Job Opportunities with World Vision Lebanon

World Vision Lebanon has worked with the vulnerable children of Lebanon, their families and communities, since 1975.

Currently, World Vision Lebanon has a commitment to bring hope and help to children and communities in the country through a range of holistic, integrated projects that promote change and improve well-being. Every year, about 300,000 children and adults benefit from World Vision Lebanon’s programmes, which currently operate in five regions throughout Lebanon.

Thank you for your interest in working with World Vision Lebanon!

Project Coordinator - FPSS

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to coordinate, implement and report on the FPSS programming within World Vision Lebanon and to ensure the quality of the FPSS in Bekaa and that the project deliverables are met as per the proposal.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

% Time

Major Activities

60%

Facilitate project’s implementation

  1. Provides ongoing support, guidance and advice to program staff in the field of Focused Psychosocial Support.

  2. Ensures use of uniform methods, tools and forms in activities and training following CPHA Tech Lead guidance.

  3. Supports the identification of children in need for FPSS and support and support in the advocacy process.

  4. Ensure that Focused PSS is delivered in line with global minimum standards and national inter-agency SOPs/standards and in line with WVL’s guidelines.

  5. Generates overview of quality of FPSS in WV Bekaa: status, methods used and results achieved;

  6. Coordinate the implementation of the Child Protection Project activities, oversee the implementation of Child Protection Standards/Child Safe Organization andensuring deliverables and targets are met.

  7. Monitor the implementation and progress of the project(s) according to approved stated objectives, plan of action, budget and record progress by working closely with the Evaluation, learning and accountability unit and the Child Protection Manager.

  8. Ensure all Protection and CP cases of are properly referred and documented, and followed up on in a timely manner.

  9. Conduct regular spot checks to the FPSS Classrooms to ensure CP standards and principles are in place and report on them to line manager and CP Technical Officer and CPHA Tech Lead.

  10. Engage partners and different communities to assess the needs and capacities to ensure healthy partnerships and facilitate the implementation process effectively

Ensure Staff Management

  1. Assist in recruiting field staff and temporary staff and provide the needed technical support to them in the preparation during the implementation of the project activities.

  2. Management of the performance of direct reports with continuous feedback to ensure proper performance management;

  3. Build and strengthen teamwork among the project staff, ensuring a conducive working atmosphere is created and opportunities provided to share lessons learned, experiences, observations and challenges to inform project management.

  4. Create an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture.

Handle Staff Capacity Building

  1. Support the CP Technical Officer in providing coaching, mentoring and training to the social workers, social worker assistant on FPSS curriculum for children and caregivers.

  2. Support the CP Technical Officer in providing technical capacity building on PSS, CP and GBV protection concepts, safe identification and referral and confidentiality and informed consent to staff and partners including other CBOs, NGOs, and stakeholders.

  3. Together with the Child Protection Manager, plan and provide opportunities for capacity building to project team in consultation with P&C Department to ensure coordinated technical and personal development.

10%

Ensure children’s safety and protection

  • Responsible for the security of project staff, ensuring that staff abides by WVL security procedures and policies. Report any security breaches as necessary.

  • Participate in personal safety training as required

  • Undertake any other duties as shall be delegated by the supervisor.

20%

Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing

  • Maintain and keep daily records of the MOV means of verifications including attendance sheets, pre/post-tests, minutes of meetings, and evaluation documents are in place.

  • Ensure the tracking of the referrals, weekly reports, notes and plan.

  • Follow up on the Referral Tracking sheet on a monthly basis.

  • Follow up on the important records and correspondences related to the FPSS classes.

5%

Handle logistics responsibilities as necessary

  • Ensure procurement requests are submitted on a timely basis to facilitate timely implementation of field activities, and adhering to both WVI and donor requirements in meeting the project objectives.

  • Ensure that the needed material, rehabilitation and logistics of the determined locations is taking place.

5%

Perform other duties as required

  • Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally.

  • Attend and participate in WVL’s spiritual nurture and other organizational events.

  • Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture.

  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Line Manager.

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor degree in a social sciences related field, (psychology, social work, specialized education or social animation) or an equivalent of relevant CP experience of 2-3 years;

  • Proven work experience as a Project Coordinator or similar role

  • Very good understanding of Child Protection standards, principles and policies;

  • Good written and spoken English. Knowledge or Arabic language is necessary.

  • Strong, Leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience in working with child labour (street children and children expose to high risk)

  • Knowledge of the mental health & psychosocial guidelines and approaches related to emergency context (MHPSS IASC guidelines, PFA principles, etc.);

  • Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, Community and Family Support as well as Children Protection minimum standards;

  • Experienced in working with local communities ((Parents and children) and authorities; preferably in the Bekaa.

  • Reporting and data base entry skills.

  • Excellent communication, reporting, and pro-active negotiation skills

  • Network builder, able to handle pressure well and work in cross-cultural setting

  • 85% field work and 15% Office work.

  • Position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.

  • Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis situation, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster

Disability Inclusion Officer (North)

*Final offer pending donor's approval

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to support disability inclusion within WVL’s ongoing and future projects and programmes through technical expertise,. The position will be responsible for the inclusion of children with disabilities in NFE programmes, with the tasks and responsibilities outlined below:

  1. Quality Disability Inclusion Project (UNICEF), including the evidence and reporting;

  2. Mainstreaming of disability inclusion in program and organization (WV LBN)

  3. Capacity building of partners in disability inclusion and identifying the possible partners for future disability inclusion proposals

Networking and EE for disability inclusion, including position papers.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

55%

Support UNICEF Project

55%

  • Guide the outreach workers /social workers/educators to identify and work with children with disabilities, families and communities.

