Regional Program Development Officer US NGO Jobs – Samaritan’s Purse

 

Job Title:   Regional Program Development Officer

Organization:  Samaritan’s
Purse

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Samaritan’s Purse is
a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and
physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse
has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural
disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through
His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote
the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

 

Job Summary:  We’re searching for a Regional Program
Development Officer who is a dynamic, self-motivated team player. Are you an
initiator with an excellent work ethic who enjoys a collaborative environment?
As a Regional Program Development Officer, you will also have the opportunity
to focus on supporting and coordinating Samaritan’s Purse Field Offices in
Southern Africa as it relates the pursuit and development of programs and grant
proposals. The Regional Program Development Officer will provide consultation
in processes related to program and grant proposals to include writing, editing
and the compilation of lessons learned. If you are passionate about the
advancement of the Gospel and looking for a career with impact, we invite you
to apply today!

 

Samaritan’s Purse is
a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and
physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse
has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters,
disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son,
Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the
gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Build
relationships and assess partnership opportunities with bilateral donors,
International Non-governmental Organizations, and other agencies

·       
Provide
oversight for the development of all programming and proposals

·       
Build
staff capacity in general program development skills, behavior change
communication, and qualitative evaluation skills

·       
Create
and maintain proposal timetables to ensure timely review and submission of
proposals

·       
Serve as
the main liaison/initial point of contact on all proposals and related
agreements, reports and amendments

·       
Regularly
liaise with Program Development Officers to be sure that grants are on track
for timely completion and that targets are being met within budget

·       
Travel
to field sites to better understand the operational environment and challenges
faced in project implementation and to provide guidance on donor and Samaritans
Purse internal rules and regulations

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Agreement
and compliance with the Samaritan’s Purse statement of faith and policies

·       
Spiritual
maturity; ability to keep the focus of work on the overall goal of sharing the
gospel

·       
Twelve
credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred

·       
Master’s
degree (M. A.) or equivalent in international development preferred but not
required, two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent
combination of education and experience.

·       
Ability
to communicate and interact well with people of different educational,
linguistic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds

·       
Experience
working and living overseas; with ability to be flexible and adaptable

·       
Excellent
quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills

·       
Technical
writing skills including developing proposals, training/instruction manuals,
and reports

·       
Position
requires extensive travel in and out of the field

 

The perks:

·       
Medical,
prescription, dental & vision coverage

·       
Disability
insurance

·       
Term
Life insurance

·       
Retirement
savings plan

·       
Ten paid
holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)

·       
Twelve
vacation days per year

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should submit a detailed résumé and cover letter explaining how your experience
relates to this position at the link below. We look forward to reviewing your
application!

 

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