VACANCY FOR THE POSITION OF DEPUTY COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE (OCR) IN CRS.
About CRS: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International nongovernmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 00 countries around the world. CPS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or rationality. IKS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the rapacity of these partner organisations fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and has been a continuous leader ill development and humanitarian response within Nigeria focusing on the three strategic Program Areas of Agriculture, Health and Emergency Response.
CRS has a growing portfolio of emergency, early recovery and development programs in northeast Nigeria. As CRS strives to achieve quality program outcomes in the northeast within an extremely challenging and often insecure
Operating environment a Maiduguri based Deputy Country Representative (OCR) will strengthen the agency’s operations and demonstrate increased CRS leadership in northeast Nigeria amongst fellow NGOs, partners, and government for high Quality emergency and development assistance to the people of northeast Nigeria.
Position Title: Deputy Country/Representative/Emergency Response & Recovery
Reports To: Country Representative
Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria
The DCR/Emergency Response and Recovery (ER&R) is based in Maiduguri, in northeast Nigeria and is responsible for the overall supervision and management of CRS Emergency Response and Recovery operations in the country, particularly in northeast Nigeria. Additionally, while leading CRS’ humanitarian commitment in Nigeria, the DCR/ER&R will oversee all operations functions (HR, Finances. Security, Supply Chain Management) of CRS’ office in northeast Nigeria. In close cooperation with the DCR/Health and DCR/Agricultural Livelihoods, he/she will encourage the harmonization of CRS’ development and humanitarian assistance programs and operations across the northeast for high-quality performance as per Agency Strategy (Signature Program Areas (SPAs), Core Competencies, High Performance Culture), while coordinating effectively with CRS staff and programs/operations in Abuja and elsewhere in the country to ensure integration, learning and leveraging of results.
As a member of CRS leadership Team in Nigeria, the DCR/ER&R will participate in key decision-making processes and in the strategic management of the Country Program, With the Country Representative (CR) and the three other Abuja based OCRs, the DCR/ER&R will be current and forward thinking on issues concerning CKS operations and program activities in Nigeria and will work closely with managers and project staff to ensure a cohesive and common vision in the effective implementation of operations and program strategy in the country program.
How to apply:
Interested candidates should download the CRS Application Form using this link https://goo.gl/tCN6aY and send with a detailed 3-page resume both in a single file document to firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed applications should reach us before 5pm, Thursday January 25, 2018.
Applications sent in the required form at will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
CRS is an equal -opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, etc. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
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