Catholic Relief Services (Operations Manager)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality, CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates.
CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, health and emergency programming. CRS is expanding its activities in the North-East in the area of Food Security, Nutrition, Non Food Items, Water and Sanitation.

CRS Nigeria seeks for highly qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Operations Manager

Band: E-1

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Department: Operations

Reports To: Emergency Coordinator

Job Summary
Primary function is to provide leadership and oversight of the country program’s operational support functions Finance, Compliance, Human Resources, Administration/Information Technology, Supply Chain Management, and audit and compliance, to effectively and efficiently meet articulated needs, manage risk, increase efficiency and ensures that corresponding systems are in place and applicable, and CRS and donor policies are consistently applied.
Along with Head of Programs, leads and oversees activities to strengthen the capacities of CRS staff and partners in management quality.
The Operations Manager is a member of the country program senior management team (CR, HOP, and OM), supports the Country Representative in creating a work environment that motivates and challenges employees to constantly improve performance and plays a key role in all senior management decisions and initiatives, and in SR compliance

Master's in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, or other relevant field.
Minimum Five years' work experience in a management of non-profit, development, and/or humanitarian organization.
Experience managing large, complex U.S. government awards; knowledge of relevant regulations.
Knowledge of procurement and general office administration/management issues.
Ability to work in a complex environment and to lead and work with a multi-cultural team.
Computer literate in MS Office, internet, email.
Strong communications and analytical abilities.
Willingness to travel within and outside Borno state

Closing Date
11th August, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download the Application Form using the link below and send with a detailed 3-page Resume in a single file MS Word document to:

Click here to download the Application Form

This will be an open advert until the position have been filled. Position and location must be stated as the subject of the mail.
Interview will be conducted on a rolling biases and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
CRS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color religion etc.
Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.


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