Chief of Party, Disaster Resilience, Micronesia

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 7 February 2019

Job Description

Job Title: Chief of Party II- Disaster Resilience in the Compact Nations (RESILIENCE)

Department: CRS Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)

Reports To: Sub-Regional Representative

Country/Location: Pohnpei, FSM

Job Summary:
As Chief of Party II you will be responsible for the management of all aspects of activity implementation in meeting the objectives of the USAID funded-Disaster Resilience in the Compact Nations (RESILIENCE) project including, but not limited to, technical, administrative, operational, and logistical management of project activities. You will provide vision, leadership and accountability for the ultimate success of the program. Your strategic leadership, management and technical knowledge will ensure the delivery of high-quality programming and advance the position of CRS as a leading agency in the emergency preparedness, risk reduction, and rapid response sectors. The successful candidate will have a proven track record leading complex US government projects in disaster management, working with host governments and humanitarian organizations, and training and mentoring of disaster responders.

** THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON DONOR FUNDING **

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

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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.

About the Organization

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.

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