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Job Opportunity at IRC in Lebanon: Protection Team Leader

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2019/08/22
Job Opportunity at IRC in Lebanon: Protection Team Leader

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International rescue committee is searching for a protection team leader. He/She will be responsible for assessing referred cases according to eligibility criteria for CASH for protection linked to education outcomes; assure protection mainstreaming principles are applied in the livelihoods programming in North Lebanon.

Major Responsibilities: 

  1. Act as North focal point for receiving referrals of individuals and families who are eligible for Cash for protection assistance.
  2. Conduct household visits to assess the needs of referred individuals and families, and assess their eligibility for protection cash assistance linked to education outcomes.
  3. Ensure complete and updated documentation related to each individual case.
  4. Discuss cases’ eligibility with Protection and Cash Team leader.
  5. Manage, file and store data, ensuring confidentiality of information collected/services provided.
  6. Assure efficient communication and coordination with different sectors of field teams in the North.
  7. Participate in weekly meetings, and prepare and submit North weekly and monthly work plans in a timely manner.
  8. Conduct short term outcomes of assisted cases on time.
  9. When required by the Protection and Cash team leader, attend cash coordination meetings in North.
  10. Provide information session to North Livelihoods Centres clients about rights and entitlements.
  11. Coach and support volunteer in conducting information sessions.
  12. Contribute to the maintenance of an up-to-date service mapping of the service providers operating in the area and take proactive steps to remain informed about the available services.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor/Degree in Social work, Counseling, Psychology or other related fields.

Work Experience:

  • At least 2 years of experience in conducting field assessments and/or case management.
  • Experience working with a refugee population preferred.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, respect, non-discrimination, and safety of clients at all times.
  •  Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility.
  • Ability to work autonomously, take initiative and responsibly escalate issues.
  • Strong team spirit, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Flexibility in working overtime when needed and the ability to handle pressure well.
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel).

Language Skills: 

  • Arabic fluency required, ability to communicate and write clearly in English strongly preferred.

Working Environment: 

  •  Combination of office-based (40%) and field-based (60%).

About:

The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihood are shattered by conflict and disease to survive, recover and regain control of their future. It responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic well-being, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster.

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Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Lebanon
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Human Rights, Social Sciences, Psychology, Sociology

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Anyone Interested
Funding
other
Opportunity Coverage
Other
Opportunity will take place in
Lebanon
Required Documents
CV, Cover Letter

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Psychology and Sociology
Educational Level
Bachelor
Required Languages
Arabic, English
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