Job Title: Head of Office
Department: Pacific Sub-Region of ASIA Region
Reports To: Country Manager
You will contribute to the formulation of CRS Timor Leste’s strategic direction and guide its implementation out of the Baucau office. You will lead the overall management of the programmatic portfolio implemented out of the Baucau office, working closely with the Country Manager and the Sub-Regional Head of Programming (Sub-HOP) to ensure the successful implementation of current programs and the successful pursuit of new opportunities and innovative ideas to serve the poor and vulnerable. Your management and programming skills will ensure that the Baucau office delivers high-quality programming with sustained impact. You will also ensure effective management of operational systems and resources, in coordination with the CRS main office in Dili.
CRS Timor-Leste currently has a diverse portfolio of projects, including agriculture livelihoods (nutrition-sensitive agriculture, climate-smart agriculture, technical assistance for enhanced productivity), peace-building, Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC), disaster risk reduction (DRR), humanitarian response, and a new strategy for water security. Current donors include USAID, OFDA, Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, Australian Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), and Latter-Day Saints Church. The Baucau HOO will take a lead role in engaging with these existing donors while identifying and pursuing strategic growth opportunities for CRS Timor-Leste.
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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.
Location(s): East Timor - - Baucau
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.