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Operation Manager – North

BALADI is a six-year 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 operation manager will manage the day-to-day field operations of RMF BALADI projects implementation in areas of North of Lebanon.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervising and managing field coordinators in the North;
  • Ensuring proper implementation of project activities [construction, operation and management] on sites in accordance with projects’ work plans;
  • Ensuring compliance with RMF Quality Control procedures on construction activities;
  • Facilitating implementation of projects and overcoming challenges;
  • Leading the weekly meetings with field coordinators;
  • Leading execution of activities/ meetings/orientation sessions/etc. at targeted municipalities/communities;
  • Collecting/Ensuring submission of weekly reports completed by field coordinators and minutes of meetings/success stories/ surveys other required documents associated with programs’ activities during the Life of the projects and communicate them to supervisors;
  • Ensuring proper documentations of communities’ cost-share (in cash or in kind contribution);
  • Securing documentation of indicators/checklists/other documents related to the projects’ PMP and environmental compliance;
  • Ensuring that supporting documentation for PMP/M&E is secured and accurate;
  • Coordinating and communicating with municipalities and stakeholders.
  • Other tasks as directed by the supervisors

Knowledge and Skills

  • Prior similar responsibilities with donor-funded projects.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Arabic; French is a plus.
  • Excellent reporting, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience: At least 5 years of experience in relevant field.

Education: Bachelor degree or post-graduate degree in relevant field.

Job Location: Halba Office (Station) and Mejdlaya Office (Occasionally)

Report to: Deputy Program Director/Senior Technical Manager

Reporting Officer

Position Summary

The Reporting Officer will collaborate with the General Director, Program Directors and Senior Management to review, consolidate or prepare monthly, quarterly, inception and/or final narrative reports and success stories for RMF projects. Additionally, s/he will work with other members of the team, on an as-needed basis, to support in developing proposals for RMF.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supporting, and/or developing and writing proposals, as-needed.
  • Updating the overall reporting data base comprising project-wise progress report, progress analysis, and physical progress.
  • Monitoring the overall progress of specific awarded contracts.
  • Compiling field progress reports on the weekly and monthly basis for some projects.
  • Supporting preparation of power-point presentations and graph charts.
  • Facilitating initiation of case studies and evaluation.
  • Preparing periodic progress reports in close support of the Management.
  • Visiting field offices, when requested.

Given the nature of the work, the reporting officer is expected to be flexible and may be asked to carry out duties which are not specifically listed above. The job description may be revised after discussion with the organization.

Competencies

  • Ability to work under time pressure, in a high-tempo environment;
  • Exercises sound judgment in identifying priority issues from information received;
  • Ability to synthesize information and draft clearly, succinctly and quickly;
  • Competent verbal briefer;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills;
  • Good liaison skills;
  • Demonstrates flexibility, adaptability and willingness to support activities as required;
  • Identifies the need for follow up actions on information received and ensures they are taken expeditiously;
  • Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter;
  • Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results;
  • Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards;
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • 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 language and literature, communications or related field.
  • A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience undertaking analytical work, monitoring, and evaluation, or reporting in the fields of social affairs, humanitarian affairs, or development.
  • M&E Background is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the non-profit’s field and international donors programs;
  • Experience in the use of MS Word, PowerPoint, databases, the Internet and electronic media applications are required. Language 

High fluency in Arabic and English, French is a plus

Job Location: Ashrafieh with potential travel to other RMF offices

Report to: TBD

Field Coordinators

Position Summary

The Field Coordinators will be the primary contact between target beneficiaries and communities and the RMF Project Coordinator. The field coordinator’s mission is 9 months and will be based in Mount Lebanon, South Lebanon and Bekaa.

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 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

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