Middle East Director - International Alert

Middle East Director

  • Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits
  • Contract duration: 1 year with the possibility of extension
  • Location: Beirut, Lebanon
  • Closing date: 16 June 2023 (23:59 UK Time)

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our dynamic Middle East programme. To manage and oversee Alert’s peacebuilding portfolio in Lebanon specifically and with oversight to develop our programmes across the region. You will manage our team in Lebanon, lead on the implementation of our strategy across the Middle East, oversee and guide fundraising efforts and collaborations, and work towards ensuring impactful, well-managed peacebuilding programmes.

We are looking for a candidate who can has significant leadership experience, managing development, peacebuilding or similar projects in Lebanon and the region. Someone who is a strategic thinker with excellent people management skills. Technical peacebuilding skills in areas such as conflict sensitivity, monitoring and evaluation, training and research are a strong asset. You will be a proactive, delivery-focused problem solver, with excellent interpersonal and team-working skills.

Please note that the above are just some of the job requirements. For the full requirements, please click here to read the job description.

All applicants must have existing right to work in Lebanon.

International Alert prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented people including women, people from the Global South, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ people, disabled people, and other historically marginalised people.

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.