Senior Programs Manager, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Samaritan's Purse

Are you seeking a career in which your days will be centered on the Gospel of Jesus Christ and a call to action: a call resounding from many men, women, and children in need? We are seeking a Senior Programs Manager to serve on our team in Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). You will lead, support, coordinate, and provide leadership to our total relief and recovery programs in DRC. You will use your management experience, strong communication skills, and knowledge of program design, and other design documents to ultimately spread the Truth to the nations. Come serve with a high level of integrity while supporting a team pursuing hope! Join us today!

A day in the life of a Senior Programs Manager:

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do! We start each day with a time of devotions and spend time praying for each other, our staff and volunteers who serve around the globe.

In the role of Senior Programs Manager, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him
  • Assist Country Director and Deputy Country Director with strategic planning.
  • Liaise between Samaritan’s Purse DRC and governmental authorities, UN agencies, other INGOs, NGOs, donors, and Samaritan’s Purse Affiliates. Represents Samaritan’s Purse DRC, obtains information and resources, and facilitates collaboration.
  • Supervise and manages Program Managers and the Program Development Officer.
  • Discern, manages, and reports critical physical, emotional, or spiritual concerns of supervised staff.
  • All other duties as assigned

Learn more about serving with Samaritan’s Purse.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Ability to adapt and work in a developing world context
  • Thorough knowledge of program design, proposal development, Monitoring & Evaluation documents, work-plans, budgets, and other design documents
  • Strong management skills
  • Ability to develop and carry out work plans and solve problems independently
  • Srtong communication skills
  • 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical Studies

Job Location: Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Type: Full-Time

Language Requirement: Fluency in English (required); French and/or Kiswahili strong preferred

Accompaniment: Family Accompaniment

Travel Expectations: Travel to field sites; required travel documents and vaccinations for entry into foreign countries will be necessary

Benefits

  • International medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Paid Family Medical Leave
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid holidays
  • 12 vacation/personal days
  • 10 sick days
  • When at IHQ, on-site Medical Clinic (staff and dependents)

Samaritan’s Purse Mission Statement:

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

How to apply

Our Mission:

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

This is not just a job. It’s a calling, it’s a ministry, and it is your opportunity to begin a life-changing career.

Apply here: https://sampur.se/3MgIS50