Project Coordinator

International Medical Corps, Lebanon

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
5th October, 2017

Job Description


International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation

Program and Staff Management

  • Ensure the MADAD project is implemented according to strategy, work plan, and budget, in addition to meeting indicators and deliverables
  • Work closely with the Deputy Country Director, other members of the Senior Management Team, and field teams to determine the operational needs of the MADAD project
  • Complete regular visits to the field to ensure proper implementation of activities, determine programmatic gaps, etc.
  • Serve as project budget holder and liaise closely with Finance Director to ensure program is on track for financial spending, including through the review of spending plans and monthly pipelines
  • Ensure program compliance with donor policies and regulations and complementary with other agencies' efforts
  • Analyze data gathered and propose alternative strategies of program implementation
  • Work with the Program Development and Quality Manager and M&E Manager to design and implement a reporting system to monitor and evaluate the objectives, indicators and outcomes of the program
  • With the assistance of HQ, Finance, Sub-grants, and Compliance colleagues, ensure that contract, finance and grants administration functions are in full compliance with provisions of the agreement with the EU
  • Directly supervise sub-grants manager

Representation and Reporting

  • Serve as primary point of contact for Consortium Members and EU MADAD on program implementation issues
  • Oversee administrative and office support activities such as systematically arranging documents (including MOUs, grant amendments, etc.) and grants files. Compiling documents according to an established system for audit preparation.
  • Ensure that technical deliverables and monitoring and evaluations plan are designed, agreed, and match the project requirements and ensure that all the project information and benchmarks are achieved in a most transparent way and properly reported by IMC and Consortium Members for the MADAD project
  • Organize, review, and ensure timely submission of project narrative and financial reports to the donor
  • Coordinate with other Consortium Members to receive narrative and financial reports, providing feedback and overseeing edits of their submissions.
  • Assist in compiling and disseminating grant information necessary to other departments.
  • Attend coordination meetings which are relevant to the MADAD program
  • Represent the organization at meetings and during visits by the EU, by Consortium Member management, or as requested by the Deputy Country Director


  • Maintain flexibility to take on added responsibility as and when needed
  • Other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Compliance & Ethics:

Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to theposition, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree or related qualification preferred in Public Health, International Development, or in a relevant field of study
  • Minimum 3-4 years of progressively increasing program management responsibility on programs in developing countries and/or crisis contexts
  • 2-3 years of experience with staff management
  • Comprehensive knowledge and working experience with grant management for the EU
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to handle multiple tasks and demands, establish priorities and work effectively in a deadline driven environment with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership roles, promoting strategic planning, and careful budget management
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, as well as the EU MADAD representatives.
  • Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret, and speak at a highly proficient level of English

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.


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