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POSITION: Project Coordinator Assistant of the Research & Monitoring Program

Deadline for applications: Thursday, October 18, 2018

POSITION: Communication Officer

Deadline for applications: October 8, 2018

POSITION: Field Coordinator
Place of work: West Bekaa – Aitanit – (Full time Job)

Deadline for applications: Thursday, August 16, 2018

POSITION: Project Assistant
Place of work: West Bekaa – Aitanit – (Full time Job)

Deadline for applications: Thursday, August 16, 2018

POSITION: Project Coordinator
Place of work: : West Bekaa – Aitanit -(Full time Job)

Deadline for applications: Thursday, August 16, 2018

POSITION: Market Analysis Consultant
Shouf Biosphere Reserve is conducting a Market Analysis limited to the Shouf region

Time Frame: : 2 months

Deadline for applications: Monday, April 30, 2018

POSITION: ECOTOURISM OFFICER

Role description: The ecotourism manager handles the planning and implementation of a wide range of ecotourism events, accommodations, activities and projects at Shouf Cedar Society.

Job location: Shouf Biosphere Reserve Park House – Maasser El Shouf – Lebanon

Deadline for applications: Friday, November 03, 2017

POSITION: Videoghrapher & Animation Specialist

Role description: Al Shouf Cedar Society (ACS) is looking for a talented videographer to film, edit, and deliver outstanding video contents of an advocacy project that falls under the environmental protection network.
Eventually, a documentary and TV infomercials should be composed in order to display a cohesive environmental awareness story throughout the project.

Job location: Ehmej, Kfarmas’houn in Jbeil and Batloun in Chouf

Deadline for applications: Friday, September 29, 2017

POSITION:Communication Expert

Role description: The purpose of a professional communications specialist is to design the communications strategy for a project aiming to reduce the organic waste in three villages (Ehmej, Kfarmashoun in Jbeil and Batloun in Chouf)

Job location:Batloun, Ehmej, Kfarmas’houn villages and Maasser el chouf Reserve Head office

Deadline for applications: Friday, September 29, 2017

POSITION:FIELD COORDINATOR

Role description:The scope of work sets for the terms and understanding between Al-Shouf Cedar Society (ACS) and the field coordinator in Batloun village to perform the set of activities within this project.

Job location: Batloun village / Maasser el Chouf (Shouf Biosphere Reserve park house)

Deadline for applications: July, 2017

POSITION:FIELD COORDINATOR

Role description:The scope of work sets for the terms and understanding between Al-Shouf Cedar Society (ACS) and the field coordinator in Batloun village to perform the set of activities within this project.

Job location: Ehmej village / Maasser el Chouf (Shouf Biosphere Reserve park house)

Deadline for applications: July, 2017

POSITION:FIELD COORDINATOR

Role description:The scope of work sets for the terms and understanding between Al-Shouf Cedar Society (ACS) and the field coordinator in Batloun village to perform the set of activities within this project.

Job location: Kfarmas’houn village / Maasser el Chouf (Shouf Biosphere Reserve park house)

Deadline for applications: July, 2017

For more information:
Park house: Al Shouf – Lebanon
Maasser El Shouf – Village square – Facing public garden
Phone/Fax: +961 5 350250/150

POSITION: Project Coordinator Assistant of the Research & Monitoring Program

Job details 
Reports to: Project Coordinator
Job location: Park House, Shouf, Lebanon
Date prepared/revised: October 10, 2018
Deadline for applications: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Role description 
Assist the Project Coordinator in all the activities of the project and conduct research & monitoring of biodiversity in Shouf Cedar Society.

