Emergency Assistant US Non-profit Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job
Title:              Emergency Assistant 

Organization:  Catholic
Relief Services

Duty Station:   Kampala,
Uganda

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 Emergency Assistant will provide general
support to response teams, follow-through on guidance from Humanitarian
Response Department technical experts, assist Team Leads in design,
implementation and financial and programmatic monitoring for interventions
(including but not limited to: in-kind or market-based core relief response to
early recovery, cash for work, DRR activities, capacity strengthening and
coordination w/ local partners). 
Proposal and budget development for new funding opportunities is
expected as well.

The position will be
supervised by the Senior Program Manager for Emergencies and will work with
other Emergency staff as well as other Programming, Admin/Operations, and
Finance staff. Through this position, the staff member will gain exposure to
CRS emergency programming, planning and implementation, different business
development and management techniques, Humanitarian Coordination and other
coordination mechanisms.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Ensure
alignment with Country Program (CP) and agency strategic program quality and
operations excellence priorities and standards in all emergency portfolio
activities

·       
Support
to the development and implementation of a strong M&E systems using CRS
tools and resources to maximize project impact on project participants.

·       
Support
the Senior Program Manager for Emergencies and emergency team with grant
compliance.

·       
Assist
the Senior Project Officer with project implementation, assessments and partner
trainings, as needed.

·       
Assist
the Senior Project Officer with the development of project reports, success
stories and lessons learned.

·       
Assist
with the development of new emergency and recovery projects and programs.

·       
Actively
contribute to the development of concept papers and assist in the design,
writing, and coordination of project proposals.

·       
Assist
the Senior Program Manager for Emergencies with project start up.

·       
Translate
and edit reports and other project documents, as needed.

·       
Create
marketing documents and organize information-sharing sessions on CRS emergency
innovations and results.

·       
Attend
pertinent meetings, such as Humanitarian Coordination meetings, for
representation and information-gathering

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Emergency Assistant job
must hold a Master’s degree candidate in international development or
other related discipline.

·       
Familiarity
with project management principles, with emphasis on grant management,
budgeting, MEAL, Emergency and Food Security programming.

·       
Strong
written and oral communication skills, cultural sensitivity, demonstration of
good judgment and commitment to the CRS mission.

·       
Familiarity
with partner capacity building.

·       
Fluency
in English (able to write reports and other documents in English).

·       
Understanding
of Catholic Social Teaching concepts or willingness to learn.

·       
Familiarity
with administrative and financial management.

·       
Excellent
computer skills, ICT4D skills especially GIS mapping desired

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

How to Apply:

All candidates
should upload their updated CVs to the links below.

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