Head of Operations, Haiti

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 25 January 2020
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Job Description

Job Title: Head of Operations, Haiti
Reports to: Country Representative
Department: LACRO
Salary Grade: 11
Start Date: summer 2020

Job Summary:
As a member of the Country Program’s (CP) Senior Management Team, you will provide leadership and management of the operational functions - Finance, Human Resources (HR), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Administration, Information and Communication Technology, Security and Audit - in support of the Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) mission to serve the poor and vulnerable. You will promote stewardship of resources, ensure principled compliance, proactively manage risk, and lead operational improvements. As part of the Senior Management Team you will proactively manage security and mitigate security risks.

Position Scope and Scale:
CRS has been working in Haiti since 1954. CRS/ Haiti has a dynamic program working in the areas of Resiliency and Emergency Response, Agriculture and Livelihoods, Education, Youth and Protection and child well-being in alignment with Changing the Way We Care. Within these areas, the program is focusing on scaling-up impact in alignment with both regional and agency strategies. Haiti remains a country with a volatile environment that exposes the people to hardship and vulnerability, and at the same time, there is high visibility and interest from the international, diaspora, and in-country communities to find durable solutions. CRS is uniquely positioned to facilitate a process of transformation at scale in Haiti. Current donors include the Kellogg and other Foundations, USAID, European Union, USDA, and the Canadian Government.

***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.

About the Organization

About CRS:
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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