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How to apply

Please send your CV and a short cover letter to jobs@sboverseas.org.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at the above email address, or by phone at +32 2 377 8908.

LEBANON

Digital Fundraising Intern

Education Coordiator

Position: Education Coordinator

Period: (12 months – 1250$/month)

Starting date: April 2019

Location: Lebanon

Category: Employee

Reports To: HOM

Responsible For: ESL Intern, Team Leader and Volunteers.

Contact: jobs@sboverseas.org

Working Days: (from Monday to Friday 8H – Saturday 5H)

Description:

The Education Coordinator is responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of the Education programme in Lebanon through organizing and delivering Education activities in line with SBO’s strategy and standards.

The role also includes management and capacity building of SBO staff.

Coordinating education activities across two centres according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans.

Tasks:

•Working with senior management to develop educational strategy for Lebanon education centres.

• Monitoring delivery of curricula in English, Math, Science and other subjects.

•Create record of curricula, schemes of work and lesson plans for all subjects across all two centres.

•Create shared drive for all teaching staff across two centres to promote resource sharing.

•Evaluate quality of curriculum delivery, learning environment and student satisfaction.

•Oversee assessment of students to track students’ progress and adapt curricula accordingly.

•Report results of monitoring back to senior management.

• Maintaining inventory of educational resources and ensuring centres are equipped with the required resources to successfully deliver curricula.

•Ensuring high quality teaching in all subjects across all two centres.

•Oversee teacher training of staff and volunteers and support staff to lead training sessions.

•Hold meetings with teaching staff to share ideas and challenges.

•Evaluate teaching in each centre and provide support and guidance.

•Collaborate with centre psychologists to ensure that staff and students are receiving adequate and appropriate support and intervention and that safeguarding referral mechanisms are being utilized.

•Contributing to project development.

•Work with Project Development Officer to maintain and develop the monitoring and evaluation framework for the education programme.

•Support Project Development Officer to seek new funding and development opportunities for the education programme.

•Contributing to communications.

•Sharing achievements and updates from education programme with Communications Officer.

•Providing feedback to senior management on SB communications.

•Representing SB at education network meetings and adapting education programme according to external developments.

Roles:

Implementing qualitative educational support to the children benefiting from the educational programs.

• Planning and implementing lessons as per the directions of the education specialist.

• Preparing a file for each child as per the directions of specialist and team leader.

• Providing age appropriate supervision and discipline.

• Maintaining a safe and comfortable environment for the child.

• Addressing cultural and special needs.

• Contributing to the ongoing operations of the center.

• Keeping an ongoing positive communication with the parents.

• Teaching and educating students according to the educational needs, abilities and attainment potential of individual students entrusted to his/her care.

• Preparation of curriculum and daily lesson plans based on student needs.

• Develop active learning instructional strategies to enhance learning.

• Conduct pre and post testing of all students to measure degree of change in English knowledge

• Maintain attendance sheets.

• Provide ongoing support to volunteers.

Following the Preparation of curriculum and daily lesson plans based on student needs

• Following the Development of active learning instructional strategies to enhance learning.

Conduct pre and post testing of all students to measure degree of change in English knowledge

Following Maintain attendance sheets.

Provide ongoing support and training to ESL int and volunteers.

Required skills/experience:

• TESOL/TEFL or other ESL teaching qualifications

• Prior experience teaching English as a second language to refugees

• experience two years.

• Skills in cross-cultural communication, organization, planning and teaching/instruction preferably as an Arabic speaker.

How to apply:

To apply, please send your CV to jobs@sboverseas.org

Please note the position is remunerated (1250$/month), however accommodation and food subsidy is provided with contribution from the CO. More details on this will be provided during the interview.

Education:

  • University Degree in ESL.

Competencies: (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Previous teaching experience
  • Education in primary education is a bonus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – word processing, spread sheets, etc.
  • Experience working with children from difficult backgrounds
  • Ability to manage classroom behavior with students who can be challenging.
  • Ability to create new and adapt current curriculum that is engaging and relevant for our students

Languages:

  • Fluency in English;
  • Arabic.

Special Notes:

This Job Description is only a summary of the typical functions of this position and not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities and duties. Accordingly, the responsibilities and duties of the job holder might differ from those outlined in this Job Description and the other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job due to the organizational and operational needs.