Key Responsibilities:

• Promote and implement local and national biodiversity action plans
• Evaluate and monitor features of nature conservation interest in habitats and sites
• Support with the coordination of payment procedures, including documentation and updating payment lists, working closely with the project team and project coordinator.
• Support the project team to maintain all documentation relating directly to the activities required to ensure accountability to the donor, particularly where participants are concerned.
• Support with the organization of all activities, including MoU signing, participants’ identification with key stakeholders and predetermined criteria, and coordination.
• Provide logistical support as required for the implementation of skills training sessions.
• Support on designing and implementation of sub-grants for beneficiaries
• Carry out survey and monitoring work on nature reserves according to international reserve standards
• Support in gathering the different reporting documents provided by the field supervisors and coordinator.
• Follow up of the implementation & evaluation of the action plans.
• Follow up on the reporting and action plans of the experts related to the trainings that will be conducted,
o Follow up the training activities
o Support in the organization of the training events
o Support in the short term expert missions’ accomplishment
o Support in the monitoring and evaluation activities
o Support the preparation of the monthly and final reports.
• Support in managing the operations of the short-term expert’s assignments (writing and launching ToR, collecting CVs, manage the selection process, etc.) if needed.
• Perform short translations and interpreting (whenever needed).

Requirements for position:

• Computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, basic software applications and familiarity with the internet and email communications
• Understand the principles of ecology and the practices of nature conservation
Educational qualifications/ experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering or Environmental Science or relevant field
• 2 to 3 years of professional experience in a similar position, ideally within a public or nonprofit institution
• Experience in implementing ecosystem restoration programs is an advantage
• Work experience in local agricultural products development with farmers Cooperatives and/or Associations.
• Experience in organizing meetings/events and manage the related logistics is a must

 

Email a CV and cover letter to info@shoufcedar.org

POSITION: Communication Officer

Description: Supports implementation the SBR Communication Plan through effective internal and external communications, public relations and branding.

Key Responsibilities:
•Implement and support in the update of the Communications Strategy of SBR
•Assist to ensure compliance of activities with SBR branding guidelines
•Support in writing, editing and overseeing the production of publications, including newsletters, reports, etc.
•Lead new approaches to create and distribute multimedia content to the relevant audiences
•Assist in coordinating communication activities and events of projects developed and implemented by ACS
•Assist in conducting awareness raising campaigns, events, information dissemination workshops
•Participate in donor visits for showcasing project progress and achievements
•Take lead in preparation and dissemination of communication and marketing materials
•Promote media coverage of SBR through production of press releases, media clips, etc.
•Support maintenance of website and social media platforms at the SBR and projects

Requirements for position:

 •Excellent writing skills in English and Arabic, French as a plus.
•Computer literacy, including knowledge of MS office applications, basic software applications and familiarity with the internet and email communications
•Proficiency in use of social networking and new media tools.
•The candidate must show proficiency in the following:
Communication, Decision-Making, Relationship Management, Problem-Solving, Innovation and Creativity and Multi-Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity.

Educational qualifications/ experience

•Master’s degree in communication, public relation or similar filed. (A Bachelor’s degree with relevant experience will be considered)
•Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in similar role
•Strong track record of past performance in positions of leadership with ability to motivate and generate respect and trust from staff and external stakeholders

•Additional Information
•Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise.

Position Closed

POSITION: Field Coordinator

Place of work: West Bekaa – Aitanit – (Full time Job)

Description: Under the supervision and line management of the Project Coordinator, the Field Coordinator is responsible at field level for the direct supervision of the activities being implemented.

Key Responsibilities:
• Ensure the field coordination of all the activities launched in the framework of the project and the final beneficiaries
• Provide day-to-day support, coordination, and logistical support to supervisors and beneficiaries.
• Support the Project Coordinator in implementing activities and monitoring of project progress;
• Participate in team planning and coordination meetings and trainings;
• Support monitoring and evaluation efforts to document project outputs, outcomes, and impact to inform donor and other internal reporting;
• Assist in analysis of data collected to facilitate assessment results and lessons learnt;
• Prepare field weekly reports to be submitted to the Project Coordinator. Contribute to monthly reports and other reports to meet donor and internal requirements;
• Apply Do No Harm standards to ensure activities do not have detrimental effects on vulnerable communities
• Participate in internal office coordination and planning meetings and workshops;
• Supervise all the maintenance work (e.g. signs, trails, restoration sites)
• Follow up the field work with experts, contractors, etc…

