Programme Support Specialist at DRC, Beirut, Lebanon 

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Deadline: 22 October 2018

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Programme Support Specialist in Beirut, Lebanon.

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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 Programme Support Specialist will perform the following functions:

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  • Grant implementation and reporting
    • Ensure the implementation of the RIMS program, including appropriate and timely spending of grant to achieve programme goals, grants reporting contributions, use and distribution of supplies and resources.
    • Understand and follow up on activities and assess progress of implementation, provide solutions and report issues when needed.
  • Partner management
    • Conduct outreach to new partners through mapping, one on one meetings and presentations.
    • Manage the process of partners’ enrolment in RIMS – RIMS Needs Assessment, data sharing agreements, Data protection/PIM discussion, organise and monitor training on system usage as well as data protection and sharing.
  • Technical support
    • Contribute to the capacity building of DRC and partner IM staff as well as DRC staff users and support their adherence to best-practice and professional standard and principles of Information management and data protection.
    • Identify technical gaps in the programme and identify/implement solutions to meet these gaps.
  • Sector coordination and representation
    • Actively participate in Protection working groups and national discussions around referrals in particular (GBVIMS, CPIMS, PIM etc).
    • Work closely with other DRC sectors to ensure that referrals are adequately addressed across sectors and DRC staff are up to date on all RIMS developments;.
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
    • Oversee and ensure achievements of targets towards donors’ requirements through overall management of the RIMS program (through the use of indicators performance trackers).
    • Oversee and ensure analysis of results and guide IM staff and partner staff to use these results to enhance programme effectiveness and quality.
  • Other
    • Any other duties as agreed with the IM Coordinator and the Head of Programme.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • 3-4 years of experience leading teams in a humanitarian context, preferably during an emergency.
  • Experience facilitating technical trainings and workshops related to information management.
  • Experience in coordination with external stakeholders such as municipalities, employers, partner NGOs etc.
  • Experience in managing teams, monitoring performance, and providing technical support and coaching to field teams.
  • Prior experience in developing programme implementation workplans, data collection and analysis, and programme reporting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, effective in presentation and liaison with external parties.
  • Strong ability to organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility.
  • INGO experience in Protection Sector is preferred.
  • Previous experience in developing analysis, and statistical figures.
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic required .
  • High computer literacy.
  • Nationality of Lebanon.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit DRC.