2 Project Officer US NGO Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job
Title:        
 Project
Officer (2 Job Vacancies)
Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: 4Children
Technical Advisor
About US:
Catholic Relief
Services (CRS) is an international non-profit organization which implements 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.
Job Summary:    The Project Officer will monitor and report on
all project activities in support of Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work
serving the poor and vulnerable. Your thorough and service-oriented approach
will ensure that the project consistently applies best practices and constantly
works towards improving the impact of its benefits to those we serve.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the coordination and
    implementation of all assigned project activities as outlined in the
    detailed implementation plan in line with CRS program quality principles
    and standards, donor requirements, and good practices.
  • Monitor and report any challenges and/or
    gaps identified to inform adjustments to plans and implementation
    schedules. 
  • Work with district partners to support
    the achievement of the project goals, this includes supporting partners to
    collect, analyze, and use data per specified mechanisms and tools.
  • Support and monitor capacity building
    and technical support activities in line with the project objectives.
  • Complete project documentation for
    assigned activities. Assist with identifying information for case studies
    and reports on promising practices.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Project
    Officer job should hold a Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience implementing system
    strengthening interventions required. Preferably in the child protection
    sector.
  • At least four years of work experience
    in Orphans and Vulnerable Children, Child Protection, or Justice, Law and
    Order sector.
  • Experience organizing and facilitating
    meetings and workshops with diverse stakeholders, including government,
    and civil society.
  • Experience in preparing project
    documentation, monitoring projects and collecting relevant data preferred.
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS
    Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Professional proficiency in spoken and
    written English required
  • High level of professional ethics with
    commitment to accountability, transparency and financial stewardship.
  • 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.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to write
    reports
  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented
  • Good oral and written skills in English
Agency-Wide
Competencies (for all CRS staff):
These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used
by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the
desired results.
  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning
How to Apply:
All candidates
should Email a cover letter and CV only to ug_recruitment@crs.org. Large
files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in
the subject line of the email, copy and paste – PROJECTOFFICER only
Deadline: 19th September 2019
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