CRS Deputy Chief of Party II-RFSA Jobs in Ethiopia

CRS Deputy Chief of Party II-RFSA Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Summary:

  • As Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) II, you will provide overall management of and have responsibility for program quality of the USAID funded Resilience for Food Security Activity (RFSA) project in Ethiopia, leading a team of technical sectoral experts/program managers and act on behalf of the Chief of Party as needed, including global representation to the donor to serve the poor and vulnerable.

  • Required Languages*** - English

  • Travel - Must be willing and able to travel up to 40 % to project sites with occasional international travel.

    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.

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

    Preferred Qualifications

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

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

  • Supervisory Responsibilities: RFSA Program Managers for WASH, Economic Livelihoods, Health and Nutrition, PSNP and the RFSA Environmental Lead
    Key Working Relationships:

  • Internal to CRS: Country Representative, Head of Programs, RFSA COP, RFSA DCOP Gender, Youth and Social Dynamics, RFSA DCOP for Grant Management,

  • RFSA DCOP for MEAL, RFSA Purpose Leads, all Country Program staff, Regional and Headquarters technical staff.

  • External to CRS: Officials at USAID, government of
    Ethiopia organizations, representatives from for-profit and other non-profit organizations, representatives of non-traditional public donors including UN, World Bank, and others, and implementing partner managers, programming directors and development heads.

    Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in International Development, International Relations, or a relevant technical area.

  • 7 or more years’ relevant management and technical experience.

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

  • Recognized technical experience and qualifications in sector as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications, conference presentations etc.

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

  • Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment. Experience coaching.

    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

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; CRS Deputy Chief of Party II-RFSA Jobs in Ethiopia


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