Requirements for position:: • Experience in social science, environmental science or other relevant field;
• Proven ability to successfully implement activities including grants and technical assistance for beneficiaries or vocational training;
• Experience with relief and socio-economic development work across a range of stakeholders including Private Sector, NGOs, and Local government;
• Proven track record in staff and stakeholder training and capacity building;
• Strong leadership and communication skills
• Proficiency in Arabic (Oral and written) and English
• Computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, basic software applications and familiarity with the internet and email communications

 

Position Closed

POSITION: Project Coordinator

Place of work: West Bekaa – Aitanit – (Full time Job)

Description: The project assistant will work on a daily basis with the project team and will support in the administrative, logistics and reporting tasks.

Key Responsibilities:
• Support the Project Coordinator with the beneficiary selection.
• Outreach to beneficiaries and maintain documentation of all attendance lists.
• Support with the coordination of payment procedures, including documentation and updating payment lists, working closely with the project team and project coordinator.
• Support the project team to maintain all documentation relating directly to the activities required to ensure accountability to the donor, particularly where participants are concerned.
• Support with the organization of all activities, including MoU signing, participants’ identification with key stakeholders and predetermined criteria, and coordination.
• Provide logistical support as required for the implementation of skills training sessions.
• Ensure all activities are gender sensitive and follow Gender Equity policy and applies Do No Harm approaches.
• Support in gathering the different reporting documents provided by the field supervisors and coordinator.
• Perform short translations and interpreting (whenever needed).
• Support in communication activities and visibility plan implementation: social media posts, communication material, annual report and press releases, etc.
• Follow up on the reporting and action plans of the experts related to the trainings that will be conducted,
o Follow up the training activities
o Support in the organization of the training events
o Support in the short term expert missions’ accomplishment
o Support in the monitoring and evaluation activities
o Support the preparation of the monthly and final reports.
• Support in managing the operations of the short-term expert’s assignments (writing and launching ToR, collecting CVs, manage the selection process, etc.) if needed.
• Other duties as assigened.

Requirements for position:: • At least 2 years’ experience in relevant programming
• Experience in implementing cash for work programs is an advantage
• Experience in implementing ecosystem restoration programs is an advantage
• Demonstrated ability to manage and communicate effectively with team members of varied work styles;
• Demonstrated flexibility and creativity in planning and problem solving;
• Proven ability to learn quickly
• Ability to effectively represent the NGO and its interests to key stakeholders;
• Experience in organizing meetings/events and manage the related logistics is a must
• Oral and written Arabic and English required
• Experience with NGOs is a plus

 

Position Closed

POSITION: Project Coordinator

Place of work: West Bekaa – Aitanit – (Full time Job)

Description: Ensure project implementation by creating a detailed work plan and following up with workers to ensure that each phase of a project proceeds as planned.

Key Responsibilities:
• Apply a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project in a timely and efficient manner
• Ensure that the project implementation complies with all donors/partners procedures and regulations (procurement, financial, etc…)
• Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
• Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
• Troubleshoot project problems, identify and implement creative solutions
• Ensure project adheres to frameworks and all documentation maintained appropriately
• Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities
• Conduct orientation sessions to properly orient the staff and participants about overall objectives and activities of the project
• Be the main focal point for M&E unit and work in close collaboration with the team
• Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness
• Provide administrative support to team members as needed & prepare necessary presentation materials for meetings
• Identify opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change
• Identify opportunities for coordination and maintain regular engagement with stakeholders

The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs

Requirements for position:: • Bachelor’s degree in business, management or related field of study
• 2-3 years Proven experience in coaching, training & leading a team
• Proven knowledge and experience in Initiatives for Civil Society
• Communication and reporting skills, preferably from a multi-cultural environment
• Organizational skills such as team management, multi-tasking, creating and keeping deadlines, etc…
• Fluency in written and spoken Arabic & English required (French is a plus)
• Flexibility

