We are looking for GOVERNANCE & CAPACITY BUILDING MANAGERS
Minimum Bachelor Degree in Development Studies, International Relations or related field required.
At least 3 years of relevant management, supervisory, and technical experience working with programs related to community-based peacebuilding,
governance or conflict mitigation.
Experience working in complex projects in Somalia similar environments required.
Proven experience coordinating with humanitarian actors in emergency contexts
Minimum 3 years managing significant USG-funded programs required; Knowledge of key USG regulations including, but not limited to: USAID 22 CFR
and Part 226 Administration of Assistance Awards to U.S. Non-Governmental Organizations, 22 CFR Part 145 Grants and Agreements with Non-Profits,
OMB Circulars A-122, Cost principles for non-profit organizations and A-133 Audit of states, local governments, and non-profits preferred.
Proven leadership and inter-personal skills and ability to build and motivate diverse and talented teams.
Experience in building and maintaining institutional linkages required. Public relations skills required.
Flexibility to work both in a team and independently.
Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility.
Demonstrated personal accountability and driven to serve others.
Experience with community-based participatory methods.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook required.
IRC received funding from USAID to implement program focused on conflict management and mitigation, and community peacebuilding and reconciliation work. The
overall objective of this program is to: Make significant strides in the overall goal of conflict mitigation, peace, and reconciliation through the implementation of
people-to-people activities in targeted communities in south central Somalia.
The Program Manager (PM) will oversee and guide all program activities implemented by IRC and partner organization. S/he will serve as the primary point of
contact to the staff, partner organization, Government authorities at national and local levels, and other external parties. S/he must effectively manage relationships
with IRC and partner staff to establish and oversee all program activities. A key component of this program is sustainability, thus the PM is responsible for ensuring
effective capacity building and skills transfer to local partners and staff.
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. At work in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities to restore safety, dignity and hope, the IRC leads the way from harm to home.