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Resource Transfers Program Manager - Nuyok USAID Project Careers - Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Organization: Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Funding Source:  United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Head of Office

About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-profit organization which implements the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

About USAID / FFP Program:
CRS is leading a consortium of 8 implementing and technical partners to run a five-year USAID/FFP funded $35 million program called Nuyok to build resilience to shocks, enhance livelihoods and improve food security and nutrition for vulnerable rural families in three districts of Karamoja – Abim, Nakapiripirit and Napak – which are home to 406,880 people living in an estimated 58,126 households. Nuyok seeks to strengthen governance and gender equity, community capacity to manage shocks and stresses, traditional and diversified livelihood opportunities and nutrition and health (including improved water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)) of pregnant and lactating women (PLW), adolescent girls and children under two years of age (CU2). At the end of the program, sustainable results will include empowered, resilient, healthy families; responsive, inclusive governance; and a vibrant private sector that engages smallholders at every level.

Job Summary: The Resource Transfers Program Manager – Nuyok  will ensure effective coordination and management of Nuyok resource transfer activities across different interventions and activities such as, DiNER Fairs, conditional and unconditional resource transfers and vouchers for work, among others. As a member of the Operations team, you will work closely across the programming and operations departments to ensure efficient payments that adhere to risk management strategies through effective segregation of duties throughout the process.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Work closely across the programming and operations departments to ensure efficient resource transfer that adhere to risk management strategies through effective segregation of duties throughout the process
·         Manage resource transfers using the SCOPE platform or other beneficiary and resource transfer management platform for beneficiary registrations, intervention setups, distribution planning, transfers and distribution reporting.
·         Oversee all project level resource transfers through a clear schedule linked closely to the annual detailed implementation plans. You will authorize the release of re-sources and verify that there are not duplications in recipients (e.g. youth receiving support through the YouthBuild approach and through BOMA’s graduation approach).
·         Adapt and/or create when relevant guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the use of SCOPE for the project cycle (SCOPE set up; integration with CRS system, beneficiaries management, vendors/FSPs management, card and device management, payments/transfers, MEAL, etc.)
·         Build capacity of operations team on the use of SCOPE
·         Digitalize and streamline processes whenever possible and in line with CRS and Donors policy and procedure
·         Verify compliance to CRS and donor’s policy and procedures at every step of the process flow, particularly respect of segregation of duty
·         Troubleshoot when issues arise to ensure efficient payments.
·         Report and address duplication with case management, investigation or systematic solutions.
·         Authorize release of resources according to SOPs
·         Liaise with WFP SCOPE team (to be determined)


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Resource Transfers Program Manager - Nuyok job placement should preferably hold a Master’s degree in Administration, Data Management, Computer Sciences, Information Management, Emergency Relief, Rural Development or related studies.
·         Previous experience with a beneficiary and resource transfer management platform
·         A minimum of two years of professional experience related to operational management of resource transfer programs
·         Demonstrated skills in cash and markets programs.
·         Ability to quickly learn and apply policy and procedures from CRS and Donors
·         Demonstrated skills and enthusiasm to use ICT4D tools
·         Knowledge of CRS and/ or demonstrated ability to manage partnerships
·         Ability and proven experience transferring knowledge through formal and informal training.
·         Excellent presentation and communication skills.
·         Team-oriented and strong interpersonal skills.
·         Program Manager Competencies: These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results:
o   Sets clear goals and manages toward them.
o   Collaborates effectively with staff and stakeholders.
o   Manages financial resources with integrity.
o   Applies program quality standards to project design and organizational learning.
·         Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff): Serves with Integrity, Models Stewardship, Cultivates Constructive Relationships, Promotes Learning, Trusting Relationships, Professional Growth, Partnership, Accountability

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters, CVs and three work references (names and contact information only) to ug_recruitment@crs.org

NB: Large files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application in the subject line of the email, copy and paste RESOURCETRANSFERSPROGRAMMANAGERNUYOKMOROTO only.

Deadline: 25th December 2017 by 5:00PM


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