Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid Projects and Programmes (m/f/x)

Beirut, Lebanon
Caritas Germany
2 Years
Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid Projects and Programmes (m/f/x)
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Your tasks

Your tasks:

  • You will advise and support local partners in Lebanon in the needs assessment, planning, management and implementation of projects and programs for emergency aid and development cooperation measures, as well as in the implementation of project agreements in accordance with Ci guidelines.
  • You will be responsible for the preparation of project applications, reports and project implementation in accordance with Ci standards and report on project progress to the head office in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • You will support ongoing aid programs and projects through content and administrative monitoring, prepare funding applications for public funding bodies (e.g. AA, BMZ, EU) and coordinate and support the work of the technical advisors.
  • You will plan and implement training measures in the administrative and financial area and on thematic issues for the local partners.
  • In consultation, you will take part in relevant coordination meetings on site (German Embassy, OCHA, ECHO, UNHCR), represent Ci at meetings and support public relations work.

Your profile

Your profile:

  • You have completed a degree relevant to development cooperation and have at least 2 years of professional experience in the field of humanitarian aid and/or development cooperation, ideally gained in the region.
  • You use your communication and advisory skills in a culturally sensitive manner and already have experience in training local partner organizations.
  • You are adept and motivated in adapting to changing conditions and know how to communicate appropriately at different levels.
  • You have experience in working with local partner organizations and identify with the goals and content of Caritas Germany.
  • You communicate very well orally and in writing in English, knowledge of Arabic or French would be an advantage.
  • You are physically and mentally resilient enough for travel activities in Lebanon.
  • You belong to a Christian church and are an EU citizen or Swiss national.

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Our benefits - your impetus

We want you to feel good working with us:

Subsistence payments

12 subsistence payments (and a prorated 13th) are based on your degree, experience, marital status, and your obligations to support your dependants. Other allowances will be considered on an individual basis.

Social benefits

Social insurance includes statutory pension, accident and unemployment insurance as well as health insurance for you and the dependants accompanying you.

Private insurance

In addition to statutory insurance, we also take out private insurance including professional and personal liability as well as accident insurance.

Personnel development

Individual seminars including language and safety courses ensure your personal development and effectively strengthen your work on location.

Health care

We bear the costs for medical examinations, the health check beforehand and vaccinations to ensure you are perfectly prepared for your assignment.

Cost coverage

We bear the costs for rent and consumption. The pro-rata costs for furnishing your accommodation depend on the number of people living there.

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Your work with Caritas International

Responsible and challenging

The German Caritas Association (DCV) is the social welfare organization of the Catholic Church in Germany. Caritas Germany (Ci) is the globally active aid organization of the German Caritas Association. Ci supports around 1,000 aid projects worldwide every year, providing help regardless of the religion, ethnicity or nationality of those affected.

In Lebanon, the population is struggling with enormous challenges due to political instability and a severe economic crisis. As the country with the highest density of refugees in the world, Lebanon is home to numerous Syrian and Palestinian refugees. Caritas and its local partner organizations are working tirelessly to support these people and vulnerable Lebanese.

From the application to the preparation contract

How can I apply?

We will gladly accept your online application. You will receive feedback approximately 14 days after the application deadline.

What follows positive feedback?

We will invite you to the next available selection day. You will receive information about the procedure in advance.

What do the selection days involve?

Over the course of two days, we will provide you with specific information about the conditions and framework. We will also conduct selection interviews with you.

What happens after that?

If we consider you to be a good match for the assignment, we will request your consent to introduce you to the partner organisation. You will then receive a contract for the preparation period.

What does preparation include?

All specialists receive extensive training for 3 - 4 months in Cologne to prepare them intensively for their assignment.



Karin Rex

Personnel Recruitment

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