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Manager, The Greatest Journey

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 02/25/2015
Categories: Christian Teacher - Communications - Other
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Is there anything greater than giving millions of children around the world every year the opportunity to HEAR and RESPOND to the Gospel and be EQUIPPED and mobilized to SHARE the love of Jesus with others? The Manager, The Greatest Journey will serve on the Samaritan’s Purse/Operation Christmas Child – USA International Team based in Boone, North Carolina, working to provide management, strategy and support for all aspects related to the implementation of the “The Greatest Journey” (TGJ) – the Operation Christmas Child discipleship program impacting almost three million children a year in the ten OCC regions globally. Under the direction of the Senior Manager, the TGJ Manager will work in coordination with Regional Directors (RD) and Regional Managers (RM) sharing the vision of this amazing opportunity while coaching the implementation of the planning, logistics, training, communication and reporting components for TGJ in each region in order to expand the scope of participation beyond three million children to five million children per year within five years. This position will also coordinate directly with other areas of the ministry such as the Field Support Team in the areas of material translation, logistics and training, as well as Donor Ministries and OCC Domestic regarding TGJ promotion and the compilation of compelling stories and data.


 A candidate who is called and equipped for these responsibilities will:

1) organize and coach training specialists around the world focused on TGJ.

2) consult for respective RDs and RMs as they develop and monitor regional and country specific TGJ training and implementation plans.

3) develop appropriate tracking tools to ensure effective execution of set goals in each region.

4) coordinate with the field support team to strengthen existing and develop new training programs and materials.

5) oversee the development of Master Trainer, Teacher Trainer and Local Contact roles and training development

6) provide strategic thought and development to new initiatives related to TGJ

7) manage assigned special projects.


 Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree; 3-5 years related project management experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience living and working internationally preferred. International travel of 85-100 days per year required.


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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.

Distinct Objectives:
The work of Samaritan's Purse is marked by five distinct objectives, grounded in Scripture and biblical principles:
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