Jobs at MCT
Capacity-Building Program Manager (CBPM)
Responsible to: Deputy Executive Director
Summary of Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility of all MCT personnel is to further the achievement of its vision of “Enduring partnerships that conserve our land and sea to improve quality of life for communities across Micronesia.” In pursuit of this vision, MCT’s mission is, “We build partnerships, raise and manage funds, make grants, influence policy and provide conservation and financing expertise.” Additionally, MCT personnel commit to shared norms as are periodically reviewed and updated but which prioritize mutual respect, and integrity, as well as a focus on Micronesia communities and values.
Towards the achievement of MCT’s vision and mission, the CBPM is responsible for the overall management of the Micronesia Conservation Trust (MCT) Capacity-Building Program from program development, and financial and technical reporting, to resource mobilization, knowledge management and partnership development. Under the supervision of the Deputy Executive Director, this involves the effective management of the full MCT Capacity-Building portfolio, including but not limited to, existing learning networks, internship and scholarship programs, as well as future and proposed fellowships, internships, training programs and other capacity-building initiatives. Tasks include program strategy development, individual project/initiative concept design and technical support to MCT grantees and other partners. Resource mobilization and grant-writing comprise a major component of the CBPM’s responsibility as well, maintaining existing grants and donor relations as well as seeking new opportunities and program support. The Capacity-Building Program works closely with MCT’s Conservation and Livelihoods programs, ensuring that partners’ capacity needs and project work are integrated and complementary. The CBPM also works closely with technical partners including the Nature Conservancy, Rare and the Micronesia Challenge Regional Office to coordinate, develop and deliver technical training and support.
Program Management and Administration
Salary and Benefits and Duty Station:
MCT offers attractive and regionally competitive salaries and benefits depending upon qualifications. MCT does not provide relocation, housing or repatriation expenses. MCT covers the employer portion of the FSM National health insurance basic plan and offers a retirement plan and life insurance. The duty station for this position is Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia and MCT offers a modest relocation package for bona-fide residents of other Micronesian jurisdictions to assist with any required change of residence.
How to Apply:
Submit letter of interest, resume and three letters of reference to:
Lisa Andon, Deputy Executive Director
P.O. Box 2177, Kolonia, Pohnpei FM 96941
Tel. 691-320-5670/Fax 691-320-8903
electronic submissions preferred