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TOT Trainer on Gender-Based violence and Child Protection Issues

Position Summary

TOT Trainer on Child protection and Gender-Based Violence issues to conduct a ToT training to a group of 40 volunteers for conducting Community-based Psycho-Social Support. The candidates will be grouped into two groups (20 each) and will be participating in 3 training days.

Background & Requirements:

René Mouawad Foundation RMF is a Lebanese NGO working to develop and enhance Lebanese society through improving education, economic empowerment, provision of social and health care to the most marginalized and needy communities throughout Lebanon.

RMF believes that all children have the right to personal dignity and protection.

The project goal is to protect children victim of neglect, abuse and exploitation who live in disadvantage localities, and engaged in Worst Forms of Child Labor.

To this end, RMF seeks to engage a qualified Trainer to deliver a strong training package to a 40 volunteers by developing their knowledge on the protection core principles specifically on how to identify CP and GBV vulnerabilities throughout the PSS activities.

Methodology and Procedure:

The trainer should:

  • Use a highly interactive training methodology and assure a wide involvement from the trainees;
  • Develop with the trainees a PSS session methodologies/ techniques, this may include creative tools such as games, songs;
  • Conduct and practice sessions with feedback and role play;
  • Secure the training materials;
  • Deliver the training related materials in Arabic.
  • Draft report on the conducted training.
  • Trainer should be using a pre-/post-test in order to evaluate the training efficiency.

RMF should:

  • Approve the tailored training material;
  • Ensure the logistic requirements (conference room, projector, flip chart, note books, pens,…)

Competences:

  • University degree, social work, psychology; and at least 5 years of professional work experience in Community-Based psycho-social support activities, or another relevant experience;
  • Excellent Facilitation Skills
  • Relevant expertise in curriculum and manual development in PSS;
  • Two references (including telephone numbers) and web links (pictures and videos) to his/her previous work, if available

Special considerations:

  • Deadline for submitting CVs: 18 June 2018
  • Available to start from June 20 onwards
  • Total training days required: 7
  • All CVs should be sent to: apply@rmf.org.lb and cc to: htanios@rmf.org.lb
  • Email subject: Mention ToT Training on CP and GBV issues

Data Collection/Entry Officer

Position Summary:

The Data Collection/Entry officer will be part of the Monitoring and Evaluation team at RMF. He/She will be responsible for collecting data directly from the field or from communication with field coordinators through Operation Managers. He/She will be also responsible to entering data into M&E system and other tasks as depicted below.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Data Collection- Collecting various forms of data pertaining to all RMF projects on daily basis
  • Record Keeping- Keeps record of information obtained during research and field surveys.
  • Review and verification of supporting documentation.
  • Daily data entry on excel and/or other reporting tool.s
  • Literature Research- Conducts research for success stories.
  • Material Presentation- Presents research material to fellow researchers, etc.
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position, on as needed basis
  • Conduct field visit for more elaborated data collection.

Competencies

  • Ability to work under time pressure, in a high-tempo environment;
  • Exercises sound judgment in identifying priority issues from information received;
  • Developed interpersonal skills;
  • Good liaison skills;
  • Identifies the need for follow up actions on information received and ensures they are taken expeditiously;
  • Demonstrates professional competence;
  • Good analytical skills
  • Proven experience with reporting tools, software, and other applications
  • Accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills;
  • Informs his/her supervisor of unsolved problematic issues.

Education and Experience:

  • A bachelor university degree in related field.
  • A minimum of 12 months experience as a research assistant or data collector.
  • M&E Background is a plus.
  • Statistics skills.
  • Knowledge of the non-profit’s field and international donors programs.
  • Experience in the use of Xls, MS Word, PowerPoint, databases, the Internet and electronic media applications are required.

Language
High fluency in Arabic and English, French is a plus

Location: Mejdlaya with potential travel to RMF satellite offices

Reports to: M&E Specialist(s)

Field Coordinator – South

BALADI is a program funded by USAID. The program aims at supporting municipalities that demonstrate real commitment to participatory, equitable, and effective decentralized local governance and economic development. The BALADI entails a nationwide competitive process 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.

