Gender and Protection Manager_ Generic Position
Please complete this application ( https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf_DOVkbqFU2xCXSCR6lI-A34PzeT99... ) and submit your resume to [email protected]. Candidates will only be further screened if the applciation form and resume are submitted.
After you submit your application and resume, if you are further shortlisted based on your qualifications and sector, you will be scheduled for an interview. Once you pass the interview, you will then become part of the CARE Lebanon roster pool. Once in this pool, when a Protection Project Manager position is posted, you will receive a private request of the position. You can choose to apply to the position or not.
CARE International in Lebanon and its employees abide by the CARE International Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Child Safeguarding Policies.
Director of Implementation
CARE is a leading relief and development non-governmental organization working to end global poverty. Established in 1946, CARE is now working in over 95 countries around the world reaching more than 83 million people through our programs. With more than 11,000 employees worldwide, we have a strong local presence: 95% of our staff are nationals of the countries where our programs are implemented.
CARE International in Lebanon (CiL) is part of a regional response to the Syrian Crisis to meet the immediate and most urgent needs of those who have fled Syria and provide support to local vulnerable host populations. CARE’s programs are also designed to meet longer term needs. Working with partners in WASH, Shelter, Protection, Livelihoods and economic opportunities in the North, South, Beirut, and Mount Lebanon Governorates CARE has a special emphasis on working with women and girls as a pivotal force for social change.
Ensure the necessary human resources and support systems are in place for the rapid and effective mobilization and management of emergency personnel CARE is expanding its protection and economic empowerment interventions in Bekaa governorate. In order to address the high needs of extremely vulnerable communities CARE will address gender concerns including gender-based violence and sexual and reproductive health and rights through multifunctional teams in partnership with local actors and stakeholders.
This is a generic posting for a Gender and Protection Manager under several sectors. After you submit your resume and application https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf_DOVkbqFU2xCXSCR6lI-A34PzeT99YfYRl-pB27laLyvW3w/viewform , if you are further shortlisted based on your qualifications and sector, you will be scheduled for an interview. Once you pass the interview, you will then become part of the CARE Lebanon roster pool. Once in this pool, when a Gender and Protection Manager position is posted, you will receive a private request of the position. You can choose to apply to the position or not.
Project Officer, Case Manager, Cash Specialist
This position will be based in Bekaa, with traveling to other governorates including Beirut.
Employment Start Date:
Expected start date February, 2020
Duration of Contract:
Other contract elements:
Benefits: Social Security/Health Insurance & Transport allowance.
The direct supervisor reserves the right to adapt this job description at any time during employment according to needs.
Any extension of this contract is dependent on performance review and funding availability.
Education & Certification:
Bachelor’s Degree in social and/or political science, humanitarian affairs, psychology, social work
- 5 years of experience in gender and protection programming, including sexual reproductive health (SRH), early child marriage (ECM), women’s empowerment voice; economic empowerment
- 3 years of experience in project management including budget management, design and implementation of project activities, managing staff and support with building the capacities of the team
- Experience in managing implementing partners and working with local/national government. (Experience working in a consortium or through partners is also a plus).
- Demonstrated promotion of practical and impactful social and gender justice initiatives, community-based protection initiatives around GBV, sexual reproductive health, early child marriage and refugee programming
- Strong understanding of Lebanon’s political, legal, and social systems as related to GBV and refugee protection as well as demonstrated experience in working in/collaborating with civil society
- Understanding of working within diverse partnerships, influencing and negotiation with a range of actors, including governments, UN agencies, academic institutions, networks, national/local NGOs and community groups
- Experience in coordination with UN agencies and other actors is a plus
IT / Software / Technical Skills:
Good knowledge of MS Office software and outlook
- Fluency/working proficiency in both English and Arabic (written and verbal).
- Strong analytical skills, and ability to manage research, needs assessments, and evaluations
- Demonstrated experience in staff training and coaching
- Outstanding organizer
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and writing)
- Strong team player and experienced collaborator
- Effective in coordination and representation
Detailed Responsibilities & Tasks
Responsibility #1: Project Implementation
- Ensure the overall project elaboration phase as per donor agreement, CARE guidelines, and agreed implementation strategy with other stakeholders including partners.
- Develop, update and follow up on a detailed work plan, in line with donor agreement and Deputy director of Implementation.
- Elaborate budget spending and forecast including tracking and managing partners’ spending.
- Ensure procurement plans are submitted in a timely manner and they are in line with CARE’s and donors’ standards.
- Ensure proper documentation, tracking and filing of all project’s activities in line with project objectives, donor requirements, CARE compliance rules and implementation strategy.
- Ensure that all donor contractual requirements in terms of reporting are fulfilled.
Responsibility #2: Project Team and Partner Management
- Manage the project team members and ensure performance is in line with the project, CARE’s expectations and requirements.
- In coordination with the Gender and Protection Coordinator supervise the implementation of project activities in line with protection standards and priorities.
- Monitor and coordinate implementing partners and external consultants’ performance.
- Participate in grant review meetings ensuring any partner NGOs are compliant with donor regulations and are on track with spending.
- Make sure all project team members have a clear job description, work plans and objectives and evaluate their job performance accordingly.
- In coordination with the Gender and Protection Coordinator identify learning and training opportunities for team members and organize relevant trainings and coaching sessions.
Responsibility #3: Representation and Coordination
- In close collaboration with the Gender and Protection Coordinator, ensure CARE representation in the relevant technical coordination groups and meetings.
- Maintain professional and good working relationships with government institutions such as different Ministries and Municipalities and cooperating organizations through regular contacts, visits and fulfilment of project requirements
- Organize field visits by donors, peer agencies, CARE Members, Media, etc. in cooperation with Gender and Protection Coordinator.
- Coordinate with partners and other key stakeholders on implementation and project delivery with the purpose of avoiding overlapping and effectively target the most vulnerable communities.
- Work closely with admin, logistics, procurement, and HR units to ensure the success of the project by initiating relevant planning tools (such as procurement plans) and regular coordination meetings.
Responsibility #4: Reporting & Information sharing& Quality
- Ensure partner NGOs regularly report to CARE according to established procedures and timelines.
- Submit narrative and quantitative reports as per CARE internal and donor’s requirements and regular program updates to the Gender and Protection Coordinator for technical review.
- Ensure internal communication and data sharing of the project with relevant departments specifically MEAL, grants, communications, and advocacy
- Work closely with the Gender and Protection Coordinator to ensure the quality of the program in line with international and CARE standards.
- Ensure complain and feedback mechanisms including PSEA reporting procedures are in place.
- Work closely with the Gender and Protection Coordinator on information sharing including key advocacy messages and protection priorities
Additional duties as required / other tasks as assigned by supervisor