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Lebanon: Food Security & Livelihoods Program Manager

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Acción contra el Hambre España
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 17 Aug 2017

Action Against Hunger is an international non-governmental, private, apolitical, non-religious and non-profit organization created in 1979. Its goal is to combat hunger and dangerous situations that threaten men, women and children. Currently 500 expatriates and more than 5,000 local employees are working for Action Against Hunger in more than 46 countries working in projects concerning four areas of focus: nutrition, health, food security and water and sanitation. Learn more about us !

You'll contribute to ending world hunger by ...

accomplishing 2 objectives :

  • First, within the Bekaa base and for the projects under your responsibilities, you will monitor and oversee their implementation, support the reporting of the projects and the identification and drafting of new FSL proposals.You will also be in charge of organizing, following up and capacitating the project teams, ensuring that activities are done according to the contractual agreements and the quality standards of Action Against Hunger.
  • Second, you will support analyzing the FSL humanitarian context in the area and support Action Against Hunger response strategy at bothe national and South base level.

Key activities in your role will include

  • To ensure timely and quality implementation of FSL projects at Bekaa Base level.
  • To contribute to the comprehension and support the implementation of food security and Livelihoods strategy both in Bekaa and at national level
  • Team Management of the projects team.

Link to the job description

Do you meet the profile required criteria ?

  • Bachelors degree in humanitarian action or any related field, with special focus on Programme Cycle Management.
  • 3 year experience working in programme management position in humanitarian and development organizations, previous experience with Food Security and Livelihoods is a plus.
  • Agriculture, value chains, market analysis, cash based interventions, food security and livelihoods.
  • Good understanding of the country context, good context analysis skills.
  • Required Competences : Organization & Planning, Working toward Objectives, Effective Communication, Resistance to Stress, Inspirational Leadership, Analytical Capacity
  • Humanitarian sector knowledge.
  • Action Against the Hunger knowledge would be an asset.
  • Languages: English mandatory, Arabic an asset.
  • Gender approach acknowledgement would be an asset.
  • Good skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and good skills in smart phones

Our remuneration package:

We offer you to join a dynamic international network with the following remuneration package:

  • Formal work contract: to be confirmed*.*
  • Base: Middle East context.
  • Salary: from 1375€ to 1750€ gross per month according to candidate’s previous experience (according to standard list of Action Against Hunger - Spain). Action Against Hunger - Spain remuneration system allows a salary progression based on the annual development appraisal.
  • Action Against Hunger - Spain remuneration system allows a salary progression based on the annual development appraisal.
  • Up to 20% additional remuneration depending on the position’s context and responsibilities (according the grading scale set by Action Against Hunger)
  • House and maintenance covered by the organization (including per diem): package estimated according to the destination.
  • Travel costs to and from the mission.
  • 25 working days of paid leave per year.
  • Break: additional rest period, including travel cost to a reference area and economic help of 215€.
  • Health, repatriation, travel and life insurance covered by the organization.
  • Extra per month and per child (Under 18 years old): from 100€ to 225€ monthly (according to standard list of Action Against Hunger - Spain).

How to apply:

We will only consider the candidacies received by our online service. Here is the link : https//

Note. - the vacancy may close before the deadline as we are looking for someone to start ASAP.