Position summary

The field coordinator will be responsible of the day-to-day field operations of RMF BALADI projects that will be implemented in South Lebanon.

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Facilitate implementation of Program activities in targeted areas.
  • Summarize, evaluate and update on a regular basis the programs in accordance with the established planning schedules.
  • Maintain regular contact with Municipalities and local partners
  • Liaise with other organizations, if needed.
  • Determine any changes to the plan and report to the Operation Manager.
  • Contribute to the monthly activities report.
  • Coordinate with municipalities and other relevant stakeholders
  • Assisting in collecting all needed data.
  • Identify and report success stories.

Professional skills:

  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong communication and reporting skills.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Arabic; French is a plus
  • Share key humanitarian values
  • Possess analytical approach
  • Possesses organizational skills/ Energetic and tenacious

Qualification

  • Should be a holder of a Lebanese Baccalaureate degree with at least 4 years of relevant work experience or Bachelor degree with 2 years of experience.
  • Should possess a car or other means of transportation.

Job Location: South with frequent travel to Beirut

Report to: Operation Manager

Expert B in Municipal Organizational Development and Financial Management

RMF will assist municipalities to improve their Organizational Development and Financial Management through designing Municipal organization structure and HR Bylaws, preparing and updating budgets, preparing debt reports, designing procurement system, and reviewing asset management reporting.

Project title: Improving Internal Governance, Financial Management, and Communications of Select Lebanese Municipalities

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To design Municipal Organization Structure and HR Bylaws
  • To conduct rapid assessment of existing municipal bylaws and identify the existing gaps.
  • To draft amended bylaws, organizational structures and job descriptions,
  • To provide budget preparation according to budget lists
  • To draft debt management records and conduct the process of filling the records
  • To review Municipal Procurement System
  • To review and provide guidelines for asset management reporting

Knowledge and Skills

  • University degree (Master’s degree) in Accounting, or Financial management
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting or financial management. A municipal experience is preferable.
  • Arabic and English, (both oral and written) is required
  • Knowledge of accounting practices or financial management
  • Ability to provide training in accounting and financial management
  • Ability to produce a variety of written and visual training products in a clear, concise style;
  • Ability to deliver oral presentations to various audiences;
  • Is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches; able to navigate bureaucratic obstacles.
  • Shows willingness to learn from others; seeks feedback to learn and improve

Job Location: Working remotely in Beirut, Mount Lebanon, South and Bekaa.

Education: Master’s degree

The project’s duration is 9 months.

Administrative Assistant

Position Summary

Rene Moawad Foundation is seeking an Administrative Assistant to manage the office, supervise staff and handle duties for upper management. We are looking for an individual who is efficient and comfortable being a member of a team. The ability to multi-task, while maintaining complex schedules and managing administrative support, is essential in this position.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide secretarial support by entering, formatting, and printing information; organizing work; answering the telephone; relaying messages; maintaining office supplies.
  • provide general administrative and office support including mailing, scanning, faxing and copying to management
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system
  • Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails
  • Schedule and coordinate job interviews, and appointments.
  • Maintains employee information by entering and updating employment and status-change data.
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects operations by keeping human resource information confidential.
  • Perform data entry and scan documents

Knowledge & Skills 

  • Bachelor degree required
  • 2+ years of hands on administrative support experience
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook a must
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Ability to prioritize projects and strong problem solving skills
  • Good research skills and attention to detail

