CRS/Honduras (CRS/HN) is seeking a visionary Chief of Party to provide leadership and technical direction for a new, four-year Improving Tertiary Violence Prevention Project to create a risk-based juvenile justice system that reduces recidivism within targeted populations of high risk juveniles, by improving the organizational and technical capacity of Honduran service providers and policy makers to provide specific, targeted, and high-quality services to highest-risk secondary and tertiary juvenile populations.
The Chief of Party will provide the vision and overall leadership to the Improving Tertiary Violence Prevention Project Team. S/he will be responsible for overseeing the overall management of the project including the quality of programmatic implementation (including monitoring, evaluation and learning) and administrative elements of the project, including the coordination of all consortium partners, and monitoring the budget. S/he will also serve as the primary point of contact to donor as well as public, private and non-government stakeholders. He/she is responsible for ensuring compliance in donor grants including oversight of partner budgets, finance and administration, and donor reporting. The CoP is responsible for ensuring that project results are achieved on time and on budget, including strategies for phase out and sustainability; and that the budget is consumed as planned.
The CoP will be a senior leader from the juvenile justice and/or criminal justice development sector responsible for leading all aspects of the development, implementation and consolidation of the project, including ensuring that it contributes to the thought leadership within tertiary violence prevention and juvenile justice systems sectors in Latin America and positions CRS as a leading agency in the field of juvenile justice and tertiary violence prevention.
The CoP will operate within the organizational structure of CRS while coordinating the roles and activities of staff from other consortium member organizations in the implementation of the program interventions. The successful candidate will also be responsible for representing the project to major stakeholders, especially the donor and key relevant ministries and agencies within Honduras.
Native fluency in English and excellent English writing skills especially with the ability to produce quality written reports for the donor in English on a timely basis. Fluency in written and spoken Spanish.
Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required up to 25% of the time.