Education Project Officer

at Islamic Relief
Published September 13, 2022
Location Beirut, Lebanon
Category Education  
Job Type Full Time  




High English proficiency


High understanding of good practices


High level of professionalism and communication skills


Adherence to the organization’s values, especially Amanah


Overall Responsibility


The Project Officer will be responsible for the operation management of the food security & education components under the direct supervision of the project coordinator.


The Project Officer is responsible for implementing Education activities & Food Security component under CAMV project based on the project’s objectives and following the PCM cycle; planning, organization, implementation monitoring and evaluation.


The Project Officer is responsible to ensure that all project/s activities are implemented in good quality and quantity as well.


Main Duties and Responsibilities


Project management:


Responsible for all aspects of the project’s daily management, including logistics, administration, security, community and liaison with beneficiaries.


Regularly review and update the project’s work plan.


Ensure the project remains on track to achieve the project work plan and objectives.


Implement project activities and ensure the good quality and quantity of the project/s outcomes.


Identify, facilitate, coordinate and when necessary, deliver training project assistants and partners and provide regular coaching activities.


Willing and able to travel frequently for extended periods to the field remote areas of the projects or any other place directed by the Project Coordinator




Collects and reports information regarding the overall situation of the beneficiaries in general and the project targeted beneficiaries.


Maintain regular written and oral reporting with the project coordinator.


Develop and maintain project records such as monthly reports, attendance sheets, success stories, database and records of decisions.


Regularly report to his/her direct supervisor about any difficulty met in IRL activities implementation.


Submitting daily updates, weekly and monthly reports to the Project Coordinator on the targets achieved and the progress of the project activities agreed upon in the detailed work plans.


Reports any breaches of neutrality, even if not true, to the project coordinator with a clear analysis and investigation of the breach.


Prepare and share coordination meeting minutes and staff meeting minutes with the Programme Officer and all staff involved


Monitoring and evaluation


Regular monitoring of field activities for the successful and smooth implementation of IRL projects.


Facilitate and coordinate with IRL monitoring and evaluation officer and enable him/her to reach all documents needed and meet the beneficiaries as required.


Staff management:


Coordinate weekly meetings for coordination and evaluation with the project staff.


Logistics, Finance and Administration


Coordinate with the admin, finance and the logistics department to ensure that the needed means and tools are available for the running of the project.


Respect and follow IRL and donor policies and procedures, ex; procurement, supplier quoting and stock control...


Ensure regular liaison and coordination with both the logistic and the finance department following IRL’s organogram hierarchy.


Ensure the adherence to IRL policies and procedures on annual leave applications, sick leave, other leaves, delays in attending work…


Ensure regular and punctual follow up of the project’s budget expenditure and forecasts through the AX system all the time.


Coordinate with the media department and facilitate their work.




Follow and respect the security policy, guides, and instructions.


Report any security event or incident to the security focal point for any incident that might take place in the working environment all the time.


Communication and networking


Works directly in the field with children, families, and stakeholders of the project locations he/she is allocated to.


Is IRL focal point in the communities and represents the organisation.


Attends sector Working Groups and other internal and external meetings as required and needed in coordination with the project coordinator.


Supports and assists in the network mapping of resources specific to the locations he/she operates in.


Develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with partner organisations, donors, politicians, key government officials, civil society groups, religious groups, NGOs, INGOs, CBOs, media outlets, etc.;


Identify potential partners and discuss the possibility and the level of partnership with the project coordinator


IRL policies;


Ensures strict adherence to IRL Child Protection, Media, and security policies at all times.


How to apply

Submit the CV and cover letter by email.


Subject of email should be the following reference "POEF-CAMV-2022" .


Electronic applications returned to an email address other than the one above will not be considered.


Only candidates who have legal papers to work in lebanon are applicable to apply for this post.


Please provide copy of your legal papers with your CV.

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