Regional Program Manager

Creative Associates International

About the organization

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Duties

Creative Associates International, Inc. (Creative) is seeking a Regional Program Manager for an anticipated USAID/OTI-funded project focusing on countering violent extremism in northern Mozambique. The Regional Program Manager is to be based in northern Mozambique and will oversee all programmatic aspects of the project, ensuring effective and efficient operations for a USAID-funded project, heavily based on small grants, and quick impacts.

Qualifications

•At least four (4) years of experience working on operations and administration in a related role and with some demonstrated advisory experience;
•Must have experience with grants or small grants under contract program management, preferably cash grants to local organizations;
•Fluency in USAID's human resources, financial management, financial reporting, procurement processes, systems, and grants management policies and procedures;
•Demonstrated experience and knowledge in overseeing program start-up and close-out is preferred but not required;
•In-depth understanding of the operational context in Mozambique and the creativity and capacity to facilitate and expedite the operations and logistics of the program;
•Experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa;
•Remote management experience;
•Willingness to be based in and travel throughout northern Mozambique as required by the program; and
•Fluency in written and oral English and Portuguese.

Application instructions

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