Chief of Party I - Tanzania Horticulture Activity

  • Added Date: Thursday, 07 October 2021
  • Deadline Date: Saturday, 06 November 2021

Job Summary:
As Chief of Party, you will provide leadership and overall management of the upcoming USAID-funded Tanzania Horticulture Activity to serve the poor and vulnerable. Your leadership, management and technical knowledge will ens
ure delivery of high-quality programming and advance the position of CRS as a leading agency in the agriculture field. As a senior leader you will proactively manage security and mitigate security risks.
Position is contingent on receipt of donor funding

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong strategic, analytical, systems thinking, and problem-solving skills, with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment and decisions.

  • Strong relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship.

  • Team leadership abilities with diverse/multi-disciplinary teams. Coaching skills.

  • Strong communications and presentation skills; able to develop tailored and persuasive messaging for varied audiences.

  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-orient
    ed
    .

Preferred Qualifications

Required Languages - Excellent command of written and spoken English required, Swahili highly desirable.
Travel - Must be willing and able to travel up to 30 %.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Deputy Chief of Party, Finance Officer, Technical Advisor, MEAL Officer
Key Working Relationships:
Internal: Country Manager, Head of Programming
, Oper
ations Manager, Finance Manager, and Human Resources Manager
External: Partner Staff, Local Government Authorities
Basic Qualifications

  • Masters degree in International Development, International Relations, Business Administration or a relevant technical area. PhD preferred.

  • 7 or more yearsโ€™ relevant management and technical experience.

  • 5 years experience managing donor funds, including multi country assistance agreements and USAID contracts. Strong knowledge and experience in budget management.

  • 5 years of staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment. Experience in mentoring and coaching 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 a
nd achie
ve the desired results.
? Integrity
? Continuous Improvement & Innovation
? Builds Relationships
? Develops Talent
? Strategic Mindset
? Accountability & Stewardship
*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.
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Disclaimer**: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associ
ated with the position.* Note: All positions requiring residence or frequent travel outside their home country must undergo and clear a pre-employment medical examination.
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ent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding the rights and dignity of all people - especially children and vulnerable adults - to live free from abuse and harm. CRS welcomes candidates from the countries and regions in which we work. In the event the successful candidate is an expatriate or global telecommuter, the anticipated duration of the assignment is informed by a term limit, based on the type and level of the job and the needs of the agency. 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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