Shelter-Construction Program Manager (USAID), Iraq

Looking to invest your wealth of construction knowledge into the building of something eternal?  Join us as a Shelter-Construction Program Manager (USAID) at Samaritan’s Purse in Iraq!  As a Shelter-Construction Program Manager, you will manage the reconstruction of domestic homes and neighborhoods in villages destroyed by war in Iraq.  Your expertise and efforts will help to show the love of Christ to a desperate and struggling population.  Let God put your talents to use for a humanitarian cause with an eternal purpose.  Join us today!        

Description of Job duties:

  • Responsible for overall implementation of the home refurbishment and reconstruction program.

  • Establishes standard operating procedures for beneficiary selection and disbursement of cash transfer/cash reimbursements.

  • Regularly assesses the success of the program based on quantitative and qualitative data, and makes recommendations to Senior Management Team.

  • Ensures compliance with organizational standards, as well as USAID rules and regulations.

  • Maintains high standards across all areas of program implementation, including operational, programmatic, and financial.

  • Manages program budget, timeline, and phasing.

  • Provides technical oversight on project implementation in all project locations.

  • Recruits and trains staff, supervises project staff, and develops staff work plans.

  • Prepares and submits internal and donor reports.

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year University with a degree in Civil Engineering-related discipline.

  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.

  • At least three years’ experience designing and/or managing shelter/construction programs, preferably in a post-conflict environment.

  • Minimum one year’s experience implementing a program in compliance with USAID rules and regulations.

  • Strong monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and financial management experience.

  • Proven management and leadership experience.

  • Previous international work experience; ability to operate for extended periods in very austere conditions.

  • Fluent spoken and written English required.

  • Arabic language skills desirable, but not required.

  • Possesses strong interpersonal communication skills.

  • Willingness to travel in/out of the field.

12 month contract with the potential for renewal.

This is an unaccompanied assignment.

This position is subject to availability of funding.

International Employee Benefits

Employees who choose to work internationally get to take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage

  • Disability insurance

  • Term Life insurance

  • Retirement savings plan

  • Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)

  • Annual home leave

  • Twelve vacation days per year

Samaritan’s Purse Distinct Objectives:

PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world

SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE - EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom

RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister

DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work

WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.