WeWorld-GVC, recently constituted from the merger of two NGOs, is an Italian secular and independent organization working since 1971 in international cooperation and humanitarian aid. Present in 29 countries with 128 projects, WeWorld-GVC operates in the following areas of assistance: human rights (gender equality, prevention and combating violence against children and women, migration), humanitarian aid (prevention, emergency relief and rehabilitation), food security, access to water, health and hygiene, education, global citizenship education, quality teaching and international volunteering. WeWorld-GVC works mostly with girls, boys, women and youth, actors of change in every community for a fairer and more inclusive world. Supports people overcoming emergencies and guarantees a life with dignity, opportunities and a better future through human and economic development programs, in the framework of the 2030 Agenda. Joining the WeWorld-GVC team means being part of the development of a dynamic organisation where the contribution of each staff member is promoted and valued, working together towards the collective achievement of shared goals and vision. At present, the main donors are Italy (AICS), the EU (DG ECHO), UNICEF, OCHA, and Belgium (DGD).
Position: Project Manager – Education
Reporting to: Programmes manager
Collaborating with: Local Partners, Civil Engineer and Support Departments
Managing: Field team of 3-4 individuals
Location: Lebanon, Beirut office with frequent visit to Field Areas
Type of contract: a first 3 (three) month collaboration contract subject to verification of the achievement of specific objectives (these objectives will be agreed together with the Country Representative/ Programmes Manager upon arrival on assignment); a second collaboration contract of 9 (nine) months renewable, following the positive evaluation of the first three months of contract
Starting date: ASAP
Gross Salary: to be defined according to the candidate’s profile
Application deadline: 15/12/2022
WeWorld-GVC started operating in Lebanon in 2006 , since then more than 40 project has been implemented among which 2 educational projects. In August 2022, together with its local partners, Ana Aqra and Arcenciel, WeWorld-GVC was awarded an 18-month education project “ANA KAMEN” through funding by AICS (Agenzia Italiana di Cooperazione allo Sviluppo), which operation is foreseen to start in the 2nd half of November. The action will facilitate access to inclusive and quality education services for vulnerable Lebanese children and refugees, promoting the educational and social inclusion of girls and boys with disabilities in 4 Lebanese public schools. The intervention will entail a) provision of solar energy systems, supply of school furniture and rehabilitation of facilities to improve access for pupils with disabilities in 4 schools b) Activities oriented to Improving the access/retention for vulnerable school children in primary as well as the implementation of early childhood education activities (CBECE) for refugee girls and boys c) Activities to improve teacher’s awareness and knowledge to foster social and educational inclusion of persons with disabilities and gender equality.
Purpose of the Role
Within this framework, WeWorld-GVC seeks to recruit a Project Manager leading the implementation of the ANA KAMEN project. Under the direct line management of the Programmes Manager, the Project Manager will be responsible for a coordinate and successfully implementation of the project components in close cooperation with the project partners, beneficiaries, and stakeholders.
MAIN FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES
Projects Management (70%)
Communication, coordination and representation (15%)
Team Management and HR (15%)
The duties and responsibilities set forth above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to perform additional duties (i.e. Implementation of other specific tasks assigned by the Line Manager and preparation and transmission of additional information requested by HQ).
Qualifications and Knowledge
Skills and Abilities