United States of America US Embassy located in Beirut, Lebanon has invited online applications from Interested candidates for the post ‘Development Assistant’ at its main Embassy Campus in Beirut.
Post Name: Development Assistance
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Salary: LBP £86,355,361 – LBP £138,168,577
Last Date To Apply: 1st June, 2020
Qualifications and Evaluations
Physical Demands: The work requested does not involve undue physical demands. Post Entry Training: USAID FFP and OFDA training will be provided in Washington, DC, and the field. Training required for certification as an Activity Manager and COR/AOR will be provided regionally or in Washington, DC.
Education: University (Bachelor’s) degree in the technical sector (WASH, food security, health, emergency assistance), political science, international development or affairs, law, social sciences, humanities, public or business administration, logistics/operations, or related field.
Applications that do not meet the required minimum qualifications will not be scored. Candidates meeting the required qualifications for the position will be evaluated based on information presented in the application. USAID reserves the right to conduct interviews with the top-ranked short-listed candidates. If the interview is conducted, the interview will be one of the determining factors in the final selection.
Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, government, or social services.
Job Knowledge: Expert detailed knowledge of humanitarian assistance, the humanitarian coordination structure, and on-the-ground operations. Familiarity with donor programming, UN/NGO operations, logistics, refugee assistance, and food assistance is required. Sophisticated knowledge of regional/national culture, country, external/regional environment, and political situation is required.
Skills: Ability to interact diplomatically and effectively with high-level U.S., donor, and host country officials required. Ability to work independently, take initiative and exercise good judgment. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work productively with a variety of senior-level contacts.
Ability to analyze and report on information on relevant humanitarian and refugee-related topics. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, in English and Arabic. Willingness and ability to carry out site visits throughout Lebanon (and if necessary, the region), including to refugee camps and border areas, and to an international organization and NGO projects, warehouses, and offices.
Language: Fluency in Arabic (Level IV) and fluency in English (Level IV) are required. The ability to write clearly and succinctly is required.
How to Apply:
Eligible applicants are required to complete this on-line application process and submit any applicable required documents by [e.g., 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)] on the closing date of this announcement.
If applying online poses an extreme hardship, you must contact the human resources office no later than [e.g., two, three, etc.] business days prior to the closing date of this vacancy announcement. An alternative application method will be provided upon approval of the hardship notification. After this time, requests to apply via alternative methods will not be granted.
Please note that all required documents must be received by the closing date, via online or alternative methods, and that we will determine your eligibility and qualifications based solely on the material received by the closing date.
- Current Resume
- Degree with Transcripts
- Degree without Degree
- List of references (at least three)