FSL and Nutrition Head of Project

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Last update: Nov 16, 2022 Last update: Nov 16, 2022


Deadline: Dec 16, 2022 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Lebanon Lebanon
Sectors: Food Security, Health, Programme & Resource Management Food Security, Health, Programme & Resource Management
Job type: Contract, 4 to 12 months
Arabic, English Arabic, English
Work experience: From 3 years
Date posted: Nov 16, 2022
Expected starting date: As soon as possible


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You'll contribute to ending world hunger by ...

Action against Hunger is an international non-governmental, private, apolitical, non-religious and non-profit organization created in 1979. Its goal is to combat hunger and dangerous situations that threaten men, women, and children. Currently 500 expats and more than 5,000 employees are working for Action against Hunger in more than forty-six countries working in projects concerning four areas of focus: nutrition, health, food security and water and sanitation.

In Lebanon, the Syrian crisis continues to generate political, social, and economic pressure due to the war in Lebanon and keeps more than 1.5 million refugees in a situation of increasing vulnerability. In this environment of political, economic and social uncertainty, our teams have maintained their high levels of humanitarian response and aid to Lebanon. Likewise, our interventions have been maintained in the Bekaa and northern areas, as well as in the south of the country, with a special focus on working in partnership or in consortium with other organizations and on institutional strengthening of the relationship with both donors. institutional, such as with local authorities and entities.


Focusing on Syrian refugee population and Lebanese host communities,
mobilization committees,
isolation centers,
municipalities and service providers.
Conducting training for health personnel.
Distributing disinfection and dignity kits.
Installing latrines for people with specific needs in Aarsal.
Carrying out channel cleaning to ensure proper drainage. Distributing water through tanker trucks.

The FSL Field and Nutrition Head of Project will be responsible of:

The Head of Project (HoP) will be responsible of the implementation of GIZ activities in Zahle Lebanon covering Central and West Bekaa area. The HoP will be tasked to ensure that the project activities are implemented and monitored in accordance to the program work-plan and logical frameworks and will be supporting the design of new proposals. The HOP will be actively engaged in field monitoring, risk reduction and will be responsible of the management of 3 team members.
Ensure quality intervention with MEAL tools, field monitoring and quality reporting

Key activities in your role will include

Objective 1: To ensure timely and quality implementation of Food security, livelihoods, and Nutrition activities (25 %)

To support the Program Manager (PM) and DPM in design of the beneficiary selection process
To supervise the field officers in the beneficiary selection process daily and to actively support the process
To present FSL and nutrition activities work-plans, designs, and proposals to the DPM based on on-going ACF programs.
To plan and facilitate the design of trainings to be provided to FSL and Nutrition program participants
To provide weekly work-plans and tasks to the Field Officers based on project work-plans and ensure good allocation of tasks through follow ups with Field Officers
To be present in the field regularly to follow up project implementation and monitor the field staff
To actively support ACF’s implementing partners in conducting their food security and nutrition activities in the area
To represent PM and DPM on daily encounters with program stakeholders
To supervise the field officers in conducting the activities (registrations, distributions, briefings, monitoring, reporting, etc.)
To supervise the field officers in the beneficiary assessment process on daily basis and to actively support the process.
To facilitate the implementation of pilot FSL activities in Bekaa and present results with written and narrative reports to the PM and DPM
To provide distribution plans, procurement requests to the DPM based on agreed project work-plan
Prepare project materials alongside with the teams, such as IEC, training modules, workshops, etc.;
Actively participate in budget follow up meetings with the PM and DPM
Ensure project monitoring activities are implemented according to the project work-plans
To support drafting of FSL and nutrition sector analysis sections in conducted assessments and surveys under the guidance of DPM and PM and in coordination with MEAL Manager
Follow-up the MEAL plan and project indicators, in coordination with MEAL Department;
Support the staff under line management in integrating MEAL activities;

Objective 2: To promote the comprehension and support the implementation of FSL and nutrition interventions in Central and West Bekaa (30 %)

