In partnership with the American University in Beirut, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has launched an Innovation Livelihood Project: Digital Skills Training to equip vulnerable WFP beneficiaries - Syrian refugees and youth from vulnerable host communities - with needed capacities for digital work opportunities.
WFP and AUB-Center for Civic Engagement and Community Service (CCECS) are currently looking for a project coordinator with 2-4 years of professional experience, preferably coordinating projects in the humanitarian/NGO, educational, or other relevant sectors. The assignment will focus on coordinating all aspects of the project in order to ensure the best possible delivery and outcome.
Terms of Reference
The Project Coordinator, reporting to the CCECS and liaising closely with the WFP Project Manager will be the focal point coordinating between the CCECS, WFP, other AUB units involved in the Innovation Livelihood Project.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Oversee and monitor the operations and day-to day-management of the digital skills training project.
2. Reporting in accordance with requirements set by WFP and CCECS
Relevant experience and mind-set:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the frontline humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 75 countries. Around 14,000 people work for the organization, most of them in remote areas, directly serving the hungry poor. We are currently working on multiple impactful innovations (e.g. fundraising apps, mobile apps for small holder farmers, on-site technologies to reduce post-harvest losses), amongst others on an innovation project creating livelihood opportunities for Syrian refugees and vulnerable host communities in Lebanon.
Since its inception in 2008, the Center for Civic Engagement and Community Service (CCECS) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) has aimed to develop a culture of service and civic leadership within the AUB community and provide opportunities for University students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds to study and respond to the most pressing societal challenges. Through a fully integrated participatory approach, the Center harnesses the expertise of AUB faculty and staff to work closely with concerned partners, local stakeholders, and targeted communities to design and pilot innovative projects that aim to serve and empower marginalized communities.
Interested candidates should send their CVs to the following email address:
Mrs. Brooke Atherton El-Amine - email@example.com