Project Manager

at Austrian Study Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution
Published August 3, 2022
Location Bairut, Lebanon
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


The Austrian Study Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution in the name of the Austrian Civilian Peace Service Consortium (the Consortium) seeks a Project Manager / Peacebuilding Expert for the implementation of a social cohesion and conflict prevention project in Lebanon.


The Project Manager / Peacebuilding Expert will be responsible for:


  • coordinating and managing the inception and implementation of the project’s activities in Lebanon,


  • coordinating implementation of the project with the Consortium’s senior experts, as well as funding institutions, and ensuring responsible and efficient implementation of the work and related resources,


  • organizing cooperation with local project partners in the project areas,


  • organize and participate in conflict transformation activities (such as dialogue platforms and workshops),


  • maintaining and developing relationships with the Consortium’s partners and networks in Lebanon,


  • reporting and project monitoring in accordance with the guidelines of the funding institutions,


  • ensuring that projects are implemented according to budgets, logframes, deliverables, and donor requirements,


  • the position’s working language is English.


Person specifications:


  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (essential),


  • seven years of work experience in/with fragile and conflict affected states as humanitarian, development, peacebuilding, and/or research practitioner (essential),


  • two years of practical experience in working on peacebuilding (essential),


  • practical experience in working with donor organizations such as logframe handling, budgeting, monitoring, reporting (essential),


  • two years of project management experience (essential),


  • good understanding of the Lebanese context (essential),


  • C2 skills in English, spoken and written (essential),


  • Fluency in Arabic (essential),


  • excellent teamworking skills and ability to work under pressure (essential),


  • ability to travel spend extended periods in Lebanon as per project requirements (essential),


  • practical experience in social cohesion, community mobilization and organization, as well as peacebuilding activities (desirable),


  • established networks in Lebanon (desirable),


  • experience in project communication (desirable).


The Project Manager will report to a senior member of the one of the Consortium partners.


The position is preferably based in Lebanon, for which a valid work permit is prerequisite. Alternative arrangements, however, may be made in accordance with the Consortium. The position is on a consultancy basis for the two-year term of the project and can be extended for a third year.


How to apply

Please send your application documents, consisting of a letter of motivation that outlines how the criteria for the position are matched, and a curriculum vitae, including the names and contact details of two referees, via email

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