Job Location: Ashrafieh, Lebanon

Reports to: RMF Project Manager

Child Protection Project Coordinator

Position Summary

“Protecting and Empowering Adolescent Girls and Boys” is a two years funded project by Plan International and implemented by René Moawad Foundation in North Lebanon. This project aims at protecting at-risk adolescents, especially girls between 11 and 18 years old (Syrian, Lebanese and/or other nationalities) from (gender-based) violence, abuse, neglect, and exploitation and empower them to raise their voice to claim their right and tackle gender inequality. For this sake, RMF is seeking to recruit a child protection project coordinator for two years based in Mejdlaya Zgharta.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all aspects of the project’s daily management, including logistics, administration, security, visibility, community and beneficiaries’ liaison.
  • Develop and roll-out project management tools for the project
  • Implement project activities and ensure the good quality and quantity of the project/s outcomes.
  • Responsible to identify convenient locations for undertaking Child Protection/education activities in the North.
  • Ensure that Child Protection/Edu activities are adequately implemented.
  • Ensure that minimum standards of the child friendly are considered.
  • Develop the project action plan and monitor its implementation.
  • Evaluate the implementation of the project, according to the approved stated objectives.
  • Support the animators in the implementation of the daily or weekly activities and conduct various field visits to the different areas of operations to monitor and supervise the progress of the work periodically.
  • Ensure that staff reporting to the Coordinator are identifying technical, management and humanitarian gaps and set a plan to address them, whenever possible.
  • Represents RMF with relevant donors at field level.
  • Provide leadership and coaching to the direct reports, including facilitators and social workers.
  • Management of the performance of direct reports with continuous feedback to ensure proper performance management.
  • Develop teamwork among the project staff, ensuring a conducive working atmosphere is created and opportunities provided to share lessons learned, experiences, observations and challenges.
  • Provide opportunities for capacity building to project team in consultation with the head of education and protection department to ensure coordinated technical and personal development.
  • Ensure compliance with RMF and Plan’s policies.
  • Develop monthly operational progress reports with the support of the animators and the local partners.
  • Ensure all project means of verifications (MOV) including attendance sheets, pre posttests, evaluation documents… are in place.
  • Enter all project related MOV into the system.
  • Fill and archive specific forms for referrals and weekly reporting, ensuring confidentiality, accuracy and timeliness.
  • Develop project reports.
  • Prepare and update the list of items to be purchased when needed coordinate with RMF Procurement officer on all procurement needs.

Qualifications and skills required:

  • 3 years of proven experience in implementation of Child Protection/GBV programming is a must;
  • Strong program/technical and budget management skills including project Management cycle and tools
  • Proven experience working in emergency settings and community mobilization
  • Experience in implementing projects through local partners and providing direct support to CBOs
  • Holder of a valid driver’s license.
  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills with ability to network and negotiate with partners and government bodies
  • Full proficiency in spoken and written Arabic and English is mandatory
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to handle large volume of work and have excellent organization skills
  • Commitment to creating positive environmental, social and cultural change
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team worker and good listener
  • Good writing and social skills
  • Computer literacy

Educational Background:

  • University degree or higher education relevant to Social Work, Protection, or other relevant fields.

Job Location: Mejdlaya – Zgharta, Lebanon

Reports to: RMF Project Manager

Solar Energy Consultant

The Building Alliance for Local Advancement, Development, and Investment (BALADI) program is a five-year USAID funded program that supports locally-generated socio-economic development projects throughout Lebanon. The BALADI program seeks to encourage service delivery by local governments through municipal projects that respond to citizens’ needs. It assists municipalities and communities that have collaborated together to prepare and well plan for livelihood improvement projects. In 2018, 32 new municipal projects were awarded under USAID-BALADI funds to be implemented by René Moawad Foundation (RMF), among which are solar energy related projects.

