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Program Manager II - MEAL Land Restoration Initiative

Closing: Jul 12, 2022

7 days remaining

Published: Jul 4, 2022 (1 day ago)

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Education and Experience:

• At least 7 years of technical experience in developing and directly implementing MEAL systems for

agro-forestry, regreening and/or carbon credit programming

• Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment.

Proven ability to plan and manage multiple tasks in parallel. Capacity to respond rapidly to evolving

challenges, devise appropriate solutions and achieve results.

• Cultural awareness and the capacity to learn rapidly and adapt management approaches to varying

cultural and security contexts.

• Strong relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with culturally diverse

groups. Experience and skills in implementing matrix management for programs and operations field

teams.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports and analyze data.

• Experience with leading MEAL on complex projects.

• Experience conducting SMART surveys

• Strong qualitative analysis skills

• Understanding and experience implementing feedback response accountability systems

• Direct project management experience with ICT4D, including CommCare is highly desirable.

• Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web

Conferencing Applications, information management systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Good experience in project grants management, including project design and sub-grant management,

budget management, preferably for grants from multiple public donors and large private foundations.

• Established leader in sector as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications, conference presentations

etc.

• Demonstrated experience of successful program management, stakeholder management, including

management of complex, high-value, multi-activity projects, with complicated logistics.

• Experience engaging partners and strengthening partnerships. Knowledge of CRS partnership strategy

a plus.

• Demonstrated ability to write high-quality technical proposals and reports.

• Experience engaging with partner organizations

• MEAL skills and experience required, ICT4D skills and especially GIS mapping a plus.

• Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to creating a collaborative learning

environment.

• Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Excellent strategic, analytical, systems thinking, and problem-solving skills, with the capacity to see the big picture and the ability to make sound judgments and decisions.

• Excellent relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship.

• Team leadership abilities with diverse/multi-disciplinary teams. Coaching/mentoring skills.

• Strong communications and presentation skills; able to develop tailored and persuasive messaging for varied audiences.

• Consortium management experience preferred

• Good presentation and facilitation skills

• Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented, and results-oriented.

Required Languages – Engli


Responsibilities

Education and Experience:

• At least 7 years of technical experience in developing and directly implementing MEAL systems for

agro-forestry, regreening and/or carbon credit programming

• Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment.

Proven ability to plan and manage multiple tasks in parallel. Capacity to respond rapidly to evolving

challenges, devise appropriate solutions and achieve results.

• Cultural awareness and the capacity to learn rapidly and adapt management approaches to varying

cultural and security contexts.

• Strong relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with culturally diverse

groups. Experience and skills in implementing matrix management for programs and operations field

teams.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports and analyze data.

• Experience with leading MEAL on complex projects.

• Experience conducting SMART surveys

• Strong qualitative analysis skills

• Understanding and experience implementing feedback response accountability systems

• Direct project management experience with ICT4D, including CommCare is highly desirable.

• Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web

Conferencing Applications, information management systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Good experience in project grants management, including project design and sub-grant management,

budget management, preferably for grants from multiple public donors and large private foundations.

• Established leader in sector as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications, conference presentations

etc.

• Demonstrated experience of successful program management, stakeholder management, including

management of complex, high-value, multi-activity projects, with complicated logistics.

• Experience engaging partners and strengthening partnerships. Knowledge of CRS partnership strategy

a plus.

• Demonstrated ability to write high-quality technical proposals and reports.

• Experience engaging with partner organizations

• MEAL skills and experience required, ICT4D skills and especially GIS mapping a plus.

• Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to creating a collaborative learning

environment.

• Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Excellent strategic, analytical, systems thinking, and problem-solving skills, with the capacity to see the big picture and the ability to make sound judgments and decisions.

• Excellent relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship.

• Team leadership abilities with diverse/multi-disciplinary teams. Coaching/mentoring skills.

• Strong communications and presentation skills; able to develop tailored and persuasive messaging for varied audiences.

• Consortium management experience preferred

• Good presentation and facilitation skills

• Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented, and results-oriented.

Required Languages – Engli


• Ensure the development, testing, and roll-out of project-level MEAL systems, including performance monitoring plans (PMP), performance indicator reference sheets (PIR), indicator performance tracking table (IPTT), data collection instruments, data and reporting flow maps, feedback and response mechanisms (FRM), and detailed implementation plan (DIP).

• Ensure effective planning, coordination, and integration of MEAL efforts and reporting with other CRS programs to optimize the use of shared MEAL teams, assets and facilities, and strengthen the collective impact of interventions.

• Adapt and test existing MEAL technical guidelines, frameworks, standard operating procedures, data

collection tools, and databases on program related interventions. Lead the development of MEAL

technical guidelines for all project interventions.

• Plan and oversee the implementation of the MEAL system in line with the program’s detailed

implementation plan. Coordinate implementation of monitoring and accountability activities and

processes (including ICT4D). Track compliance with donor requirements on deliverables, timelines

and reporting.

• Recruit, train, and supervise MEAL staff. Manage team dynamics and staff well-being. Provide

coaching, strategically tailor individual development plans, and complete performance management

for direct reports. Identify MEAL staff capacity and technical assistance needs and support capacity

strengthening activities. Lead goal setting and performance management for MEAL staff and

contribute to same for staff shared with other CRS programs.

• Provide management, guidance, technical oversight, and direct supervision of the program’s MEAL

team, including consultants and other MEAL collaborators.


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