Youth Engagement Lead - GIZ (North)

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year
  • Hiring is subject to final acquisition of the grant

Work Context/ Background

GIZ grant is a 12 months project to be implemented in Tripoli and T5 for the aim of strengthening youth resilience and empowering youth to utilize knowledge and opportunities that would enable them to confidently participate in economic and social life. The project aims also to promote social cohesion. The youth will be mobilized to gather evidence on local needs and engage in designing and implementing inter exchange initiatives that benefit both refugee and host community youth.


The purpose of the position is to identify maintain and establish youth groups under six different municipalities in Tripoli and T5 area. The job holder will be responsible for engaging with a multitude of internal and external stakeholders to ensure quality, timeliness, and effectiveness of the implementation as per the project requirements


% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected


Lead on the youth Engagement component

  • Mobilize the community to maintain and identify youth to participate in activities as per the grant agreement.

  • Lead and coordinate the capacity building sessions (Life skills program) of the youth that will be given through a consultant to deliver the outcomes effectively and keeping them fully engaged during the project implementation.

  • Support the youth in the designing and implementing of inter exchange events

  • Support the youth to engage with the local government and community stakeholders to disseminate COVID-19 awareness messages

  • Support the Youth to conduct COVID-19 protective Kits in their local community

  • Support the project coordinator in the monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports on the proceedings of the project.

Youth are motivated and actively participating in the project

Youth identified and engaging in inter exchange events

Life skills program delivered to all 75 youth.

40 inter exchange events conducted successfully.

Deliverables are on time and as per the standards.

Project results achieved on time and on budget, as agreed in grant agreement.

5000 COVID-19 protective kits successfully distributed in the community

High standards of quality assurance and reporting.


Build strong relationship and development understanding in the community

  • Contribute to building positive and constructive relationships with community members and partners in order to understand their realities and facilitate development processes effectively.

  • Strengthen the understanding of community development and ownership and of social sustainability among the stakeholders in the area

Local community trusts World Vision and is willing to collaborate and share resources to work for the benefit of the most vulnerable children


Perform other duties as required

  • Report child and adult safeguarding incidents as per the policy guidelines.

  • Attend trainings locally and internationally as required.

  • 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.


  • University degree in a field related to community development or social work

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in community development work, mainly in youth empowerment and local government support projects.

  • Excellent command of written and oral English and Arabic

  • Good understanding of community development concepts and practices

  • Knowledge of project planning and implementation

  • Proven experience in team management.

  • Solid communication, interpersonal, negotiation and relation management skills and experience

  • Proven ability to work effectively and sensibly in cross-cultural settings and complex environments

  • Experience in working with you in development projects.

  • Basic understanding of design, monitoring, and evaluation processes

  • Development facilitation skills , including catalyzing, connecting, and building the capacity of community groups

  • Experience in building and maintaining relationships and networks with individuals, communities and development partners

  • 70% field work

  • 30% office based

  • Flexibility to work in the afternoons and on weekends as per the youth availability