Position Summary

The solar energy expert will be technically supporting RMF/BALADI team in the implementation of Solar Energy related projects.  He/she will also play an advisory role to BALADI’s stakeholders in ensuring sustainability of these initiatives.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review municipal applications related to solar projects and review the design and specifications of the provided system and provide recommendations accordingly.
  • Assist RMF team and project stakeholders in developing the tender documents related to the solar system including bidding conditions, engineering drawings, bill of quantities of materials, etc.
  • Hold pre-bidding clarification meetings, if needed.
  • Review the offers received from potential suppliers and provide comparative studies and recommend best offer as per RMF and USAID procurement regulations.
  • Assist RMF team in ensuring proper implementation of works as per contractual requirement and report to RMF accordingly.
  • Notify RMF team of any problem or delay that might occur during the phases of projects implementation.
  • Gather pre & post project implementation data, analyzing and reporting of results.
  • Ensure proper handover of the projects works.
  • Organize training workshops and meetings with stakeholders in energy sector, upon RMF request.
  • Ensure proper coordination with RMF team and project stakeholders.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electro-mechanical engineering or direct relevance in solar energy.
  • 5+ years professional experience in energy consulting including energy audits, renewable energy, high-performance building design, measurement and verification.
  • Valid energy management or energy saving related certification or accreditation.
  • Familiarity with local energy efficiency initiatives and programs.
  • Qualified in language and writing skills and ability to produce high quality professional reports, technical summaries, and marketing materials content.
  • Qualified presentation skills and ability to communicate to large audiences.
  • Qualified people skills with ability to communicate effectively in person, verbally and in writing.
  • Strong communication & leadership skills and the ability to organize and conduct meetings & workshops.
  • Good technical knowledge to solicit vendor offers, evaluate proposals and oversee implementation.
  • Ability to work in the office and travel on-location.
  • Mastery of computerized tools, specifically with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Fluent in English and Arabic.

Job Location: Beirut, with frequent travel to project sites

Reports to: Deputy Program Director

Medical & Clinical Laboratory Consultant

The Building Alliance for Local Advancement, Development, and Investment (BALADI) program is a five-year USAID funded program that supports locally-generated socio-economic development projects throughout Lebanon. The BALADI program seeks to encourage service delivery by local governments through municipal projects that respond to citizens’ needs. It assists municipalities and communities that have collaborated together to prepare and well plan for livelihood improvement projects. In 2018, 32 new municipal projects were awarded under USAID-BALADI funds to be implemented by René Moawad Foundation (RMF), among which are solar energy related projects.

Position Summary

The Medical & Clinical expert will be technically supporting RMF/BALADI team in the implementation of medical related projects.  He/she will also play an advisory role to BALADI’s stakeholders in ensuring sustainability of these initiatives.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review municipal applications related to Medical & Clinical projects and review the design and specifications of the provided equipment’s and provide recommendations accordingly.
  • Assist RMF team and project stakeholders in developing the tender documents related to the Medical & Clinical activities and projects including bidding conditions, and technical specifications.
  • Hold pre-bidding clarification meetings, if needed.
  • Review the offers received from potential suppliers and provide comparative studies and recommend best offer as per RMF and USAID procurement regulations.
  • Assist RMF team in ensuring proper implementation of works as per contractual requirement and report to RMF accordingly.
  • Notify RMF team of any problem or delay that might occur during the phases of projects implementation.
  • Gather pre & post project implementation data, analyzing and reporting of results.
  • Ensure proper handover of the project activities and works.
  • Organize training workshops and meetings with stakeholders in Medical sector, upon RMF request.
  • Prepare booklets for the projects on the good use and management of the facility (policy, process, and procedure manual)

Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Medical or Medical Lab related Studies
  • 7+ years professional experience in Medical & Clinical Lab
  • Qualified in language and writing skills and ability to produce high quality professional reports, technical summaries, and marketing materials content.
  • Qualified presentation skills and ability to communicate to large audiences.
  • Qualified people skills with ability to communicate effectively in person, verbally and in writing.
  • Strong communication & leadership skills and the ability to organize and conduct meetings & workshops.
  • Good technical knowledge to solicit vendor offers, evaluate proposals and oversee implementation.
  • Ability to work in the office and travel on-location.
  • Mastery of computerized tools, specifically with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Fluent in English and Arabic.

Job Location: Beirut, with frequent travel to project sites

Reports to: Deputy Program Director

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