Job Description

WHO ARE WE? The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been present in Lebanon since 1967 and has carried out its humanitarian work through different periods of conflict, including Lebanon’s 15-year-long civil war from 1975–1990. We are currently responding to the rapidly growing needs of displaced people fleeing war and violence across the region into Lebanon as well as the local communities hosting them. Our activities on behalf of people affected by war and violence include, but are not limited to: Ensuring people affected by conflict can get basic health care that meets universally recognized standards Building respect for the law Securing humane treatment and conditions for detainees Restoring economic security through assisting communities and individuals to cover their essential needs with dignity Providing access to basic services such as water and electricity Supporting the families of the missing persons in the search for their loved ones We are based in Beirut and have offices in Tripoli, Tyr and Zahlé. PURPOSE OF THE FUNCTION The Cash Programme Specialist designs, plans, implements and monitors the Economic Security (EcoSec) Unit’s market-analysis programmes in line with the country strategy, under supervision and with limited coaching and support from their hierarchical superior. (New hires at the beginning of their assignments may initially require more support to adapt to the ICRC’s policies and guidelines.) YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES Working under supervision and with support from the Economic Security Coordinator, has most of the following responsibilities: · Designs and adjusts data-collection tools. · Collects data using data-collection tools and devices. · Designs databases; carries out and supervises data entry into the survey database and the EcoSec Programme Management Tool (EPMT). · Performs mid-level qualitative and quantitative data analysis. · Describes results and produces data visualizations. · Interprets basic quantitative and qualitative data analysis. · Analyses data collected using the household economy approach to identify economic security gaps and develop scenarios. · Leads a market assessment and analyses and interprets the data collected in order to select and design response options (feasibility, methods and delivery of cash-transfer programming, transfer value, vulnerability and targeting). · Designs a suitable method for registering beneficiaries. · Integrates best practice in terms of accountability to beneficiaries throughout the programme-cycle design. Designs and implements a cash-transfer programme (service-provider selection and contracting, distribution mechanism, preparedness) and can explain it. · Ensures that monitoring of encashment and market prices is carried out. · Contributes to analysing the security, socioeconomic, cultural and political environment as it relates to the ICRC. · Takes part in expanding or strengthening the delegation's network of contacts among the population, the local authorities and/or other stakeholders. · Contributes to internal reporting. · Contributes to organizing and providing capacity-building activities. · Supervises, coaches, guides, supports and appraises EcoSec staff. YOUR QUALIFICATIONS · University degree (bachelor’s in economics) or equivalent experience in another field (e.g. agricultural economics). · Ideally 5 years’ experience in humanitarian field., including minimum 3 years’ experience in managing humanitarian cash programs and market analysis. · Fluent, managing online and tailor-made software programs, platforms and databases. · Proficient level of soft skills: Leadership, people management and team work & collaboration. · Proficient: Cash Transfer Programming (CTP), Market Analysis, Market-Based programming and result-based management-Basic: Food security, Livelihood and Relief. YOUR PROFILE · Interested in working in a multidisciplinary and multicultural team, developing and sharing knowledge on different care management models. · Ability to work in a team. · Open and transparent management skills · Leadership, adaptability, flexibility and strong diplomatic skills. · Good command of excel (MS office) is required. · Good analytical and reporting skills · Strong teaching abilities · Excellent English, verbal and written communication skills. · Lebanese nationality. YOUR ASSETS · Sensitivity to cultural diversity. · Positive, flexible and able to work under pressure in complex environments  · Previous experience(s) within the Red Cross & Red Crescent movement CONTEXT SPECIFICITIES · Assignment: 1 year renewable. WHAT WE OFFER · Working for one of the main humanitarian organization. · Competitive employment packag
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