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Khalil Sleiman

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Khalil SLEIMAN Mob: +961.3.964549,; Objective Seeking a challenging position that utilizes my education as well as my solid experience in community development and relief intervention taking advantage of my training skills in do no harm and peace building. Summary of Qualifications Provided team leadership in cross cultural settings for multi-sectoral programs including components of relief intervention, agricultural rehabilitation, income generation, primary healthcare, and community development. Extensive experience managing relief and development programs in conflict zones in Lebanon. Built effective relationships with communities, local partners, and a variety of local donors. Committed to giving leadership to building a team and a program which will make a positive difference in lives, families, and communities. Sound problem solving skills and solid ability to work under pressure. Experience Bekaa Area Manager January 09-to date: World Vision – Lebanon • Leading , coaching and managing project staff and work closely with them and local communities to Identify, set and agree on short and long-term objectives ensuring alignment with standards. • Focusing on strategic directions and identify funding needs that are aligned with the country strategy. • Mentoring and coaching project staff and improving their community facilitation network among all stakeholders and build on the capacity of the communities and enhance their ownership of the projects. • Ensuring high level of quality programs in alliance with standards and Lead on the strategy formation, development, implementation and evaluation with close coordination with the technical team, project managers, and community stakeholders to provide strategic directions for the program. • Reflect strategically in setting short and longer-term objectives and annual operating plans to • Be able to achieve the operational strategy. • Ensure implementation of strong reporting disciplines with project staff, which enhance • Program quality and build positive relationship with donors and beneficiaries. • Train project staff on main developmental issues, including: community ownership, sustainability, participation, gender, etc. • Provide coaching and on-the-job training for the project staff on the proper implementation of on-going activities. • Solve problems in the implementation when arise. Humanitarian Emergency Affairs July 10-September 10: World Vision-Lebanon Response Manager-Regional Disaster management Team (RDMT) January 09-to date World Vision – Middle East, Eastern Europe • To respond and react to humanitarian emergencies • To Participate in , lead , and coordinate with the relevant clusters acting in response to emergencies • Develop programs and management in emergencies in an appropriate and timely intervention. • Coaching and mentoring of key personnel and providing them with the required capacity building. • To assess the needs and act as a liaison during emergency operations in countries with assigned hospitals ,businesses ,organizations ,residents, and other organizations acting in field. • To evaluate the situation and recommend a course of action. Area Development Program (ADP) Manager September 04-January 09: World Vision – Lebanon • Support the community in needs assessment, designing and implementing projects/ activities • Follow up on both operational and financial management issues • Develop concept papers and report on a monthly deliverables vs set annual operational plans • Building stronger relations with local CBOs (Community Based Organizations) and find new opportunities to widen the partner’s network. Extra Curricular Activities within WVLebanon 2008 Leadership Team member Operation Management Team member Lebanon Initiative For transformation (LIFT) Crisis management team member Coordination of WVL strategic components Coordinate major operational/programmatic activities Department/function systems/policies & procedures committee member: Undertake capacity-building and service provision functions for disaster management Advise on strategic direction of WV Lebanon Coordination/Communicate fundraising activities. To develop a robust, scalable and decentralized WVL organizational structure based on business process, strategic directions. Provide leadership for management of Category I and II and P Responses with regional support as needed. Maintain strategic oversight of disaster preparedness,& response Coordinate major organizational activities, e.g. campaigns Discussion of issues pertinent to overall operations Build strong relationships at national level as the primary focus of leadership for relief responses Official Media Representative of WVLebanon 2007-present: World Vision - Lebanon Operational Auditor Assistant February 2006/February 2009: World Vision- Lebanon Do No Harm/Local Capacities