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HUMANITARIAN PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Atlanta (United States of America)

  • Organization: CARE - USA
  • Location: Atlanta (United States of America)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2020-08-15

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CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from clean water to access to education; from microfinance to ensuring that everyone has nutritious food; from agriculture and climate change to disaster response. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us, and fight with CARE.

CARE is seeking a Humanitarian Program Coordinator to be a core member of CARE USA’s Humanitarian Team (HT) and the Resource Mobilization sub team. S/he will be responsible for monitoring and completing tasks related to humanitarian project/ grant management, new business, technical capacity, and management and leadership to achieve CARE’s objectives across the humanitarian portfolio.

The Program Coordinator will work in tandem with the Humanitarian Program Manager and in coordination with CARE’s Business Development Unit on developing HT’s portfolio of U.S Government grants, including but not limited to the Bureau of Humanitarian Affairs (BHA-formerly OFDA and FFP) the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (BPRM) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and Private grants. S/he will be responsible for developing new business and managing strategic grants and contracts (throughout the life cycle of the award) from restricted and unrestricted funding sources.

This position oversees the training of new Senior Program Officers, Program Officers, and intern capacity to ensure consistent program quality and that grant management is compliant with donor rules and regulations. In addition, the Humanitarian Program Coordinator will contribute to keeping knowledge management platforms up to date and manage internal communication for the team. The Program Coordinator reports to the Humanitarian Program Manager and s/he must have knowledge of project management, humanitarian programs, US Government emergency funding mechanisms, technical experience across a variety of sectors as well as strong organizational and communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Program Quality Assurance and Project Management
  • New Business Development and Technical Strategy
  • Private Grant Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Training and development

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in International Relations, International Development, Public Health or related field). Master’s degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of project management and related experience
  • Past experience working with USG and private donors
  • Experience developing and leading humanitarian teams and programs
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
  • Overseas experience in emergency situations – preferably in information management, grant management, communications or proposal development/coordination role
  • PMP Certification highly desired
  • Salesforce experience desired

Please directly apply through our website at:
https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CAREUSA&cws=52&rid=5119

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