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Country Manager - Lebanon

International Alert
Employment Type
Full time

Country Manager - Lebanon

Based: Beirut, Lebanon


Salary: Between £44,500 - £52,221 per annum, plus excellent benefits for expatriate staff including accommodation, a relocation package, annual flight back home and medical insurance cover.


We are looking for an entrepreneur with solid management experience and an understanding of conflict in the Middle East to lead our team in Lebanon. As head of this dynamic country programme operating in a highly complex context, you will be responsible for providing leadership that deepens our peacebuilding impact and expands our work.


You will be a proven leader, with the ability to develop strategy, manage staff, and maintain relationships with a wide range of interlocutors. You are knowledgeable about peacebuilding and international development, including in the Lebanese context and have experience of managing projects and programmes in difficult operating environments.


To be great in this job you are likely, first and foremost, to have a talent for entrepreneurial and strategic programme development. In turn Alert will offer you the opportunity to be part of a team of peers working to build peace in one of the most challenging regions of the world. 


Note: The above are some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements and an application pack (the person specification section of which will form the basis of short-listing), please visit In your application, please indicate the full job title of the role you are applying for.


International Alert helps people find peaceful solutions to conflict.

We are one of the world’s leading peacebuilding organisations, with nearly 30 years of experience laying the foundations for peace.

We work with local people around the world to help them build peace. And we advise governments, organisations and companies on how to support peace.

We focus on issues which influence peace, including governance, economics, gender relations, social development, climate change, and the role of businesses and international organisations in high-risk places.


Salary & Benefits
£44,500 - £52,221 per annum
How To Apply

To apply, please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form to


Previous applicants need not apply.


Please note we do not accept CVs. Previous candidates need not re-apply.


Closing date:  7th June 2015.


Interviews will take place week commencing 22nd June 2015.


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. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.


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