Livelihoods Coordinator at DRC, Beirut, Lebanon


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.

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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.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

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The Livelihoods Coordinator will perform the following functions:

  • 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.
  • M&E
    • 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.

Eligibility Criteria

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.

For more information, please visit DRC.

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