  • Provide training, mentoring and methodological support and guidance to regular teachers on including children with disabilities in learning (identifying special education needs, teaching techniques and teaching strategies for inclusion).

  • Conduct special education needs assessment process of the learners or if necessary refers to formal assessment, for receiving specialized services or special needs supplies

  • Oversee the organization of specialized services for children with disabilities as necessary.

  • Plan activities or support measures that are specific to each student’s abilities, supports finding solution to remove barriers

  • Monitor the progress of the learners with special education needs and discusses with teachers and parents; collects data and maintains records of progress and development

  • Ensure the correct reporting on disabilities in Activity Info, Child Level Monitoring Tool, and narrative reports.

  • Provide support and guidance to the families and ensures their engagement in family engagement activities.

  • Make a recommendation on the pathway for the child after completion of the given course of study.

  • Liaise with Caritas Case workers for identification of children 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 UNICEF

  • Assure all ECE centers are fully equipped for children with special needs.

Assessment of inclusive education implementation

Local level advocacy plan – developed

‘Link worker’ system developed and operational

Activities to increase social inclusion in rural communities – started and ongoing

Quality monitoring of ongoing activities done on regular basis

Capturing the rigorous evidence to be used for UNICEF, EE and future proposals. Produce the contribution of CWB report, related to the CP part (how this project contributes to the objectives of the CP TP).

25%

Mainstream Disabilitythroughout WVL development programming

  • Provide technical support to WVL staff to mainstream disability

  • Support APs to mainstream disability during design/re-design phase including advice on resourcing, data collection and analysis, M&E and appropriate tools and information.

  • Support Programmes to mainstream disability as they develop proposals (including PNS).

  • Actively contribute to concept papers, proposal writing and partner identification when the project is disability specific.Capture learning from WVL programs and share with relevant stakeholders (within WVL and the partnership)

  • Work with the External Engagement team to promote appropriate disability messaging and language.

  • Work with the Programmes team to ensure that disability is incorporated into proposals in a meaningful way.

  • Support the Project Management team in future proposal.

Increased number of children with disabilities/people with disabilities who are included within programmes operating in Lebanon.

A disability inclusion plan is developed and implemented including within the accountability system

Relevant teams are aware of disability inclusion issues and supported to increase inclusion. A disability message and appropriate language guide are produced

Concepts notes for future disability projects are written

15%

Handle staff and Volunteers Capacity Building

  • Build capacity of staff, volunteers and community stakeholders through training and awareness raising to understand disability issues, models and intervention approaches

  • Work with senior leaders to identify disability focal points in APs/partners and roll out a ToT model for disability awareness/mainstreaming

  • Contribute to orientation programs of all staff , volunteers and partners

  • Facilitate access to disability inclusive programming resources, research and learning opportunities.

Staff, partners, stakeholders and volunteers are aware of disability inclusion and understand how to include people with disabilities within the development process

5%

Perform other duties as required

  • Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally.

  • Attend and participate in WVL’s spiritual nurture and other organizational events.

  • Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture.

  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Line Manager.

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • A university degree, in education special education, inclusiveness, psychology, social pedagogy, or other relevant areas

  • At least two years of professional experience in special education or inclusive education Experience of working in the child-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 - to enable representation at international level and preparation of reports

  • Ability to communicate and inspire others – thus Arabic is essential

  • Ability to influence, network and collaborate with government, NGOs, donors, and other stakeholders (both mainstream and disability specific)

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure, efficient task prioritization and time management

  • Good relationships/networking with the actors of the CP and other sectors.

  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with the community

  • Computer literacy (MS Office: WORD, EXCEL, PP, e-mail, Internet)

  • Experience in teacher training is an asset

  • Strong training & facilitation skills;

  • Strong coordination skills

EMERGENCY RESPONSE ROSTER

*We have consolidated World Vision's Emergency Response Roster. If you have previously applied your information has been retained and is in our database; do not reapply.

*Answer all questions on the application to be considered for the Emergency Response Roster; country location to be determined based on response.

*If you do not meet minimum eligibility requirements, we invite you to support and help through prayer and donations.

World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. This roster allows World Vision to more rapidly identify and hire for key positions in its humanitarian response offices.

If selected, eligible applicants will first be fully vetted and then approved for the Emergency Response Roster. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities.

If you have the required experience and would like to work with us helping protect lives, restore dignity, and renew hope, we’d love to hear from you.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements for all Emergency Response Roster Positions:

  • 5+ years of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country.

  • Minimum 2 years experience serving successfully in fragile or unstable environments.

  • Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses.

  • Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals.

  • Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings.

  • Willing to serve unaccompanied; most likely in a team house setting.

  • English proficiency; written and verbal.

  • Grant Acquisition Management experience in your personalized expertise.

  • Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

Below are the World Vision Emergency Response Roster positions that are currently open and accepting applications. If a position matching your background and interests is not listed, we encourage you to check back often as a more appropriate roster position may be listed and accepting applications at that time.

When submitting your application to World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster, please indicate in your cover letter / application which roster position you would like to be considered for.

Director positions currently accepting applications (must have 5-7+ years’ in response leadership role):

  • Response Director

  • Operations Director

  • Programmes Strategy & Development Director

Manager/Specialist positions currently accepting applications (must have 5+ years’ related experience):

  • Communication and External Engagement Manager

  • Human Resources Manager

  • Support Services Manager

  • Finance Manager

  • Information Management Manager

  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Humanitarian Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager

  • Grant Acquisition and Management Manager

  • Cash Programming Manager/Specialist

  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Manager/Specialist

  • Health Manager/Specialist

  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Manager/Specialist

  • Nutrition Manager/Specialist

  • Education in Emergencies Manager/Specialist

  • Livelihoods Manager/Specialist

  • Protection Manager/Specialist

  • Child Protection ManManager/Specialist