Site Manager – Arsal Isolation Center

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Application Submissions Guideline: 

Please send your CV & Cover Letter to the below email address by July 16th, 2020 and specify the position in the subject of your email, otherwise it will not be considered.

Email: [email protected]

Subject: Site Manager-Aarsal Isolation Center

Please note that only selected applicants will be contacted for a test and an interview

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In light of increasing its emergency response in Lebanon to support in the fight against COVID-19, Médecins Sans Frontières Switzerland is looking for a Site Manager for a COVID-19 Isolation Center in Aarsal. In case of a significant increase in cases, the Isolation Center will be used to isolate asymptomatic or mild COVID-19 patients and will operate 24/7.

The Site Manager will be hired for a “standby/waiting list”. Upon hiring, the selected candidate will receive a paid training of 1-2 days. After that, a working contract will be established only if needed.

-Starting date: to be determined

-Type of contract: Service contract, undetermined period

- Place of work:  Aarsal


Main purpose

The Site Manager will oversee an Isolation Centre, supervising the daily logistic activities, and coordinating with the Isolation Center team and external stakeholders to ensure a smooth running and uninterrupted coverage of services and care to patients, according to standards and protocols.



  • Overseeing all daily operations of the site, including administrative tasks, food, laundry, water, cleaning and supplies
  • Supporting MSF project management in coordination with all stakeholders to ensure smooth running and uninterrupted coverage of services, resolving problems and issues
  • Supervising a maintenance agent and oversee the hygiene agents and security guards, including coordination of staff schedules and ensuring adequate coverage
  • Maintaining safety, confidentiality and professional ethics for patients and staff
  • Planning and ensuring ongoing availability of supplies and equipment for the site
  • Implementing all guidelines and procedures related to safety, Personal Prevention Equipment (PPE), decontamination and waste management, infection control, fire prevention and PSEA
  • Ensuring adherence to all rules, policies, procedures and standards by staff and patients
  • Performing other duties as required by the MSF management


COVID-specific requirements

Age between 25-50 years, good health and no suffering from chronic diseases representing increased vulnerability to infection with COVID-19 (medical certificate to be provided), willingness to work in high-risk COVID environment



Essential secondary education and formal technical training



Minimum 3 years of experience in a relevant position mandatory, preferred previous experience with MSF or another INGO in humanitarian context, management experience essential



Native Arabic speaker, fluency in English (oral & written) mandatory


Essential computer literacy (word, excel)


Position based in Aarsal and access to the Center may be requested at night and/or during weekend, thus flexibility regarding working hours and possibility of transport to the Center at day & night time required

Last modified: 
09 Jul, 2020
Intervention Sector(s):
Application Deadline:
Thursday, 16 July 2020
Contract Type:
Period of Employment:
Service contract, undetermined period
2,270,289 LBP
Salary Range:
1200 to 1500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Technical Degree
Education Degree Details:
Essential secondary education and formal technical training
Experience Requirements:
3 to 5 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
Very Good
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • Baalbek-Hermel