Team Lead - OFDA (Beirut)

Horsh Tabet
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year


The purpose of the position is to oversee the OFDA component of providing hygiene messaging in the different areas in Beirut and Mount Lebanon within World Vision’s Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) program, as well as distributing hand sanitizer to shops, and soap bars and fabric masks to beneficiaries with the support of a team of casual workers.


% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected


Coordinate and Implement Field Activities

  • Review project schedule and coordinate the implementation of field activities with Field Officer and Project Manager

  • Carry out the distribution of hygiene items based on the defined criteria with the support of the project team and in close coordination with the relevant stakeholders and WVL internal departments.

  • Organize the needed training for the team of casual workers in preparation to the hygiene promotion initiative.

  • Carry out WASH promotion initiatives appropriate to the context ensuring the technical and social aspects of water and sanitation programming are integrated with the support of the project team

  • Ensure work is carried out as per the community needs and project standards.

  • Set the weekly plan of all the field activities.

  • Track the “target achieved vs indicators” and adjust field activities accordingly while ensuring the proper documentation of means of verification, visibility and financial compliance.

  • Support in the administration, procurement and financial operations related to the project, specifically the hygiene promotion component.

  • Support the officer in the project reporting and tracking of financial expenditure.

  • Timely implementation of project interventions to the target beneficiaries

  • Project progress is regularly and accurately reported to Field Officer for decision making and accountability

  • Correct targets are achieved on time


Establish Good Relationships with Community

  • Build and maintain healthy relationships with local actors covered in the project (shop owners, municipality staff, etc.)

  • Along with teams of casual workers, define the most convenient locations for hygiene promotion and distribution of fabric masks and soap bars within the respective communities, taking into consideration local context and sensitivities and in alignment to the project scope, guidelines and internal safety procedures.

  • Good relationships are established with the host community

  • The context in which the project activities take place is thoroughly studied in order to avoid clashes or others issues in the field


Manage and Develop Staff

  • Develop teamwork among Casual Workers, ensuring a conducive working atmosphere is created and opportunities provided to share lessons learned, experiences, observations and challenges to inform project management.

  • Review and approve daily reports submitted by Casual Workers

  • Prepare weekly reports to the Field Officer

  • Ensure that the project’s implementation is on track based on the implementation plan

  • Project progress is regularly and accurately reported to Field Officer for decision making and accountability


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.



  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma (WASH related field preferred)

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role within an NGO context

  • Previous experience in leading a team

  • Good organizational and time management skills.

  • Good written and oral communication skills (English and Arabic)

  • Proven ability to build capacity of partners/ stakeholders through formal trainings and informal job shadowing and mentoring

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Ability to cope and work under pressure.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural and difficult / sensitive contexts.

  • Ability to review and write reports

  • Ability to manage data effectively

  • Relevant experience in relief and development project implementation

  • Has strong knowledge of core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, as well as SPHERE standards.

  • Previous experience in distribution of NFIs

  • Has strong knowledge about WASH in-kind distribution

  • 80% field work

  • 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.