Catholic Relief Services Head of Operations-Uganda Jobs

Catholic Relief Services Head of Operations-Uganda Jobs


Closing date: 05 May 2019

Job Title: Head of Operations

Department: Operations

Reports To: Country Representative

Country/Location: Uganda/Kampala

Job Summary:
As a member of the Country Program's (CP) Senior Management Team, you will provide leadership and management of the operational functions - Finance, Human Resources (HR), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Administration, Information and Communication Technology, and Security - in support of the Catholic Relief Services' (CRS) mission to serve the poor and vulnerable.

You will promote stewardship of resources, ensure principled compliance, proactively manage risk, and lead operational improvements. As part of the Senior Management Team you will proactively manage and mitigate safety and security risks.

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

Education and Experience
  • Master's degree in International Development, Business Administration, Finance or relevant field required.
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in a management position with progressive responsibilities. Experience with an international NGO and experience outside country of origin preferred.

  • Additional experience may substitute for some education; additional education may substitute for some experience.
  • Understanding of financial systems, including budgeting and budget/expense analysis experience. Knowledge of Project Insight financial reporting software highly preferred.
    Knowledge of multiple public donors' regulations, including USAID, CDC, EU, and UN highly preferred.
  • Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to an inclusive learning environment.
  • Knowledge of procurement and office administration/management issues.
  • Ability to represent the agency at high levels
  • Proficient in MS Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio), Web Conferencing Applications, and information and budget management systems.

    Personal Skills

  • Excellent
    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 initiate and sustain collaborative processes
  • Team leadership abilities; able to instill high levels of responsibility, autonomy and stewardship within staff and teams
  • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented

    Travel Required: 15% for field office support

    Key Working Relationships:

    Supervisory: Operations Manager, Finance Manager, Human Resources Manager, Security Manager, and ICT Manager.

    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
  • Accountability and Stewardship
  • Build Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Continuous Improvement and Innovation
  • Strategic Mindset

    Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaust ive 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.

    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:
    Application URL: Catholic Relief Services Head of Operations-Uganda Jobs

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