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Project Manager

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Project Manager

From17-09-2019 Locationna Hoursna Educationna

General objective of the job


The Project Manager oversees the programmatic and operational implementation of one project and is responsible for the achievement of the objectives of the project.


Position in the organisation


The Project Manager is part of the Programme Department reporting to the Programme Implementation Manager.

S/he manages a team of Field Officers, Social workers, and one admin Officer.

S/he collaborates closely with the Programme Development Manager and Programme Development Advisors in addition to the Operations Department, particularly Finance.


Result areas


Monitoring implementation

  • Ensures that there is an implementation plan in place, that guides all staff involved in a project;
  • Supports partners to implemented projects in accordance with the proposed activities in the project plan;
  • Ensures that the War Child core principles are integrated into all project activities;
  • Ensures that the project team communicates effectively with the children and communities that are stakeholders in the project;
  • Ensures the use of the WCH tools and formats for planning and monitoring unless it is agreed that other tools and formats will be used, in close collaboration with the Programme Manager and Programme Development team;


Result: the project is monitored in such a manner that all issues are discussed and all concerns are reported.



Coordinating and representing WCH


  • Represents WCH Lebanon in working groups and other coordination platforms as agreed with the Programme Manager;
  • Coordinates with the operations department to ensure all operational activities are performed;
  • Regularly communicates and coordinates with all partners in the field;
  • Provides the partners with competency building support and organizational capacity building support;
  • Coordinates skill building and conferences as necessary;
  • Liaises with professional counterparts of (inter)national authorities and organizations;


Result: Coordination with various groups are conducted in such a way that requests are answered Child Safety and Protection and concerns are reported.





Handling Management and Administration activities


  • Manages, supports, coaches and builds competency of staff;
  • Conducts performance appraisals of the his/her direct staff as per the WCH Performance & Development system;
  • Ensures that internal and external (donor) reports are submitted on time and are of high quality;
  • Controls the budget and ensures proper expenditure of each budget line, in coordination with the finance department;


Result: management and administration of activities are handled in such a way that budget expenditures are controlled and reports are delivered on time.


Knowledge and Experience


Degree in social sciences or a related field;

At least 2 years of relevant employment experience;

Experience in managing projects focusing on child protection / psychosocial support / education;

Previous experience working with children/refuges/vulnerable populations;

Previous experience with community-based programming preferred;

Demonstrated experience of managing people;

Demonstrated experience of managing budgets;

Knowledge and experience with monitoring systems;


Skills and Competencies


Strong communication skills;

Fluency in Arabic;

Strong spoken and written English skills, including demonstrated reporting ability;

Demonstrated people management skills;

Demonstrated financial management skills;


Cultural sensitivity;

Attention to detail with strong follow up;

Team oriented, with ability to work efficiently independently;

Proficient in Microsoft Office - word processing, spread sheets, etc.

“Commitment to the vision and goals of War Child Holland in Lebanon, including adherence to the Child Safety Policy, is essential”

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