CRS Head of Programming I Jobs in South Sudan

CRS Head of Programming I Jobs in South Sudan

  • As a member of the Country Program (CP) Senior Management Team, you will provide strategic direction, leadership, and management of the CP’s programming to ensure the establishment and successful implementation of high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable.

  • Your leadership, management and knowledge will ensure that the CP delivers high-quality programming and continuously works towards improving the impact of its programming. As part of the Senior Management Team you will proactively manage security and mitigate security risks.

  • You will manage teams spread across multiple locations and oversee programming in remote and insecure field locations. You will actively coordinate with all other CRS programs and teams undertaking similar interventions and working in the same target areas.

  • You will coordinate with sector teams to amplify the value and impact of CRS’ program portfolio. Together with the CP’s Senior Management Team, you wi ll be based in Juba city, Central Equatoria State and conduct regular field visits to remote and insecure field locations.

    Basic Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in International Development, International Relations or relevant field.

  • Minimum of five years of relevant field-based program management, at least three years of middle/senior management experience.

  • Experience in the development of successful proposals, reports, strategic alliances, project design, project management, and monitoring and evaluation.

  • Experience in partner capacity strengthening, staff development, training, and mentoring, as well as in team building and strategic planning initiatives. Experience working with Church partners a plus

  • Experience in community development, community mobilization, or similar grassroots, self-help initiatives.

  • Experience in project grants management, including project design, budget preparation, expenditure tracking, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, etc., preferably for projects funded by multiple public donors, including USAID and WFP.

  • Experience with successful business development activities capturing public and/or private donor funding.

  • Required Languages –

  • Travel - Must be willing and able to travel up to 50% of the time.

    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 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/mentoring skills. Experience and skills in implementing matrix management for programs teams.

  • Presentation and facilitation skills.

  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions oriented and results oriented.

  • Experience of living and working in remote and insecure context and carrying out direct implementation of multi-sector humanitarian and development programs in conflict settings.

  • Significant experience in establishing new programming including office start-up, recruitment and direct implementation of multi-sector humanitarian and development programs in conflict settings.

  • Proven ability to plan and manage multiple tasks in parallel to optimize the short seasonal implementation window in multiple locations.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent English writing skills.

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

  • Experience and abilities in capacity strengthening - developing curricula and facilitating trainings.

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

  • Ability to represent and present at high levels.

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

    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 Programming I Jobs in South Sudan

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