CTM is seeking for a:

Project Assistant in Lebanon

Tasks and duties

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Project Manager, the incumbent assists in the effective and efficient management of the project through a range of actions contributing to the design, planning, management and monitoring of project activities. In particular, the Project Assistant:

  • Assists the Project Manager in the supervision and support of project activities
  • Follows up the project activities in the field to ensure that the technical aspects of the project are in line with project objectives;
  • Liaises with other project team members, partners, as well as with national and international consultants and other stakeholders;
  • Make pertinent logistical arrangements for the prompt and effective implementation of the project activities; provide support to international consultants in the implementation of their tasks for the achievement of project results (for example communication, agenda, visas, reservations as needed);
  • Organize and participate in project internal and external meetings, according to coordination needs, keeping records and minutes of meetings;
  • Write and /or translate routine reports and documents, and assist with the development of project materials;
  • Collect vouchers, invoices, expenses receipts and reports accordingly with periodical narrative and financial reports;
  • Assist in the project visibility plan, including PowerPoint presentation, documents drafting, stickers and banners creation among others;
  • Maintain calendars, receive and compose communications as correspondence and letters; deal with certifications, tender documentation, contracts, project close-out documentation and permit process requirements;
  • Order and maintain stationery and equipment supplies;
  • Perform all required clerical duties.

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in any relevant field (human sciences, economics, law, public administration or other related fields)
  • Two years of working experience; experience working with NGOs is an asset
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written
  • Arabic native speaker
  • Good attitude to problem-solving; proactive approach to task management
  • Excellent self-motivation and commitment; ability to cope with strict deadlines in a complex environment:
  • Commitment to work with flexible office hours
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good computer literacy (Word, Excel, Power Point, mail clients, etc.)
  • Valid driving license
  • Additional qualifications in project cycle management and / or international cooperation and / or other related field are considered an asset
  • Good sense of humor

Duty station

Beirut, with extensive travels to Tyre.

How to apply

Applicants should send a CV (no longer than 3 pages) and a motivation letter, both in PDF format, to: marco.landi@ctm-lecce.it Deadline for application is July 08, 2016, at 18:00. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. CTM is an equal opportunity employer: female candidates are encouraged to apply.

AID/10339 vacancy for project assistant