CRS Head of Operations Jobs in Kenya

CRS Head of Operations Jobs in Kenya

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 - 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 security and mitigate security risks, and support the Audit function. While based in Nairobi, this position serves both the Kenya and Somalia programs.

  • Required Languages – Excellent English language skills, Swahili and Somali an advantage

  • Travel - Must be willing and able to travel up to 30 % within Kenya and Somalia.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 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 work collaboratively

  • Team leadership abilities

  • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics

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

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of multiple public donors’ regulations, including USAID, highly preferred.

  • Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a 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.

  • Demonstrated commitment to respect, equity, diversity and inclusion, including gender equality.

    Basic Qualifications

  • 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 financial reporting software highly preferred.

    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 Head of Operations Jobs in Kenya

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