Program Manager I - Program Quality and Grants Support, Honduras

Catholic Relief Services

About the organization

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 has been operating in Honduras since 1959. Focusing on the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable, CRS Honduras has supported programs in education, youth development, food security, nutrition, health, agriculture, disaster risk reduction, and emergency response for more than 50 years. Today, the CRS Honduras country program comprises over 80 staff based out of CRS’ head office in Tegucigalpa and offices in San Pedro Sula and La Esperanza. Together with eight partners, CRS implemented nine development projects and served over 300,000 direct and indirect beneficiaries in 2020.


You will support grant management, program quality, in the Honduras Country Program (CP) for a portfolio of international donor-funded projects, sustaining program quality, evidence-based communications, and positioning. CRS’ current portfolio includes projects across multiple sectors, such as education, youth, peacebuilding, WASH, agriculture, rural development, and emergency response. The role will collaborate with relevant staff to support projects’ design, start-up, implementation, and close-out. The position is critical for advancing Catholic Relief Services work serving the poor and vulnerable. Your project management and communication skills will ensure that the CP delivers high-quality programming and continuously works towards improving the impact of its programming.


Preferred Qualifications:

International donor (USG, United Nations, EU) grant management experience required.
Project management experience in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: education, positive youth development, food security, WASH, agriculture, disaster risk reduction, and emergency response.
Experience engaging with partner organizations.
Experience contributing to the development of technical proposals.
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning skills and experience preferred.
Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.
Basic Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in social sciences, management, international development, international relations or another relevant field is required. Additional experience may substitute for some education. Additional experience may substitute for some education.
Minimum 2 years of international development experience managing and implementing multi-faceted programs in developing countries; 5 years or more experience strongly preferred.
Additional experience may substitute for some education.

Application instructions

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