Program Support Officer at DRC, Bekaa, Lebanon


Deadline: 12 April 2019

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Program Support Officer in Bekaa, Lebanon. The duration of this post is 8 months.

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The Program Support Officer will be responsible for monitoring partner budgets, checking partner documents’ compliance with DRC and donor financial, HR and procurement guidelines, and supporting progress monitoring against capacity building and work plans.

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

The Program Support Officer will perform the following functions:

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  • Support in identifying of potential partnership opportunities and mapping of active organizations in the area of operations.
  • Support and lead the partnership selection process through: preliminary meetings with partners, supporting DRC’s comprehensive partnership assessment, drafting an operational capacity building plan for potential partners, and supporting partners to submit the needed documentation for partnerships (MoU, Contract, Log frame, Budget, Organogram and Narrative).
  • Undertake the Operational capacity assessments of potential local partners and SDCs in coordination with the Partnership Team Leader.
  • Work with Finance, Human resources, Logistic and Procurement departments to support local partner to put in place systems and to develop and implement new tools, processes, and policies that promote and sustain quality and best practice within partner operations and to ensure sub grant processes adhere to DRC standards and are effectively implemented.
  • Monitor the implementation of the capacity building plans against agreed upon benchmarks and adjust timeframes and support provided accordingly and ensure full compliance with the internal partnership systems.
  • Ensure the ongoing implementation of the capacity building components.
  • Produce monthly reports on the progression of the capacity building projects.
  • Hold regular meetings with partners to follow up on the capacity building plan and successes and challenges.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, preferably auditing and finance.
  • Preferably to have background in social work and program management.
  • At least 2 to 3 years of experience, working in international organizations and humanitarian settings.
  • Knowledge of finance and procurement standards.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience financial management and / or auditing.
  • Previous experience working with Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
  • Experience in leading teams, management of projects and leading team-building activities.
  • Nationality of Lebanon.

How to Apply

Applicants must upload 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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