Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world.
CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and nonchurch partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates.
CRS has worked in Nigeria for more than 25 years.
We are recruiting to fill the position below :
Job Ref Code : PRD241219
Band : 9
Department : Programs
Reports To : DCR Programs
The OVC Program Lead provides overall program management and technical coordination for the CRS 4GATES team. The role shall work closely with CCFN 4GATES management team to ensure timeliness and efficiency of all program activities for achieving 4GATES objectives and targets in line with the CRS partnership management approach.
The role ensures timeliness and efficiency of all program activities for achieving 4GATES objectives and targets in line with the CRS partnership management approach.
Working closely with CCFN 4GATES Senior Management staff, The OVC Program lead will coordinate the Case Management, MEAL and Social Welfare Systems Strengthening component of the OVC program component of the 4GATES project
This role will support the establishment and effective management of the project sub-recipients and other strategic partnerships, support program planning and reviews and accountable reporting in line with 4GATES program and grants management manual and process.
Min Required Experience :
Min Qualification : Masters
Desired Courses : Not Specified
Other Requirements :
Minimum of a Master's Degree in Public Health, Child / Youth Development, International Development, Social Science or related field.
Strong knowledge of the HIV, OVC, social welfare and health sectors in Nigeria preferred
Minimum of 8 years of experience in HIV / AIDS and OVC programming.
Minimum of 5 years in a PEPFAR funded HIV / OVC Program.
Demonstrated knowledge of CDC PEPFAR project / awards management including CDC PEPFAR rules and regulation and reporting requirements.
Demonstrated knowledge of achieving project targets through applied learning, rigorous knowledge management, and innovation.
Experience collaborating with state governments and local partners to implement development projects.
Experience managing teams and building partnerships in complex situations
Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
Writing and oral presentation skills.
Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English
Willingness to travel significantly throughout all 4GATES project locations
Proven leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical expertise and experience, and strong interpersonal skills.
5 : 00pm; 9th January, 2020.