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Project Officer - Basic Literacy and Numeracy (BLN)

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to coordinate the implementation of the “Basic Literacy and Numeracy (BLN)” program in putting together project goals that meets World Vision standards and policies in addressing refugee needs in a sustainable manner that leaves considerable positive impact on the targeted beneficiaries.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

% Time

Description

End Result

50%

Facilitate project’s implementation (ADH)

Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan

  • Develop the project action plan and monitor its implementation with the support of the BLN Facilitators.

  • Coordinate with the information management officer on all the needed Supporting documents (Attendance Sheets, Checklist…)

  • Send a monthly plan to the Project coordinator beginning of each month.

  • Submission of a monthly report related to the progress of the work to the project coordinator.

  • Ensure timely completion of project activities according to the weekly and monthly plan.

  • Conduct various field visits to the different areas of operations to monitor and supervise the progress of the work periodically with the support of the project coordinator.

  • Prepare agreement and amendment for the staff and the center and the PR needed for it with coordination with the coordinator.

  • Oversee the registration of both children and parents, as per the action plan.

  • Collection of all needed document for the center payments and prepare the PO submit to the finance (Attendance sheet, check of all staff document)

  • Conduct interview with the HR for BLN facilitators.

  • Ensure follow up with BLN Facilitators, monitoring of attendance and performance to ensure that activities are delivered according to the expected results and the terms of contracts.

  • Set weekly meetings with the animators to follow up on the implementation of BLN Curriculum classes and progress of children

  • Supports the project coordinator with future project proposal

10%

Security management responsibilities and trainings.

Strong network is built and the capacities of animators and partners is built

  • Abide by the security procedure, policies and take responsibility for all breaches. World Vision has zero breach tolerance;

  • Attend all security related training and abides by all taught material;

  • Immediately report all security related incidents to the project coordinator;

  • Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally as appropriate and necessary and based on funding availability

  • Ensure that the project staff complies with WVL’s child protection policy, code of conduct and the code of conduct of ICRC in emergencies.

15%

Ensure children’s safety & protection

Children attending the activities are protected and safe

  • Identify safety issues and follow-up with the coordinator on the safety and security of the chosen locations

  • Follow security policies, rules, procedures and instructions

  • Follow WVI policies for prog/proj security management

16%

Handle reporting and filing

Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline

  • Follow up with animators on the delivery of progress report of children.

  • Ensure that a monthly operational progress reports is developed with the animators

  • Ensure proper filing is done regarding every case, visit and discussion. Report must be written mentioning major points in addition to recommendations and follow-up plan.

  • Spport the Portfolio Manager, EiE and Outreach Coordinators, in the development of different project reports.

8%

Handle logistics responsibilities as necessary

All administrative and logistics matters are followed up on to ensure timely implementation of activities

  • Prepare and update the list of items to be purchased (PRF) on a monthly basis and coordinate with the Procurement officer.

1%

Perform Other duties as required

  • Perform other relevant tasks as assigned

100%

Total

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor degree in a social development related field, (psychology, sociology, specialized education or social animation, social work, human rights)

  • Academic background in psychology counseling or other related field

  • Good command of English, both written and oral.

  • One year experience in a similar related job.

  • Experience in project implementation, monitoring and report writing

  • Candidates must have knowledge in working with children.

  • Knowledge of safety issues concerning infants and children.

  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity.

  • Positive attitude with a willingness to learn.

  • Ability to cope and work under pressure.

  • Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.

  • Willing to travel within Lebanon with a valid driver’s license

  • Well-organized, self-motivated and ability to work in a team.

  • Ability to work in difficult and high risk situations Willing to travel within the region approximately 60% of time.

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

  • 85% field work and 15% Office work.