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Reporter/Editor/Feature Writer – consultant

JOB TITLE:          Reporter/Editor/Feature Writer – consultant

LOCATION:         Ashrafieh with visits to project sites 

POSITION TYPE: consultant 

PROJECT:

BALADI is a seven-year program funded by USAID. It aims at supporting municipalities that demonstrate a real commitment to participatory, equitable, and effective decentralized local governance and economic development. The goal of the program is to conduct a nationwide competitive process annually to support municipalities, unions of municipalities and clusters of municipalities that illustrate a strong commitment to change and local development and that generate innovative solutions to the provision of public services, citizen engagement, and economic issues facing their communities. Projects should improve reliable and affordable public services, expand broad citizen participation, particularly youth and women, and advance social capital.

Position Summary

The Reporter/Editor/Feature Writer will be responsible for writing press releases, success stories, articles, posts, and literature in addition to interviewing key persons (Beneficiaries, sources, experts RMF team …) to be used in various dissemination mediums to RMF donors, stakeholders, media, partners and targeted audiences.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct research to uncover interesting and significant news.
  • Gather, corroborate and interpret data.
  • Interview key persons (witnesses, sources etc.) to obtain more information.
  • Use findings to construct well-written articles.
  • Retain awareness of the readers’ point of view.
  • Obtain first-hand information by being present in happenings.
  • Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips.
  • Comply with the moral code of the profession.
  • Maintain notes and audio recordings.
  • Partner with other journalists, editors, producers etc.
  • Establish contacts and sources for use in future research.

Qualifications and Skills Required

  • Proven working experience as Reporter/Editor/Feature Writer
  • Current knowledge of headlines
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office, digital editing, web search, databases)
  • Excellent communication and networking skills along with an aptitude in extracting information
  • Good observation and deduction skills
  • Integrity and morality
  • BSc degree in journalism or relevant field
  • Fluent in English and Arabic, French is a plus

Senior Area Coordinator SAC

JOB TITLE:          SENIOR AREA COORDINATOR (SAC)

LOCATION:         Bekaa District / North District / South District

POSITION TYPE: FULL TIME

PROJECT: Strengthening Exports of Fruits and Vegetables from Lebanon to European and Regional Markets

Kindly mention in the subject the position and the district you are applying for.

Project Overview:

RMF aims through this project to strengthen specific value chains crops by supporting major actors across the value chain including farmers, service providers, aggregators, exporters, public and private institutions and academia in improving their capacities and providing them with best practices, new technologies, tools and equipment to enhance the value chain to meet export requirements and enabling environment and ultimately enhancing economic advancement.

 

Major Responsibilities:

In close collaboration with the project manager, the main responsibilities of the SENIOR AREA COORDINATOR (SAC) are to manage the efficient implementation of the project with utmost quality. SHE / HE will be responsible for managing the projects’ field staff and for being the main liaison with the district beneficiaries, local authorities, and the different stakeholders. Responsibilities would include project execution, management, field staff management, communications, networking, and reporting.

Scope of work:

The scope of work for the SAC will involve the following activities, but not limited to:

  • Direct and manage the implementation of the project in the related district.
  • Supervise the day-to-day tasks and procedures related to the implementation of the project.
  • Ensure effective project reporting and maintain constant communication with the project manager.
  • Suggest development plans and future steps to better enhance project delivery.
  • Oversee the AREA office staff program deliverables.
  • Manage the AREA office staff schedule.
  • Conduct weekly staff meeting to discuss work progress, challenges, and new tasks.
  • Ensure effective team work and team spirit between all staff members.
  • Manage day-to-day procedures related to record keeping and financial activities of the regional office.
  • Assist in all logistical and operational issues.
  • Reach out to different Cooperatives, Municipalities and other related stakeholders in the related district in order to engage them in the project.
  • Overview the execution of the different events along with the different capacity building sessions, workshops and other special activities of the project.
  • Represent RMF in all meetings with local authorities and community stakeholders in the related district.
  • Maintain strong relationships and coordination with all related stakeholders.

Required Personal Qualifications:

  • University Degree in Agriculture or a related field; Advanced degree is a plus
  • At least 5 years of work experience; previous work with an NGO is a plus
  • Familiarity with the agricultural sector especially Orchards and Vineyards
  • Strong managerial and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in both Arabic and English languages, both written and verbal
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Task-oriented individual

Good team player

Senior Area Coordinator SAC

JOB TITLE:          SENIOR AREA COORDINATOR (SAC)

LOCATION:         Bekaa District / North District / South District

POSITION TYPE: FULL TIME

PROJECT: Strengthening Exports of Fruits and Vegetables from Lebanon to European and Regional Markets

Kindly mention in the subject the position and the district you are applying for.

Project Overview:

RMF aims through this project to strengthen specific value chains crops by supporting major actors across the value chain including farmers, service providers, aggregators, exporters, public and private institutions and academia in improving their capacities and providing them with best practices, new technologies, tools and equipment to enhance the value chain to meet export requirements and enabling environment and ultimately enhancing economic advancement.

 

Major Responsibilities:

In close collaboration with the project manager, the main responsibilities of the SENIOR AREA COORDINATOR (SAC) are to manage the efficient implementation of the project with utmost quality. SHE / HE will be responsible for managing the projects’ field staff and for being the main liaison with the district beneficiaries, local authorities, and the different stakeholders. Responsibilities would include project execution, management, field staff management, communications, networking, and reporting.

Scope of work:

The scope of work for the SAC will involve the following activities, but not limited to:

  • Direct and manage the implementation of the project in the related district.
  • Supervise the day-to-day tasks and procedures related to the implementation of the project.
  • Ensure effective project reporting and maintain constant communication with the project manager.
  • Suggest development plans and future steps to better enhance project delivery.
  • Oversee the AREA office staff program deliverables.
  • Manage the AREA office staff schedule.
  • Conduct weekly staff meeting to discuss work progress, challenges, and new tasks.
  • Ensure effective team work and team spirit between all staff members.
  • Manage day-to-day procedures related to record keeping and financial activities of the regional office.
  • Assist in all logistical and operational issues.
  • Reach out to different Cooperatives, Municipalities and other related stakeholders in the related district in order to engage them in the project.
  • Overview the execution of the different events along with the different capacity building sessions, workshops and other special activities of the project.
  • Represent RMF in all meetings with local authorities and community stakeholders in the related district.
  • Maintain strong relationships and coordination with all related stakeholders.

Required Personal Qualifications:

  • University Degree in Agriculture or a related field; Advanced degree is a plus
  • At least 5 years of work experience; previous work with an NGO is a plus
  • Familiarity with the agricultural sector especially Orchards and Vineyards
  • Strong managerial and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in both Arabic and English languages, both written and verbal
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Task-oriented individual

Good team player

FIELD COORDINATOR

JOB TITLE FIELD COORDINATOR
LOCATION Bekaa District / North District / South District
EMPLOYER RENE MOAWAD FOUNDATION (RMF)
REPORTS TO Senior Area Coordinator (SAC)
POSITION TYPE FULL TIME
PROJECT strengthening exports of fruits and vegetables from lebanon to european and regional markets

Kindly mention in the subject the position and the district you are applying for.

Project Overview: RMF aims through the “strengthening exports of fruits and vegetables from lebanon to european and regional markets” project to strengthen specific value chains crops by supporting major actors across the value chain including farmers, service providers, aggregators, exporters, public and private institutions and academia in improving their capacities and providing them with best practices, new technologies, tools and equipment to enhance the value chain to meet export requirements and enabling environment and ultimately enhancing economic advancement.Kindly mention in the subject the position and the district you are applying for.
Project Overview:

Major Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the SAC, the FIELD COORDINATOR will support in the implementation of the project activities as stipulated in the work-plan and ensure quality deliverables at all levels. Moreover, she/he will be following upon the day-to-day field activities related to the different beneficiaries, contributing towards the creation of the capacity building programs, monitoring agricultural practices at the designated areas of intervention, and ensuring transparent processes and strong relationships with the different actors and stakeholders.

