Regional Coordinator Church Cooperation, 100%

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Lebanon
Organization: HEKS/EPER
Closing date: 31 May 2021

HEKS/EPER is the aid organisation of the Swiss Protestant Churches and supports projects to combat hunger, poverty and injustice in 30 countries on four continents. HEKS/EPER also provides emergency relief for victims of disasters and conflict worldwide and supports the welfare and diaconal work of the Reformed Churches in Eastern Europe. In Switzerland, HEKS/EPER champions the rights and the integration of refugees and socially disadvantaged people. HEKS/EPER is a member of the ACT Alliance and CHS Alliance.

We are looking for a proactive and experienced:

Regional Coordinator Church Cooperation, 100%

Your responsibilities:

In the church cooperation in Lebanon and Syria

· Supporting churches in project management and implementation and making regular field visits in Lebanon and Syria

· Preparation of narrative and financial reports for HEKS

· Organizing program evaluation and coordinating of a regional programme of church cooperation together with our partner churches

· Development of further projects with given church partners

In the management of the HEKS office in Beirut, Lebanon

· Professional management of the registration process for HEKS/EPER in Lebanon

· Representation of HEKS/EPER in Lebanon as in the ACT Alliance, and HEKS/EPER Church Cooperation in the region

· Relationship management and networking on behalf of HEKS/EPER with church partners and in Lebanon also with other humanitarian aid partners

In the support of the humanitarian aid department

· Support Humanitarian Aid department with ongoing projects in Lebanon (partner visits and representation)

· Support in the initial stage, when scaling up humanitarian interventions in Lebanon

Your profile:

· University degree and working experience in the humanitarian field with experience in project management, designing and implementing projects

· Preferable prior experience and familiarity to collaborate with protestant church partners and/or interest to work in such context

· Committed to help the disadvantaged, you are a sociable person with a constructive teamwork mindset and good negotiation skills

· Reliable, you are used to work autonomously, and you provide a high degree of flexibility

· A high-level proficiency in English is required, a good knowledge of French is an asset

We offer:

· A national position with a duty station in Beirut

· An opportunity to make a difference in this world

· An interesting and challenging position with scope for design

· Opportunities for continued professional development and participation in international conferences and trainings

How to apply:

Are you interested? We are looking forward to your complete application documents in English (CV, Cover letter and certificates). Only online applications will be considered.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Preferred start date: as soon as possible or upon agreement.

Mrs Rev. Tabea Stalder, Program Manager for the Church Cooperation, is at your disposal for further information: +41 44 360 88 57.

For further information about HEKS/EPER, please consult our website

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