Collect and evaluate information on livelihoods, FSL and Nutrition of the targeted populations and identify their needs
Identify FSL and nutrition support needs of the refugee and host communities population and propose intervention opportunities in line with ACF country strategy to the PM and DPM.
Be responsible for the design and specifications for FSL and Nutrition interventions and materials, in coordination with the PM and DPM at base level as well as the Nutrition and FSL Coordinators
Plan and collect systematically the means of verification for the project (attendance sheets, distribution list of beneficiaries, etc.)
Finalize with the Nutrition staff the curriculum and schedule for the nutrition group sessions and IYCF counselling
Ensure the smooth and effective delivery of the nutrition group sessions and follow up with individual cases requiring extra support.
Under the guidance of the DPM, actively coordinate with other agencies implementing FSL and Nutrition interventions in Bekaa
Under the guidance of the DPM and PM, actively coordinate with other stakeholders in livelihoods and nutrition sector in South Lebanon
Represent ACF in regional working group meetings in coordination with the PM, DPM, Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator, and the Nutrition Coordinator .
Represent ACF in national working group meetings in coordination with the PM and the Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator
Support the identification and design of FSL and Nutrition proposals in Bekaa

Objective 3: Team Management (30%)

Divide the tasks and responsibilities between team members according to programmes’ needs, including delegation systems;
Prepare field staff weekly and monthly workplans with DPM in accordance with the project’s overall implementation plan
Participate in staff training , helping to build technical capacity of staff , operators and partners in the area of Nutrition and FSL
Monitor and coach colleagues and team members, building the capacity to obtain high quality results and impacts.
Helps to develop and execute context – specific solutions to improve collaboration, coordination and performance.
Ensure the good respect of working condition while in office or the field, especially the respect of ACF Code of conduct and standard operation procedures for the area of operation and safety rules on the construction sites.
Ensure staff appraisals are conducted and together with the DPM
In collaboration with HR Department, ensure the follow-up of the leaves and working hours of the team members;

Objective 4: Finance and Logistic (10 %)

Organize day- to-day logistic, administration and personal activities
Manage all related program equipment and materials in close consultation with the logistic / procurement officer. Maintain and ensure proper project asset register
Ensure a proper forecast and budget follow-up of the project, in close coordination with the Logistics and Admin Department.
Ensure the application of the Log –Kit forums and procedures pertaining to the supply chain, procurement, transport / movement
Supervise specific project (s) budget forecast & follow up
Participate in the design of new budget
Flag any deviation to the Programme Manager and DPM and propose solutions.
Flag any issues with supplier (quality of the service and respecting the clauses of the contract) to the line manager and Logistics.
Use the internal tools and processes for procurement and stock follow-up.
Prepare the weekly transportation request and planning for her/his team.

Objective 5: Reporting (5 %)

To be involved in the final project reporting: monthly APRs intermediate and final reports
Report the progress of the work to his / her inline supervisor and material used
Report possible problem or conflict during the activities
Report weekly activities and transportation needs
Contribute to project and beneficiaries’ data collection and reporting
Regular reporting to FSL PM and DPM.

Objective 6: Security

To respect the security rules specified in the mission and base security plan, see to it that the team under his/her responsibility complies with the security plan and perform the security management tasks that can be assigned in its protocols
To communicate to the security managers of the working location any security related information or non-compliance with the security plan

Objective 7: Support humanitarian activities of Action Against Hunger

Support the emergency interventions of the organization as per the employee’s abilities.
Support any activity that helps reaching our humanitarian goals, as per the employee’s abilities.

Action Against Hunger – Lebanon seeks to promote gender equality and is committed to empowering women to participate effectively in their communities, we strongly encourage women to apply.

We Strongly encourage people with disabilities to apply.

ACF has a zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation, sexual harassment, and abuse (SEA).

Do you meet the profile required criteria?

Training/ Education:

Bachelor’s degree in social work, economy, food security, Nutrition, humanitarian action or any related field

Technical specific knowledge:

Food security and livelihoods, nutrition, economy, etc.

Previous experience:

3 to 4 years’ experience in humanitarian and development organizations
1 year experience in livelihoods programs are desirable
Experience in CBI is preferable
Experience in managing field team is preferable
Experience in the Beqaa is preferable

Humanitarian sector knowledge:

Good knowledge of INGOs and donor agencies procedure, guidelines and intervention in the country


Native Arabic compulsory, good level of English

IT and specific systems:

Good skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and good skills in smart phones

Our remuneration package:

We offer immediate incorporation to a dynamic international network with the following remuneration package:

Based in: Zahle
Formal work contract: 8 months
Salary: according to ACF salary scale and according to the candidate’s previous experience (following the standard list of Action Against Hunger).
LBP 95,000 daily transportation allowance on working days
Social security registration and NSSF family allowance if eligible
Complementary health insurance for you and your dependents
Work accident insurance
Life insurance (after 3 months of contract)
School allowance for your children if eligible as per the official decrees (paid each year in October)
1.5 days of paid holidays per month
Approx. 18 days per year of public holidays

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