Lebanon: Head of Office

Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 30 Apr 2014

We are looking for a highly qualified candidate that has the skills to engage in our organiation as Head of Office.

Who are we?

DRC has been operating in the Middle East and North Africa for over a decade , running a combination of livelihood , protection ,advocacy and relief projects .DRC has six project offices throughout Iraq, Syria , Tunisia/Libya , Turkey , and both a country and regional office in Jordan .

Since May 2011, DRC has been actively involved in the Lebanon emergency response to the Syrian crisis with presence in the North, East (Bekaa valley) and South of Lebanon. . The DRC response is designed around 4 majors sectors: Food /NFI distribution, Protection, Shelter and livelihood support. As such, DRC is positioned in Lebanon as a main implementing partner of UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, ECHO and DANIDA, implying a rapid expansion of its program and structure.

For further information about DRC, please refer to our website: www.drc.dk


• The Head of Office (HoO) has the overall responsibility for timely and quality implementation of the DRC humanitarian operations in his/her Area of Responsibility (AoR).

• The HoO is managing all human resources available in his/her AoR with the support of his/her field sector managers and the national sector coordinators.

• Represents DRC before relevant donors and local authorities at field level

• Ensure that project cycle is carefully applied (needs assessment, planning, resources allocation, beneficiaries’ selection, monitoring, supervision, reporting and evaluation),

• Analyze the specific local contexts, needs, gaps and constraints and provide recommendations to management on needed adjustments,

• Properly plan activities basis and monitor progress vs. plan

• Establish and/or enhance local networking and community mobilization mechanisms to ensure smoother and safer programme’s implementation,

• Mentor continuously the sector field managers on management skills needed (planning, prioritization, organizational, financial management, representation, HR management…),

• Oversee the implementation and optimization of admin-finance system analog-procurement system

About you

To be successful in this role you must have a minimum 5 years of management experience managing humanitarian multi-sector and multi-donor programs and in politicized settings and the ability to deal with and build the capacity of duty-bearers such as ministries, LNGOs and other local authorities. Capacity to properly manage the project cycle (undertaking assessment, planning, implementation, monitoring and documenting ones results) with monitoring-focused skills is essential in addition to full proficiency in spoken and written English. Proficiency in Arabic is considered an advantage.

We offer

An interesting job in one of the best NGO’s in the world. DRC will offer the successful applicant a 6 months contract, renewable dependent on both funding and performance. You must be available to work in Lebanon.Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to www.drc.dk under Vacancies. This position will be placed at level A9.

Need further information?

For more details on this position please contact Anne Moenster at anne.moenster@drclebanon.dk


DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html).

How to apply:

Application process

Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button or go to www.drc.dk and find Current Vacancies. All applicants should send a cover letter and an updated CV no longer than four pages, both in the same language as the vacancy note. Your CV should also include contact details of three professional referees.

Applications close 30th April 2014. The interviews are expected to take place in the following week.

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