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8 O' level Resource Transfer Assistant International NGO Job Opportunities - Mercy Corps


Organization: Mercy Corps
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Resource Transfer Manager

About US:
Mercy Corps is an International NGO that exists to alleviate poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps has been fully registered in Uganda as an operational NGO. Currently Mercy Corps has an office in Kampala and is implementing Food Security programs which comprise of Water and Sanitation, Livelihood and Agriculture and Conflict Mitigation Management Program in North and North Eastern Uganda. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido with funding from USAID, USDA, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.

About USAID Apolou Program:
In October 2017, Mercy Corps was awarded a 5 year USAID/ Food for Peace- funded program working in 4 districts in Karamoja, the Apolou Activity. The Activity has four purposes with cross cutting themes of gender and youth and resilience: 1) Inclusive and effective governance contributes to food and nutrition security, 2) Improved health and nutritional status of pregnant and lactating women, children under five, and adolescent girls, 3) Improved WASH conditions and 4) Adolescent girls, adolescent boys, women and men access diverse and secure livelihoods through improved capacities and strengthened market systems. Apolou is implemented by a consortium of actors led by Mercy Corps, including Save the Children, Whave Solutions, four local partners (KAPDA, AIDI, NARWOA and Riam Riam) and Tufts University’s Feinstein International Centre (FIC).

Job Summary: The Resource Transfer Assistant will ensure the effective delivery of the system by registering beneficiaries, onboarding merchants, reconciling redemptions, conducting post-distribution monitoring and ensuring effective responses to complaints.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Strategy & Vision: Identify new opportunities for more effective resource transfer delivery and share with resource transfer manager
Program Implementation:
  • Support resource transfer start up, including training of merchants
  • Conduct beneficiary registration exercises, ensuring that beneficiaries are effectively targeted according to established vulnerability criteria
  • Clean datasets, ensuring that graduated beneficiaries are removed from eligibility
  • Conduct beneficiary and merchant verifications, as well as standardized post-distribution monitoring
  • Ensure the complaints mechanism is functional and individual complaints have been addressed.
  • Support reconciliation of merchant and beneficiary data.
  • Support the Resource Transfer Manager in troubleshooting supply chain issues and capacity development of local partners.
Team Management: Oversee complaints response mechanism at community level, ensuring volunteers are able to effectively log complaints and provide feedback to beneficiaries
Finance & Compliance Management:  Ensure compliance with donor and Mercy Corps regulations, particularly cash and in-kind distribution protocols and beneficiary data protection.
Influence & Representation:
  • Establish strong relationship with local government, gaining buy in and building local government capacity to oversee resource transfers
  • Support the Resource Transfer Manager to document best practices in resource transfers to influence external stakeholders to move towards market-based solutions instead of in-kind distributions
Security:
  • Ensure beneficiary protection policies are adhered to and implement post distribution monitoring and evaluation system to measure intended and unintended impacts, including monitoring of gender based violence
  • Ensure data protection policies are adhered to, establishing security controls for software, hardware and archive beneficiary databases.
Organizational Learning:  As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.
Accountability to Beneficiaries:  Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Resource Transfer Assistant job opportunity should an O-level certificate. A diploma in business studies or social sciences preferred
  • At least five years of relevant experience, including strong track record with relevant previous organizations required
  • Demonstrated attention to detail essential.
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders to identify beneficiaries according to established criteria required.
  • Prior experience implementing distributions is required, preferably in a non-camp setting. Experience with Cash Transfer Programming strongly preferred.
  • Experience implementing assessments, monitoring and evaluation and other learning efforts required, with familiarity with tablets/smartphone data collection a plus
  • Experience working with electronic data collection and use of databases preferred.
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Nga’Karimojong (Moroto, Kaabong, Kotido positions) and or Ik (Kaabong) language skills are required Pokot language skills are required (Amudat positions). Non fluent speakers need not apply.
  • The successful candidate will be energetic, able to work long hours outside of the office.
  • The successful candidate will also have strong attention to detail, the ability to communicate well with community representatives and be committed to maintaining a compliant workplace, free of fraud and corruption.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their E-mail applications including a cover letter clearly stating the salary requirements, updated CV (with three professional referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda to: ug-mcjobs@mercycorps.org

Deadline:  25th April 2018

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