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Program Manager II at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Manager II “Contingent on Donor Award”

Locations: Nigeria and Ghana
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Provide management, guidance, and technical oversight of all new and existing projects within theWest Africa region focused on large-scale food fortification throughout the project cycle to ensure project design, start-up, implementation, and close-out are in line with CRS quality principles and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practices.
  • Effectively manage talent for the LSFF Technical Team anddirectlysupervise six team members, including four Technical Advisors and two grant management support staff. Manage team dynamics and staff well- being.Provide coaching, strategically tailor individual development plans, and complete performance management for direct reports.
  • Lead the development of program learning – identify opportunities for learning, research and publications in the area of LSFF and implementation of MEAL policy. Facilitate the dissemination of promising practices and lessons learned to contribute to the agency knowledge management agenda. Ensure integration of innovations and best practices.
  • Contribute to the proactive pursuit of opportunities for new funding to ensure growth of theLSFF-Nutrition sector portfolio in line with agency, regional and CP Nutrition strategic priorities. Serve as the technical lead and technical writer to ensure quality proposals are submitted as per agency and donor standards. Contribute to budgeting and staffing plans and activities for proposals.
  • Oversee LSFF technical assistance and capacity strengthening activities for staff and partner organizations to enhance program quality and impact.
  • Oversee the identification, assessment and strengthening of partnerships relevant to LSFF and the appropriate application of partnership concepts, tools and approaches.
  • Ensure timely and appropriate project expenditures in line with financial plans and efficient use and stewardship of project material sources.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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.

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 internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship.
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented
  • Experience in multistakeholder public private partnership coordination with diplomacy, tact, and gravitas

Required Languages:

  • English and French

Travel:

  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 30%, largely within West Afric

Application Closing Date
9th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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