Project Officer   - Tenders Global

Project Officer  

Medair International


Company presentation

Working for Medair is a unique and rewarding experience that encompasses so much! Medair’s purpose is to save lives and relieve human suffering in the world’s hardest to reach and devastated places. Are you an experienced professional, inspired by your faith to care for others? Are you willing to give of yourself to work in tough places, going the extra mile to restore dignity and hope to people in crisis? We have teams of incredible people recruited from all around the world, working in difficult contexts. They forge bonds with colleagues that last a lifetime. You can make a real difference in the world.  Medair has opportunities for people like you to excel, to grow, and to be challenged. Bring your values, passion, and commitment, and consider a career with Medair.

Job description

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Role & Responsibilities

The Project Officer is an entry-level developmental role designed to provide humanitarian experience to a new relief worker who wants to pursue and develop a career in the aid sector. The Project Officer will provide needed support to the Deputy Country Director and Project Managers in a variety of sectors and gain understanding of the different aspects of Project Management.


Project Overview

The Lebanon programme works across the country, including in the Bekaa Valley and Beirut Mount Lebanon. Medair supports both Syrian refugees and Lebanese communities with projects in Health, Mental Health, Shelter and GIS Mapping.


Workplace & Working conditions

Field based position in Zahle, Lebanon.


Starting Date / Initial Contract Details
ASAP, preferably before March 2024. Full time, 12 months.


Key Activity Areas

Support to Project Management

  • Support the Project Managers, Deputy Country Director and Programme Funding Manager in the development of projects and the writing of new concept notes and proposals when required.
  • Support the team in gathering information and writing donor reports when required.
  • Contribute, shape and review assessments and reports, working with project staff to improve quality and develop capacity.
  • Support in analysis of data and ensure learning is incorporated into projects.
  • Support in monitoring and evaluation, including monitoring visits to field sites.
  • Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability in all aspects of the project.
  • Contribute to the mainstreaming of gender, accountability and access for people with specific needs across our programmes.

External representation

  • Representation of Medair at coordination meetings and through relationships with external partners (e.g. community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships.


  • Participate in activities related to different departments to actively learn about the full range of NGO work, e.g. the recruitment process, tender process, cash counts.
  • Cover aspects of roles such as Project Managers or Programme Funding Manager while they are on annual leave, as appropriate per the employee’s capacity.
  • Any other work as designated by the Project Coordinator.

Team Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.
  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.
  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.
  • Support the Deputy Country Director and Country Director in developing and ensuring a good team culture across the team.

This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.


  • University or College degree in a relevant field.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).


  • 2 years post-qualification professional experience.
  • Previous experience living or travelling in a development context.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel and/or Access or other database skills.
  • Good planning, assessment and analytical skills.
  • Good numerical, report writing and administration skills.
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Clear written and verbal communication.
  • Strong management skills.
  • Able to prioritise clearly and oversee multiple tasks.
  • Willingness to be stretched professionally, personally, and spiritually.
  • Interest in a long-term humanitarian career.

 How to applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organizational values

b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair’s accountability policies and best practices.

c) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

Application Process

To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair Page.

Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.


More details

Working hours (%): 80-100%

Type of contract: Staff (Temporary)

Macro-area: Middle East and Northern Africa

Level of experience: Junior Professional, 1 to 3 years

Area of work: Monitoring and Evaluation, Results-based Management

Type of organisation: NGOs

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