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Chief of Party II- Enhancing WASH, Ghana

Job Title: Chief of Party II- Enhancing WASH, Ghana
Job Type: Regular, Full Time
Job Location: Tamale or Accra Ghana
Reports To: Head of Programming
*Contingent on donor approval
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.
Job Summary:
As Chief of Party II you will provide vision, leadership and overall management of the anticipated ‘Enhancing WASH Activity’ to serve the poor and vulnerable. Your strategic leadership, management and technical knowledge will ensure the delivery of high-quality programming and advance the position of CRS as a leading agency in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene field. As a senior leader you will proactively manage security and mitigate security risks.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in International Development, International Relations or a relevant technical area. PhD preferred 10 or more years’ relevant management and technical experience.
  • 7 years’ experience managing donor funds, including multi country grants. Excellent knowledge and experience in budget management.
  • 5 years of staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment. Experience coaching and mentoring senior program staff.

Further Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of gender responsive and/or transformative WASH system strengthening and governance principles, methods and monitoring tools
  • Knowledge/experience in working with finance and business development agencies to improve WASH services
  • Knowledge/experience in market-based approaches to develop WASH services.
  • Knowledge/experience in behavior change strategy development

Required Languages – English Fluency
Travel – Must be willing and able to travel in-country up to 25%
Internal: Country Representative, Head of Programming, Programming staff, Finance Manager, Deputy Regional Director for Program Quality, Regional Technical Advisors, HQ based Public Donor Liaison.
External: Donor, government agencies, partner INGOs and local NGOs, peer agencies, community representatives, private sector actors, including financial institutions.
*This position is contingent upon award of the funding opportunity CRS winning the project and the USAID’s approval of a CoP candidacy.
CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women are highly encouraged to apply.
CRS’ emphasis on family values supports benefits, including maternity and paternity leave, policies that promote exclusive breastfeeding, the availability of a baby room at the office, and flexible worki ng hours where possible
Basic Qualifications
? Master’s degree in International Development, International Relations or a relevant technical area. PhD preferred.
? 10 or more years’ relevant management and technical experience.
? 7 years experience managing donor funds, including multi country grants. Excellent knowledge and experience in budget management.
? 5 years of staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment. Experience coaching and mentoring senior program staff.
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
? Integrity
? Continuous Improvement & Innovation
? Builds Relationships
? Develops Talent
? Strategic Mindset
? Accountability & Stewardship
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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.

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