CRS Program Manager I-Food & Cash Assistance Jobs in South Sudan

CRS Program Manager I-Food & Cash Assistance Jobs in South Sudan


Job Summary:

  • You will manage programming in the Country Program (CP) for food and cash assistance programming with the World Food Program (WFP), designing and implementing projects advancing CRS work in serving the poor and vulnerable. You will serve as a Team Leader for WFP-funded food and cash assistance programming and lead national staff across multiple locations and oversee direct implementation of activities in remote and insecure field locations.

  • Your management skills and knowledge will ensure that the CP delivers high-quality programming and continuously works towards improving the impact of its WFP funded programming. You will ensure CRS’ food and cash assistance programming complements and integrates with all other CRS programming in the same target areas. You will be based in Bor, Jonglei State, with regular and extended deployments (minimum for 3 weeks) to remote and insecure field locations.

  • Note: This position is contingent upon donor award.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

  • 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.

  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented.

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

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Project management experience in food and cash assistance programming is highly desirable.

  • Experience with WFP LESS and reporting systems 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, information management systems.

  • Required Languages -English

  • Travel - Must be willing and able to spend up to 80% of time in remote and insecure field locations.

  • Supervisory Responsibilities: Staff based in field locations (10+).

    Basic Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in International Development, International Relations or in the field of project, cash, and commodity management required. Additional experience may substitute for some education.

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant field-based experience in coordinating or managing light to moderately complex p rojects required, preferably with an international NGO.

  • Additional experience may substitute for some education.

    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-Food & Cash Assistance Jobs in South Sudan


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