Catholic Relief Services Program Manager I – Emergency Jobs in Ethiopia

Catholic Relief Services Program Manager I – Emergency Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 205656

Category: Development and Project Management Location: Addis Ababa
Career Level: Managerial Level (Manager, Supervisor, Director)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary:

Job Description

Internal/External Job Announcement

About CRS: “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 partner’s people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.”

In Ethiopia, CRS has a long and rich history of providing emergency relief and development assistance to the people of Ethiopia since 1958. At present, CRS/Ethiopia implements multiple projects through different partner organizations.

CRS/Ethiopia has a highly diverse portfolio ranging from very large food-supported emergency response to cutting edge development programs.

The current CRS/Ethiopia budget stands at $100 million with funding from the U.S. Government, UN agencies, private foundations, individual donors, and CRS private funds.

CRS strictly adheres to its Policy on Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults among its staff, consultants, volunteers, and affiliates.

CRS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer: women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

As part of CRS family, you will join the more than 5000 strong and vibrant individuals working globally to accomplish the mission of CRS. CRS/Ethiopia invites you, the qualified candidate, to apply for the following positions;

Position Title:

Program Manager I – Emergency

Duty Station:

Ethiopia/Addis Ababa

Employment Term:

Indefinite Period contingent up on the funding of Emergency program

Reports to:

Program Manager-Emergency

Required no:

One

Application Deadline:

26-04-2019

Job Summary:

You will manage programming in the Country Program (CP) for Emergency designing and implementing projects advancing Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work in serving the poor and vulnerable.

Your management skills and knowledge will ensure that the CP delivers high-quality programming and continuously works towards improving the impact of its programming.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage and implement all activities throughout relevant project cycles - project design, start-up, implementation and close-out - to ensure efficient and effective implementation in line with CRS program quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and good practices. Ensure project team and partner staff use the appropriate systems and tools.

  • Effectively manage talent and supervise. Manage team dynamics and staff well-being.
  • Provide coaching, strategically tailor individual development plans, contribute to the recruitment process of project staff, and complete performance management for direct reports.

  • Champion learning with project staff and partner teams. Analyze and evaluate project performance data following MEAL policy. Proactively identify issues and concerns and use participatory processes
    to overcome implementation obstacles.

  • Act as a key resource person in project design and proposal development in respective programming area, gap-filling and taking on growth responsibilities, as needed.

  • Effectively manage talent and supervise. Manage team dynamics and staff well-being.
  • Provide coaching, strategically tailor individual development plans, contribute to the recruitment process of project staff, and complete performance management for direct reports.

  • Coordinate the identification of staff capacity and technical assistance needs of partner organizations and capacity strengthening and required interventions to support quality project implementation.

  • Help identify, assess and strengthen partnerships relevant to Emergency, applying appropriate application of partnership concepts, tools and approaches.

  • Coordinate and monitor financial and material resources relevant to project needs. Through planning and oversight ensure efficient use of project resources

  • Demonstrate a range of competencies including inter-agency coordination, partner capacity strengthening, and technical expertise across multiple programmatic areas (monitoring, accountability, WASH, distributions, and shelter).

    Job Requirements

    Education and Experience

  • An advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a relevant field including agriculture, economics, public health, food security, or international development.
  • An advanced degree can be substituted with an additional 3 years of relevant experience or BSC with minimum of 8 years demonstrated experience in USG or other similar development projects.

  • Project management experience in Emergency is highly desirable.

  • Experience engaging with partner organizations

  • Experience contributing to the development of technical proposals.

  • MEAL skills and experience

  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.

    Personal Skills

  • Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment.

  • Strong relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with culturally diverse groups.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports

  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented

    Required/Desired Foreign Language

  • Fluent written and spoken English is mandatory for the job holder

  • Travel Required (include percentage of required travel, if applicable)

  • The job holder will be stationed 60-70 % percent of her/his time in project areas where CRS has active emergency response projects

    How to Apply

    Please enter via Please enter via https://form.myjotform.com/91053090885560 to fill a form and attach your up-to-date CV before the application deadline April 26, 2019.

    You will be contacted only if selected for written exam/interview. Phone solicitations will not be accepted. These job opportunities are open to Ethiopian nationals only.

    ** Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply**

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

    Note: CRS is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with disabilities, etc are all encouraged to apply.

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