Texas Prevention Project Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $60,000
Maximum: $65,000
Details: Annually

Published

10/10/2018

Start Date

11/26/2018

Application Deadline

10/31/2018

Address

Houston
Texas
United States

Description

LOVE146 VISION: The abolition of child trafficking and exploitation. Nothing less.

LOVE146 MISSION: ABOLITION & RESTORATION! We combat child trafficking & exploitation with the unexpected and restore survivors with excellence.

LOVE146’s COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION: Love146 seeks to enhance the innovation and creativity, greater productivity and employee satisfaction that derive from a well-managed, diverse, and inclusive workplace. We acknowledge that this is an important area for growth as an organization.

REPORTS TO: Director of Prevention

SALARY: $60,000 - $65,000

STATUS: 40 hours/week

LOCATION: Houston, TX

TRAVEL: The Texas Prevention Project Manager will be required to travel significantly, with 8-16 domestic trips per year (primarily within Texas).

ANTICIPATED START DATE: November 26, 2018

OVERVIEW: The Love146 Texas Prevention Project Manager will work in close collaboration with the Director of Prevention and other team members to execute a comprehensive strategy for Love146’s prevention initiatives in Texas.

This role will be critical to establishing effective structures and partnerships that will contribute to Love146’s vision to end child trafficking and exploitation. As the Texas Prevention Project Manager, you will invest significant energies in building a framework to scale Love146’s prevention programming in Texas.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We’re seeking candidates who excel in relationship-building, are results-oriented, and have strong project management skills.

You are a builder. A maximizer. Someone who is energized by building solutions through innovation and collaboration. You thrive when building and maintaining relationships among key actors, and enjoy using your strengths to foster coordination and cooperation among diverse — and even competing – groups.

You are committed to getting results in a fast-paced environment and are able to handle a heavy workload without dropping the ball. You combine your deep technical aptitude with your ability to effectively tailor a message to influence and energize a variety of audiences. You are confident in your ability to quickly shift gears between details and vision, issue and solution, and execution and strategy.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES


Program Development, Monitoring, and Evaluation (35%)

  • In collaboration with the Director of Prevention and others on the Love146 prevention team, assist in developing program strategies that support the successful pursuit of identified strategic goals for the U.S. Prevention program.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Prevention and key internal and external partners to develop and execute a comprehensive strategy to achieve the goals outlined in the Texas Prevention Project.
  • Monitor and provide regular analysis on the impact of Love146’s Texas prevention activities and adherence to project deliverables, and collaborate with the Director of Prevention to make necessary program modifications.  

Program Coordination and Implementation (35%)

  • Oversee all aspects of execution, including identifying and solving problems that would otherwise delay achieving project goals. The Texas Prevention Project Manager will be responsible for assuring the project is on-budget and on-time and delivered with the expected value to the practices and stakeholders.
  • Maintain all appropriate project deliverables and responsibilities (e.g., project scheduling, risk management, and status reporting).
  • Maintain, strengthen, and develop relationships with state agencies and identified project partners to support project success.
  • Recruit and cultivate relationships with potential project partners to participate in the Not a Number Facilitator Certification Training and other professional trainings.
  • Coordinate with the Prevention Support Coordinator and Director of Prevention to develop and process prevention related contracts and agreements.

Training and Technical Assistance (15%)

  • Represent Love146 at high-level meetings, conferences, and other external events.
  • Coordinate and manage logistics for Not a Number Facilitator Certification Training and other professional trainings.
  • Collaborate with the Prevention Support Coordinator to onboard facilitators and agencies (e.g., license agreements, web portal, website).
  • In collaboration with the Prevention Advisory Specialist(s) designated for this project, provide direct training, technical assistance, and ongoing support to agencies participating in the project.

Reporting and Team Interaction (10%)

  • Provide weekly updates to the Director of Prevention.
  • Maintain documentation and evaluations; deliver quarterly and annual reports.
  • Ensure timely submission of grant reporting through monitoring and tracking of reporting deadlines assigned to staff to ensure key performance measures are achieved.
  • Provide training and support to ensure all relevant staff has the information and skills necessary to comply with state grant requirements, as needed.
  • Communicate program success and stories to assist Love146’s development and communications teams in conveying the program and sustaining/securing program funding.
  • Provide input on Love146’s U.S. Prevention Program strategy and growth needs.

Professional Development (5%)

  • Maintain a strong understanding of child trafficking in the United States, remain current on relevant research and empirical literature, and actively pursue opportunities to learn and evaluate best practices for prevention programming.


QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE


  • Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Health, or comparable degree in social sciences, education, or related field.
  • Minimum of three years of project or grant management experience.
  • Two years working in an organization serving at-risk or trafficked youth.
  • Experience facilitating professional training.
  • Experience in program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Successful track record in developing trust-based partnerships with community organizations, government agencies, and schools — specifically those working with under-resourced communities and youth.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated diplomacy and maturity in cross-cultural interactions.


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS


  • Knowledge of current literature, trends, and developments in the field, including effective prevention practices and a thorough understanding of human trafficking in the U.S.
  • Understanding of the factors that increase youth’s risk of human trafficking.
  • Demonstrate the use of appropriate and effective techniques to encourage youth, professional, and parent/caregiver engagement.
  • Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Ability to develop, present, and promote projects.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet applications (e.g., Google Drive).


COMPETENCIES: INCUMBENT WILL POSSESS...


  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work efficiently; to be flexible while still achieving goals.
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated, and exercise judgment and discretion.
  • A strong focus on innovation, execution, and quality.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills and the ability to find creative solutions.
  • Perseverance and adaptability – ability to strategize obstacles and resource constraints.
  • Ability to manage stress and express self-care concerns.
  • A posture of learning, with a commitment to stay current with relevant developments, trends, and best practices.
  • A strong appreciation for collaboration.


WORKING CONDITIONS


The incumbent must spend long hours sitting and/or standing, using office equipment and performing computer operations, which requires intense mental and visual concentration and eye-hand coordination. The incumbent will spend significant time conducting training off-site, which will require regular air and automobile travel. The incumbent is located in a busy, open office area with regular interruptions which may cause stress. The incumbent is required to deal with a wide variety of people on various issues, and may work directly with at-risk and exploited children.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested by individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions.

  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ambulate on rough surfaces and climb stairs.
  • Endure long periods of driving/flying.
  • Stand, walk, and/or sit for extended periods of time.
  • Lift or move up to 50 lbs.


Love146 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Proficiency in English

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

https://love146.org/employment/

To apply for this role, please visit our website: https://love146.org/employment/


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