Job Title: Emergency MEAL and Protection Mainstreaming PM I
Department: Mozambique Program Office
Reports To: Emergency Coordinator, Beira
Country/Location: Beira, Mozambique
Job Summary:Under the supervision of the Emergency Coordinator the Emergency Program Manager for MEAL and Protection Mainstreaming (PM MPM) will lead the development of a context appropriate MEAL system and ensure the mainstreaming of protection within all CRS/Caritas response and recovery programming. The PM MPM will make use of CRS tools and guidance for emergency MEAL and Protection Mainstreaming and prioritize the strengthening of local partner capacity.
Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:
Education and Experience* Master’s Degree in International Development, International Relations or relevant field.* Minimum of 3 years of field-based work experience in MEAL, Protection Mainstreaming and Gender with an international NGO, with preferably at least 2-3 years working in emergency response programming.* Strong knowledge of emergency standards including SPHERE and CHS.* Training in/understanding of PFA (Psychosocial First Aid) preferred.* Experience in managing moderately complex projects preferably with an international NGO.* Good experience in project design, preferably for grants from multiple public donors, including USAID.* Experience engaging with and building capacity of partner organizations* Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment.* Experience in building positive working relationships with local team members.* Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and ICT as it relates to MEAL and, more specifically, FRMs.
Required/Desired Foreign LanguageEnglish and Portuguese fluency required
Travel Required (include percentage of required travel, if applicable)Frequent travel (up to 60%) to other field locations required.
Key Working Relationships:
Internal:* Mozambique Head of Office* Mozambique Emergency Coordinator (direct supervisor)* Regional and HRD Technical Advisors focused on MEAL and Protection Mainstreaming* Other HRD Technical Advisors* CRS/CAFOD/Trocaire Protection Mainstreaming WG — via CRS HRD Members
External:Mozambique Diocesan Caritas teams, other INGOs, NGOs, members of relevant cluster coordination forums (Protection Cluster), CI Accountability WG.
MEAL Competencies:* Track portfolio and project MEAL requirements — both CRS MEAL Policies and Procedures (MPP) and donor requirements.* Work with MEAL staff and partner staff to implement the MPP and donor MEAL requirements applicable to your projects.* Complete the annual MEAL procedure self-assessment for your projects and develop action plan to advance MEAL practice.
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* Accountability and Stewardship* Build Relationships* Develops Talent* Continuous Improvement and Innovation* Strategic Mindset
Disclaimer:This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
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Equal Opportunity EmployerCatholic 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.