Catholic Relief Services Vacancies For 4 Open Positions

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We are motivated by the Gospel of Jesus Christ to cherish, preserve and uphold the sacredness and dignity of all human life, foster charity and justice, and embody Catholic social and moral teaching as we act.

We are an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates.

We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

1. Senior Manager, MEAL

Location: Abuja

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in M&E, a health-related discipline and/or master’s degree in Public Health.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience monitoring and evaluating health programs and providing technical assistance to government and non-government partners in complex donor funded health program (Global Fund experience preferred, developing country setting preferred).
  • 3 to 5 years of supervisory experience, excellent partnership and interpersonal skills to work in a team environment with dependable ability to dialogue, network, and work effectively with senior managers of local and international institutions
  • Knowledge of national health management information systems, strategies and tools in Nigeria; familiarity with DHIS2.0 platform highly desired
  • Demonstrated experience with collection/analysis of epidemiological data
  • Understanding of principles and current approaches to M&E for health programming, including knowledge of both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Familiarity with beneficiary accountability mechanisms
  • Must be familiar with and committed to gender equity in programming and management practices
  • Proficiency in database development/management, and skills in analyzing, interpreting and communicating data and information to various stakeholders
  • Experience using ICT4D for data collection
  • Significant experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative assessments and surveys
  • Previous experience with leading and managing studies and consultants
  • Experience with facilitation, capacity strengthening and partnership building, with the capacity to empower staff through opportunities for growth & development
  • Knowledge of Global Fund strategies and regulations desired
  • Proven ability to work independently, plan strategically and analyze situations critically.
  • Diplomatic leader capable of working with Government Representative, NGO counterparts and Donor representatives.
  • Proven ability to function effectively as part of a multi-cultural team.
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication skills and proven diplomatic and negotiation skills.
  • Proven experience working with multi-sector teams and the ability to coordinate multiple staff with varying levels of responsibility.
  • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time.

Interested and qualified candidates should download the “Application Form” below and send with a detailed Resume as one document in PDF to: indicating position being applied for and the Job Ref Code as the subject of the application.

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2. Technical Specialist

Location: Delta

Required Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S., with a Masters’ Degree in Public Health or related field is strongly preferred.
  • At least 3 years’ post-NYSC clinical experience working in HIV/AIDS management with significant program management responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a project in an HIV/AIDS service delivery setting, including working with government authorities.
  • Proven experience working with partner organizations in both the public and private sectors.
  • Working knowledge of and experience with GF or USG projects will be an advantage.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to interface with multiple stakeholders, representatives, and partners in a professional manner on an ongoing basis.
  • Excellent analytical and information seeking skills, good decision-making skills.
  • Experience with participatory planning and evaluation methods preferred.
  • Excellent English language- oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook.

This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position, kindly use the link provided for accessing the various JDs for the position.

Interested and qualified candidates should download the “Application Form” below and send with a detailed Resume as one document in PDF to: indicating position being applied for and the Job Ref Code as the subject of the application.

Click here to download Application Form (MS Word)

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3. Supply Chain Manager, Global Fund Malaria

Location: Abuja

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following or related areas Pharmacy, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management with demonstrated expertise in the management of health products. A Master’s Degree in a related field will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing or providing technical support to procurement and supply chain management of health products
  • Demonstrated experience in supply chain strengthening activities
  • Proven experience working closely with State Ministries of Health
  • Prior experience with Global Fund projects, preferably with Malaria programs
  • Familiarity with local logistical operations in the country such as distribution, inventory management and warehousing operations
  • Proven leadership and inter-personal skills and ability to build and motivate diverse and talented teams
  • Strong skills, initiative, and motivation, with a commitment to work in groups
  • Public relations skills and ability to work well both within a team and independently
  • Possess excellent problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Flexible adaptable and ability to multitask.
  • Ability to manage time effectively to ensure timely and accurate completion of assigned tasks.
  • Professional proficiency in English oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Willingness and ability to travel in-country (sometimes on short notice) up to 50% of the time.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Internal: Global Fund Malaria Program Team, Deputy Country Representative, Country Representative, Finance, Procurement and Administration Staff, Regional and Senior Technical Advisors, Global SCM/PSM specialists’ Community of Practice
  • External: MSH, SFH, MC, SMoH, National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) within the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), Third Party Logistics Providers, Central Medical Store, National Products Supply Chain Management Program (NPSCMP)/National Supply Chain Integration Project (NSCIP), NSCIP’s Capacity Building Service Providers, National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Technical and Financial Partners involved in Supply Chain Strengthening. GF and LFA staff.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download the “Application Form” below and send with a detailed Resume as one document in PDF to: indicating position being applied for and the Job Ref Code as the subject of the application.

Click here to download Application Form (MS Word)

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4. Project Manager, CaritasGermany

Location: Borno

Background, Experience & Requirements
Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in International Development, International Relations or in the field of Cash Transfer Programming 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.
  • Project management experience in Cash Transfer Programming
  • Experience engaging with partner organizations and building partner capacity. MEAL skills and experience preferred.
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.
  • Able to communicate in English Language (speaking and written) is mandatory.
  • Able to speak in Hausa and or Kanuri is an additional advantage.

Personal Skills:

  • Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment.
  • Strong relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with culturally diverse groups.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports.
  • Proactive, results and service-oriented.

Required/Desired Foreign Language:

  • Hausa or Kanuri

Travel Required:

  • Approximately 20%

Key Working Relationships

  • Supervisory: None
  • Internal: FFP & ECHO Program Manager, Emergency Coordinator, MEAL Coordinator, Finance and Operations Staff.
  • External: Partner staff, relevant stakeholders

Interested and qualified candidates should download the “CRS Application Form” using the link below, fill and send with a detailed Resume as one document in a “PDF Format” indicating position being applied for and the Job Ref Code as the subject of the application and send to:

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Note: CRS is an equal – opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, etc. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Closing Date
14th November, 2018.

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