Scope of work:

In the course of the execution phase of the project, the FIELD COORDINATOR will:

  • Support the SAC to implement, and monitor activities to meet project deliverables based in line with the project work plan.
  • Support in the development and implementation of the monitor procedures & templates.
  • Monitor and control the different agricultural activities from capacity building to technical consultancy with the different beneficiaries and their corresponding stakeholders.
  • Conduct regular field visits to the projects location to ensure proper flow of work and smooth implementation.
  • Assist and accompany the different experts during their visits.
  • Troubleshoot any problems encountered at the field level or with other staff members and report directly to the SAC.
  • Participate in team planning and coordination meetings and trainings.
  • Assist in filing and record keeping of project and contributing to monthly reports and other ad hoc reports to meet donor and internal requirements.
  • Actively engage in the identification and assessment of beneficiaries, in line with the assignments given by the SAC.
  • Participate in the briefing and outreach sessions.
  • Accompany the different experts during their field visits and ensure data collection procedures.
  • Provide verbal and written reports on the activities to the SAC as and when needed
  • Other assigned tasks, as necessary.

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or any related field.
  • Prior similar experience and responsibilities is a plus
  • Familiarity with the agricultural sector especially Orchards and Vineyards
  • Knowledge about crop diseases and identification is a plus
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong communication and reporting skills.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports.
  • Fluency in both Arabic and English languages, both written and verbal
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Case Worker

JOB TITLE FIELD AGRICULTURAL ENGINEER
LOCATION Bekaa District / North District / South District
EMPLOYER RENE MOAWAD FOUNDATION (RMF)
REPORTS TO SENIOR AREA COORDINATOR (SAC)
POSITION TYPE FULL TIME
PROJECT Strengthening Exports of Fruits and Vegetables from Lebanon to European and Regional Markets

Kindly mention in the subject the position and the district you are applying for.

 

Project Overview:

RMF aims through this project to strengthen specific value chains crops by supporting major actors across the value chain including farmers, service providers, aggregators, exporters, public and private institutions and academia in improving their capacities and providing them with best practices, new technologies, tools and equipment to enhance the value chain to meet export requirements and enabling environment and ultimately enhancing economic advancement.

 

Major Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the SAC, the field agricultural engineer will support in the implementation of the project activities as stipulated in the work-plan and ensure quality deliverables at all levels. Moreover, she/he will be following upon the day-to-day field activities related to the different beneficiaries, contributing towards the creation of the capacity building programs, monitoring agricultural practices at the designated areas of intervention, and ensuring transparent processes and strong relationships with the different actors and stakeholders.

Scope of work:

In the course of the execution phase of the project, the field agricultural engineer will:

  • Support the SAC to implement, and monitor activities to meet project deliverables based in line with the project work plan.
  • Support in the development and implementation of the monitor procedures & templates.
  • Monitor and control the different agricultural activities from capacity building to technical consultancy with the different beneficiaries and their corresponding stakeholders.
  • Conduct regular field visits to the projects location to ensure proper flow of work and smooth implementation.
  • Assist and accompany the different experts during their visits and ensure data collection procedures.
  • Troubleshoot any problems encountered at the field level or with other staff members and report directly to the SAC.
  • Participate in team planning and coordination meetings and trainings.
  • Assist in filing and record keeping of project and contributing to monthly reports and other ad hoc reports to meet donor and internal requirements.
  • Other assigned tasks, as necessary.

