Director of Program Development and Impact-CARE Lebanon

  • Location
    Paris, France
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Posted
    Apr 26

Position description

CARE International foundation and its Mission, are built around life saving, fighting poverty and social justice programming. CARE International Lebanon programs offer variety of spectrum with emergency and development programs across the board throughout the country. CARE International presence in Lebanon stems from 2006, and recently it has been relaunched in 2014 to support Syrian refugees that were displaced in Lebanon from ongoing civil War.

Currently, CARE International presence is throughout the country with offices in Beirut and Tripoli. Our main program sectors are; Gender-Protection, Food Security Livelihood and Shelter with aspiration to work on Environment and Governance areas in forthcoming period. Currently programming is focused on addressing multi-challenges faced by the most vulnerable in Lebanon: a) vulnerable communities affected by Lebanon socio-economic crisis; b) Syrian refugees hosted throughout the country; c) citizens affected by Beirut Explosion; and d) addressing COVID 19 needs in areas of FSL and protection.

CARE Lebanon has scaled up rapidly over the past few years and today it has just about 140 staff members, implementing all its programs via different local/national organization partners. 95% of the team is composed of national staff with symbolic number of internationals present. Currently, CARE Lebanon is involved in important planning processes such as Country Strategic Programme Plan, and planning to complete renewal of Gender, Protection, and FSL strategies. Subsequently it is expected to have Partnership and Advocacy Strategies developing this year.

Member of the Senior Management Team, the post holder will be expected to lead on strategizing at program level, specifically regarding program development, donor positioning, program integration and finally developing sustainable reach capacities in the area of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning.


Education & Certification:

Master’s degree in Social Sciences, International relations or related fields.

Minimum Education Level:

Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, etc..


Valid driving license

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Proven Experience:

More than 5 years’ experience in a similar role with successful management experience
More than 10 years’ experience working in INGO programs
Very good knowledge of Lebanon, Middle East context and its communities

Excellent knowledge of donor expectations, networking and relationship building Strategic and program development experience
Experience in working in partnership with local and international organizations Experience in budget designs

Strong analytical skills and excellent documentation and communication skills are essential.
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, excellent planning skills and provide timely quality information and reports

Ability to work well with a team and establish relationships with other teams/offices Cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures with highly developed interpersonal skills and fluency in English

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