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Economic Recovery and Development Coordinator, Lebanon

Deadline: 30 November 2021

Organisation: International Rescue Committee

Beirut, Lebanon

The Economic Recovery and Development (ERD) Coordinator will provide overall strategic direction for the IRC program in Lebanon. This role will manage continued growth, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of livelihoods and basic needs programs in Lebanon. The portfolio includes direct implementation alongside proactively continue to expand partnerships with Lebanese NGOs, private sector and governmental bodies in accordance with IRC Lebanon ERD strategy. The IRC’s ERD programming relies on a market-based approaches to the greatest extent possible. Main interventions include: job counselling, employment support and market-based skills training, conditional and unconditional cash assistance, and micro-enterprise and private sector development services. The ERD Coordinator will thus ensure continued relevance of these services to the evolving context in Lebanon and lead on required program adaption and integration of complementary activities to ensure basic needs and food security are met and clients are assisted in accessing livelihoods opportunities.

Working closely with the Deputy Director for Programs and other Sector Leads, the ERD Coordinator will oversee the implementation, adaptation, and growth of the ERD portfolio in line with the country IRC Lebanon Strategic Action Plan. The ERD Coordinator will have a strong emphasis on program development, management and implementation, team management, capacity building of staff, and technical support to partners to ensure successful and high-quality implementation of programmatic activities. The ERD Coordinator will also represent IRC in technical working groups and relevant external fora.

Open to Lebanese nationals only.