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Elie Ghanem

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Elie GHANEM November 11, 1981, single Youssef Khalil Farah building, 1st floor Sarba, Jounieh Keserwan, Lebanon Mobile : +961-3-326533 Home : +961-9-911735 E-mail : [email protected] OBJECTIVE Seeking a challenging international career with diverse opportunities of growth in a friendly environment where teamwork and creativity are appreciated. SKILLS • Experienced planner and organizer • Excellent communicator, effective coordinator and problem-solver • Preparing and delivering training sessions and workshops for students and organizations, related to personal development skills such as Conflict Resolution, Leadership, Time management, Public speaking, Communication skills, … PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Municipality of Ain Aar / MOTTO Organization: Jan 11- Apr 11 : Trainer: - Designing a development program for 3 month for the youth of Ain Aar - Delivering the training in the municipality with the collaboration of “MOTTO”. Center for the Christians of the Orient- CCO May 09- present : Project Manager: (part-time job) - Managing the preparations for and follow-up on all the decisions taken at project team meeting - Writing proposals for possible projects - Designing and leading the implementation of the project - Establishing relationships and communication with key person in designated area regarding studies and projects implementations. - Coordinating and realizing the “Silicon Hill” Project in Rmeish that was launched on the 25th of September 2010 - Organizing the Middle East meeting that was held in Lebanon on the 4, 5, and 6 September 2009 at the Notre Dame University.’ Brummana High School – Brummana Sep 07- present : Supervisor (Intermediate Section): - Supporting and maintaining the aims and values of the school. - Helping in enforcing the school’s rules and regulations. - Responsible for providing supervision of 200 students. Sep 07- Jun 08 : Community Service Coordinator (Secondary Section): - Urging students to be committed to civic involvement through visits to centers, individual service to others, mentoring and tutoring along with taking part in the school life through clubs. - Monitoring and controlling students' community service program. Jul 05-Sep 05 : Integra- Al Balad- Sabtieh Sales Executive: - Preparing the annual subscription to the newspaper. - Collecting the annual subscription fees. Jul 03- Sep 03 : Tequila’s Pub- Jounieh Manager: - Developing and implementing policies and procedures. - Insuring the effective implementation of plans, policies and procedures. - Managing allocated budget; optimizing and reducing costs. - Developing and maintaining good working relationships with suppliers and customers. EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES/ CIVIL INSTITUTIONS: Jeunesse Etudiante Chrétienne International-JECI-NGO-Beirut- Lebanon - 2008- present: Member of the International Team of the JECI-MIEC - 2005- present: Member of the WCOT (World Council Organizing Team) of JECI - 2004- present: Member of the Middle East coordination of JECI-MIEC - 1995- present: Member of JEC-Lebanon Nov 08- present : Middle East Coordinator of JECI-MIEC / IYCS-IMCS, member of the International Team. - Assisting in the strategy development of the National Movements all over the Middle East. - Writing and promoting our programs and projects to potential donors and managing budgets. - Organizing a Middle East training course each summer for our committed student leaders - Participating in the International Committee Meeting and in the international formation session, under the theme: “Quality Education for good Leadership and good Governance”,Burkina Faso, Africa Aug 2010 - Writing a proposal about the conflict in the Middle East and helped in the fund raising and realization of it in August 2009 in Lebanon under the theme: Students: Changing Culture for Lasting Peace” 40 students members from all around the Middle East participated in this training session. - Organizing the International Committee Meeting for the Coordinators of Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and Middle East, September 2009, Lebanon - Participating in the International Formation session in France (3-6 December, 2008) under the theme: “Sustainable Ecology, a Challenge for students”. - Representing the ME coordination in the International Committee Meeting, France (8 -12 December, 2008) 2007- 2008 : National General Secretary of the JEC-Lebanon - Planning and implementing ideas, strategies and the “Mission Statement” of the JEC in Lebanon. 2005-2008 : National Coordinator and Organizer of Conferences: National and abroad - Representing JEC Lebanon in all Middle East and International meetings - Preparing and participating in the preparation of the Middle East meetings and training courses. - Representing the Middle East coordination in the World Council held in Kampala-Uganda (1-17 August 2007) under the theme: “Dialogue, Learn, Live: Students Make a Difference” - Representing JEC Lebanon and the Middle East coordination in the International Coordination Meeting (ICM) held in Geneva (April 2006), under the theme “Students Rights and Responsibilities” Helping in the preparation of the World Council. Participating in the committee in charge of publishing a booklet about the student’s rights and responsibilities. - Traveling to France and Rome (March, 2004), after being elected to represent all the JECI members of the world in the “8th International Youth Forum” held in Rome under the theme: “Youth and University”. Municipality of Ghebale May 10 : Member of the municipality of Ghebale and member of the Youth committee PROFESSIONAL TRAINING Aug 09 : Training Course on “Community Mobilization”,Ajaltoun, Lebanon Apr 08 : Red Cross Training, 14 hours, at Brummana High School, Brummana, Lebanon. Jan 08 : Advisor, Global Classrooms Model United Nations at the Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon. Sep 07 : Training for trainers course on “Conflict Resolution skills and mediation in schools” 13-17 September, Brummana, Lebanon. Oct 06 : Training course on “Group Dynamics”, Amman, Jordan. Dec 05 : Training course in “Management Information System” MIS, according to ISO standards, by the “Arabic Association for Certificate Accountants”, (AOCPA), and the "Arabic Organization for developing management," 15-17 December at the Riviera Hotel, Beirut, Lebanon. Jul 05 : Training course on “Conflict Resolution Skills”, Cairo, Egypt. Feb 04 : Sales training, Ruby Group, Zalka, Lebanon. Jan 01 : Training course on “Secretarial Tasks Workshop”, Notre Dame University (NDU), Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon. Jul 00 : Training course on “Peace Building Process”, Cairo, Egypt. EDUCATION Oct 00-Jun 05 : Notre Dame University NDU- Zouk Mosbeh-Lebanon. B.A in Business Administration, field: Management LANGUAGES Strong written and oral skills in Arabic, French and English COMPUTER SKILLS Fully proficient computing skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), and Internet skills