Fresher Livelihoods Assistant – Cash Based Interventions Non-profit Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:  Livelihood Officer
About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent,
humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more
than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees
and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote
durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of
humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN
Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in
Disaster Relief.
Job Summary: The Livelihoods
Assistant (Cash based interventions) will support the Livelihoods Coordinator
and Livelihoods Officer in the implementation of cash based interventions in
Kyaka II refugee settlement and host community. He/she will be responsible for
project management, monitoring and reporting on cash based intervention in
accordance with DRC programme guidelines and procedures.
Key Duties and
  • Sensitize the community about cash based
  • Conduct assessment of needs and capacities
    of community for cash based interventions
  • Follow procedures and guidelines in
    implementation of cash based interventions, and support in developing
    learning for improved cash strategies
  • Conduct training on procedures followed in
    cash based interventions
  • Facilitate designing as well as
    implementation of beneficiary selection process
  • Conduct market assessment of goods and
    services required by POCs in cash based interventions
  • Assess potential risks to recipients for
    cash based interventions and work with protection and other colleagues to
    ensure risk mitigation is integrated into programming
  • Identify skills and knowledge gaps related
    to community based interventions among Livelihoods Field extension workers
    and address them through training and capacity building
  • Liaise with other sectors to ensure
    coordinated implementation of cash based interventions
  • Ensure that cash based intervention are
    implemented in accordance with project design and within the approved
    budgets, and in accordance with DRC policies and strategies including
    adherence to the recommended standards and commitments to accountability
    and quality.
  • Write concept notes, work plans for cash
    based interventions
  • Write timely quality; weekly, monthly,
    quarterly, biannual and annual reports
  • Contribute to the formulation of project
    proposals on cash based intervention
  • Develop key relationships with other cash
    actors to develop joint learning.
Staff development and management
  • Manage field based staff, volunteers, and
    community participants.
  • Uphold DRC’s international code of
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned
    from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee
    Council (DRC) Livelihoods Assistant-Cash Based Interventions job placement
    must hold a relevant University degree
  • Two years of experience working with
    community development and livelihoods, preferably in a refugee setting
  • Proven experience in cash based
    programming (planning, implementation and monitoring)
  • Ability to speak local languages
    (Kiswahili a key asset)
  • Proven experience managing community
    dialogues and working directly with beneficiaries
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications including;
  • A cover letter (1
    page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how
    you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise and accurate
    CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your
    qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and
    contact details of 3 relevant references.
All applications should be sent to clearly
indicating position name in the subject line.
Deadline: 5th April 2018
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