CRS Integrated Youth Engagement Activity Jobs in South Sudan

CRS Integrated Youth Engagement Activity Jobs in South Sudan

Job Summary:

  • CRS South Sudan is seeking a Chief of Party II (CoP) for an anticipated 3-year USAID funded integrated youth engagement activity. As CoP you will provide vision, leadership, and overall management of the positive youth development activity to serve the poor and the vulnerable. You will oversee CRS South Sudan’s relationship with the donor, consortium partners, service providers, and other public, private, and non-government stakeholders. Your strategic leadership, management, and technical knowledge will ensure the delivery of high-quality programming and advance the position of CRS as a leading agency in youth development.

  • As a senior leader you will proactively manage security and mitigate security risks. You will lead teams spread across multiple locations and oversee CRS and partners implementation of a ctivities. You will actively coordinate with all other CRS programs and teams undertaking similar interventions and working in the same target areas. Together with the program’s technical team, you will be based in Juba, Central Equatoria State and conduct regular and extended field visits to remote and insecure field locations.

    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.

  • Excellent 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 skill in implementing matrix management and remote management supervision for field teams and consortium partner organizations.

  • Strong communications and presentation skills; able to develop tailored and persuasive messaging for varied audiences.

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

  • Significant experience in establishing new programming including office start-up, recruitment, and partnership management in conflict settings.

  • Demonstrated capacity to live and work in remote and insecure field locations with
    basic amenities and few to no other international staff and adhere a strict curfew and movement restrictions.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Established leader in sector as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications, conference presentations etc.

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

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

  • Ability to represent and present at high levels.

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

    Basic Qualifications:

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

  • 10 or more years’ relevant management and technical experience, including positive youth development programs.

  • 7 years’ experience managing donor funds, including USAID grants. Excellent knowledge and experience in budget management.

  • 5 years of staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment. Experience coaching and mentoring senior program staff.

    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 Integrated Youth Engagement Activity Jobs in South Sudan

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