Cash Transfer Programme Officer NGO Jobs – Oxfam

Organisation: Oxfam
Project
Name
: Empowering Local and National Humanitarian Actors (ELNHA)
Duty
Station:
Kotido, Uganda
Reports
to:
Project Manager – ELNHA
About
Oxfam:
Oxfam is an
international confederation of 17 affiliates networked together in more than 90
countries committed to ridding the world of poverty and injustice. To achieve
this, we support local projects in developing countries, we lobby governments
and companies to take into account the interests of the poorest people and we
campaign to involve citizens in our work. We implement our programs by working
with local NGO partners and civil society organizations and engaging with
private sector and governments. Oxfam employs over 6,000 people worldwide in
more than 90 countries. In Uganda, our program is anchored on three broad
themes deliberately focused on Women’s Rights: Resilient Livelihoods,
Governance and Accountability and Humanitarian Preparedness and Response.
About
ELNHA Project:
Oxfam in
Uganda is under taking a project named: ‘Empowering Local and National
Humanitarian Actors’ (ELNHA) to be implemented over three years in
collaboration with relevant district structures ard national actors in
sub-regions of Karamoja (Kotido, Kaabong), Acholi (Lamwo, Agago), and West Nile
(Koboko and Zombo) commencing January 2016. These districts face challenges
from climate change induced prolonged droughts and food insecurity as well as
refugee influx as a result of the conflicts in the neighbouring States South
Sudan, CAR and DRC).
Job
Summary:
 The Cash Transfer Programme
Officer will take overall responsibility of developing and strengthening
capacity of humanitarian actors in cash transfer programming to enhance
preparedness and response to food insecurity and vulnerable livelihoods in
emergency situations.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will explore and research on cash
transfer programme in Uganda and other countries
·        
Innovate cash transfer mechanisms in emergency situations
based on Uganda context
·        
Work closely with a selected Ugandan Commercial
Bank and other regulatory authorities for quick cash transfer mechanism in
Uganda
·        
Prepare Cash Transfer capacity building proposals,
planning training module, manual, hands notes and tools
·        
The Cash Transfer Programme Officer will also organize
and or conduct trainings for Oxfam, partners and LHAs on Cash Transfer program
·        
Organize and facilitate capacity building
workshops /seminars and discussion meetings on Cash Transfer
·        
Work in liaison with project team, partners and
LNHAs to ensure appropriate feedback mechanisms are incorporated into project
teams’ and partners’ project.
·        
Make sure there is a common understanding in implementing
Cash transfer in LNHAs
·        
Conduct time to time review and. reflection
sessions on capacity issues
·        
Offer timely support in the documentation and
reporting on CASH programmes
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by the
Project Manager – ELNHA
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the Oxfam Cash Transfer
Programme Officer career opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree
in Business Administration, Micro Finance, Marketing, Economics or related
discipline
·        
Five or more years’ experience and demonstrable
skills in cash transfer in humanitarian response
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of humanitarian
context and market in emergency setting, financial services and money transfer
mechanisms in emergency response situations
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of national
financial/ banking/ mobile and electronic money transfer law and policy in
Uganda
·        
Demonstrated ability and experience in developing
training documents (manual, tools, handouts and reports)
·        
Previous experience in organizing and coordinating
stakeholders Workshop, Seminar and meetings
·        
Working knowledge on Humanitarian principle, Code
of Conduct, Standards (HAP SPHERE, People in Aid, Good Enough Guide etc),
National international Humanitarian Laws and policies.
·        
Analytical, strategic planning, research,
interpersonal, team work, report writing, facilitation and communication skills
plus ability to build good relations both internally and externally.
·        
Broad knowledge, understanding and experience of
gender equity issues and their relevance to humanitarian response work.
·        
Show commitment to Oxfam’s overall aims and
beliefs, including strong commitment to gender, diversity issues, equal
opportunities and capacity building
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications in writing,
including a cover letter and curriculum vitae (Not exceeding 2MB) to the HR and
Admin Coordinator at Oxfamuganda-jobs@oxfamnovib.nl.
Deadline:
15th January, 2016

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