14 June 2017

5 Entry Level Cash and Food Distribution Monitor Job Opportunities - Alliance Forum for Development-AFOD Uganda

Organisation: Alliance Forum for Development-AFOD Uganda
Duty Station: Uganda
Reference Number: AFOD/U/VA/16-17/008

About US:
Alliance Forum for Development-AFOD Uganda is a non-profit, nondenominational, apolitical and non-sectarian Humanitarian and Development Organization incorporated in Uganda in 2015 with NGO board registration number 11619. AFOD Uganda seeks to work closely with rural and urban poor communities across the country to address their real needs and build local partnership with institutions/communities and support community structures to jointly identify and address the underlying causes of poor health and steer social change.

Job Summary: The Cash and Food Distribution Monitor will be managing and coordinating the distribution of cash and food, providing technical guidance to stakeholders and beneficiaries for decision making.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • In charge of verifying and updating the beneficiary lists for any inconsistencies and reporting back to the team leader.
  • Actively participate in the preparation of weekly and monthly food/cash distribution plans and schedules to be submitted to the immediate supervisor within given deadlines;
  • Actively promoting the participation of the FMC and community in the food distribution with a particular attention to gender representation in all activities;
  • Ensuring regular information sharing with the community and the partners
  • Ensuring adequate protection and assistance for the vulnerable groups and People with
  • Specific Needs during the distribution exercise.
  • The jobholder will be facilitating the training of Food Management Committees providing guidance to its members on food distribution procedures, schedules and rations
  • Conducting regular meetings – pre-and post-distribution - with the relevant camp committee members in order to ensure timely and accurate dissemination of information as well as preparation and implementation of the food distributions;
  • Informing the community of the planned distribution stating commodities in the food basket, cash transfer amount and entitlement per beneficiary, distribution dates, FDPs and roles for respective players
  • Ensuring that refugee community leaders are involved and participate in all the phases of distribution exercise including females.
  • Arranging for food reception and facilitate smooth distribution ensuring that the most vulnerable members in the community are catered for.
  • Ensuring food delivery documents are recorded and signed appropriately
  • The jobholder will be ensuring safety of all records and distribution materials at the distribution centres.
  • Actively participating in the monitoring and verification of the target beneficiary population;
  • Actively participate in the regular data collection, analysis and reporting on food distribution;
  • Responsible for recruiting and training daily hires for offloading and scooping of food  commodities in collaboration with FMCs 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a University degree in one or more of the following disciplines: Social science, public administration, business administration, nutrition and agricultural related field from a recognized institution/ university.
  • A minimum of two years of working experience in community development work with an NGO or UN agency in related field.
  • Previous experience with food distributions or cash transfers is added advantage.
  • Behavioural: Code of conduct as relevant to procurement and logistics, commitment, time management/ ability to work for longer hours, loyalty, patience, emotional intelligence and Tolerance
  • Skills: Comprehensive understanding and good working knowledge of word and excel, fluency in both oral and written English, very good report writing and presentation skills,
  • Inter-personal Communication and public relations, basic research skills and client handling

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan nationals should send their applications with updated CVs in English to the: Human Resource Officer, AFOD Uganda Country Office, Ntinda Minister’s Village, P.O. Box 11003 Kampala Uganda or Email to: recruitments_ug@afodi.org. Applications can equally be submitted to Adjumani field office, next to CEFORD.

Deadline: 19th June 2017

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