Portfolio Manager - Basic Assistance and Livelihood
PURPOSE OF POSITION
To provide strategic and operational oversight to the existing CASH & Livelihood programmes in the Bekaa. To oversee engagements with local partners and to assist in exploring new types of partnerships. To support in developing an ongoing pipeline of new projects, and participate in evaluation, learning, and capacity development activities for the Bekaa & Akkar.
ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION
Oversee and manage the CASH & livelihood portfolio
Manage the Performance and Build the capacity of program staff
Explore new types of partnerships, support in developing an ongoing pipeline of new potential projects
Safety and Security responsibilities
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
University degree in a development-field at least 5 years relief/development experience.
Excellent written and spoken English. Knowledge or Arabic language is an added advantage.
Experience in grants management and budget management
Proven experience in managing a team in a multicultural environment
Good understanding of the community Development concept and practices
In-depth knowledge of project design, project management, and project implementation
Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with major NGOs, donors, and government agencies
Strong interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity
Strong people management skills
Strong understanding of cash and livelihood programming
At least 5 years of experience in an INGO
Ability to cope and maintain performance expectations under pressure
Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment
Strong knowledge of core principles of children rights, participation, do no harm, as well as children in emergencies minimum standards
50% field work, 50% office work