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Research and Project Assistant


About Lebanon Support

Lebanon Support is an action-oriented, non-profit research centre for and about civil society.
We are a multidisciplinary space creating synergies and bridging between researchers, experts, civil society and NGO practitioners, and activists. Lebanon Support aims to foster social change through innovative uses of social science, digital technologies, and publication and exchange of knowledge.
We achieve our action-oriented mission through 3 main programs:

Daleel Madani: Lebanon’s civil society network

The Civil Society Knowledge Centre (CSKC): our online research platform

The Civil Society Incubator which provides tailored support and mentoring



Lebanon Support has launched the Civil Society Knowledge Centre (CSKC) in 2013. The CSKC is the first and most developed online research and information platform for civil society organisations, professionals, academics, and activists in Lebanon. Composed of thematic projects combining qualitative and quantitative approaches, the CSKC constitutes a seminal and innovative knowledge base and publishing platform for original research and analysis on civil society work and issues, and serves for civil society cooperation and collaboration. The CSKC makes available original research and analysis (papers, reports, etc.), interactive mappings, info-graphic visuals, and aggregated thematic libraries, among others.

Under the direct supervision of the Programme officer, the Research and Project Assistant will be asked to perform the tasks below:

I- Research:

- Assist the Lebanon Support team in the research production process (methodology, desk and field research, as well as writing and analysis).

- Transcribe  research material (interviews, roundtables etc.);

- Assist in or analyse data;

- Assist in or independently develop research products, publications, calls;

- Perform other research related tasks as required.

II- Projects follow up:

-  Assist in the follow up of projects’ activities to achieve projects’ deliverables

-  Maintain a filing system for all projects related documentations

- Assist in and organise meetings and events, including preparing materials, taking minutes of meetings, drafting summaries, etc.

- Perform other related tasks as required



- Bachelor’s degree in social science, or relevant disciplines. 

- Minimum of  1-2 years of experience in research or project follow up.

- Ability to complete tasks on time.

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.

- Strong organisational skills and ability to work independently, coordinate, and plan with relevant team members

- Fluency in English, and Arabic are minimum requirements. Knowledge of French is highly desirable

- Ability to give and receive feedback constructively

- Capable of working both individually and as part of a team.

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Last modified: 
08 Feb, 2019
Intervention Sector(s):
Research & Studies
Application Deadline:
Thursday, 28 February 2019
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment
One year; with a possibility of renewal.
Job Location
Working Area
Commensurate with experience and education, as per Lebanon Support’s salary scale.
Salary Range:
800 to 1200 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Bachelor’s degree in social science, or relevant disciplines.
Experience Requirements:
1 to 2 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language: