CRS Program Manager I - Social Cohesion Jobs in South Sudan

CRS Program Manager I - Social Cohesion Jobs in South Sudan


  • Manage and provide technical oversight of the development and implementation of the social cohesion, conflict mitigation and access to traditional justice component of the EU-funded livelihoods and social cohesion program Greater Jonglei, ensuring effective systems and processes are in place that support high-quality programming.

  • The program is designed to complement and integrate with existing CRS programming and field teams carrying out interventions in the same sectors and target areas.

  • Your management skills and knowledge will ensure that the program delivers high-quality social cohesion, conflict mitigation and access to traditional justice programming and continuously works towards improving the impact of its stabilization, reconciliation and resilience programming.

  • You will recruit, train and lead the program’s social cohesion field team for CRS and undertake direct implementation of activities in insecure and remote field location s.

  • You will coordinate actively with CRS other social cohesion programs in Greater Jonglei, often sharing teams and offices.

  • You and senior program managers will be based in Bor town, Jonglei State, and conduct direct programming through teams working in three remote field locations.

    Basic Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in International Development, Community Development, Trauma Awareness, Restorative Justice, Peace and Conflict Studies or a related discipline.

  • Additional experience may substitute for some education.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing moderately complex social cohesion, conflict mitigation and access to traditional justice programs in a remote field setting, preferably with an international NGO.

  • Experience in CRS trauma awareness and resilience/3B approach.

  • Experience of social cohesion programming for rural or pastoralist youth in conflict settings.

  • Required Languages - English

  • Travel: Must be willing and able to spend up to 60% of time in remote and insecure field locations.

    Knowledge, Skills and
    Abilities


  • Technical experience in developing and directly implementing social cohesion, conflict mitigation and access to traditional justice programs in conflict settings.

  • Technical expertise in traditional courts, community conflict prevention and resolution mechanisms and trauma awareness programming.

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

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

  • Capacity to respond rapidly to evolving challenges, devise appropriate solutions and achieve results.

  • Cultural awareness and the capacity to learn rapidly and adapt management approach es to varying cultural and security contexts.

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

  • Experience and skills in implementing matrix management for programs and operations field teams.

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

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

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Direct project management and capacity building experience with traditional justice systems in conflict settings is highly desirable.

  • Experience contributing to the development of technical proposals.

  • MEAL skills and experience preferred.

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

    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 Program Manager I - Social Cohesion Jobs in South Sudan

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