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 Title: Project Manager Akkar, L1
Line manager: Deputy Country Director Program (DCDP)
Duty station: Qobayat with regular travels to projects areas and Beirut office
Starting date: February 2021
Contract: 12 months
Deadline: 28 January 2021
The Project Manager will be the responsible of the management of the project “Decent work for All: temporary job opportunities, social stability and environmental care of vulnerable municipalities of the region of Akkar” funded by AICS and implemented by WW-GVC. The project aims to mitigate the economic and social consequences of Syrian crisis on most vulnerable groups through activities of Cash for Work focused on the environmental care in the municipalities of Mazaraa Jabal Akroum.
The project intends to work with the five municipalities and the SDCs of Akroum through Cash for Work activities that will enroll the most vulnerable Lebanese and refugee population (women and men). The initiative will both improve the access to income of workers involved and their families and increase the effectiveness of municipal services for the inhabitants of the selected municipalities thanks to the implemented activities.
The project will encompass two results:
Main tasks and responsibilities
The Project Manager will be responsible for the successful implementation of the project, providing guidance to the project team in achieving the agreed goals within in the respect of time, quality and budget standards.
Coordination and Representation:
Reporting and Accountability:
Essential Qualifications, Skills and Competencies
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, agriculture, economics, international affairs or related field required.
At least three years of professional humanitarian/development experience.
Desirable skills and competencies