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Project Summary :
The Community Violence Prevention (CVP) activity in Jamaica aims to support communities, parents and families to prevent youth violence and develop pathway programs for youth at risk of violence.
It intends to achieve this by working with communities and strengthening the ability and authority of targeted families to maintain discipline and reinforce prosocial conduct among their children and supporting desistance programs that will keep youth out of violent and criminal lifestyles.
Position Summary :
Creative Associates seeks a Crime Prevention Team Lead for an anticipated donor-funded project in Jamaica. In conjunction with the Chief Technical Leads, and under the guidance of the Chief of Party, the Crime Prevention Team Lead provides strategic direction and technical oversight of Jamaica CVP’s strategy.
S / he will identify and engage with strategic partners in the public sector, private sector, communities, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Faith Based Organizations (FBOs), Community Based Organizations and development partners to identify opportunities to conceptualize and develop initiatives that will support the implementation of the strategy.
Working with the Technical Leads, the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist and the Grants and Partnerships Manager, the Team Lead ensures that technical interventions meet established performance targets and that grantees / consultants are adhering to the terms and conditions to meet stated objectives.
An important part of the role will also be ensuring synergy and collaboration between the Jamaica CVP program and ongoing and new violence prevention initiatives in the target communities.
Reporting & Supervision :
The Crime Prevention Team Lead will report to the Chief of Party.
Primary Responsibilities :
Required Skills & Qualifications :
Local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Position contingent upon donor funding.