Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Homes and Communities Program Manager

Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Description

  Job Title: Program Manager I -- Homes and Communities Reports to: Sr. PM for Emergencies Department: CRS Uganda Emergency Response Job Summary: You will manage programming for the CRS Uganda Homes and Communities pilot and scale up in both Kyangwali and Bidibidi Refugee Settlements, designing, implementing and growing the project as results from the pilot are understood. Your management skills and knowledge will ensure that the Country Program delivers high-quality programming and continuously works towards improving the impact of its programming. Basic Qualifications * Master's Degree in International Development, International Relations or related field 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 projects required, preferably with an international NGO. * Additional experience may substitute for some education. Required Languages - Strong written and verbal communication skills in English with ability to write technical reports. Travel -- Based in Kampala. Must be willing and able to travel up to 50% to the field. Preferred Qualifications * Project management experience in remote management settings. * Proven experience in proposal development and resource mobilization. * Experience engaging with partner organizations. * 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. 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 Supervisory Responsibilities Supervise up to 5 national staff who will be based in Kyangwali or Bidibidi. ***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. CRS' processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position. CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. 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.
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