Head of Programming, JWBG

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 31 January 2019
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
  • Closing on 31 March 2019

Job Description

Job Title: Head of Programming

Department: JWBG

Reports To: Country Representative

Country/Location: Jerusalem, West Bank, Gaza (JWBG), based in Jerusalem with regular travel to Gaza and the West Bank

Job Summary:
CRS has been present in Jerusalem, West Bank, Gaza (JWBG) for more than 50 years. As one of the leading humanitarian responders in Gaza, CRS provides electronic vouchers for food and non-food items, urban livelihoods, shelter, and psycho-social support programs. In the West Bank, CRS supports herders to improve their agricultural livelihoods.

As a member of the CRS JWBG 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.

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.

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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