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture.
  • At least 3 years of experience.
  • Prior similar experience and responsibilities is a plus
  • Familiarity with the agricultural sector especially Orchards and Vineyards
  • Knowledge about crop diseases and identification is a plus.
  • Knowledge in GAP procedures is a plus.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong communication and reporting skills.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports.
  • Fluency in both Arabic and English languages, both written and verbal
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Outreach Worker

JOB TITLE:             Outreach Worker

LOCATION:            Mejdlaya, Zgharta

  • Position summary The René Moawad Foundation is seeking an outreach worker for the implementation of its Plan International funded project “EIE Special Project”. The outreach worker will be the primary contact between target beneficiaries and communities and the RMF Project Coordinator. The outreach worker will be based in North Lebanon.Duties & Responsibilities
    • Identify potential beneficiaries to the relevant project as per the set criteria
    • File all project means of verifications (MOV) including attendance sheets, pre/post-tests, minutes of meetings, and evaluation documents are in place.
    • Enter project related MOV into the system.
    • File and archive specific forms for referrals and weekly reporting are taking place while ensuring confidentiality, accuracy and timeliness.
    • Other tasks as directed by the line manager
    • Conduct parenting skills program
    • Monitor the daily ongoing activities

    Education, Experience and Skills

    • At least 1 year of experience in a similar related job.
    • A bachelor degree with years of experience in fields of social work, education and/or other relevant fields.
    • Strong experience in outreach and recruitment.
    • Excellent knowledge of English and Arabic; French is a plus.
    • Excellent reporting, communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Have skills in working with people of all ages and social groups;
    • Excellent communication, reporting, and pro-active negotiation skills
    • Skilled at working with local communities and authorities
    • Good verbal and written communication skills, with thorough knowledge of Arabic and English
    • Availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.

Inclusion Officer

JOB TITLE:             Inclusion Officer

LOCATION:            Mejdlaya, Zgharta

Period of employment: 10 Months

Duties & Responsibilities

    • Guides the outreach workers to identify and work with youth with disabilities, families and communities
    • Provides training, mentoring and methodological support and guidance to facilitators/ trainers on including youth with disabilities in learning (identifying special education needs, teaching techniques and teaching strategies for inclusion)
    • Conducts special education needs assessment process of the learners or if necessary refers to formal assessment, for receiving specialized services or special needs supplies
    • Plans activities or support measures that are specific to each youth’s abilities, supports finding solution to remove barriers
    • Ensures the correct reporting on disabilities in Activity Info and narrative reports.
    • Provides support and guidance to the families and ensures their engagement in family engagement activities conducted by RMF.
    • Makes a recommendation on the pathway for the youth after completion of the given training course.
    • Liaises with RMF Case workers for identification of youth in need of NFE, and for referral to next step in the pathway (formal education or another Non-formal opportunity)
    • Participates in child protection and education sector meetings.
    • Participates in trainings organized by donors.

    Qualifications and skills required:

    • A university degree, in education special education, inclusiveness, psychology, social pedagogy, or other relevant areas
    • Experience of working in youth related sectors and programs, inclusion mainstreaming related experience.
    • Strong understanding of disability rights and inclusive education in particular
    • Knowledge of the disability sector and inclusive education in Lebanon
    • Excellent English
    • Ability to communicate and inspire others
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure, efficient task prioritization and time management
    • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with the community
    • Computer literacy
    • Strong training & facilitation skills;
    • Strong coordination skills
    • At least two years of professional experience in special education or inclusive education
    • Graduate degree preferably in disability studies, humanitarian aid/development or other related field.
    • Demonstrated solid experience in inclusiveness related youth
    • Knowledge of disability inclusive programming
    • Excellent cross-cultural understanding and sensitivity
    • Strong problem solving, interpersonal and communication/advocacy skills
    • Critical thinking, analytical and decision making skills
    • Good interpersonal skills: ability to establish harmonious and effective working relationships with people from different backgrounds and positions

    Please send your CV to “apply@rmf.org.lb” mentioning the position title in the subject of your email.