for Peace CERTIFIED TRAINER 2006-present: WV International • Organizing and Implementing “Local Capacities for Peace/ Do NO Harm” training & assessment: • Find the connectors and dividers in a conflict area. • Analyze the impact of the projects in the community. • Provide suggestions and recommendation for better project implementation. • Emphasize on the best ways to deal with critical situations. ECHO Relief Project 2007: WVLebanon • Support in food, medical and other supplies distribution to 700 families directly affected through the war. • Lead meetings with the organizations/partners to coordinate the work implemented in the field. • Lead and manage WVLs’ meetings with the families. • Support, Monitor and evaluate the distribution system. • Support through direct/daily contact the ECHO project manager for ongoing activities. • Lead and support volunteers and Casual workers well being activities and ideas during the project implementation. German Fund Relief Project 2007: WVLebanon • Manage the project: implementation cloth and stationary distribution for 1200 Families. • Lead and monitor the organizations and family beneficiaries the project implementation. • Monitor on daily basis the suppliers of resources in the area. • Lead & Manage the study of the represented suppliers offers.. • Monitor and evaluate the project implementation phases. Relief Project Manager 2006: WVLebanon • Lead direct intervention with other organizations in the direct targeted area. • Manage & monitor food, shelter and other tangible supplies distribution to more than 13.000 Internal Displaced People. • Creating ideas for the children and the gathering places. • Monitor and follow up of the psycho-social support project for the children. • Direct contact/consultancy for the volunteers and organizations during the project implementation. • Support municipalities in their relief work • Lead and support continuous assessment process in the field • Representative in the cluster meetings of NGOs, Gos, and the social affairs ministry in July War 2006. Center Manager-Sustainable Rural Development Project. March 2003-September 2004: WVLebanon • Introduction of the Organic Agriculture concept to East Sidon area. • Training the farmers on the new concept. • Forming farmers committee and networking. • Conducting meetings and Facilitating operations between farmers and the marketing Dept. Internships and Professional Training 2010: Nutrition In Emergency-Short Course- AUB Humanitarian Emergency Affairs Froum- WV Georgia Real Time Learning Event Facilitation – WV Pakistan- IDPs Crisis Regional Disaster Management Team Training – WV Lebanon Real Time Learning Event Main Facilitation- WV Haiti- Earthquake Crisis 2009: Regional Disaster Management Team training – WV Romania UN security training certificate – Online. Knowledge Management Training – WV Lebanon I – Pad training (Peace building tools).: Project Cycle Management training. Networking and partnership concepts Views from the Frontline forum Development Concepts training Sponsorship Basic Tools workshop. 2008: Finance for non-finance manager Leadership and team building training Efficiency Supervisory Management. Relief intervention –USJ. Ethics in Aid relation –USJ Tolerance ToT training / Permanent Peace Movement-Lebanon 2007: Sphere Training/ Working with refugees-Lebanon. 2007: Media Training-Lebanon. 2006: Capacity Building on Project Design-Kerin Ord World Vision Australia Communication skills training Assessment strategies and implementation training 2005: Participatory rapid appraisal form CSP Middle East 2005: Strategic management / Chamber of Commerce training Center-Lebanon 2005: Project proposal and appraisal / Chamber of Commerce training Center -Lebanon 2005: Evaluation and reporting sales people /Chamber of Commerce training Center-lebanon 2005: Sphere standards Training-World Vision Lebanon 2004: 7 habits training- World Vision Lebanon Child rights training-World Vision International 2003: Local Capacities for Peace/ Do NO Harm Training of Trainers (TOT) /Amman -Jordan.. Education and Certifications 1994 – 1999: Lebanese University Beirut -Faculty of agronomy Major: degree in agriculture engineering 1993 – 1999: St Georges School – Zalka-Experimental sciences. Languages and software package Fluent in written and oral Arabic, French and English Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet, Movie Maker, Photoshop-in process Additional interest and activities 1. Volley-ball, camping, swimming, photo& video shooting, Movies, discovering new technologies. 2. President of a Social, Educational and sports Club: Club Cadmous Abra / 4 years in a row. 3. Media interviews: OTV, New TV, NBN, LBCI, SAT 7, Tele Lumiere, Future TV, Russian TV, Al Jaras TV, Voice of Lebanon, Radio Bekaa, Local Newspaper: AnNahar, AdDiyar, Moustakbal, Al Hayat. 4. Leading several social and big events in many occasions: Christmas, Ramadan, Child Day, Peace Building Summer camps.