 

Position Closed

POSITION: Market Analysis Consultant

Shouf Biosphere Reserve is conducting a Market Analysis limited to the Shouf region

Time Frame: : 2 months

Objectives:: a. Target group assessment (questionnaire about skills, education, professional experience and needs)
b. Market mapping related to agriculture (mapping, analysis of trends and risks, suggested solutions)
c. Explore micro financing institutions in the area.
d. Value chain analysis for 3 products to be specified.

At the end of the period, the consultant is to submit a written report that includes the presentation of the data, a thorough analysis and interpretation of the data, and finally recommendations based on the above.

Deadline for applications: Monday, April 30, 2018

Position Closed

POSITION: ECOTOURISM OFFICER

Role description: The ecotourism manager handles the planning and implementation of a wide range of ecotourism events, accommodations, activities and projects at Shouf Cedar Society.

Job location: Shouf Biosphere Reserve Park House – Maasser El Shouf – Lebanon

Requirements for position:

  • Fluent in Arabic and English (Oral and written)
  • Computer literacy, including knowledge of MS office applications, basic software applications and familiarity with the internet and email communications.
  • Ability to work with people with different backgrounds.
  • High motivation and conflict management skills.
  • Lebanese nationality 

Educational qualifications / experience:

  • Bachelor in environmental science ecotourism development or any related fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in similar role or in implementing ecotourism projects.
  • Strong track record of past performance in positions of leadership with ability to motivate and generate respect and trust from staff and external stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee employees of own Department and monitor all field activities related to ecotourism.
  • Perform evaluation of employees in own Department based on a clear performance evaluation mechanism.
  • Prepare an inventory of ecotourism activities existing in Shouf and surrounding areas.
  • Collect statistical data and characteristics of tourists interested in ecotourism.
  • Develop ecotourism goals and objectives that align with Shouf Cedar Society’s mission.
  • Develop a marketing plan that will increase visitors interest in attending activities.
  • Develop ecotourism packages which describes activities and costs.
  • Develop a method for collecting data relating to ecotourism activities and a method for evaluation results.
  • Develop brochures and material related to ecotourism.
  • Train and develop guides and conduct workshops for field guides on topics related to ecotourism.
  • Support in marketing of the Reserve through the development of flyers and campaigns.
  • Develop networks with tour organizers, travel agencies, etc.
  • Support in the development of monthly and annual reports for the Reserve’s Committee and Ministry of Environment in related field.

Deadline for applications: Friday, November 03, 2017

Position Closed

POSITION: Videoghrapher & Animation Specialist

(Project Funded By USAID – BALADI CAP)
Looking for a professional, talented video grapher to produce one minute animation and a short documentary of 4-5 minutes for a project related to the reduction of organic waste in three villages (Ehmej, Kfarmas’houn in Jbeil and Batloun in Chouf)
the scope of work is to produce one animation to be used for awareness and a documentary showing the project activities including about 20 to 25 shooting days in the mentioned villages
 


Job Brief
Al Shouf Cedar Society (ACS) is looking for a talented videographer to film, edit, and deliver outstanding video contents of an advocacy project that falls under the environmental protection network. 
Eventually, a documentary and TV infomercials should be composed in order to display a cohesive environmental awareness story throughout the project.

Responsibilities 
– Producing, filming, and editing video content
– Visualize production scripts, understand client requirements to produce expected results
– Setup and capture great shots to fulfill the brief (lighting and audio capture)
– Media management and archiving of complete tasks

Required skills
– Creative with an extraordinary eye for details
– Good communication skills
– Self motivated and ability to work independently
– Work well under pressure to meet deadlines
– Flexible
– Responsible and able to deliver exceptional service levels

Deadline for applications: Friday, September 29, 2017
 
 
Location: Maasser el Chouf
Working area: Ehmej, Kfarmas’houn in Jbeil and Batloun in Chouf
 
 
Salary: Depending on the consultant and number of days

Position Closed

POSITION: Communication Expert

(Project Funded By USAID – BALADI CAP)
JOB DESCRIPTION

The purpose of a professional communications specialist is to design the communications strategy for a project aiming to reduce the organic waste in three villages (Ehmej, Kfarmashoun in Jbeil and Batloun in Chouf).

so that communication is efficient during project implementation.

