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Private Sector Engagement Assistant - Mkalles

Beirut (Lebanon) | Lebanon

Requisition ID: req2593

Job Title: Private Sector Engagement Assistant - Mkalles

Sector: Economic Recovery & Livelihood

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Lebanon-Beirut

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Private Sector Engagement Manager, the Private Sector Engagement Assistant will support the smooth running of the relevant activities of the program by liaising with the program’s officers ensuring that the apprenticeship, microenterprise support and other ensuing activities are supported as best as possible.  The position is extremely important to ensure smooth communication between the various activities in all three locations, Akkar, Mount Lebanon, Tripoli and T5, as well as the timely completion of administrative requirements related to all aspects of the programs’ implementation.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Private Sector Engagement Team in Akkar, Mkalles, Tripoli and T5 to ensure coordination of various activities
  • Support in the completion of the apprenticeship weekly appraisal process (field visits included)
  • Support in compiling of apprenticeship documents (ToR, MoU, etc.)
  • Collect apprenticeship attendance sheets from different areas in Mount Lebanon
  • Support in the documentation of the cases for the microenterprise support program
  • Ensure that regular M&E visits to microenterprise grantees are done
  • Process data into the local information system
  • Support organization of events in both locations, as required
  • Perform other duties, as needed or requested by the supervisor.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to:  Private Sector Engagement Manager
  • Position directly supervises:  NA
  • Indirect Reporting:  Private Sector Engagement Team

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

  • Internal: (Mount Lebanon, Akkar, Tripoli and T5, and Beirut Locations) ERD Managers (Livelihoods, Conditional Cash, M&E, LCC) – Livelihoods Senior Officers – Livelihoods Team - Supply Chain Officers – Finance Officers – Procurement Officer
  • External:  None


  • At least one year of prior professional experience in a similar post, preferably with an international organization
  • Excellent attention to detail and commitment to following up tasks until completed
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Solid English language skills desirable
  • Computer literate, experience with Microsoft office and Outlook, experience in document design and layout
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently
  • Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.

Working Environment:

Standard office work environment and IRC assets will include: internet connection, electricity, personal laptop and work phone.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Beirut (Lebanon) | Lebanon
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Public, Private Partnership
    • Trade and Development
  • Closing Date:

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