Several A’ level Field Officer Non-profit Jobs – GiveDirectly

Job Title:       Field Officer  
Organisation: GiveDirectly
Duty Station: Western Uganda
Reports to: Associate Field
Manager

Languages: English, Kiswahili and Rutoro 

About US:
GiveDirectly is an international non-profit organization that currently
operating in Kenya and Uganda that aims to help people living in extreme
poverty by making unconditional cash transfers to them via mobile phone.
GiveDirectly is driving a re-evaluation of the norms underlying international
philanthropy with a provocative model: We deliver donations directly to the
extreme poor and let them decide what to do with them. This approach builds on
two converging trends: the rapid spread of electronic last-mile payments
solutions in emerging markets, and the large body of experimental evidence
showing that direct transfers are as or more cost-effective at reducing poverty
than traditional, top-down approaches. 
GiveDirectly’s field operations utilize state-of-the-art technologies
and business processes to deliver transfers securely, efficiently, and
transparently.

Job Summary: The Field
Officer will play a critical day-to-day role in delivering
GiveDirectly’s gold-standard cash transfer product to donors and recipients.
The Field Officer will be responsible for executing the
recipient surveys and associated processes that facilitate GiveDirectly’s
unique cash transfer model, from enrollment of recipients to sending actual
transfers. The role will reward high-quality judgment on operational questions
and challenges, work ethic, communication skills, and a strong commitment to
GiveDirectly’s mission and model.

Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • The jobholder will meet with the village
    elders and guides to understand village boundaries
  • In charge of coordinating with team
    members, visit every household in the village
  • Complete census surveys with accurate data
  • Explain GiveDirectly’s program to eligible
    households
  • Provide cell phones and SIM cards as
    necessary
  • The Field Officer will identify and
    eliminate ineligible households
  • Explain safety and readiness information
    to recipients
  • Ensure someone in the household is ready
    to operate the phone to access transfers



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the GiveDirectly
    Field Officer job opportunity must hold an A’ level certificate or
    Diploma, a Degree in a relevant field is an added advantage.
  • One to two years’ experience in the field
    working with vulnerable communities
  • Computer and mobile device data entry knowledge and experience with good typing skills
  • Possess the ability to conduct and support
    recipient surveys and associated processes.
  • Patience and good judgment in resolving
    recipient problems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Good team player
  • Particularly skilled with interpersonal
    skills with high empathy, honesty, and integrity
  • Fluency
    in English, Kiswahili and Rutoro

 How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
apply online at the web link below.


NB: Applicants are
encouraged to apply early, as applications will be reviewed on a ROLLING BASIS.
GiveDirectly does not request for any form of payment from an applicant.

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