PURPOSE OF POSITION
The purpose of the position is to serve as the primary link between the WV program and local stakeholders and communities. The job holder facilitates the community-led initiatives to improve and sustain the well-being of children and their families. A project officer acts as a partnering facilitator and helps partners build on their existing strengths and assets and facilitate links to technical support from WV and other sources.
Ensure Project activities implementation.
Act as a Catalyst, broker and facilitator in working with partners
Perform other duties as required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor Degree in Psychology, Public Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, Development Studies, International Development or related field.
One-year experience in a similar related job
Good verbal and written communication skills, with thorough knowledge of Arabic and English
Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of responsibility
Candidates must have skills in working with people of all ages and social groups
Master’s Degree in Economics, Psychology, Public Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, Business Administration, Development Studies, International Development or related field.
Experience in project implementation, monitoring and report writing.
Preference to candidate with field experience in Bekaa region
High integrity in social interactions
Excellent communication, reporting, and pro-active negotiation skills
Skilled at working with local communities and authorities
Understanding of policies concerning Child Protection
Knowledge of the mental health and psychosocial support 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 Child Protection and GBV in Emergencies minimum standards
80% field work and 20% Office work.
Position requires Willingness to travel within the region approximately 60% of time.
Position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.
Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster