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Looking to get involved with a reputable Lebanese organization dedicated to empowering Lebanese people, and upholding human rights and dignity? Do you believe in giving back to the community, and making people’s lives better? Interested in working hard, and being part of a cohesive and well developed team? RMF offers the opportunity to work in an exciting and challenging field, consider applying today! If there are no open positions, check back every few weeks as new opportunities open up frequently.

Quality Assurance Engineer

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 2015, 22 new municipal projects were awarded USAID-BALADI funds to be implemented by René Moawad Foundation (RMF), among which are constructions and solar energy related projects.

Position Summary

The Quality Assurance Engineer will be technically supporting RMF/BALADI team to ensure the implementation of the Quality assurance (QA) process for all USAID/Baladi Projects. He/she will also play an advisory role to BALADI’s stakeholders in ensuring sustainability of these initiatives.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform all daily inspections and tests of the scope and character necessary to achieve the quality of construction required in the drawings and specifications for all works under the contract performed ON or OFF site.
  • Carry out inspection and checking for all quality related procedures in the site and ensures activity at the site are as per QA/QC RMF and USAID Protocol.
  • Coordinate with RMF site Engineer for inspection and meeting about quality problems including the closure of Non-Compliance Report.
  • Control, and monitor all activities related to Quality Management.
  • Handle QA/QC documents of the projects including certificates, calibration, test results, inspection requests, non-compliance reports and site instruction/observations, permanent materials delivered and other QA/QC documents. Responsible for the closure of Non-conformance, NCR and Site Instruction, SI.
  • Responsible for the quality and workmanship of every activity, thorough knowledge of all phases of engineering construction relating to Civil, Architectural and Structural discipline interfacing the multidisciplinary operations.
  • Inspects and documents acceptance of construction activities and installations
  • Carry out regular Internal Audits as required.
  • Follow up on Corrective Actions needed
  • Conduct regular Site inspection to check if the works on site are moving as per drawing, as per material approved, as per method statement and as per quality control procedure.
  • Prepare QA/QC weekly report stating all activities performed in additional to critical issues noticed including all relevant documents.
  • Supports construction civil activities relating to construction supervision, field engineering and subcontracts. Interprets design drawings and specifications.

Knowledge and Skills

  • 3+ years professional experience in Construction Quality Control and/or Field Engineering
  • 3+ years professional experience in performing inspections in the civil discipline on construction projects
  • Qualified in language and writing skills and ability to produce high quality professional reports, and technical summaries
  • 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.
  • 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.

Experience: 3 Years +

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or direct relevance in Quality Assurance Engineering

Field Coordinator

Position Summary

The Field Coordinators will be the primary contact between target beneficiaries and communities and the RMF Project Coordinator. The field coordinators mission is one year, and will be based in South Lebanon, Bekaa valley, and Mount Lebanon.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supporting project team members in data collection;
  • Organizing training and workshop sessions for target communities
  • Collecting data on project progress and assisting in submitting progress reports to RMF Project Coordinator
  • Ensuring proper implementation of project activities sites in accordance with projects’ work plans;
  • Ensuring that supporting documentation for M&E is secured and accurate
  • Coordinating and communicating with Communities and stakeholders.
  • Ensuring the visibility of activities
  • Reporting all project updates and activities to the Project Coordinator
  • Other tasks as directed by the supervisors

Experience: 

  • At least 3 years of experience in Civic Engagement field
  • 2-3 years’ experience in the public sector
  • A post-graduate degree or equivalent bachelor degree
  • Strong experience in donors –funded projects.
  • Experience in working with municipalities/local authorities
  • Experience reporting on project activities (required) as well as research and data collection (desired)
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Arabic; French is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent reporting and interpersonal skills.

Education: Bachelor Degree

Job Location: South Lebanon, Bekaa valley, and Mount Lebanon

Report to: RMF Project Coordinator

Senior M&E Position- Head of M&E Department

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review the general M&E policy and procedures newly developed by RMF, provide feedback and improve where applicable;
  • Develop strategies and tools to implement this new policy across projects implemented by RMF and customize where needed based on donor’s requirements;
  • Develop proper tools to implement the M&E policy across projects and customize specific ones to meet donors indicators, where applicable;
  • Recommend M&E software to be used for implementation and ensure proper usage by the M&E staff;
  • Build the capacity of the M&E staff and other RMF staff on related M&E policy and procedures;
  • Develop PMP and standard indicators to be integrated in RMF new proposals submitted for potential funding;
  • Ensure proper data collection and submission of data in due time across projects;
  • Undertake specific reporting for the current projects implemented by RMF and ensure submission as per preset deadlines;
  • Report to RMF General Director on issues related to M&E.
  • Collaborate closely with Projects’ Managers to ensure proper implementation of M&E procedures across projects especially with regards to data collection.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Masters’ Degree in Social, Political Sciences or other related fields.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in M&E.
  • M&E and reporting experience with donor-funded programs.
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work in the office and travel on-location.
  • Mastery of computerized tools, specifically M&E Software and Microsoft Office.
  • Fluent in English and Arabic.

Experience: least 5 years experience

Education: Masters Degree  – Field of education:  Social, Political Sciences or other related fields.

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

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