Job Title: Grants Manager for East/Central Africa Rapid Response Fund (ECA RRF) Project
Reports to: Program Director -- East/Central Africa Rapid Response Fund (ECA RRF) Project
Internal Title: RRF Grants Manager (Grade 11)
Department: Humanitarian Response Dept. (HRD)
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: East Africa - Ethiopia or telecommuter
Notes: This position is contingent upon donor funding.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) 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\u0027 relief and development work is accomplished through programs in emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.
The Humanitarian Response Department (HRD) provides leadership and support to CRS emergency programming. The HRD strengthens CRS\u0027 impact through high quality, innovative programs; improved technical and management capacity at the field level; and active engagement in global efforts to promote excellence and learning in humanitarian response. The HRD has technical staff that supports emergency program planning, rapid response, and capacity strengthening of staff and partners worldwide.
The OFDA-funded East and Central Africa Rapid Response Fund for Acute Humanitarian Needs Resulting from New Internal Displacement program is a three-year project covering seven countries ((Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Republic of Congo, Djibouti, and Eritrea). Under this project, CRS will:
In this role, you will be responsible for the administration of a regional emergency rapid response fund (RRF) which will provide immediate support to vulnerable, crisis-affected populations in seven countries in East and Central Africa. You will be responsible for the high-quality implementation of administrative elements of the project, proactively managing and mitigating risks within the project to ensure that results are achieved and learning is well documented. As this project will be piloting a new USG mechanism for providing quick access to funding in emergencies, on-going learning from this project may be used to enhance humanitarian approaches on a large scale. Your role within this project will contribute to determining how effective, adaptive and innovative CRS\u0027 Emergency Response programming will be.
Roles and Key Responsibilities:
Required Foreign Language:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
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.
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
CRS\u0027 talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
EOE/M/F/D/V - CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (For all US and International positions)
Catholic Relief Services 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.