All SB Overseas employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager

Period: One year (with possibility of renewal)

Starting date: May

Location: Lebanon

 

Description:

Among the functions and the results s/he is expected to achieve:

1- Manage and oversee the programs, activities, operations and team members and ensure the successful achievement of planned goals and strategies.

2-Oversee the development of programs that align with SB’s strategic plan in coordination with team members.

3-Coordinate with the HQ-Leb to ensure proper implementation of projects in compliance with SB’s strategies, rules and policies as well as with the sector’s best practices and the national and international accepted standards and regulations.

4-Develop project budget and ensure that appropriate budget management practices are maintained at all times and that all reporting practices are in line with donors’ requirements — in coordination with the HQ-Leb.

5-Liaise with partners and donors to develop new relations and maintain the current ones while ensuring proper communication and the development of innovative fundraising strategies that will result in the acquirement of new contracts — in coordination with the HQ-Leb.

6-Maintain a good relationship with SB’s partners and develop a fundraising strategy to motivate funding of SB’s programs and activities.

7-Develop and maintain positive, constructive and supportive relationships among the different projects, teams, partners, and other relevant stakeholders.

 

Position reports to: Head of Mission

Position in the center: S/he manages a team (teachers, educators, Psychologist…)

Duties and Responsibilities

Strategic Program Management

Define, develop and implement the operational programing in the center:

  • S/He develops the strategy for the Education, Vocation Training in close coordination with the Head of Mission.
  • S/He technically defines the Education, Vocation Training component in the whole programming strategy at mission level in close coordination with the Head of Mission.
  • S/He strongly supports the writing of concept notes, proposals and budgets for new projects and extensions of projects in coordination with the Head of Mission.
  • S/He supervises and follows up the implementation of Education, Vocation Training (objectives achievement, follow up of the indicators, respect of the work plan).
  • S/He identifies the best practices in the Education, Vocation Training and ensures their capitalization.
  • S/He shares documentation about Education, Vocation Training with the team.

Manage the Education, Vocation Training team:

  • S/He ensures the technical supervision of Education, Vocation Training team.
  • S/He ensures the administrative HR management (daily attendance, leaves management) in collaboration with the HQ-Leb
  • S/He ensures timely completion and submission of appraisals for Education, Vocation Training staff.
  • In coordination with the HQ-Leb, S/He clearly defines the training needs of Education, Vocation Training staff and ensures they are able to access training and professional development resources appropriate to their skill gaps/needs.

 

Ensure logistical, administrative monitoring of the Education, Vocation Training

  • S/He is kept informed about the budget follow up analysis and approves any decision to be taken related to the modification of the Education, Vocation Training budgets (reallocation, change of activities, project extension) in coordination with the Head of Mission.
  • In collaboration with the logistics coordination, S/He contributes to analyzing bids made by suppliers for purchases with stringent technical specifications

 

 

Partnership & Networking

  • Supervise the management of partnership relations and ensure smooth communication and productive collaboration with all partners, networks and stakeholders.
  • Overview the joint interventions between SB and its partners and ensure that all activities follow proper quality measures, accountability and adherence to the principles that SB fosters (such as gender sensitivity, Do No Harm, etc.).
  • Support SB’s partners in the development and implementation of joint projects/interventions.
  • Ensure the collaboration of and coordination among SB’s partners if they are working on the same projects.
  • Organize meetings with partners to discuss project impediments, risks and assumptions, needed resources or issues/delays in completing planned tasks.
  • Represents SB to Education, Vocation Training in relevant sectors and ensure good relationships are maintained with each of them.

 

 

Program Fundraising

  • Monitor and explore gender-related strategic opportunities and budget lines and accordingly develop matching concepts and proposals that would raise proper funds — while working in close collaboration with the project team and the HQ-Leb.
  • Develop fundraising strategies, diversify aid resources and target individuals, foundations and corporate funding sources.
  • Manage funding strategies and activities to ensure the sustainability and viability of SB’s programs.
  • Manage and maintain SB’s relations with current partners and donors as well as plan to create new partnerships with agencies and donors both locally and internationally.
  • Contribute in building SB’s visibility and in promoting its achievements, value propositions, quality services and competitive advantages.

