Le Catholic Relief Services, USCCB, « CRS » Mali recrute le personnel ci-après pour son programme : Un (e) Résilience Lead – DFSA – H/F
Les dossiers de candidature comportant un curriculum vitae détaillé, une lettre de motivation, un casier judiciaire en cours de validité (n’est obligatoire qu’une fois retenu au poste) et les contacts de trois personnes de références, dont celle du dernier emploi, doivent parvenir au plus tard le 30 Novembre 2019 à l’adresse email suivante : firstname.lastname@example.org avec comme objet : « Candidature au poste de Résilience Lead – DFSA ».
NB : Toute candidature ne comportant pas l’objet susmentionné ne sera pas considérée. Seules les personnes retenues pour des tests seront contactées.
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DESCRIPTION DE POSTE
Job Title: Resilience Lead-DFSA, Mali
Area of Interest: Peacebuilding, Development/Food security, Humanitarian,
Gender, Program Quality
Position Type: Full Time
Location: National – Mopti, Mali
Salary Band: 11
Reports to: To Be Determined (TBD)
Note: This position is contingent upon grant and candidate approvals by the donor
Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding Background
Catholic Relief Services (CRS)/Mali is preparing a response to the USAID Food for Peace (FFP) Development Food Security Activities (DFSA) Request for Applications (RFA). The overall goal of the proposed program will be to improve food security and resilience of communities in conflict-affected areas through strengthening local systems and community participation in up to four regions of Mali: Mopti (all communes), Tombouctou (all communes), Gao (Gao and Ansongo cercles), and Segou (Niono cercle). The estimated timeframe for this program is October 2020 – September 2025.Job Summary
The Resilience Lead will be responsible for the implementation of Peacebuilding, Development/Food Security, Humanitarian programming for the DFSA. S/he will be responsible for establishing and managing systems to ensure that appropriate responses are designed for populations transitioning from Humanitarian/Emergency to development and vis versa. S/he will work closely with all DFSA technical sectors including Emergency Response, Peacebuilding and Social Cohesion, Disaster Risk Reduction/Climate Change Adaptation, Early Warning Systems, Youth, Livelihoods, Nutrition, Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, Governance, and WASH.The Resilience Lead will supervise program staff and work closely with CRS program teams and partner staff to develop high quality contextually appropriate approaches. S/he will also take learning needs into account and develop and conduct capacity building for all program staff, with support from other Sectors Leads and the Chief of Party (COP). S/he must understand the nexus initiative in Mali and participate in related working groups set up by international organizations operating in Mali.
Qualifications and Skills
- Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Community Development, or other relevant technical disciplines.
- At least 7 years of experience in Emergency Response, Peacebuilding and Food Security/Resilience programing
- In-depth understanding of Agricultural and Youth Livelihood, Emergency Response, Disaster Risk Reduction, etc. and specific Malian political and economic considerations, including decentralization and governance issues
- Sound management skills, including a minimum of three years of project management experience in an international post-conflict setting, preferably in Mali and with USAID projects
- Demonstrated ability to work and coordinate effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders, including national and local government, donors, community-based organizations, and the private sector
- Demonstrated capacity to lead the collection, analysis and utilization of data and information from a broad range of sources in order to ensure effective integration of Nexus-related concerns throughout the project’s duration
- Ability to foster commitment and build capacity among activity staff on Food security and Resilience approaches
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with groups
- Strong capacity to manage large programs – including multiple sub-grants – throughout the project cycle including design, budget development, expenditure tracking, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting
- Detail-oriented and excellent time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines and deliver required results in a timely and quality manner
- Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
- Demonstrated personal accountability and driven to serve others
- Cultural sensitivity, patience, flexibility and ability to work well in a multi-sectoral and multi-cultural team
- Ability to work in a challenging and stressful environment with unexpected challenges.
- Ability to travel for field missions for 25% level of effort as needed
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in French and English language required, ability to communicate in at least one Malian local language desired
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook required
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.
This position is conditional upon award of funding for the DFSA.