SEADS Coordinator NGO Vacancy | UNGO Jobs

Job Title: SEADS Coordinator

Country: United States of America
Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Closing date: 5 Feb 2022

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.
Note: This position is contingent on donor funding.
Job Summary:
As SEADS Coordinator, you will provide overall leadership to the SEADS project. You will manage, coordinate, and monitor project activities and relationships with partners and other project stakeholders to assist the achievement of Phase 2 of the Supporting Emergency Agriculture Design and Standards (SEADS) project objectives, which will advance CRS’ work serving the poor and vulnera ble. Your project management skills and knowledge of agriculture and humanitarian response will ensure that Tufts, CRS, and the SEADS consortium delivers a high-quality outputs and continuously works towards improving the impact of humanitarian agriculture programs globally.
This is a telecommuting position and its length is 18 months.

Required Languages English required; French, Spanish or Arabic a plus
Travel – Must be willing and able to travel up to 25% of the time, when appropriate and safe.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Strong relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with international partners. Representation abilities.
  • Strong writing skills and ability to produce written progress reports and other documents
  • Budget management experience
  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented
  • Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant grant management experience, especially for USG or other public donors, a plus .
  • Familiarity with implementation and field-reality of humanitarian responses
  • Experience working with stakeholders at various levels and gathering together actors of diverse background.
  • Experience with technical agricultural programs
  • Experience analyzing data and contributing to evaluation reports.
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Supervisory Responsibilities: SEADS Training Lead
Key Working Relationships:
Internal: CRS’ Humanitarian Response Department; CRS’ Agriculture/ Livelihoods team
External :
Inside SEADS: Co-Principal Investigators (PIs) at FIC/Tufts (Professors Greg Gottlieb and Andy Catley); SEADS evidence and training leads; SEADS Steering Group members; SEADS Communication lead
Outside SEADS: BHA agriculture staff; HSP; Sphere and other humanitarian standards; NGOs, UN, donors, governments and other members of the global humanitarian and agricultural communities; organizing bodies of these groups, such as the global Food Security Cluster, SEEP Network, Markets in Crises, and others; Others in a global network via SEADS e-list and website
Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in International Relations, agriculture, or related field. Additional experience may substitute for some education
  • At least 5 years of experience managing large scale development projects, ideally in the field of agriculture or humanitarian assistance, or in implementation of agriculture or humanitarian programs. Preferably 10 years relevant experience.
  • Proven track record of successful program management
  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience

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
*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.
*Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.*** Note: All positions requiring residence or frequent travel outside their home country must undergo and clear a pre-employment medical examination. CRS’ talent 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 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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