Catholic Relief Services Chief of Party II - ICYD, Jobs in Uganda

Catholic Relief Services Chief of Party II - ICYD, Jobs in Uganda


Job Summary

  • The Chief of Party II you will provide leadership and overall management of the ICYD project to serve vulnerable and at-risk children and youth in Uganda.

  • The Chief of Party's leadership, management and technical knowledge will ensure the delivery of high-quality programming and advance the position of CRS as a leading agency in OVC, child protection, and education.

  • As a senior leader, the Chief of Party will proactively manage security and mitigate risks throughout project implementation.

    Basic Qualifications

  • Master's degree in international development, International Relations or a relevant technical area. PhD preferred.

  • 7 or more years' relevant to the scope and programming of ICYD management and technical experience.

  • 5 years' experience managing donor funds, including multi country grants. Strong knowledge and experience in budget management.

  • 5 years of staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment. Experience coaching senior program staff.

    Required Languages - English

    Travel

  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 25% in Uganda.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong strategic, analytical, systems thinking, and problem-solving skills, with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment and decisions.

  • Strong relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship.

  • Team leadership abilities with diverse/multi-disciplinary teams. Coaching skills.

  • Strong communications and presentation skills; able to develop tailored and persuasive messaging for varied audiences.

  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Recognized leader in sector as demonstrated by proven track record, peer reviewed publications, conference presentations etc.

  • Demonstrated experience of successful program management, including management of complex, high-value, multi-activity contracts, with complicated logistics.

  • Experience engaging partners and strengthening partnerships. Knowledge of CRS partnership strategy a plus.

  • Ability to represent and present at high levels.

  • Experience in MS Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio), Web Conferencing Applications, and information and budget management systems.

    Agency-wide Competencies
    (for all CRS Staff)


  • These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

  • Integrity

  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation

  • Builds Relationships

  • Develops Talent

  • Strategic Mindset

  • Accountability & Stewardship

  • Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations.

  • Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas.

  • We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

  • CRS' processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

    Disclaimer

  • This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

  • CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

  • CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas.

  • Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations.

  • We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Catholic Relief Services Chief of Party II - ICYD, Jobs in Uganda



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