Program Manager I - Road and Agricultural Land Rehabilitation Project

Program Manager I - Road and Agricultural Land Rehabilitation Project

CRS - Catholic Relief Services

Brazzaville, Congo

Job Summary:

You will manage, coordinate, and monitor project activities and relationships with partners and other project stakeholders to lead implementation of the Road and Agricultural Land Rehabilitation.

Your work will advance the objectives Catholic Relief Services' (CRS) work serving the poor and vulnerable. Your project management skills and knowledge of the program area, particularly in land and road rehabilitation will ensure that the CP delivers high-quality programming and continuously works towards improving the impact of this project.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will lead technical, budget management, monitoring and reporting activities through most of the project cycle - start-up, implementation and close-out - in line with CRS program quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and good practices;
  • Effectively manage talent and supervise. Manage team dynamics and staff well-being. Provide coaching, strategically tailor individual development plans, contribute to the recruitment process of project staff, and complete performance management for direct reports;
  • Ensure learning properly accompanies project activities throughout the project cycle. Support accountability through coordinating project evaluation activities following MEAL Policy. Proactively identify issues, report them to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules;
  • Ensure integration and promotion of best practices for safeguarding and gender-sensitive programming;
  • Oversees and manage MEAL implementation at project level. Ensure integration of data analysis, reflection and interpretation and use with ongoing project activities. Ensure compliance with donor and agency MEAL requirements;
  • Engage and strengthen partnerships relevant to this project applying appropriate application of partnership concepts, tools and approaches;
  • Represent the organization with donors, INGO working groups, UN, relevant local partners and relevant local government and community actors for rehabilitation of roads and agricultural land;
  • Coordinate activities required for ensuring the financial, material and human resources for the quality implementation of the project. Conduct periodic budget reviews and follow-up with partners on timely submission of financial reports to facilitate proper tracking of resource use;
  • Identify staff capacity needs and technical assistance needs of partner organizations and contribute to capacity strengthening and required interventions to support quality project implementation;
  • Assist with preparation of trends analysis reports and disseminate results. Review project documentation to ensure project file is complete with all required documentation and is filed per agency and donor requirements.

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Master's Degree in International Development, International Relations or relevant sector required. Additional experience may substitute for some education;
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant field-based experience in coordinating or managing light to moderately complex projects required, preferably with an international NGO;
  • Additional experience may substitute for some education;
  • Relevant grant management experience, especially for WFP a plus;
  • Partnership capacity strengthening and partnership relation management experience required;
  • Experience working with stakeholders at various levels and strengthening community partnerships;
  • Experience implementing gender-sensitive programming;
  • Staff supervision experience;
  • Ability to contribute to the development of technical proposals, a plus;
  • Experience analyzing data and contributing to evaluation reports;
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Personal Skills

  • Critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment;
  • Strong relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with local stakeholders. Representation abilities;
  • Ability to contribute to written reports;
  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented;
  • Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities;
  • Required/Desired Foreign Language: French (fluent written and spoken) English (professional fluency written and spoken preferred).

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