 

Reporting and Communication

  • Provide regular updates and monthly reports to the HQ-Leb on all issues related to the programs’ progress, challenges, achievements and other important or emerging issues.
  • Ensure communication flow internally by putting effective practices for regular project team meetings, reviews, reporting, information and knowledge sharing and management.
  • Ensure most effective and external communication by reporting timely with partners, donors and stakeholders.
  • Organize regular meetings with the team (both separately and collectively) to discuss project wins, achievements, impediments, risks, emerging needs, delays and measures that should be taken.
  • Serve as a focal point to communicate and resolve interface and integration issues with all programs.
  • Provide professional guidance, technical support, mentoring and coaching to the team to help them manage their activities more effectively.
  • Motivate the team through SB’s values and principles.
  • Support team members and implementation of the capacity building plan of the teams.
  • Ensure proper capacity development and the use of best practices, proper attitudes and behavior by all the team members.
  • Create an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort.
  • Assess team performance regularly and encourage creativity, learning and constant improvement.
  • Recognize and celebrate team members’ accomplishments and exceptional performances.
  • Manage and resolve personal and professional conflicts among team members.

 

 

Education

University Degree in education or related field;

Competencies

  • 2 years management experience in an NGO environment, including Education and emergencies experience;
  • Proficient user of MS office
  • Experience in managing projects focusing on child protection / psychosocial support / education;
  • A very good understanding of the public Lebanese Education system;
  • Knowledge of logistics, including procurement;
  • Knowledge of international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices in emergency management;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
  • Demonstrated people and financial management skills;
  • Attention to detail
  • Fluency in English

We are looking for a highly motivated and capable individual with experience with experience at field level and knowledge of our modus operandi.

ESL Officer Intern

Job Title: ESL Officer INTERN

Period: (6 months’ internship + 250$/month)

Starting date: April 2019

Location: Lebanon

Working Days: (from Monday to Friday 8H – Saturday 5H)

Description: SB Overseas is looking for an enthusiastic and qualified ESL teacher to help run one of our schools for refugee children in Lebanon. Your main responsibilities will be following the curriculum with the Education Officer and providing support to teachers and volunteers. In our schools, volunteers are primarily responsible for leading English lessons with refugee children who have beginning literacy or low beginning ESL. In some cases, volunteers also teach Maths and Science with the assistance of our teaching staff.

We deliver a curriculum of remedial education for young refugee children who have missed out on one or more years of their education. The refugee children in our schools need remedial education in order to have a chance of passing entry tests for the Lebanese public education system. Without access to public education, they risk missing out on an education permanently and becoming a ‘lost generation’.

Position reports to: Education Officer.

Position in the center: S/he collaborates closely with Education Officer, Education supervisor, manager of the center, teachers, team leader and volunteers.

Roles/ Duties:

Implementing qualitative educational support to the children benefiting from the educational programs.

• Planning and implementing lessons as per the directions of the education specialist.

• Preparing a file for each child as per the directions of specialist and team leader.

• Providing age appropriate supervision and discipline.

• Maintaining a safe and comfortable environment for the child.

• Addressing cultural and special needs.

• Contributing to the ongoing operations of the center.

• Keeping an ongoing positive communication with the parents.

• Teaching and educating students according to the educational needs, abilities and attainment potential of individual students entrusted to his/her care.

• Preparation of curriculum and daily lesson plans based on student needs.

• Develop active learning instructional strategies to enhance learning.

• Conduct pre and post testing of all students to measure degree of change in English knowledge

• Maintain attendance sheets.

• Provide ongoing support to volunteers.

Required skills/experience:

• TESOL/TEFL or other ESL teaching qualifications

• Prior experience teaching English as a second language to refugees

• Commitment to teach for 6 months

• Skills in cross-cultural communication, organization, planning and teaching/instruction preferably as an Arabic speaker.

How to apply:

To apply, please send your CV to jobs@sboverseas.org

Please note the position is remunerated (250$/month), however accommodation and food subsidy is provided with contribution from the intern. More details on this will be provided during the interview.

Education:

  • University Degree in ESL.

