Head of Programming, Honduras

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 3 January 2019

Job Description


Job Title: Head of Programming I

Department: Overseas Operations

Reports To: Country Representative

Country/Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Anticipated start date: Summer 2019

Job Summary:
CRS promotes programs that integrate various sectors including education, youth development, water-smart agriculture, WASH, and emergency response. CRS Honduras also supports outreach efforts with local partners in the Caribbean, including the Dominican Republic and Cuba. In 2017, CRS´ programs benefited more than 81,000 men, women, and children in both rural and urban areas. CRS Honduras currently receives funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Labor, Private Foundations, the Government of Honduras and other donors. CRS Honduras continues to explore additional funding sources to complement and expand its strategic priorities and to act as a catalyst for change at scale. CRS Honduras helps children and youth thrive through providing holistic, inclusive educational and work opportunities. The country program also works with farming families to help them prosper through improved market and livelihood opportunities, while ensuring the sustainable use of water and soil as critical resources.

As a member of the Country Program (CP) Senior Management Team, you will provide strategic direction, leadership, and management of the CP’s programming to ensure the establishment and successful implementation of high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable. Your leadership, management and knowledge will ensure that the CP delivers high-quality programming and continuously works towards improving the impact of its programming. As part of the Senior Management Team you will proactively manage security and mitigate security risks.

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.

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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