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COP

JOB TITLE:              COP

The Rene Moawad Foundation is seeking a Chief of Party in response to the new USAID Lebanon Agriculture and Rural Empowerment (ARE) project. ARE is a five-year ($50 to 60 million) project which aims at developing rural economies in Lebanon through support to the agro-food sector and other industries and boost local and export sales potential while at the same time create jobs and increase farmers’ incomes. ARE will work with all value chain stakeholders to improve product quality at the production, processing, packaging, and marketing/sales levels.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Master’s Degree with at least seven years of relevant work experience supporting large, complex government/donor funded projects;
  • Experience in Lebanon is highly preferred.
  • Experience working on USAID contracts is highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge in at least one of the following areas: agriculture/agribusiness, tourism, economic development, private sector engagement, value chain analysis, rural development, social inclusion, capacity building, policy and legal reform, and/or monitoring, evaluation and learning.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, along with high organizational skills.
  • Fluency (written and verbal) in English and Arabic is required; fluency in French is desired.

Salary

  • <3,000$

How to apply

  • Interested candidates should send their CVs to: natacha.baladi@rmf.org.lb

Junior M&E officer

 JOB TITLE: Junior Monitoring & Evaluation Position- M&E Officer

Scope of work

  • Develop data collection methods for adequate monitoring of the program performance. (These methods may include field visits, quarterly reports, specialized surveys, etc.…)
  • Elaborate data collection material and templates for the monitoring plan.
  • Conduct survey’s meetings and interviews with beneficiaries to highlight success stories and work progress.
  • Collect data on a daily basis
  • Enter data collected into M&E software, platforms and excel.
  • Conduct field visits, meeting on one to one, and focus group meetings.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Bachelors’ Degree.
  • 2- 3 years of previous experience in M&E
  • Very knowledgeable in Excel
  • Ability to work with a team and under pressure
  • 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.

Salary

  • Monthly remuneration: Ranging between USD 800 to USD 1200 based on experience.

How to apply

  • Deadline to submit the CV: Friday 28 February 2020
  • Interested candidates should send their CVs to: apply@rmf.org.lb

senior communications & outreach officer

JOB TITLE:                  Senior Communications & Outreach Officer

LOCATION:                 Achrafieh

EMPLOYEE:                RMF

REPORTS TO:            General Director

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, Execute and Follow up on the implementation of the outreach and communication strategy approved by RMF and other donors when applicable.
  • Organize events/workshops/training sessions and ensure proper coverage (photos, videos, branding, etc.)
  • Create specific publications, development of innovative public outreach campaigns and management of events in line with RMF and the donors’ Communications Strategy and work plan.
  • Manage and update RMF social media platforms: website, Facebook, You Tube.
  • Report on RMF and its major donor supported projects activities as story highlights, news briefs, fact sheets, etc.
  • Provide editorial advice and assists RMF team in drafting public outreach documents, and ensure quality of presentation.
  • Ensure that all RMF activities and projects implemented in targeted villages complies with the donors’ branding and marking requirements.
  • Report and highlight success stories.
  • Inform targeted beneficiaries about the foundation’s projects’ objectives and activities.
  • Introduce RMF and its major donor supported projects to media outlets and engage them.
  • Design and develop RMF’s newsletter including content generation and pictures.
  • Develop promotional material (Brochure, Banners, Site signage, movies, Power point presentations…)
  • Coordinate RMF’s presence in the various NGO related fairs
  • Organize VIP visits for the donors to various project sites.

Education and Experience

  • Proven experience of 5 years+ in relevant in communications and outreach or in a similar role; Experience in NGO work is be a plus.
  • Excellent communication, reporting and interpersonal skills and good multi-tasking skills.
  • BA in Communications, marketing, media, (or equivalent).MA is a plus
  • Prior similar responsibilities with donor-funded projects.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Arabic; French is a plus.

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.