MHPSS coordinator 156389

Country: Lebanon
Organization: UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
Closing date: 16 Jun 2021

Coordination within UNRWA
Ensure regular coordination on MHPSS across UNRWA programmes and units, particularly
in the Health, Education and RSS programmes, enabling inter-departmental collaboration and
referral, flagging gaps and potential duplication, and ensuring a harmonised approach as
Promote and champion MHPSS across UNRWA programmes and units in Lebanon;.
Provide overall support on MHPSS to LFO in terms of strategy; provide support and inputs
on staff care initiatives as needed, working closely with HR;.
Provide support to other programmes and units as needed, including Youth Unit, PIO and
Maintain an overview of capacity of all MHPSS services and plans within UNRWA,
including activities and resources in different departments;
Data gathering and trends analysis;
Support programmes to develop/update data collection mechanisms and establish data
gathering and trends analysis across programmes;
Lead and maintain a regular analysis of internal and external MHPSS trends to be shared with
MHPSS staff, programme chiefs and FO;
Technical expertise
Design, maintain and develop protocols, guidance documents, SOPs and tools for interdepartmental
MHPSS work at LFO in line with UNRWA guidance and practices, including
referrals, working closely with programmes; support programmes to ensure that all relevant
staff are able to use these;
Support programmes to identify capacity building needs, advise on training content and
resource trainers, or facilitate trainings as appropriate and agreed with the programmes;.
Advise UNRWA programmes to ensure that national and international standards and best
practices are integrated into service delivery;
On request, provide specific, day to day case-work support related to the intervention plans
developed for beneficiaries and assessment/intervention skills of frontline staff;
Conduct field visits to UNRWA installation in coordination with programme staff, to support
MHPSS activities when needed;.
Update MHPSS staff on new national and international developments and best practices and
identify and facilitate professional development opportunities for all MHPSS staff in
coordination with programmes management
Initiate and support the mobilisation of MHPSS resources for Protection Unit, and when
requested, across all programmes;.
On request, support other programmes in MHPSS programme management, monitoring,
evaluation and reporting;.
Support to protection priorities
Work closely with Protection and programme staff to ensure synergies on cross-cutting issues
that are linked to MHPSS including GBV, CP and disability inclusion;.
Design and implements MHPSS programming at a community level through the protection
programme, in collaboration with established community groups and committees, as well as
external partners;.
Ensure effective monitoring and reporting on MHPSS activities implemented in Protection;.
Coordination with external actors;
Facilitate the maintenance of an up to date mapping of external MHPSS services in
collaboration with all programmes, and support referrals to these;.
Represent UNRWA in MHPSS coordination with relevant government authorities and
external partners to optimize MHPSS service delivery to Palestine refugees in Lebanon,
including interagency coordination through the National MHPSS Taskforce.

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