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Job Opening: CCO REGIONAL INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS OFFICER CARIBBEAN

Position Title: Regional International Projects Officer
Department: Projects
Reports to: International Projects Director

Education or Certification Requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  •  •  B.A. in International Studies, Business Administration, Health, Education or related discipline; M.A. preferred.
  •  •  Fluency in French/Creole Required.
Experience Requirements:
  •  •  Two or more years experience living and working in relief/development project oversight or related field in the Caribbean (preferably in Haiti, which will represent approximately 80% of the workload).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required/Preferred:
  •  •  Strong project management, conceptualization and strategic planning skills.
  •  •  Excellent presentation, organizational, written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills .
  •  •  Foreign cultural awareness/sensitivity.
  •  •  Budgeting experience.
  •  •  Marketing/communications skills and experience.
  •  •  Highly detail oriented with the ability to manage large volumes of data.
  •  •  Ability to manage projects of a variety of sizes and complexities.
  •  •  Experience with databases and strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook.
  •  •  Travel - Approx 40% (Internationally) .
  •  •  Experienced individual and/or group traveler, with knowledge of basic international travel requirements/guidelines .
  •  •  Experience working as part of a team.
Position Summary: The Regional International Projects Officer (RIPO) monitors ongoing overseas projects in the Caribbean, to ascertain compliance with funding and other requirements. The RIPO serves as a liaison between Cross offices in Florida and Haiti. In conjunction with the International Projects Director (IPD) and Haiti office staff, the RIPO oversees Cross's cash grant assistance to partners in the Caribbean and, if needed, provides support to ministries in the processes of reporting and application for funding. The RIPO provides verbal and written reports on current project activity to (IPD); provides management recommendations about partners; ensures that scope, schedule, or cost changes are identified and communicated accurately and on a timely basis to IPD; works closely with in-country partners and locally with the Projects Liaison Officer, International Projects Officers and the IPD in tasks regarding Accountability and Capacity Strengthening practices to ensure accurate and timely reporting; provides written status performance and project visit reports and updates as needed to President, Vice President for Missions, Communications, and other executive management; presents Mission Report to staff on projects visited following a trip to the field; makes own travel and other logistical arrangements for trips to the field and, as needed, for other potential travelers; prepares regional annual budgets; collaborates with Gifts-in-Kind (GIK)/Shipping staff to ensure expeditious transport of needed GIK to partners in the Caribbean. The RIPO also organizes and leads staff/donor trips to visit overseas partners.

Application Process:
Please submit your resume by email to HR@CrossCatholic.org and include the title of the position in the subject line. Please be sure to include a cover letter detailing your spiritual background.

Cross Catholic Outreach is a Christian ministry and provides excellent employee benefits. We are a Christian Humanitarian Aid Agency assisting the poorest of the poor around the world. Please visit our web site to learn more about the mission, vision, statement of faith and core values of our organization.

Cross Catholic Outreach

2700 N. Military Trail, Suite 240

PO Box 273908

Boca Raton, Florida 33427-3908

800-914-2420

Cross Catholic Outreach is a 501c3

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