Job: Program Manager I – Nutrition at Catholic Relief Services

Job: Program Manager I – Nutrition at Catholic Relief Services

Job Summary

  • You will handle programming within the Country Program (CP) for Nutrition, designing and implementing tasks advancing Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work in serving the poor and weak.
  • Your administration abilities and data will be sure that the CP delivers high-quality programming and constantly works in the direction of enhancing the affect of its programming.

Roles and Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and implement all Nutrition actions, particularly CMAM and MICYN applications, all through related undertaking cycles – undertaking design, start-up, implementation and close-out – to make sure environment friendly and efficient implementation in keeping with CRS program high quality rules and requirements, donor necessities, and good practices. Ensure undertaking crew and companion employees use the suitable techniques and instruments.
  • Effectively handle expertise and supervise. Manage crew dynamics and employees well-being. Provide teaching, strategically tailor particular person growth plans, contribute to the recruitment technique of undertaking employees, and full efficiency administration for direct experiences.
  • Champion studying with undertaking employees and companion groups. Analyze and consider undertaking efficiency knowledge following MEAL coverage.Proactively determine points and considerations and use participatory processes to beat implementation obstacles.
  • Act as a key useful resource individual in undertaking design and proposal growth in respective programming space, gap-filling and taking over progress obligations, as wanted.
  • Coordinate the identification of employees capability and technical help wants of companion organizations and capability strengthening and required interventions to assist high quality undertaking implementation.
  • Help determine, assess and strengthen partnerships related to Nutrition, making use of applicable software of partnership ideas, instruments and approaches.
  • Coordinate and monitor monetary and materials assets related to undertaking wants. Through planning and oversight guarantee environment friendly use of undertaking assets.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Senior Program Officer – Nutrition

Key Working Relationships:

  • Internal: Emergency Team Leader, PMII Nutrition and Protection, Head of Office, Heads of Administration, Supply Chain, and Finance, Security Coordinator, Admin and Operations employees in Maiduguri and Abuja.
  • External – UN, coordination boards, INSO, and BHA.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in International Development, International Relations or within the discipline of Public Health, or associated Health / Nutrition discipline required. Additional expertise could substitute for some training.
  • Minimum of two years of related field-based expertise in coordinating or managing mild to reasonably advanced tasks required, ideally with a global NGO.
  • Additional expertise could substitute for some training.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project administration expertise in Nutrition is extremely fascinating.
  • Experience partaking with companion organizations.
  • Experience contributing to the event of technical proposals.
  • MEAL abilities and expertise most well-liked.
  • Experience utilizing MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, info administration techniques.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong crucial pondering and artistic problem-solving abilities with potential to make sound judgment.
  • Strong relationship administration abilities and the flexibility to work successfully with culturally numerous teams.
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities with potential to write down experiences
  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented.

Required Languages:


  • Must be keen and in a position to journey as much as 30%.

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):
These are rooted within the mission, values, and guiding rules of CRS and utilized by every employees member to satisfy his or her obligations and obtain the specified outcomes.

  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Accountability & Stewardship.

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