Digital and Innovation Coordinator Non-profit Careers – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Organisation: DanChurchAid
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Head of Programmes (HoP)
About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA)
is a faith-based, non-missionary relief and development organization based in
Copenhagen, Denmark and founded in 1922. DCA has supported development and
humanitarian programs in Uganda for over 35 years, working in partnership with
local partners. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance. Our key competencies in
Uganda are livelihoods and food security, humanitarian response, and civil
society development.
Job Summary:  The Digital and Innovation Coordinator will
coordinate and initiate digital innovation in DCA Uganda. The position will
support the development, expansion and implementation of DCA digital
interventions through innovative digital solutions, with a special focus on
cash. The position will add value to beneficiaries and partners through digital
channels using current and future digital technology and capabilities. The DIC
will be updated on market trends, assessing opportunities and adopting best
practices from partners, private sector and other relevant stakeholders.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under
the direction and daily task management of the Head of Programmes (HoP), the
Digital Innovation Coordinator will be responsible for:
  • Providing overall leadership in driving implementation of digital
    activities; reporting, analysing and identifying trends to enable data
    driven decisions.
  • Expanding and developing digital strategic initiatives that will
    drive the digitalization of DCA projects with the beneficiaries in the
  • Providing technical support on digital solutions in both
    humanitarian and development projects. There will be a special focus on
    cash interventions.
  • Facilitating the Collaborative Cash Delivery Platforms in Uganda as
    well as participate in cash working group meetings and relevant sector
  • Actively engaging local partners to follow market trends and seek
    opportunities for improvement through own staff. This should happen with a
    special focus on livelihoods interventions.
  • Building and managing relationship with stakeholders including
    private sector, NGOs and government, building strong relationships to
    facilitate the implementation of the programme and ensure sustainability
    of the interventions.
  • Proactively building relationship with donors at country and global
    level to raise funds for the programme.
  • Support digital and cash innovation work through leveraging with
    partner innovation accelerators/hubs such as private sector.
  • Supporting diversity and a help fostering a culture of continuous
    improvement with in digital transformation.
  • Identifying learning, training and knowledge sharing opportunities
    for staff and partners including ACT members in relation to digital
  • Ensuring close cooperation and exchange of information within DCA
    and the ACT Alliance, incl. collaboration on appeals and other joint
    humanitarian responses.
  • Assisting in project and proposal developments as well as
    preparation and implementation of reviews and evaluations of

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Digital and
    Innovation Coordinator job should possess a Bachelor’s degree in IT,
    computer science or other related discipline.
  • Five years of experience from related work in humanitarian response
    and development work.
  • Experience from working in programme with livelihoods and cash
  • Experience working with private sector on digitalisation is an
  • Understands how to use digital channels to effectively reach and
    communicate with target group.
  • Innovative and motivated by finding and testing new approaches.
  • Outgoing, results-oriented and proactive with good liaison and
    coordination skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the DanChurchAid (DCA) in
the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 15th August 2018
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