Managing Director, Sakker el Dekkene (Lebanon)

Sakker el Dekkene is a Lebanese NGO working to fight corruption in state institutions. It does so by creating awareness on the cost of corruption, pressuring for change through collecting data and publishing reports, and driving change by valuing integrity and reforming state institutions.

Sakker el Dekkene is currently on the lookout for a Managing Director who can lead the team and be the focal point between the Board of Advisors, the Executive Committee, the staff, and the community of committed and engaged volunteers.

More information on the NGO can be found on

Job Summary
Sakker El Dekkene’s Managing Director plays a key role in motivating and managing the team, participating in setting up and executing the strategy of the NGO while ensuring its long-term sustainability. The Managing Director reports to the Executive Committee. He / She also works closely with the team: Managers, Interns and Volunteers. He / she is a source of motivation, guidelines, task management. He/ She also supervises the conception and implementation of events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1) Participate with the Executive team in setting the strategy of the NGO and then reflecting the strategy into concrete actions by managing and coordinating the activities and projects of the NGO

2) Planning and reporting activities to the Executive team following an agreed format

3) Communicate and report financial expenses on a weekly basis to the Executive Committee

4) Supervise and motivate the team, trainees and volunteers to ensure quality of deliverables and respect of deadlines (or maintain a calendar of activities with deliverables and deadlines and ensure all stakeholders respect this calendar)

5) Ensure all online assets (website, mobile app) are updated and relevant to the message of the NGO

6) Supervise social media communication and ensure it is in line with the strategy of the NGO

7) Ensure all assets and materials of the NGO are well preserved and used efficiently

8) Communicate with media when relevant, and in coordination with the Executive Committee

9) Create a network of relationship with external stakeholders (schools, universities, administration, lawyers, other NGOs) that will help the performance of the NGO

10) With the help and the coordination of the Executive Committee, raise funds for specific projects and for the operating activities of the NGO


Master degree in Business, Sociology, Political Sciences or Law. Other academic background considered when combined with relevant professional experience. PhD is a plus.

Excellent writing skills
Fundraising skills
Communication skills
Leadership skills
Values similar to the ones of SED (Integrity and courage)
Believes in the necessity of engagement and change

A minimum of 7-10 years of experience, preferably in NGOs or international organizations

Problem-Solving and Decision Making

Planning skills
Drive for Results
Leading and developing people
Industry focus
Cultural Awareness
Socially confident

Salary range: Will be based on relevant experience.

To apply:
Send CV and cover letter to
Lyna Comaty
Managing Director
Watch the NGO's presentation video on

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