Program Director Baladi Program

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Lebanon
Organization: Caritas
Closing date: 15 Oct 2020


The Program Director leads the consortium by providing high-level coordination, compliance and supervision on all levels. The PD is directly responsible for the proper coordination with AOR assigned by USAID and will have to ensure submission of all required documents. The PD is responsible to ensure the proper implementation of the award as per Cooperative Agreement between Caritas and USAID. The PD is responsible for the proper coordination with Caritas headquarters and is directly reporting to Caritas Lebanon President and General Director.


  • Ensure successful completion of the objective of the award in line with rules and regulations of the donor reflected within the Cooperative Agreement
  • Take strategic decisions regarding the program
  • Review and approve yearly work plans
  • Review and approve yearly financial plans
  • Review and approve budgets
  • Coordinate in finalizing municipal projects evaluation and selection criteria
  • Participate as a member of the selection committee
  • Review and approve yearly M&E Plan
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of the program to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters
  • Coordinate with USAID BALADI IPs and other USAID funded programs to ensure synergy between programs
  • Follow up on all phases of the projects during the implementation and operation phases
  • Work in close coordination with the Senior Technical Manager (Deputy Program Director) and the Finance Manager to overview the overall management of the program


Business Skills

  • Ability to achieve operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews
  • Solid project management skills
  • Budget preparation, fiscal management and analysis
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Arabic; French is a plus;
  • Excellent reporting, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Experience in program development, donor compliance, monitoring, evaluating and reporting
  • Good computer applications skills

Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Office – All applications


  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in managing similar projects, activities, and responsibilities
  • Vast knowledge about and experience in the status, challenges and opportunities of municipalities in Lebanon
  • Prior experience in implementing USAID programs
  • Directed, managed, implemented, and evaluated large projects
  • Ability to create and maintain good working relationships with USAID and local community leaders

How to apply:

Please apply to mentioning in the subject the position you are applying for. Your resume will be forwarded to the HR department for review against the requirements for the role in which you have expressed interest. A member of our Human Resources team will contact you soon if your profile is considered for the job vacancy, and if more information is needed. If you are not being approached by our Human Resources team, please consider your application automatically registered in our database.

Caritas Lebanon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any Kind. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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