Program Manager I, Timor-Leste/Baucau

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 14 February 2019
  • East Timor
  • Closing on 14 April 2019

Job Description

Job Title: Program Manager I

Department: Pacific Sub-Region of ASIA Region

Reports To: Head of Office

Country/Location: Timor-Leste/Baucau

Job Summary:
Your primary responsibility will be to manage the multi-sector TOMAK Project, funded by the Australian Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)–which focuses on nutrition education and behavior change, nutrition-sensitive agriculture, aquaculture, and saving and internal lending communities [SILC]. Your secondary responsibility, 10-15 percent of time, will be to contribute to new business development to grow the country programming (CP) portfolio in alignment with Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work in serving the poor and vulnerable. Your management skills and knowledge will ensure that the CP delivers high-quality programming and continuously works towards improving the impact of its programming.

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, SILC, disaster risk reduction (DRR), humanitarian response, and a new strategy for water security. In addition to DFAT, current donors include USAID, OFDA, Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, DFAT, and Latter-Day Saints Church.

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.

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.

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