Position summaryContextHumanitarian situation and needsSince the outbreak of the Syrian crisis in April 2011, according to UN estimations, 6.6 million people have been internally displaced, while 4.8 million refugees have been registered in the neighboring countries as of June 2016. Lebanon is the second host country for Syrian refugees with over 1.049 million refugees registered as of March 2016 for an overall population of less than 4.5 million (representing more than 23% of the population). Prior to this crisis, Lebanon was already hosting half a million Palestinian refugees; the pressure on the Lebanese government and local population is very high.In April 2015, the United Nations Security Council declared that the international community has to help Lebanon in its efforts to host more than 1 million refugees from neighboring Syria. Since the beginning of March 2015, the government of Lebanon, through the General Security Directorate, is enforcing entry regularization among refugees entering from Syria. The Lebanese government has also asked the UNHCR to temporary stop the registration process, hence new refugees and new born babies cannot be registered anymore and refugees that arrived after the 5th of January 2015 have been deregistered (around 11,319 individuals).While Palestinian refugees are settled in camps, there are no official camps for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. On a case by case basis, the government may authorize the establishment of formal tented settlements (FTS). However, Syrian refugees are mainly settled in small shelter units (SSU), collective shelters (CS) or informal settlements (IS). The spillover of the Syrian crisis into Lebanon compounded pre-existing vulnerabilities among the Lebanese society. Refugee populations have in many cases settled in areas inhabited by impoverished and vulnerable Lebanese communities further stretching limited or non-existent sources of income and public services at the local level. This situation will place an increased economic strain on the families, and in addition to the expected decrease in basic assistance due to low funding levels, an escalation in negative coping mechanisms (such as begging, child labor, child marriages, sexual services for food/accommodation, petty crime, etc.) might be witnessedOur action in the fieldPresent in the country since 1996, PUI has a long experience in assisting conflict affected populations in the South. Since 2012, PUI has been actively involved in the Lebanon emergency response to the Syrian crisis with presence in the North (Akkar), Mount Lebanon and South (Saida) of Lebanon.In 2018-2019, PUI aims to reinforce the ability of each vulnerable community to become self-reliant and resilient to crisis, through 2 programmes orientations :Humanitarian Assistance Programme: to provide a protection-based humanitarian material assistance and services for the most vulnerable refugees and host communities affected by the Syrian crisis, based on the targeting system and relevant vulnerabilities monitoring. .Resilience Programme: to develop and strengthen access to social and community infrastructures (schools, health facilities) and support household-level economic survival and well-being with regards to specific poor and vulnerable groups .Click here for more information about our response to the crisisResponsabilitiesThe PUI Livelihood Coordinator designs and oversees the country technical sector strategy (analysis, strategic positioning, programmatic approach, programme development) and is responsible for the quality of current and future FSL programming. Builds the capacity of technical teams, supports the field teams in the implementation of project, and develops relevant partnerships. Contributes to the monitoring, evaluation and learning of the livelihood projects.Main activitiesStrategy: Working alongside the Coordination team, s/he participates in the design of the PUI country strategy. S/he leads on the development of the strategy and positioning for the FSL sector, proposing innovative and sustainable approaches.Identification of needs and formulation of project proposals: Actively participates in the definition and implementation of assessments and participates in the development of proposals (in coordination with the Deputy Head of Mission (DHOM), other Technical Coordinators and relevant Field Coordinators).Representation, external coordination and partnership: Represents the association to partners, authorities, donors and local stakeholders involved in implementing FSL programmes. Ensures the active participation of PUI in national sectorial working groups and forums, and develops sectorial partnerships aligning with the FSL strategy.Programmes implementation: Ensures that programme(s) are in line with PUI s FSL intervention framework and country strategy and monitors them for efficacy, quality, and cost effectiveness. Supports teams in ensuring that logistical and administrative procedures are respected by the FSL teams and alerts/relays the gaps to the coordination team. Ensures quality reports are submitted to donors.Monitoring, evaluation and learning: Develops qualitative and quantitative data analysis in the FSL sector; promotes capitalization on FSL research and technical developments in the sector, and ensures that analysis is disseminated to PUI.Staff technical management and supervision of consultants/Training and capacity building: Participates in the recruitment and technical management of FSL staff. Coaches and support field staff and provides guidance in technical aspects of project implementation, monitoring, evaluation and learning. Provides and supervises technical training activities based on identified needs.