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CRS cherche un Project Manager Changing the Way We Care, Haiti

lundi 16 décembre 2019, par webmaster

Job Title : Project Manager Changing the Way We Care, Haiti
Department : PROGRAM (Health)
Band :
Reports To : Head of Health
Country/Location : Haiti – Port-au-Prince

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) 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.

Changing The Way We CareSM (CTWWC) is an initiative designed to promote safe, nurturing family care for institutionalized children or children at risk of child-family separation. This includes strengthening families and reforming national systems of care for children, including family reunification and reintegration, development of alternative family-based care (in keeping with the United Nations Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children). CTWWC is a consortium of three partners (Catholic Relief Services, Lumos and Maestral International. CTWWC operates in a context of growing interest in care reform, and as a result of a growing global understanding that institutional care of children is a significant problem that will be best addressed through collaboration between national, regional and global stakeholders to develop alternative care systems supportive of family care.

Job Summary :
CRS/Haiti is seeking a Changing the Way We Care Project Manager to ensure timely and quality design, implementation, monitoring/evaluation, management and operations of Changing the Way We Care in Haiti, in close collaboration with the CTWWC headquarters team and the Haiti Head of Health, Health Program/Project Managers, and other CRS staff and partners. The PM will also lead coordination with key stakeholders, building/maintaining strong relationships with IBESR, MAST and MSPP, financial oversight and budgeting support to partners, and strengthening technical capacities of project team members and partners. The PM will ensure a high level of accountability for CRS resources, as well as identify new program/business development opportunities for the Country Program that are in line with CRS, CTWWC and partner objectives in Haiti.
Job Responsibilities :
The PM primary responsibilities include but are not limited to :
Lead implementation of the initiative ensuring that the project execution is in line with the CTWWC vision, care reform in Haiti, and approved work plan ; that project plans are effectively implemented and aligned with CRS agency and country program policies and procedures ; set and monitor appropriate performance targets aligned to CTWWC monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning plan, and that project objectives for learning are met within expected technical quality standards.
1. Develop, monitor and regularly revise work plans, detailed implementation plans, results frameworks, MEAL plans, etc.
2. Coordinate and monitor project implementation and ensure timely and quality accomplishment of project activities, providing timely feedback to CTWWC HQ and Head of Health on key challenges
3. Review and tracking of Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs), Project Agreements and/or Contracts between CRS and partners and/or donors and ensure compliance regulations, guidelines and deadlines are met
4. Lead quality preparation of project/donor and financial reports for timely submission to either CTWWC HQ or Head of Health per donor reporting schedules
5. Provide financial oversight and budget management, including but not limited to monthly budget review and quarterly budget forecasting, working closely with CTWWC HQ
6. Provide budgeting support to partners, including assurance of timely PH advance and liquidations in alignment with CRS financial and accountability procedures
7. Ensure that systems for the management of procurement activities are followed for any CRS and partner activities
8. Recruit, supervise and manage performance of project staff with regular coaching and evaluation sessions
9. Develop close relationship with continuing and new partners and organize capacity strengthening activities as needed
10. Work closely with government (MSPP, MAST and IBESR) and ensure project activities are in alignment with government priorities
11. Work closely with partner child care institutions on transition planning and implementation
12. Ensure the monitoring of cases of children who have be reunified from partner child care institutions
13. Conduct regular site visits to project sites and develop trip reports
14. Provide and facilitate technical direction, including training and capacity building
15. Participate in regular CTWWC meetings including bi-weekly technical meetings with CTWWC HQ, monthly CTWWC global meetings, and annual CTWWC planning meetings
16. Ensure the establishment, implementation and strengthening of the project MEAL activities in alignment with the CTWWC MEAL plan
17. Manage effective reporting on key project indicators, working with CTWWC HQ team
18. Regularly maintain Gateway project management database with project documents and updates
19. Identify, promote and undertake systematic documentation/knowledge management of best practices and lessons learned for sharing and learning across other child wellbeing projects in Haiti and globally
20. Identify learning from other countries and organizations that can be adopted, adapted or replicated in the CP
21. Host, coordinate and/or facilitate roundtables and seminars on technical issues to promote learning, advocate for policy changes, influence stakeholders, etc.
22. Actively encourage innovation in the technical spheres of our work, and explore possibilities of these being scaled up and replicated
23. Support data collection for key health and child wellbeing indicators for MSPP, OCHA, UNICEF, CRS, etc. in response to reporting requirement or CRS proposal/project development, as needed
24. Support strategic growth efforts, including intelligence gathering, capture planning and/or proposal development for health and child wellbeing programs, as needed
25. Facilitate identification of opportunities and help with proposal/new project development (i.e., draft concept notes, proposal and/or budgets) to adapt, replicate or expand child wellbeing portfolio, as needed
26. Assess training and capacity development needs of project staff and partners, and develop relevant training programs to meet needs
27. Coordinate with other health program staff in Port-au-Prince, Les Cayes, etc., as well as support regular communications with partner staff, including MSPP, MAST, IBESR, Church, Caritas, etc.
28. Represent CRS and CTWWC at health- and/or child wellbeing-related cluster/coordination meetings in Port-au-Prince as needed, and document and distribute meeting minutes to relevant staff
29. Assist in coordination of meetings, trainings, workshops or VIP visits of CRS, donors or partners, as needed
30. Collaborate closely with the CRS church engagement team on work with the Catholic Church of Haiti and transition to family care, in addition to regular liaising with CTWWC advisor for faith engagement.