The responsibility of the communication specialist will set the guidelines for the following areas:
a. production of training, educational and communicational materials
b. production of a guide for solid waste reduction criteria
c. production a documentary and TV spot including animation
d. proposing dissemination channels ( Social Media, TV’s and other)

Project in brief

The ‘Less to Throw more to Sow” project is led by Al Shouf Cedar Society under the guidance and expertise of the technical consulting firm, namely Management of Resources and Environmental Solutions (MORES), and in collaboration with Ehmej Association for Development and Al Hourouf Organization. This project is implemented in three target areas Batloun,Ehmej, and Kfarmas’houn.

Al Shouf Cedar Society (ACS) will implement an advocacy project that falls under the environmental protection network. The project aims are:

1) raising awareness of the negative impact of current SWM practices and promoting waste reduction techniques

2) reducing organic waste in target communities through waste reduction initiatives such as backyard composting and the use of doggy bags in food outlets

The activities to be achieved with this project include:

  1. creating database for stakeholders
  2. holding inception workshops
  3. producing training materials
  4. forming advisory committees
  5. conducting trainings on backyard composting and “doggy bag” concept
  6. sampling and categorizing waste
  7. conducting awareness campaign on waste management practices and sorting
  8. including social media and TV infomercials
  9. producing a guidebook for solid waste reduction criteria
  10. implementing six pilot composting units

Deliverables to Al Shouf Cedar Society

– Communications Plan

– Agreement which shows a commitment to review and approve and give feedback on all publication and visual materials within the mentioned grant activities

Deadline for applications: Friday, September 29, 2017
 
 
Location: Maasser el Chouf
Working area: Batloun, Ehmej, Kfarmas’houn villages and Maasser el chouf Reserve Head office
 
Languages: (Arabic/English)
Period: Consultancy – contract – for a limited number of days
Salary: Depending on the consultant and number of days
Submission guidelines: Applicants should submit a bio data sheet and their Resume

Duration and Timing: 15 days after the signature (scope of maximum 10 days)
Experience required: 5 to 10 years
Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education: Communication, awareness or similar field

Position Closed

POSITION: FIELD COORDINATOR

(Project Funded By USAID – BALADI CAP)
Job location: Batloun village / Maasser el Chouf (Shouf Biosphere Reserve park house)
Role description:
The scope of work sets for the terms and understanding between Al-Shouf Cedar Society (ACS) and the field coordinator in Batloun village to perform the set of activities within this project.
Starting date: July 2017
Ending date: 04 June 2018
For more information:
“Download File”

Position Closed

POSITION: FIELD COORDINATOR

(Project Funded By USAID – BALADI CAP)
Job location: Ehmej village / Maasser el Chouf (Shouf Biosphere Reserve park house)
Role description:
The scope of work sets for the terms and understanding between Al-Shouf Cedar Society (ACS) and the field coordinator in Ehmej village to perform the set of activities within this project.
Starting date: July 2017
Ending date: 04 June 2018
For more information:
“Download File”

Position Closed

POSITION: FIELD COORDINATOR

(Project Funded By USAID – BALADI CAP)
Job location: Ehmej village / Maasser el Chouf (Shouf Biosphere Reserve park house)
Role description:
The scope of work sets for the terms and understanding between Al-Shouf Cedar Society (ACS) and the field coordinator in Ehmej village to perform the set of activities within this project.
Starting date: July 2017
Ending date: 04 June 2018
For more information:
“Download File”

Position Closed