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Associazione Volontari per il Servizio Internazionale

Starting Date: 01.07.2024

Period: 10 months

Language: English

Reporting to: AVSI Country Representative and AVSI Head of Programmes

Aim of the position:

To effectively manage the program “Back to the Future 5” funded by DG-ECHO.

In this framework, the Chief of Party (COP) will oversee the implementation of all components of the Action across the Consortium.
The program aims to contribute to safe, sustained and inclusive access to quality education and wellbeing for vulnerable out-of-school children in Lebanon.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • The COP is responsible for the correct allocation of project resources for the achievement of the program’s objectives.
  • The COP hold the chairmanship of the Consortium Programme Leading Committee (composed of AVSI and TDH-IT project managers, MEAL manager, Education specialist, Child Protection specialist, Inclusion specialist, Finance manager, Logistics manager, Communication manager), providing general leadership and technical direction to the main BTF partners, ensuring an integrated vision among different components and partners, and striving for quality of implementation and harmonization of approaches and methodologies.
  • The COP coordinates and regularly reports to Consortium partners Country Directors (AVSI and TDH IT), promotes synergies and coordination with other ECHO-funded actions in managing relations with the donors, and is the focal point for relations with the Donor and other external relations.

Essential Requirements

– BA in Education, Management, Social sciences, Law, Political Sciences or similar fields.
– Preferential: Masters or continuous education in Emergencies Management, Human Rights, Education in Emergencies or related relevant domain.

– Minimum 3 years of experience as Project Manager;
– Previous experience in Education in Emergencies;
– Previous experience and familiarity with Lebanese context of intervention;

– English full proficiency (written and spoken).

Required skills and experiences:

  • Budgeting, Project Management, Proposal Writing, Reporting, Office Package.
  • Collaboration, communication, conflict resolution, decision making, public relations, emotional intelligence, leadership, networking, solution-oriented, teamwork, time management, analytical and critical thinking.
  • Preferential previous experience working on DG ECHO-funded actions.

How to apply

Please go on our website and apply.

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