We’re searching for a Shelter Program Manager to serve in our Dominica field office. The Shelter Program Manager has overall responsibility for the management of all program activities and staff relating to the shelter repair and construction. Do you have proven management skills and international development experience? If so, we invite to you apply for this opportunity were you'll have a career with impact!
- Maintain a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
- Direct and oversee the shelter program within given budgets and project deadlines, ensuring that all program goals are met through proper planning, staffing, and implementation.
- Organize and direct the work of program staff, providing supervision, training, and performance appraisals.
- Ensure program activities comply with international and Samaritan's Purse standards and regulations.
- Manage grant budget within approved spending levels, and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and to appropriate staff.
- Submit timely, accurate, and professional program reports that meet Samaritan's Purse and donor requirements.
- Discuss plans and strategies with relevant stakeholders, including government authorities, other humanitarian actors and Samaritan's Purse partners, to ensure proper understanding and coordination of project objectives.
- Make regular visits to project field sites, providing staff support, addressing programmatic challenges, and exploring future program possibilities.
- Discern, manage, and report critical physical, emotional, or spiritual concerns of supervised staff.
- Attend daily morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the ministry, its donors and volunteers.
- Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must maintain a personal relationship with and be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, as well as able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Master's degree (M.A.) in Economics, International Development, Social Studies, or other relevant discipline, with a minimum of 2 years of international emergency response experience; or a Bachelor’s Degree (B.A) from 4-year college or university in Economics, Development or Social Studies, with minimum of 6 to 8 years’ related international work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.
- Previous experience working overseas.
- Ability to coordinate and manage staff and project activities.
- Strong organizational and management skills.
- Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office.
- Familiarly with the cluster system, must have strong representation and coordination skills.
- Be a strong team player and adept at creating a strong team spirit.
- Ability to work with culturally diverse groups of people.
- Multi-million budget management experience.
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