coordination with Grants team.
- Technical support
- Lead on and ensure the effective implementation of DRC’s Livelihoods strategy, approaches and SOPs, including to a smaller extent basic assistance.
- Contribute to country strategy planning identifying research and missing evidence needed to inform programme design and quality.
- Ensure risk assessments and mitigation measures related to livelihoods and basic assistance programming are completed.
- Capacity Building
- Capacity assessments of staff in areas of livelihoods and basic assistance.
- Support capacity assessments of partners.
- External representation and coordination
- Support in strengthening the liaison with key stakeholders in the livelihood sector.
- Support in harmonization of approaches in livelihoods programming across field sites.
- Participate in Technical Working Group of the upcoming consortium once funding is secured.
- Provide briefings for donors and stakeholders as needed.
- Work closely with M&E teams to develop and implement ethical and safe monitoring and evaluation tools and mechanisms, including qualitative data collection and analysis.
Applicants must have:
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- University degree in economics, international relations or related discipline required.
- Advanced degree such as Masters, Post Graduate or MBA advantageous.
- Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in management of livelihoods/economic recovery sectors with INGOs or UN agencies.
- Experience in programme development, proposal writing, coordination, technical management and capacity building of organization staff and partners.
- Experience working with displaced communities such as refugees and/or IDPs.
- Experience in working with local and international partners, local/government authorities, and donor guidelines.
- Experience working with large teams in a dynamic environment.
- Strong level of computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel and Power point).
- Full proficiency in spoken and written English required.
- Nationality of Myanmar.
How to Apply
Applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English through online process.
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For more information, please visit DRC.