Project Officer M&E

Project Officer M&E, Lebanon

Based in Beirut, Lebanon

Opportunity to work for a leading organisation working with and for older people globally

If you're looking to progress your career in a great working environment, please read on.

Our employees have a wide range of benefits including 15 days holiday (plus bank holidays), enhanced maternity and adoption pay. We also actively support our staff with a variety of flexible working arrangements to help balance work and home life.

The organisation
HelpAge International's vision is a world where older people fulfil their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives. We are the secretariat of the HelpAge global network, bringing together more than 114 affiliates and 200 partners working with older people in over 50 countries.

HelpAge in Lebanon

Since January 2013, HelpAge has been working in partnership in Lebanon initially with Handicap International on an Inclusion Programme that works with humanitarian responders to ensure humanitarian assistance reaches older people and people with disabilities – two vulnerable groups that are often neglected in humanitarian response.

HelpAge then expanded its programme in order to ensure that appropriate and relevant health care services are available for older refugees in Lebanon, in particular treatment for chronic, non-communicable diseases that affect so many older people. The programme is implemented in partnership with Lebanese local NGOs.

Key responsibilities

In order to meet older people’s humanitarian needs and develop effective strategies and expertise, HelpAge and its partners implement inclusion programmes in Eurasia and Middle East in humanitarian contexts including conflict and displacement settings and in the aftermath of natural disasters.

This post will be based in the HelpAge International project office in Beirut, Lebanon, with key relationships extending across the Lebanon based projects and with all partner organizations offices. The Project Officer M&E should ensure the proper implementation of the following key tasks:

· Develop and strengthen projects monitoring and evaluation framework and procedures

· Provide support to selected partner organizations to implement integrated programme monitoring activities with a particular focus on effectiveness and impact assessment.

· Conduct regular field visits to the project sites to ensure proper implementation of the project activities

· Support project staff for the proper use of monitoring tools

· Develop and maintain an updated data base

· Identify shortfalls and bottlenecks in the implementation of planned and propose recommendations and corrective measures as necessary

· Ensure coordination and collaboration among different partners towards effective and efficient M&E framework

· Advise on the implementation and management of flexible and simple lesson sharing methods at programme, national and international levels.

· Support and facilitate the participation of older people and relevant stakeholders in various projects activities.

· Work with project staff to analyze, maintain and supply evidence emerging from project experience, and feed this back into future programming/projects.

· Make sure that partners provide timely and quality reports.

· Prepare report for all activities including trainings, led and/or supported by HelpAge.

· Provide necessary capacity building and training to HelpAge partners.

· Represent HAI at external meetings, including those initiated by HAI in the Regional Office and engage with external networks relevant to increasing the capacity of the organization to effectively demonstrate results and learning.

· Undertake any other duties as and when necessary to fulfil the objectives of the post and of HelpAge International.


Essential skills, knowledge and experience

The ideal candidate will have:


· Bachelor degree in nursing, public health, health sciences, social sciences or any related field

· Good monitoring and analytical skills with attention to details

· Good communication and interpersonal skills

· A min of 2- max of 5 years of experience in a related field

· Experience in designing and/ or using tools for needs assessment, data collection and data analysis

· Experience of production of project reports.

· Expertize in literature review

· Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team

· Arabic Native speaker

· Good Command of English Language


· Master’s degree (is plus)

· Experience of working in the Middle East region

· Knowledge and experience of ageing and issues facing older people in emergencies


This vacancy is open for National Staff, who possess the relevant post requirements.


Closing date: 31st of July 2017

Interview week: Second to Third week of August 2017

Start date: As soon as possible


HelpAge International is an equal opportunities employer.

HelpAge International is committed to providing our staff with continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to thrive within an inclusive and diverse environment. As part of our commitment to promoting gender diversity, we are a member of the Business in the Community gender campaign


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