Cash and Markets Officer NGO Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Organization: DanChurchAid
(DCA)

DanChurchAid is a
Danish humanitarian non governmental organisation aimed at supporting the
world’s poorest. It was founded in 1922, and is rooted in the Danish National
Evangelical Lutheran Church. DCA aims to ensure that all people live
peacefully in a thriving, democratic society with equal fulfilment of their
rights and access to and control over resources

DCA’s Uganda
Programme DCA has supported development and humanitarian programs in Uganda
since 1979, working in partnership with local partners. DCA is a member of the
ACT Alliance. Our key competencies in Uganda are livelihoods and food security
humanitarian response and civil society.

Job Summary:   The Cash and Markets Officer will contribute
to the successful design and implementation of cash-based interventions in
refugee Settlements in West Nile and any other area of operation for DCA. The
activities shall include, Monthly multipurpose cash transfers, cash handling
and transfer issues to beneficiaries, market assessments, post distribution
monitoring, market price monitoring, complaints and feedback handling.

The Officer plays a
varied role in coordinating cash and markets activities, including supervision
of Cash and Markets Assistants.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Conduct
    cash transfer feasibility and market assessments
  • Oversee
    the identification, registration and verification of cash transfer
    beneficiaries.
  • Support
    in the baseline and end line surveys with support from the monitoring and
    evaluation team on CBI.
  • Support
    the Cash and Markets assistants to prepare requests for cash distribution for
    beneficiaries in a timely manner and ensure coordination with service providers
    for the cash transfers.
  • Ensure
    all cash transfer activities are implemented in in accordance with donor
    requirements and as per the quality standard and agreed detail implementation
    plan.
  • Ensure
    quality of project out puts through regular supervision and monitoring exercise
    to the project locations.
  • Together
    with the M&E team, participate in Post distribution monitoring (PDM) in
    Omugo and Imvepi refugee settlements.
  • Monitor
    and track all market complaints though the Assistants and empower them to
    provide timely and effective feedback.
  • Provide
    timely high quality project progress reports both for DCA internal and donor
    and external requirements
  • Collect
    lessons learned, best practices, cases studies and support knowledge management
  • Closely
    follow up on day to day implementation of cash transfer activities and take
    corrective action to achieve key result indicators and other project targets
    and goals as specified in project proposal.
  • Support
    in organizing trainings on financial literacy, entrepreneurship among others.
  • Develop
    and maintain positive working relationships with DCA staff, national and local
    authorities, international and national organizations as well as technical
    focal points in food security and agribusiness, coordinate all planned projects
    with OPM, UNHCR, donors and other development agencies to ensure consistency
    with cluster priorities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal
    applicant for the DCA Cash and Markets Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in business or other related field
  • Four
    years’ experience in cash-based transfer programming including e-voucher and
    mobile cash, CfW and market assessments.
  • CaLP
    training level 2 an advantage
  • Experience
    with market facilitation, supporting systemic change and promoting services
    directly
  • Experience
    of digital financial solutions and using mobile messaging
  • Experience
    of working with Mobile Monitoring Technology (MMT)
  • Experience
    of working in Humanitarian sector
  • Financial
    inclusion including VSLA
  • Practical
    experience in working with mobile Network operators
  • Very
    good communication, report writing skills and facilitation skills

All Interested
candidates should send their CV and cover letter via the link below

Deadline:  31st March 2020.

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