Counseling Officer - Bekaa



  • To Interview beneficiaries to obtain employment history, educational background, career objectives, participants evaluation of program experience, and to assess their employment needs
  • Mapping of job opportunities for previous coding participants
  • Liaising with potential employers of previous vocational graduates
  • Workshops held with previous coding participants to help them access the job market
  • Ongoing assessment of participants who have secured jobs as a result of activities
  • To identify barriers to employment and assist participants to develop job readiness skills and job search
  • To collect labor market information for partcipants regarding job opening, entry and skill requirements and any other occupational information: (what companies and industries are in the area, what skills and experience local area employers prefer and require, what is the usual means of entry into those companies/industries, advice participants on how best apply)
  • To assess need for additional assistance such as further vocational training and make appropriate referrals
  • To provide counseling assistance in the areas of: Job saving, job search, job placement, job creation, career decision making, or other identified employment needs
  • To assist participants with resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation…etc
  • To support and monitor participants as they progress through their Employment Plans
  • To support participants in accessing programs such as literacy training, second career, job creation, partnership or self-employment benefit
  • To follow up with participants at appropriate intervals to assess progress and record outcomes
  • To maintain file case notes and appropriate documentation about participant’s progress
  • To enter accurate participants data into designated reporting system and to update as needed
  • To submit reports as required
  • To assist participants in the use of resources and technology for job search activities
  • To undertake any other duties commensurate with the post as required



  • Previous experience in job counselling
  • Previous experience providing employment services in the sectors of: IT, construction,
  • Understanding of the structural, social and financial struggles of vulnerable job-seekers
  • Patience and positive attitude is highly requested
  • Strong market and private sector knowledge
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent command of written and oral English and Arabic
  • Good Presentation skills


  • Human resources
  • Private sector market
  • Laws and regulations
Deadline for Applications: 
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 00:00
Degree Required: 
Bachelor Degree
Job Country: 
Period of Employment: 
2 months
Experience Required: 
Contract Type: 
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 10:20
Submission Guidelines: 
Please include "Counseling Officer - Bekaa" in the subject line of the email (emails with no subject line will be discarded) - Due to the large number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted - Basmeh & Zeitooneh is an Equal Opportunities Employer