Note: This is a global telecommuter position.
You will manage and provide technical oversight of the development and implementation of the Country program (CP) business development and program quality efforts,
particularly for large and complex projects, ensuring effective systems and processes are in place that support high-quality programming advancing Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work in serving the poor and vulnerable. Your management skills and knowledge will ensure that the CP delivers high-quality programming and continuously works towards developing annual program plans, documenting deliberate learning, and ensuring the application of CRS program quality standards for integrated programming.
Required Languages - English
Travel - Must be willing and able to travel up to 50 %.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to make sound judgment and decisions and offer innovative solutions
Strong relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels int
ernally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship.
Good presentation and facilitation skills
Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented
Good experience in project grants management, including project design, preferably for grants from multiple public donors, including USAID.
Demonstrated ability to write high quality technical proposals.
Experience engaging with partner organizations
MEAL skills and experience required.
Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment.
Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Key Working Relationships:
Internal : Head of programming, deputy head of programs, program managers, senior leadership, regional PQ team and CRS headquarters senior technical staff.
External: Local partner program staff, donors, UN and cluster representatives
Master's Degree in International Development, International Relations or in the field of international development, international relations, or related field required. Additional experience may substitute for some education.
Minimum of 5 years experience in relevant field-based project management experience required, with preferably at least 2-3 years working in a developing country.
Experience in managing moderately complex projects preferably with an international NGO.
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and u
sed by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
� Continuous Improvement & Innovation
� Builds Relationships
� Develops Talent
� Strategic Mindset
� Accountability & Stewardship
*Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
*Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibiliti
es associated with the position.* Note: All positions requiring residence or frequent travel outside their home country must und
ergo and clear a pre-employment medical examination. CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding the rights and dignity of all people - especially children and vulnerable adults - to live free from abuse and harm. CRS welcomes candidates from the countries and regions in which we work. In the event the successful candidate is an expatriate or global telecommuter, the anticipated duration of the assignment is informed by a term limit, based on the type and level of the job and the needs of the agency. CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and
our commitment to serving those in need.