Experience

  • Protection (Livelihoods) Manager

    at International Rescue Committee

    June 2015 - at Present

    Beyrouth

    Implementing protection mainstreaming, case for protection projects within IRC three geographical areas. Acted as protection senior manager and oversee the protection monitoring, case management, legal services and cash interventions. Also acted as protection coordinator and was the protection lead for IRC.

  • Save the Children International (SCI)

    at Save the Children International (SCI)

    March 2014 - March 2015

    Beyrouth

    o Pilot youth livelihoods program in coordination with child protection program, overseeing the establishment of three community centres in BML. o Managing field staff, provide coaching and trainings on community mobilization, targeting and identification of youth. o Leading coordination with local partners, initiated the micro enterprise for apprenticeships and traineeships for youth refugees. o Budget management and donor progress reports/ following up MEAL plans o Oversee urban assessment for market based solutions for livelihoods programs, supporting researchers on conducting FGDs, interviews and literature desk review. o Assist in the development and delivering of youth training curriculum and materials (life skills, financial literacy and humanitarian training). o Contribute to proposals drafting, donor reporting.

  • Project Manager for the Support to Citizenship Education

    at Centre For Lebanese Studies (CLS)

    October 2012 - January 2014

    Beyrouth

    My main role was to coordinate and liaise with Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE) and the consortium members (consist of two local research centres and two UK based partners). I was responsible of the following: o Support the four Lead principals in the designing of the project action plans and oversee the implementation of Y1 core activity related to field research in 36 schools all over Lebanon o Setting financial reporting mechanisms in compliance with EU regulations and guidelines, including managing local partners’ budget and financial reporting. o Setting up administrative restructuring for one research centre, including staff handbook, HR, financial and risk managements. o Drafting standards operational procedures for finance, logistic and admin as part of internal capacity building plan. o Provide support on literature review and data analyses in coordination with leading principal investigators.

  • Program Officer for Iraq Program

    at Oxfam Great Britain (GB)

    December 2010 - October 2012

    Beyrouth

    o Identify partners and oversee partners’ appraisal assessments. o Providing progress reports for donor reporting and informing future interventions. o Conducted monitoring visits to Iraq partners on regular basis. Remote management providing coaching and capacity building for partners in Iraq on: (M&E framework, reporting and financial management, campaigning and advocacy skills and gender analyses). Organizing study tours to regional programs. o Supported Women Access to Justice program funded by CIDA, engaging men to gender equality funded by EU (partners in Jordan, Egypt, Yemen and Lebanon). o Focal point for launching Humanitarian Assistance for Syrian Refugee in early crisis preparation phase and launched trainings on applying Sphere standards in humanitarian interventions. o Acting Country Director and perform all tasks required to assure smooth running of office operations related to administration, logistic, finance and programs.

  • Office Manager/ Youth Health Project Coordinator

    at Lebanese NGO’s Network

    January 2004 - February 2009

    Beyrouth

    Involved in strengthening coordination and cooperation between 12 non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) working collectively to implement Youth School Health program, I was responsible for the following: o Managed Youth School health program among 6 partners of local NGOs, acting as a coordination focal point providing technical support and management for field staff members. o Prepare joint projects proposals under the supervision of network General Secretary. o Represent the network in relevant seminars, conferences and meetings. o Handled all operational and logistic aspects of the network initiatives. o Donor reporting, contributed to proposal writing and supported fundraising for the network.

  • Coordinator Assistant

    at Amnesty International) - Regional office for MENA –HR Education

    October 2000 - February 2002

    Beyrouth

    o Organizing conferences, workshops and exhibitions aiming at providing resources for human rights defenders on human rights issues. o Responsible for volunteers program, selection of volunteers, providing orientation and training. o Coordinate with Amnesty members in Lebanon to implement human rights education activities in schools and universities through a launching of national workshop on human rights education reform. o Responsible for administrative, logistic and office administration annual budget.

  • President Assistant

    at Amel Association- Lebanon

    September 1993 - October 2000

    Beyrouth

    o Responsible for all president office duties and able to act during his absence. o Assist the projects team in implementing activities under several interventions within the established network of centres spread around the country. o Organize and follow up regional and local workshops and conferences related to social development and human rights. o Support in literature review and drafting of papers on different topics: emergency and development response, social stability, disability and others.

Education

  • Preparing Master degree at Social Science studies faculty - Lebanese University.

    at Lebanese University

    2018 - at Present (2 years) Beyrouth

  • Compass Program (online Management Basics Program)

    at Harvard Business Publishing

    2018 - 2018 (1 year)

  • Cash transfer and vouchers programming (CaLP)-Amman

    at (CaLP)

    2018 - 2018 (1 year)

  • Protection Mainstreaming ToT

    at GPC

    2015 - 2015 (1 year) Beyrouth

  • o Social Sciences Diploma

    at Lebanese University

    2001 - 2004 (3 years) Beyrouth

  • Diploma (Correspondence Business Course)

    at Business Training Ltd.-London

    1990 - 1991 (1 year)

  • High school degree

    at Al thania high school for girls

    1987 - 1990 (3 years) Beyrouth

Languages

  • Arabic Native

  • English Negotiation

Hives