Competencies: (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Previous teaching experience
  • Education in primary education is a bonus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – word processing, spread sheets, etc.
  • Experience working with children from difficult backgrounds
  • Ability to manage classroom behavior with students who can be challenging.
  • Ability to create new and adapt current curriculum that is engaging and relevant for our students

Languages:

  • Fluency in English;
  • Arabic.

Special Notes:

This Job Description is only a summary of the typical functions of this position and not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities and duties. Accordingly, the responsibilities and duties of the job holder might differ from those outlined in this Job Description and the other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job due to the organizational and operational needs.

BRUSSELS

Project Development Intern

Senior Development Project Officer

Location: Brussels
Category: Staff
Duration: 2 years
Reports To: Chairperson

Contact: jobs@sboverseas.org

Responsible For:   Development Project Intern + VCO + Communication Intern + Espoir Team Leader.

Start: 26/08/2019 training; 2/09/2019 contract start

The position of Senior Development Project Officer is responsible for the identification, planning and implementation of development projects; and the search for stable, continuous and reliable sources of funds.

 

Primary Tasks:

Review and analyze the monthly reports from the centres to determine development project and funding requirements, and brief the Chairperson on content and concerns.

Review and analyze the reports from SB Espoir and Volunteers Programme to identify development projects and funding needs, and brief the Chairperson on content and concerns.

Research calls and other sources of funds from corporations, foundations, government organisations, and other international organisations.

Engage in direct contact with potential donors, corporations and potential sources of funds.

Preparation of reports and official letters for sponsors/donors providing updates and end-of-project reports with regard to expenditure of funds and overall success of the project.

Supervise, the Development Project Intern, VCO + Communication Intern + Espoir Team Leader.

planning meetings in HQ.

Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all stakeholders and ensuring that issues are presented to right team/ individual for resolution and closure.

Manage the development, review and finalization of monthly project work plans.

Contribute to the development and implementation of multi-country program initiatives.

Prepare an implementation plan, timeline and cost for each approved development project.

Evaluate, monitor and report to Chairperson on projects at SB HQ.

Prepare development project proposals for presentation to the Chairperson.

Monitor project implementation progress, and identify and address implementation challenges in collaboration with HOM and headquarter staff.

Manage the development of ESPIRE program budgets and budget modifications, and monitor program expenditures to ensure activities are implemented within budgetary guidelines.

Monitor changes to the project scope, schedule and costs and report or escalate to the unit directors as needed

Participate in the design and implementation of assessments, program reviews and evaluation activities.

Manage the documentation and dissemination of project results, including preparation and submission of progress reports, presentations, and other program documentation

Support teams in the development and management of sub-agreements scopes of work and sub-agreement budgets, and monitoring progress of contract deliverables and expenses

Acquire proficiency in organization approved project management and data analysis tools and support the development of new tools
Award Management.

Support the development of proposals on a need basis as proposal manager.

Monitor the timelines for all donor action such as prior approval, continuation application etc.

Prepare donor requirements package by driving and participating in the process with the relevant stakeholders.

Engage with Team after the submission of the process to close any gaps in information.

External Relationships.

Develop and maintain working relationships with donors, partners and other stakeholders.

Ensure compliance with donor requirements and procedures and contribute to the preparation and implementation of corrective action plans.

Attending conference to present SB work in BEL and LEB.
Search for new partner.

 

Secondary Tasks:

Point of Contact for Monthly Reports from the centres.
Oversight and quality control of SB Espoir weekend reports prepared by the Espoir TL.
Assisting Chairwomen in meeting.

Essential Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree.
Three years of development project experience.
Two years of fundraising experience.
Experience writing proposals and presentations
Experience in monitoring and evaluation.
Excellent communication skills.
Fluent in English and French.
Good computer skills.
Supervisory experience.

 

Desirable Qualifications:

Refugee experience
Multi-national experience
Dutch speaker

 

Personal Attributes:

Highly motivated, energetic, and capable of independent work.
Confident and direct when representing SB Overseas to sponsors/donors or funding agencies.
Displays strong personal initiative.
Works well under pressure.
Social and engaging with excellent interpersonal skills.
Flexible and open to new ideas.
Calm and rational with a logical and analytical approach to problems.