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements :
Education and Experience
• University degree in social science, social development, child wellbeing/protection or a relevant technical field ;
• Minimum 5 years of experience in project and financial management, including project design, monitoring and evaluation, budget preparation, expenditure tracking, donor reporting, etc. ;
• Minimum 3 years of experience in a supervisory role ;
• Clear professional expertise and current knowledge on care reform including case management, family reunification, prevention of separation, etc.
• Demonstrated ability in planning and facilitating trainings and other types of meetings ;
• Strong knowledge of local health and child wellbeing context including key stakeholders such as government, strong relationship with IBESR/MAST is a plus ;
• Excellent interpersonal, coordination and partnership skills and ability to represent CRS and CTWWC to donors, partners, government, church and other actors ;
• Ability to work with faith-based partners ;
• Excellent analytical, decision making and organizational skills and strong initiative without direct supervision ;
• Excellent computer literacy (Web, MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) including accessing and using online meeting platforms ; and
• Ability to engage in a cross-cultural team.

Personal Skills
• Critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment.
• Strong relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with local stakeholders. Representation abilities.
• Ability to draft and/or contribute to written reports
• Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented
• Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities
• Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners

Required/Desired Foreign Language
Oral and written fluency or professional proficiency in English, French and Haitian Creole.

Travel Required (include percentage of required travel, if applicable)
The PM will work out of the CRS Head Office in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Moderate travel to project sites within Port-au-Prince and other areas of Haiti and outside of the country will be required. PM is expected to travel for participation in one annual CTWWC meeting.

Key Working Relationships :
Supervisory : The PM will directly supervise 1 staff (Social Worker)

Internal & External :
Internal :
• Head of Health ;
• Technical Director of CTWWC ;
• Management and Technical Advisors ;
• CTWWC advisor for faith engagement ;
• Program Director ;
• Program/Project Managers ;
• Health Consultants, TYDers and Technical Advisors ;
• MEAL Officer ;
• Social Workers
• SILC Officer
• Head of Programs ;
• Country Representative ;
• Operations Director of CTWWC ; and
• Operations Team. External :
• Diocesan Caritas ;
• Residential Care Centers ;
• MSPP ;
• Other Partners, Donors, Government, iNGOs, Church, Caritas, etc.

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.
• Serves with Integrity
• Models Stewardship
• Cultivates Constructive Relationships
• Promotes Learning

Disclaimer :
This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
Equal Opportunity Employer

By applying to this job, I understand and acknowledge that CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking. Further, I understand that if I am a successful candidate, I will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and my personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate my behaviors related to the above safeguarding-related topics.

Interested candidates are requested to send their complete file (cover letter, cv, copy of diplomas) with the mention of the position “Project Manager Changing the Way We Care” to the following email address :
17 décembre 2019, date limite