 

Remarks:

Normal office environment
May require travel within EU or to Lebanon
May require weekend work from time-to-time

Volunteer Coordinator

Location: Brussels
Category: Full Time Staff
Duration: 12 Months (CDD38)
Reports To: Chairperson

Contact: jobs@sboverseas.org

Start: 29/4/2019 training,  2/5/2019 contract start

The main goal of a Volunteer Coordinator is to ensure our organization has enough volunteers to fulfill its service mission. To meet that goal, He/She must perform a variety of duties involving recruitment, training and program planning.

 

Primary Tasks:

Forecast numbers of volunteer needed for Lebanon centres.

Sourcing volunteers for SB HQ, SB Espoir in Brussels

Coordinate continuous recruitment advertising via social media, company and platform.

Acknowledge receipt of volunteer applications

Maintain database of CV’s and cover letters of interested candidates

Evaluate CV’s and cover letters and prepare short list for review

Prepare standard questions for short list candidates

Coordinate video interviews for short list candidates

Conduct interviews of prospective volunteers

Prepare prioritized list of candidates with interview notes for approval by chairperson

Selection of successful candidates, including possible reserve candidates

Notification of successful candidates (and reserve candidates)

Notification of unsuccessful applicants

For Lebanon: Coordinate in-theatre arrival/departure of volunteer (essential documentation, arrival between 1-5 of the month and departure between 25-30 of the month, etc.)

For Brussels: Coordinate the volunteer contract signature and facilitate contact with Team Leader SB Espoir as applicable

Exploring funding options (sponsors, partnerships, etc.) for volunteer programmes

Exploring new plat form.

Disseminate information for upcoming actions and events.

Keep detailed records of volunteers information and assignments.

Ensure the purpose of the organization and its actions is clearly communicated.

 

Secondary Tasks:

Point of contact for Team Leader Weekly Reports from Lebanon

Point of contact for volunteer teacher extension requests

Point of contact for end-of-tour volunteer teachers’ feedback

Point of contact for evaluations of volunteer teachers from Lebanon

Arrange for appropriate training when needed

Attending conference.

 

Essential Qualifications:

Proven experience as operations director or similar position.

Experience in volunteering locally and/or internationally.

Experience in recruiting through various channels.

Working knowledge of databases and MS Office (especially Excel).

Able to communicate effectively with diverse people.

Excellent organizational and team coordination abilities.

A pleasant, outgoing personality.

BSc/BA in business administration, human resources, social studies or relevant field will be appreciated.

Refugee experience

Multi-national experience

Excellent communication skills

Fluent in English

 

Desirable Qualifications:

Second language – French /Dutch and/or Arabic preferred.

Computer skills.

Marketing Skills.

Recruitment experience.

 

Personal Attributes:

Highly motivated, energetic, and capable of independent work.

Displays personal initiative.

Social and engaging with excellent interpersonal skills.

Flexible and open to new ideas.

Calm and rational with a logical and analytical approach to problems.

Works well under pressure.

 

Remarks:

Occasional travel, usually to Lebanon.

Long hours at times.

Weekend work may be required.

Normal office work environment.

The position of Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for selecting, training, and supervising the volunteer staff of our organization. Volunteer Coordinator typically is responsible for high-level activities and spend a lot of time working independently and making his own decisions.

A Volunteer Coordinator must also be able to communicate effectively with volunteers, paid staff members and donners.

Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, selection, on-boarding, and return of volunteers destined for the training centres in Lebanon, as well as sourcing volunteers for SB HQ, (SB Espoir) in Brussels.

Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for motivating volunteers by implementing promotional awards and incentive schemes. He /she will also be handling volunteering budgets and acting as a liaison between volunteer teams and external agencies, local authorities, corporate sponsors and other relevant partners.

Intern

Location: Brussels
Category: Internship
Duration: Between 3 and 6 months
Reports To: Chairperson

We accept applications on a rolling basis for internships. Candidates must be from a university that requires an internship as part of your studies in the area of development, marketing, communications and/or social work.

Should you be interested in undertaking an internship with us, please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@sboverseas.org.

VOLUNTEER

We welcome people to apply to volunteer to teach in our schools in Lebanon and join us in Brussels with our integration and inclusion program: SB Espoir.

See here for more information.